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Ubisoft Issues Apology to Japanese Gamers for Assassin’s Creed Shadows

The pressure over Assassin’s Creed Shadows has gotten to Ubisoft. Since the game’s trailer debuted, Ubisoft has been inundated with complaints from gamers, mostly those in Japan, over its disrespect for Japanese history and culture. The highest-profile issue is the use of Yasuke, a historical b...

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Assassin’s Creed Shadows Steals More Artifacts While Yasuke’s False History is Exposed

It keeps getting worse for Assassin’s Creed Shadows, the next entry in Ubisoft’s video game series, which is set in feudal Japan. After they used Chinese architecture instead of Japanese and used the flag of a reenactment group without permission – not to mention the problems with Yasuke – r...

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Japanese Politician and New Song Highlight Unease Over Assassin’s Creed Shadows

The people of Japan are really pissed about Assassin’s Creed Shadows, and I don’t just mean the gamers. We’ve seen backlash since the trailer was released, with plenty of Japanese comments online criticizing the game for its portrayal of Yasuke, a historical black man who was a vassal for Nobu...

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Xbox Raising Game Pass Ultimate and PC Prices, Adding Tier

You know all that financial trouble Xbox has been going through, which caused them to close and merge some Bethesda studios? That’s largely due to Game Pass, Xbox’s subscription service. The service is not profitable for Xbox, and this problem was exacerbated when they bought Activision and Beth...

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Japanese Gamers Start Petition to Cancel Assassin’s Creed Shadows

It’s been a rocky road for Assassin’s Creed Shadows since the first trailer was released. The reveal that one of the game’s two leads – and the only male lead in a game series that, let’s not kid ourselves, is geared towards guys – was a black man, as opposed to Japanese, rubbed many th...

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Ubisoft CEO Says Remakes Will Modernize Old Assassin’s Creed Games

Ubisoft isn’t done fiddling with Assassin’s Creed. In a recent interview with Ubisoft’s communications director, Lucy O’Brien, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot talked about the video game developer’s plans for one of their premier franchises. In addition to having “Assassin’s Creed games co...

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