Ubisoft is teaming up with CBS to bring the award-winning NCIS series to video games, letting fans of special agent Gibbs and crew perform their own Naval criminal investigations, provided they can figure out that confounded video game system.
Enjoyed by elderly people around the world, the NCIS franchise is a wellspring of introductory video game material. It's got crime scene investigation, autopsy action, quirky science, and — every once in a while — enough action to keep grandpa from snoring on the couch.
This fall Ubisoft brings that excitement to the Xbox 360, Wii, PlayStation 3 and PC in a game featuring four brand-new investigations direct from the writers of the show.
And now I have a Christmas present for my mother. Thanks, Ubisoft.