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Dear (oh dear) Ubisoft

Dear Ubisoft, Let me congratulate you on the release of From Dust. It’s always nice to see a return to the genres that major publishers such as yourself have tended to shy away from, especially if that release can add in some new ideas to keep things fresh. The reviews have been largely positive and it is a game I would love to play. Unfortunately I won’t be buying it. Here the role of Ubisoft will be played by Amanda Seyfried Wait! Don’t skulk off in a huff, at least not just yet. I understand you may be tired of…

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…