Assassin’s Creed Infinity sounds cool, actually

Two weeks ago, the world was introduced to Assassin’s Creed Infinity, a service game that will be set in Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed universe. The internet erupted with the same collective groan around service games: they’re exhausting and there are too many of them. And while that’s certainly true, I’m excited for the potential of Assassin’s Creed Infinity, or at least the version of it rattling around in my brain. The recent Assassin’s Creed games have trended close to service games already, and I want to see what it looks like when Ubisoft officially takes the dive.

What do we know about Assassin’s Creed Infinity?

Hanging out on the ship in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
Ubisoft Quebec/Ubisoft via Polygon

We know very little about Assassin’s Creed Infinity outside of its existence. Bloomberg — which originally broke the news on Infinity — reported that the game will offer multiple historical

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Trumpland’s dangerous role playing games (Opinion)

Today, Chansley is a ward of the government, which is trying to determine if he’s psychologically fit to face criminal charges. Hodgkins is the first of those federally charged in the Trumpist attack on the Capitol to be sentenced to prison. In the wake of his sentencing, we shouldn’t overlook the fact that years of lies and propaganda issued by former President Donald Trump and others set the conditions for thousands of people to battle police until they gained control of the Capitol, driving senators, representatives and the Vice President out of their chambers and into hiding.
“We were battling 15,000 people. It looked like a medieval battle scene,” said police officer Michael Fanone, a week after the melee. He suffered a mild heart attack after being shocked by a stun gun. He heard someone shout, “Kill him with his own gun.”
The battle that terrified Fanone exhilarated many of
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Becca Meyers, decorated US Paralympian, withdraws from Games over lack of ‘reasonable’ accommodations

Becca Meyers, a three-time Paralympic gold medalist, said Tuesday she is withdrawing from the Tokyo Games.

Meyers, who won three gold medals at the Paralympic Games in Rio in 2016, accused the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) of denying her essential accommodation over her disability. The 26-year-old suffers from Usher syndrome, which caused her to be blind. She has also been deaf since birth. 


Usher syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that causes deafness “due to an impaired ability of the inner ear and auditory nerves to transmit sensory (sound) input to the brain (sensorineual hearing loss) accompanied by retinitis pigmentosa, a disorder that affects the retina and causes progressive loss of vision,” according to the National Organization for Rare Diseases.

Meyers said she had “no choice” but to make the “gut-wrenching decision” to withdraw.

“I’m angry, I’m disappointed,

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PS4 ‘cryptofarm’ reportedly used bots to grind in-game FIFA currency

Earlier this month, officials in Ukraine busted what appeared to be a cryptocurrency mining operation that used thousands of PS4 consoles to mine crypto. That doesn’t quite seem to be the case. According to a new report, the consoles (and allegedly stolen electricity) were actually being used to farm and sell digital currency and accounts for EA’s FIFA games.

Ukranian news outlet Delo reported that PCs were running bots on the consoles to play FIFA and automatically earn an in-game currency. Players can use FIFA coins in the Ultimate Team (FUT) mode to either scoop up sought-after players on an open market or open controversial FUT packs in the hopes of unlocking killer additions for their squads. FUT packs can also be opened with real money.

Although buying or selling FIFA coins with real money is against EA policies, that hasn’t stopped a thriving black market for the

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Game 93: A Very Good Game I’d Watch Again

Well, that was another good game. The Yankees beat the Phils 6-4 and basically did a little bit of everything in the process. Don’t look now, but the Yankees have won 8 of their last 11 games. This is exactly what they needed to do, and they’re doing it. The only bad thing about tonight’s game is that it took a very long time, but I’m not in the complaining mode. The Yankees won, and that’s all any of us around here care about.

This game had something for everyone. It had power, speed, manufactured runs, and big-time strikeouts from the bullpen. It was, as they say, exactly what you want.

Let’s get right to the takeaways, shall we?

1. Domingo Germán Does Enough: It wasn’t a great start for Domingo Germán, but he certainly did enough. Remember, Germán is not fully stretched out right now – the last time

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