Change your passwords, people.

Ubisoft Warns Account Holders Of Security Breach Affecting Personal Information

If you’ve got an account with Ubisoft, you should probably change your password lickety-split to something super secure. The video game company announced today that an intruder gained illegal access to some of its online systems. While Ubisoft says it’s closed off the breach, data like email addresses, encrypted passwords and user names was accessed. [More]

Target.com doesn't actually want to sell you this game.

Target, Where Assassin’s Creed III Is Discounted Online But Not Available To Buy Online

Consumerist reader Ethan wants to buy the new video game Assassin’s Creed III but, like any good shopper, doesn’t want to pay full price if he doesn’t have to. So he was thrilled to see that Target.com is selling AC3 for 17% off the sticker price — oh wait, no it isn’t. [More]

Popular Ubisoft Video Games Could Put Your Computer At Risk

Popular Ubisoft Video Games Could Put Your Computer At Risk

UPDATE: Ubisoft has released a statement saying it has pushed out a patch that should fix the issue. [More]

Pointing A Gun At People In Public Is Not Good Viral Marketing

Pointing A Gun At People In Public Is Not Good Viral Marketing

In one of the more inane attempts at viral marketing, a man in New Zealand was almost shot by police as he roamed the streets of Auckland scaring the bejeezus out of bystanders with his toy gun. [More]

Ubisoft Apologizes For Hosing PC Gamers By Offering Free Downloads

Ubisoft Apologizes For Hosing PC Gamers By Offering Free Downloads

Ubisoft had the fantastic idea of forcing gamers of Assassin’s Creed 2 to stay online while they played, to ensure via DRM that players weren’t pirating their wares. Then hackers brought down the servers, rendering the game unplayable. [More]

Stay Online While You Play Assassin's Creed 2 On PC, Or Ubisoft Will End You

Stay Online While You Play Assassin's Creed 2 On PC, Or Ubisoft Will End You

Ubisoft is so bent on stopping piracy that it has turned itself into a virtual nanny, peeking over your shoulder at all times to verify that your PC copy of Assassin’s Creed 2 isn’t a torrented file. Shacknews reports that if gamers go offline while playing the game, they’ll have to stop immediately and no recent progress will be saved. [More]

Ubisoft Dumps Starforce Like Hermaphrodite Girlfriend

Looks like that five million dollar class-action lawsuit against Ubisoft for using Starforce DRM in its products has paid off: Ubisoft have announced that in response to the lawsuit, they are dropping Starforce from all future products.

Fans Ask Ubisoft Not To Release Terrible Game

Fans Ask Ubisoft Not To Release Terrible Game