The Division Patch 1.4 Impressions | Come in from the cold

Even though I was impressed at launch it didn’t take long for me to stop playing The Division. The shooting mechanics were absolutely satisfying and its world building remains some of the best this year, but its end-game had issues that were never resolved. Post-launch content didn’t deliver enough variation …

Ubisoft E3 2016 Press Conference Highlights | Open & strange new worlds

It was always going to be hard to top Microsoft’s presser earlier today, but Ubisoft came out swinging as best as it could this year. Aisha Tyler once again did a sterling (pun intended) job of the hosting duties, with a few surprises thrown in that caught me off guard. …

E3 2016 Press Conference Guide | When & where to watch this year’s shows

It’s almost that time of the year again, where gamers stand by for the big news to emerge from E3. As usual, the press conferences will range from mid afternoon to the early hours for us in the UK, but this year will see a number of changes to the …

Tom Clancy’s The Division Review | Survival of the fittest

Having spent over two weeks in The Division, I’ve come to the realisation that I would be terrible in the wake of a biological attack. For starters, I would be handing over all of my provisions in the hopes of being the height of fashion. Then there’s the fact I …

The Division Tips & Tricks | Your guide to surviving New York City

Like many gamers who bought Ubisoft’s latest title, we’ve been knee deep in a mix of virtual snow, corpses, and random stray dogs over the last few days with The Division. The first part of our review will be hitting the site next week, but we can at least tell …

So Let’s Investigate… The Division Character Creation

With The Division now available worldwide (after a few shaky hours involving server outages – gotta love launch days) we’re finally stomping around the mid-crisis New York City. One topic of interest to many people was how much character customisation would be available in the full game, as we had …

Tom Clancy’s The Division Open Beta Impressions | Live together, die alone

This afternoon Ubisoft announced that over 6 million players logged into The Division Open Beta over the weekend. With those kind of numbers, it has certainly been a successful stress test / sampler for the upcoming online RPG shooter. While it was (mostly) the same content from the Closed Beta, …

Tom Clancy’s The Division Closed Beta Impressions | In a New York minute

Ever since its impressive reveal back at E3 2013, my enthusiasm for The Division waned to the point where I wasn’t interested at all. A lack of gameplay and lost faith in Ubisoft’s products (having been disappointed by Unity and The Crew) meant I didn’t want to get my hopes …