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Tom Clancy's The Division
Gamescom 2013: The Division Interview - Ryan Barnard Talks RPG Clancy, Loot, Manhattan, Stray Dogs and PvP Fear
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Ubisoft Massive is living up to its name with Tom Clancy's The Division, an ambitious open-world RPG in which you're cast as a special agent tasked with restoring Manhattan to some semblance of normality following the outbreak of a virus that's plunged society back into the dark ages.

Like any RPG worth its salt, The Division promises levelling, progression, customisation, exploration and plenty of loot, as Ubisoft Massive Game Director Ryan Barnard told us when we managed to get a few minutes with him during a special Ubisoft event at Gamescom.

We quizzed Barnard on the workings of PvP, the game's scope, its story, venturing into new territory with The Division, and much, much more. Watch the interview below. The Division will be heading to next-gen platforms in winter 2014.




 
 

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Comment #1 by akeemx
Friday, August 30, 2013 @ 11:01:45 AM
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this game will be awesome and massive. GOTY 2014


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Comment #2 by Ostrowski
Friday, August 30, 2013 @ 11:21:37 AM
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this is the first time I have read/seen anything about this game and it instantly caught my attention and looks great. cant wait to play it


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Comment #3 by flaviocheif
Friday, August 30, 2013 @ 11:46:31 AM
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I'm sorry for being dumb, but this game isn't coming out on the current gen is it?


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Comment #4 by DarqStalker
Friday, August 30, 2013 @ 11:56:54 AM
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@2- you should watch the E3 demo. It was amazing.


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Comment #5 by VELVETxASSASSIN
Friday, August 30, 2013 @ 11:59:26 AM
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@3 No, its next gen only.


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Comment #6 by Hurricane Of 87
Friday, August 30, 2013 @ 12:05:37 PM
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"Like any RPG worth its salt, The Division promises levelling, progression, customisation, exploration and plenty of loot."

I think the term 'RPG' got bastardised at some point in time.

Anyway Massive were responsible for Far Cry 3's co-op. That was good. On paper.


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Comment #7 by LoadedCannon
Friday, August 30, 2013 @ 12:30:45 PM
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Between this and Destiny, I wont need any other games in 2014.


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Comment #8 by Gackt
Friday, August 30, 2013 @ 12:35:15 PM
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Great interview. Really can't wait for this game.


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Comment #9 by cheevo360
Friday, August 30, 2013 @ 12:47:56 PM
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I am so proud with Ubisoft moment because they bought epic Rayman Legends and awesome Splinter Cell: Blacklist this month. I am so exciting about this one, Watch_Dogs and Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flags.

Ubisoft is one of my favourite developers of all-time with Nintendo, Rockstar Games, Retro Studios, Turn 10 Studios, Naughty Dogs and Rocksteady Studios. They all my topper developers in world. They alway bought us epic games. :)


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Comment #10 by gravelandx88
Friday, August 30, 2013 @ 12:56:24 PM
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I'm very much looking forward to this on next-gen.


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Comment #11 by MrXtr3me
Friday, August 30, 2013 @ 01:13:50 PM
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@1 i'd go with GOTY 2015, this game is destined to be delayed for ultimate perfection


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Comment #12 by creaper210
Friday, August 30, 2013 @ 01:53:49 PM
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The Division and The Crew. Both Ubisoft games that just look amazing IMO.


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Comment #13 by TheBajan
Friday, August 30, 2013 @ 01:56:28 PM
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Now this is the next gen I'm more excited for not TitanFall


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Comment #14 by ViNyLek
Friday, August 30, 2013 @ 04:40:24 PM
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This is easily second games on my must own list next year, first being Destiny. Noting like bunch of co-op with random PvP encounters. Playing fantasy games got boring for me at this point, so this is perfect change in directions for a old and good formula=D


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Comment #15 by CASCADEYOUTH
Sunday, September 01, 2013 @ 09:59:58 AM
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I'm going to kill everyone in the dead zones and just steal their shit cause I'm too lazy to go on tons of missions


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Comment #16 by wuzarupypipy
Tuesday, September 03, 2013 @ 12:01:55 PM
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as Arthur answered I'm dazzled that a mom able to profit $8314 in four weeks on the internet. browse around this website www.ump95.com



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Comment #17 by lizard9979
Friday, November 01, 2013 @ 09:45:36 PM
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Between this and Destiny. I am in serious danger of losing my career and marriage. Good lord they look great.


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