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App Pirates Guilty of Copyright Infringement

App Pirates Guilty of Copyright Infringement

By Sean Patterson April 15, 2014

Back in January the U.S. charged four people in connection with pirate app stores developed for Android devices. Now all four of these defendants has pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit criminal copyright infringement. The cases represent the …

‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ Story DLC Coming Next Week ‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ Story DLC Coming Next Week

Its been over two months now since the first story DLC for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag was announced. The Freedom Cry! DLC was announced before the main game was even released. Today, Ubisoft finally revealed that Freedom Cry! will …

‘Assassin’s Creed: Pirates’ Coming December 5 ‘Assassin’s Creed: Pirates’ Coming December 5

Back in September Ubisoft announced Assassin’s Creed: Pirates, a mobile game based around the setting of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. Today the publisher has announced that the game will hit both iOS and Android platforms on December 5. The …

Five Cannons Recovered From Blackbeard’s Ship Five Cannons Recovered From Blackbeard’s Ship

In 1718, the legendary pirate Edward Teach, AKA Blackbeard, sank the Queen Anne’s Revenge off the coast of Beaufort, NC after the flagship accidentally ran aground in the shallows. For nearly 300 years, the ship rested and rusted, until 1996 …

Assassin’s Creed IV Expected To Sell 8 Million Assassin’s Creed IV Expected To Sell 8 Million
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Fortune video game writer John Gaudiosi reported today that the latest Assassin’s Creed franchise entry, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, is expected to sell 8 million copies. The number comes from video game analyst for Wedbush Securities Michael Pachter, who …

Learn More About Pirates In The AC4 History Series Learn More About Pirates In The AC4 History Series

Earlier this month, Ubisoft teamed up with VICE to produce a three episode series that explored the real pirate legends that inspired the world of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. Needless to say, the series has been as entertaining as …

The Ultimate Piracy Deterrent: Britney Spears Music? The Ultimate Piracy Deterrent: Britney Spears Music?

The Daily Mirror reports that merchant sea captains who sail off the coast of Africa repeatedly deal with pirate attacks and have found solace in the most unlikely of weapons: Britney Spears’ early catalog. The effects of the music are …

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Launch Trailer Out Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Launch Trailer Out

The lull in gaming previews felt during October is finally coming to an end. Earlier this week Activision released the launch trailer for its biggest game of the year (Call of Duty: Ghosts), and now Ubisoft has done the same. …

Assassin's Creed IV Documentary Takes On Blackbeard Assassin's Creed IV Documentary Takes On Blackbeard

Last week, Ubisoft and VICE teamed up to produce a history documentary series based on the real historical pirates that populate Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. The first episode explored the life of Charles Vane – the most dangerous pirate …

VICE And Ubisoft Produced A Pirate Documentary VICE And Ubisoft Produced A Pirate Documentary

VICE is known for its brutal news documentaries that take place in some of the most dangerous places on earth. In other words, they’re no stranger to the worst humanity has to offer. Some of the worst humans ever to …

Pirates Previewed in New Assassin's Creed IV Trailer Pirates Previewed in New Assassin's Creed IV Trailer

Though seemingly every aspect of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag has been previewed, Ubisoft is still coming up with new topics for weekly (or more) trailers for the upcoming game. This week, a handful of the game’s characters take the …

Assassin’s Creed 4 Next-Gen Features Previewed Assassin’s Creed 4 Next-Gen Features Previewed
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Both Microsoft and Sony have announced several first-party games for their Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles. Though games such as Ryse and Infamous: Second Son look visually appealing, no next-gen launch titles appear to be revolutionary in the way …

Assassin's Creed 4 Video Shows Underwater Diving Assassin's Creed 4 Video Shows Underwater Diving

It might seem like Ubisoft has already revealed every detail there is to know about Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag. The pirate simulation game’s sea battles, Caribbean exploration, assassin gameplay, and “fort assualts” have all been detailed in the past …

New 'Assassin's Creed IV' Shows Off Open World New 'Assassin's Creed IV' Shows Off Open World

Recent videos for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag have focused on the game’s pirating gameplay, particularly sea battles between ships. However, one core aspect of pirating has been missing: the freedom of the wide-open sea. Today Ubisoft released a video …

New AC 4 Trailer Shows Off More Pirating Action New AC 4 Trailer Shows Off More Pirating Action

Assassin’s Creed III was a leap forward for the series in terms of setting, but many fans felt the game was a step backward in many ways. The upcoming Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag is taking a small step backwards …

Pirate Attack Fought Off By EU Navy Pirate Attack Fought Off By EU Navy

The European Union Naval Force this week fended off Somali pirates, saving 14 Indian sailors. According to the EU Navy, an Indian cargo ship sent out a distress call on the morning of June 5. Twelve pirates had attacked the …

Google Maps Gets "Treasure Mode" Google Maps Gets "Treasure Mode"

Google has been announcing a lot of April Fools’ jokes as usual, but Google Maps Treasure Mode is actually something of a game, and Google is calling on users to play along. “Archeological analysis has confirmed that our Google Maps …