E3 2019: Ubisoft Conference

The Ubisoft press conference at this year’s E3 opened with a performance from the Assassin’s Creed Symphony as footage from the games played. Then two announcers (who were never seen again) talked about how many people were in attendance, and the show started. A brief intro video gave way to a gameplay demo for Watchdogs: …

REVIEW: Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan Season 1

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan is the second true reboot of the Clancy character, after 2014’s Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit. This time around, the analyst-turned field operative is played by John Krasinski, four years into his tenure at the CIA. Ryan has been looking into a possible terrorist cell, led by a man referred to as …

What I’ve Been Playing – Splinter Cell: Conviction

After booting the game up for the first time in a while, I was reminded how much I love Splinter Cell: Conviction. Playing through the opening chapter, re-familiarizing myself with the controls and game mechanics was like sliding back into routine. I remembered where enemy positions were, how far their line of sight was, and …

What I’ve Been Playing – Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege

I’ve been playing first person shooters for a long time now, from Medal of Honor: Frontlines on the Nintendo Gamecube, to Halo 2 on Xbox, all the way up to last year’s Battlefield 1 on the PlayStation 4. I’m no stranger to the genre, but I hadn’t truly experienced a game quite like Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege. The intense three …