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Francis Flisiuk

Francis is a contributing writer for Fanbolt.com. When he's not playing the latest Playstation game, he's writing about it. Francis is working towards a news journalism degree, but that doesn't stop him from blogging about what he knows and loves: geek culture. A handful of his diverse interests in that culture include: video games, Marvel cinema, virtual reality technology, Game of Thrones, podcasts, and certainly some Reddit surfing

About Francis Flisiuk

Francis is a contributing writer for Fanbolt.com. When he's not playing the latest Playstation game, he's writing about it. Francis is working towards a news journalism degree, but that doesn't stop him from blogging about what he knows and loves: geek culture. A handful of his diverse interests in that culture include: video games, Marvel cinema, virtual reality technology, Game of Thrones, podcasts, and certainly some Reddit surfing

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Will Assassin’s Creed Unity Feature the Most Complex Love Story Yet?

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Last week Ubisoft dropped a new CGI trailer called “Master Assassin”, that not only showed some of Arno’s stylish moves and impressive parkour skills, but also hinted at a potential love story. And oh is it a complicated one! In the trailer we’re introduced to Elise, a gorgeous Parisian redhead. She’s also a girl that […]

Arno Vows to Bring Justice to the Parisian Streets in a New Assassin’s Creed Unity Gameplay Trailer

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Arno, the new assassin from Ubisoft’s next Assassin’s Creed installment, is not pleased. In the newest gameplay trailer released today we hear his determined, intimidating, and surprisingly not-French voice for the first time, as he vows to bring down the corrupt noble aristocracy and bring justice to the starving citizens of Paris. And if his epic […]

Interactive Story Game 4 p.m. is Now Available on Steam

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  In a refreshing reminder that video games are not always about fetch quests or mowing down endless waves of generic bad guys, 4 p.m. was released today on Steam for $4.99. With its own distinct visual style it promises to bring a truly immersive experience, with a gripping, emotional and ultimately very surprising story […]

Assassin’s Creed Unity: Modern day setting will not be in Abstergo offices

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In a recent interview that Ubisoft Montreal’s senior producer, Vincent Pontbriant had with gamesTM magazine, it was confirmed that the modern day sections of Assassin’s Creed Unity would not be set in the Abstergo Entertainment offices of the last game, Black Flag. In Black Flag, the modern day gameplay switched dramatically from controlling Desmond in […]

Assassin’s Creed: Unity – Is Arno really the deadliest killer in the Assassin’s Creed series?

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Ubisoft is marketing the new assassin Arno Dorian from the upcoming Assassin’s Creed Unity game as the deadliest assassins yet. Is this rooted in reality gameplay wise, or are his skills being exaggerated as a sales pitch? While I’m all for the new introduction of new Assassins that all bring something bigger and better to […]

E3 2014: Assassin’s Creed Unity features many new improvements

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For years Ubisoft has been providing gamers with beautiful historic cities to explore, visually stunning combat maneuvers to execute, and an intriguing narrative blend of history and sci-fi with their signature Assassins Creed series.  However, there have also been many gameplay quirks that have plagued the series since Altair’s adventure in Jerusalem and, after almost […]

The Puppeteer is the bedtime story we should have grown up with

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  You’ve never seen a puppet show like this before. Sure, The Puppeteer has typical childlike fantasy themes like quests, monsters and a cruel witch, but Puppeteer’s strength relies on its originalities. Fantastical creatures and creative game-play elements make this title a gripping, dark and often hilarious journey back to childhood daydreams that feel both nostalgic, yet […]

E3 2014: Loadout for PS4 promises “good clean fun” with new trailer

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  Loadout looks like Team Fortress 2 if it was 10 times as crude, offensive and filled with blood and guts. Edge of Realty’s new chaotic first person shooter is now available for free on the PS4 and is offering gamers a frantic shooter that pushes the boundaries of absurdity. The game’s website stresses that […]

Watch Dogs – Everything Really is Connected

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To become a true vigilante, one must know their turf. Aidan Pierce, the protagonist in Ubisoft’s highly anticipated stealth open-world shooter, Watch Dogs, certainly knows his city well. In fact he doesn’t just know Chicago, he controls it, in the palm of his hand. Hacking in video games is not a new feature. How many […]

The Bridge Review: Spinning Your World Upside Down

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The Bridge is an excellent example that, yes, video games can be categorized as a piece of art. Each of the 48 perception shaking puzzles is displayed with an art form that looks like it was pencil drawn by a mathematical genius with an inspiration from M.C. Escher. The game universe is grey and dark, […]

Destiny: A Closer Look at the Classes

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Bungie released a new gameplay trailer that showcases three of the playable classes in its upcoming futuristic shooter, Destiny. In what is looking to be an awesome hybrid of Halo and Borderlands, Destiny takes players seven hundred years into the future to several exotic and dismal locations across the galaxy, including a post apocalyptic Earth. […]

FIFA World Cup Brazil Aims to Bring the Festivities to Your Living Room

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EA’s upcoming FIFA installment, FIFA World Cup Brazil, is yet another example of a game aiming to prove that the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 have plenty of life left in them. The World Cup experience is coming exclusively to last-gen consoles. Matt Prior, one of the producers of the game, stated in a recent […]