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Ubisoft

It’s been a while now since Ubisoft started releasing games with their most sinful of DRM systems, and since they have done, we/I have refused to talk about them. It’s probably about time that changed, but before we start posting about their games, I wanted to explain the reasons why we’re having a turn around. First, lets go back over the history very briefly, just to provide some context. On the 17th February Tom Francis penned his experience with Assassins Creed 2, documenting that it needed a constant internet connection. On the connection breaking the player is effectively kicked out…

Football Manager 2010

Me reviewing Football Manager is a bit like an addict reviewing crack, while I may find it fantastically moreish, others wonder why on earth I thought it was a good idea to try it in the first place. Like most addictions, the first step is admitting you have a problem, I’ve had this particular one since the release of Championship Manager 4 first introduced the 2d (now 3d) match engine. A revolutionary step for the series which had previously (don’t laugh) relied on players watching the commentary text, with no visual representation of the field. FM 2010 represents another massive…