reports that Patrice Désilets has parted ways with Ubisoft, presumably stealthfully, since he had been the creative director on the Assassin's Creed
series. The story was originally reported as a rumor, but was later updated with a quote from Ubisoft with confirmation: "With his role on project essentially done, Patrice Désilets has decided to take a creative break from the industry and is no longer working on Assassin's Creed Brotherhood."
A new community patch is now available for Gothic 3
, unofficially updating the fantasy-themed role-playing sequel from Piranha Bytes to version 1.74. There's an update on the new version on the JoWooD Forums
, and the patch is mirrored on The Patches Scrolls
. The annotated change list follows. Continue here to read the full story
There's a Pre-E3 2010 Interview on Two Worlds Vault
talking with Jake DiGennaro of Topware US about Two Worlds II
, Reality Pump's upcoming RPG sequel. Topics include the reasons for continuing the series after the first game received negative reviews, new stuff they plan on revealing at E3, their RPG mechanics, environments, transportation, and more.
Here's the list of the 10 bestselling titles on Steam
for the week:
- Fallout 3: Game of the Year Edition
- The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Game of the Year Edition Deluxe
- Metro 2033
- Team Fortress 2
- Fallout: New Vegas
- Batman: Arkham Asylum Game of the Year Edition
- Battlefield: Bad Company 2
- APB All Points Bulletin
- Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2® Stimulus Package
Thanks to everyone who clarified that the horrible background noise during the World Cup games is unrelated to the tournament or the sport, but rather comes from horns called vuvuzelas, which are apparently a very popular noise-maker at sporting events in South Africa. There's a little hope, as this article
(thanks ColoradoHoudini) says there is talk of banning them because of how irritating folks find them, with the captain of the French team saying it's actually hard to sleep because the vuvuzela playing begins at 6:00 am.