Game developers need to be more responsible about how they handle history


Opinion by Matt S. “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” That famous quote from philosopher George Santayana is of particular relevance to the video game industry. As the world’s most popular and widespread form of entertainment, video games have impact and shape how people view…

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Review: Assassin’s Creed: The Rebel Collection (Nintendo Switch)


Review by Matt S. Assassin’s Creed Rogue is one of those games that I’ll keep re-playing every time Ubisoft re-releases it. After Assassin’s Creed Liberation, it is my favourite entry in the series, and like with Liberation, having it on the Nintendo Switch is a truly great thing. It comes…

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The catch-up coffee: Thursday, February 7, 2019


News by Matt S.  Welcome to Digitally Downloaded’s regular catch-up news feature. With each issue we will bring you the best news that you may have missed. Grab the biggest mug you’ve got, fill it with your favourite brew, and catch up with us (and our favourite news anchor, Dee…

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Assassin’s Creed is going cute for its latest mobile game


News by Matt S. Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed has always been known for its efforts to present players with a realistic historical world to explore. Assassin’s Creed Rebellion, however, is throwing all of that out the window. Rebellion has bobble headed characters and a bright, cartoonish aesthetic. It’s being developed exclusively…

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