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Ubisoft talks about why older players might want to check out Starlink: Battle for Atlas

Ubisoft has made it clear that they originally set out to create Starlink: Battle for Atlas for younger players, but obviously they'd like people of all ages to check the game out. In an interview with GamesIndustry, creative director Laurent Malville discusses why older players can have fun with the experience as well.

"In the beginning, we developed the game with 8 to 12 year-olds in mind, but as we progressed with development, we observed that older players were also interested, especially the open-world and the systemic aspects. The game is designed for younger players primarily, but I think that a lot of older players will have a blast with the game. The big thing for us was to make sure we didn't talk down to younger players. Younger players today want to play those big, AAA, open-world experiences, but often the age ratings of those games are not appropriate. It was a point for us to have this big open world game, with some advanced mechanics, but that would be friendly for younger players."

Starlink: Battle for Atlas - StarFox Starter Bundle unboxing

We unbox the Nintendo Switch version of the Starlink: Battle for Atlas + Star Fox Starter Kit, which includes Fox McCloud, the Arwing, controller mount, and more--plus a ton of other accessories!

Ubisoft survey asks for feelings on certain Super Mario characters


Ubisoft has been sending out some interesting emails to French emails. In them, they are asked how they feel about certain Super Mario characters. While this may be nothing for now, we never know that this could mean for the future!

Assassin's Creed Odyssey "Cloud Version" - gameplay footage

Wondering how Assassin's Creed Odyssey "Cloud Version" performs? Resident Evil 7's cloud version didn't really seem to do all that way on launch day, but the service evened out as weeks went on. Just from a cursory look, it seems like Assassin's Creed Odyssey "Cloud Version" is doing a bit better!

Child of Light: Ultimate Edition hitting Switch in Japan on Oct. 11th, 2018

Join Aurora on her journey to save her ailing father and a lost kingdom in the magical world of Lemuria –along the way she'll discover that her destiny may be far greater than she dreamed.

From award-winners Patrick Plourde and Jeffrey Yohalem comes Child of Light®. Encounter eccentric creatures, from wicked witches to evil sea serpents, and discover the vast land of Lemuria. Fight alongside your allies to upgrade your stats, unlock unique abilities, and use unique gems to improve your skills. Work together with your allies to solve puzzles and search for mysteries. Experience a story carefully crafted in verse and rhyme with an original soundtrack by composer Coeur de pirate. Play anytime and anywhere. With Nintendo Switch™ you’ll be able to play on your TV, on the go, or with friends in tabletop mode.

Child of Light: Ultimate Edition is set for release on Switch in NA/EU on Oct. 11th, 2018, and now we know the game will hit Japan on the same date. It's available to preload right now.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey includes a Zelda: Breath of the Wild Easter egg

We won't spoil what the Easter egg is, just incase you want to hit up the game yourself and try to discover it. Looks like the Ubisoft dev team loved Breath of the Wild just like many of us did!

Starlink: Battle For Atlas - Switch Performance Analysis

Starlink: Battle for Atlas was on-display at E3 2018, and was still heavy in development at that time. Now the game is almost out on store shelves, which is why Ubisoft recently hosted another hands-on event. How does the most recent build stack up to the E3 showing? Let's take a look!