Despite some massive budgets for a few of these titles, it didn't stop the games from tripping and falling on their face once they hit the market – this is despite the fact that just about every game on this list sold quite well. So here are the major games that failed to properly meet player expectations and disappoint greatly in 2014.
If you were hoping that you could grab the free game Ubisoft is handing out over the whole broken Assassin's Creed Unity fiasco, and ride off into the sunset with lollipops and rainbows, think again. There's a pretty heavy price to pay if you opt into taking Ubisoft's free game.
It looks like Assassin's Creed Unity can't catch a break, as even the game's latest patch for the Xbox One doesn't come without its issues. One issue in particular is pretty massive, actually.
Ubisoft has hunkered down in the trenches in the patch wars attempting to fix Assassin's Creed Unity and its plethora of issues. Ubisoft has recently released patch 4 to the public for the broken game.
Assassin's Creed Unity owners have two things to look forward to next week. Ubisoft will be giving them a new patch and - in some cases - a free game.
Ubisoft has decided on a way to apologize for Assassin's Creed Unity's myriad launch problems. They're giving away free games and DLC to players.
Assassin's Creed Unity's Patch 3 will be rolled out this week. The update includes fixes for frame rate drops and many other problems with the open-world action game.
We've seen a strong trend lately from composers constantly pushing the barrier in quality and creativity when it comes to game soundtracks, and Sarah Schachner's score for Assassin's Creed Unity is right up there with the best of them.
Ubisoft announced today that Assassin's Creed Unity characters now have faces. That's a sentence I'm very surprised to write.
Ubisoft provided another update on their efforts to fix Assassin's Creed Unity today. They've detailed the major features of Patch 3, scheduled to come to all platforms in the near future.
One of the biggest clusterfunks to happen earlier in the week was a little something called the “launch of Assassin's Creed Unity”. The launch consisted of one of the most anticipated AAA games landing on the market and stumbling around worse than a drunkard at a square-dancing party.
Assassin's Creed Unity launched in pretty rough shape this week. Ubisoft announced in a new blog post that patches are on the way, though.
Frame-rate is not just a beautifying aspect of the game's visual presentation; it can affect input responses, reaction times and general playability performance. Gamers who bought Assassin's Creed Unity are finding out first hand just how ruinous frame-rate issues can be to the overall play-experience.
Fans of parkour, hidden blades and hoodies have a lot to be excited about this week as not one, but two Assassin’s Creed games make their way to market. But like the stealthy killers in Assassin’s Creed: Unity, these bad boys won’t be traveling alone as a new Lego Batman game hits the physical and virtual shelves, as well as a new Digimon brawler and several download-only titles for PlayStation consoles.
Assassin's Creed Unity's latest trailer isn't set during the French Revolution. Instead, it takes us to a different conflict: World War 2. Whaaaaa?