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First Impressions: Rayman Origins (Wii)

Rayman Origins (Wii)

Back to his best?

Rayman Origins is the long awaited return to 2D platforming for Ubisoft's chopper-haired hero. While the version we played at a recent preview event was running on Xbox 360, we were told the team is aiming to make the Wii version as similar as possible. Running on Ubisoft's new UbiArt framework, the game is extremely beautiful — detailed, colourful and exceptionally animated,..

News: Assassin's Creed: Lost Legacy Vanishes into the Crowd

Assassin's Creed: Lost Legacy Vanishes into the Crowd

Re-emerges in Revelations

That Ezio Auditore da Firenze sure knows how to disappear into the crowd. So well in fact, his skills at vanishing are spilling over to the status of the Assassin's Creed title that was planned for the 3DS. Assassin's Creed: Lost Legacy was originally planned for the 3DS but during an interview with Joystiq, Darby McDevitt...

News: 3DS Getting a Piece of Rayman Origins Too

3DS Getting a Piece of Rayman Origins Too

Ubisoft doesn't want anyone to miss out

Rayman Origins sure is full of surprises, and it's not even out yet. First there was the revelation that the once Xbox Live Arcade and Sony PlayStation Network-only 2D platformer was also headed to the Wii. Now, it seems the latest in the Rayman series will also appear on yet another platform. In the latest...

News: Ubisoft Announces Wii U Support with IPs Old and New

Ubisoft Announces Wii U Support with IPs Old and New

Are you ready?

Ubisoft has revealed a handful of titles it will be developing for the Nintendo Wii U. Along with some familiar franchises, the publisher has also announced that new IPs will be worked on for the system. Gamers can look forward to popular franchises like Assassin's Creed, Rabbids and Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Online to hit the Wii U, but even more exciting is the impending arrival of..

E3 2011: Ubisoft Announces Rayman Origins for Wii

Ubisoft Announces Rayman Origins for Wii

The hairy hero returns

It's been a long time since Rayman appeared in an original platformer — around 15 years, in fact — so it's very welcome news that he's coming back to Wii in Rayman Origins. The game will feature four-player co-operative play over 60 brand new side-scrolling stages, harking back to the floppy-haired hero's original adventures. The video below shows the on-stage..

News: Thundering Typhoons, Details Regarding Tintin: The Game

Thundering Typhoons, Details Regarding Tintin: The Game

Ubisoft brings the adaptation to the Wii and 3DS

If Tintin fans think the upcoming animated film is all they have to look forward to this year, think again. Along with with Steven Spielberg's motion picture adaptation of Hergé comic books featuring Belgium's favourite reporter, fans should also prepare themselves for The Adventures of Tintin: The Game. Ubisoft has unveiled some game details from..

News: Ubisoft and Nintendo to Team Up for New 3DS Bundle

Ubisoft and Nintendo to Team Up for New 3DS Bundle

Out in October

UK industry magazine MCV reports that Ubisoft and Nintendo will offer a 3DS hardware bundle in October this year. The console will be available in Cosmos Black or Aqua Blue and come packed with Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell 3D and Driver Renegade 3D. There's currently no price for the packages. This isn't the first time Nintendo and...

News: Ubi: Don't Underestimate Nintendo's Ability to Innovate

Ubi: Don't Underestimate Nintendo's Ability to Innovate

Expects to be wowed

In one week we will get our first look at Nintendo's new home console, with all sorts of rumours circulating about its controller, horsepower and games line-up. One thing we should all keep in mind, according to Ubisoft UK Boss Rob Cooper, is what makes Nintendo stand out from its opposition: originality. What you always get with Nintendo is innovation, with consumers at the..

News: Ubisoft Expects 3DS to Take Off this Christmas

Ubisoft Expects 3DS to Take Off this Christmas

Predicts big system sales

Ubisoft was quick out of the gate on 3DS, with six games out for the machine within its first two weeks on sale. It will have felt the console's slower-than-expected sales almost as keenly as Nintendo itself then, but the publisher still expects the handheld to sweep all before it in the all-important Christmas period. Ubi...

News: 3DS Joins the World Rally Championship This Year

3DS Joins the World Rally Championship This Year

Here's mud in your eyes

3DS has already proven itself capable of handling accomplished racing games, with Ridge Racer 3D a highlight of the console's launch line-up, and Ubisoft is preparing its own four-wheel outing with World Rally Championship 2011. The game will be the first fruit of Ubi's recent acquisition of the WRC licence, meaning a full array of real-life cars, drivers and courses all..

Competition Winners: 3DS & 4 Ubisoft Games (UK)

3DS & 4 Ubisoft Games (UK)

Do'ya feel lucky, punk? Well, do'ya?

To celebrate the launch of Nintendo's record-breaking 3DS handheld we teamed up with our PALs at Ubisoft with a very tasty competition with a total prize value of almost £1,000. We had well over 500 entries, and the three winners drawn from our special Competition-tron 3000™ AI computer system were... nintendoduffin

News: Asphalt 3D Launch Trailer Mirrors, Signals and Manoeuvres

Asphalt 3D Launch Trailer Mirrors, Signals and Manoeuvres

Will it set your heart racing?

Ubisoft's racing series is quick off the starting grid when it comes to DS launches: Asphalt: Urban GT launched with the DS in Europe, Asphalt 4: Elite Racing hit DSiWare after a little pause and Asphalt 3D is pulling up to 3DS on day one. The latest gameplay footage shows off the gameplay modes featured in the game, including the crashtacular Vigilante mode and the..

News: This Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars Walkthrough is For Your Eyes Only

This Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars Walkthrough is For Your Eyes Only

Julian Gollop runs through a mission segment

As Ubisoft prepares for the release of Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars 3D alongside the 3DS as the handheld launches in North America and Europe this week, the publisher has sent us a handy walkthrough video that details a segment of a mission found later on in the game. Narrated by Julian Gollop, producer and game designer at Ubisoft Sofia, the..

News: Splinter Cell 3DS Trailer Sneaks Up and Grabs You From Behind

Splinter Cell 3DS Trailer Sneaks Up and Grabs You From Behind

Sam Fisher reels you in

It's a double-whammy of Ubisoft launch game trailers this week: first we saw gameplay footage of Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars, and now stablemate Splinter Cell 3D has received the trailer treatment. There's not much in the way of gameplay footage available, but with three weeks yet to go until the game lands we're sure there'll be plenty of content available before..