Star Wars Battlefront’s grip starts to loosen

The first major retail releases of 2016 are still a week or so away. As such, this week’s UK top 40 remains mostly unchanged. Even with a 24% dip in sales, Call of Duty: Black Ops III manages to hold onto the top spot for a sixth consecutive week – the top 40’s longest run …

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Assassin’s Creed Syndicate off to a slow start

Assassin’s Creed Syndicate has managed to dislodge FIFA 16 from the UK chart’s top spot but we doubt Ubisoft are popping champagne corks just yet. It’s the slowest selling major AC game to date. We know it has beaten sales of 2014’s last-gen AC Rogue – and quite possibly Revelations – but it has obviously …

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Assassin’s Creed Syndicate review round-up

Is the yearly nature of Assassin’s Creed causing damage to the franchise beyond compare or is Syndicate’s single-player focus a step in the right direction? A bit of both, if reviews are to go by. General consensus has it that it’s a step in the right direction and the best AC in a long time, …

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