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News: Ubisoft: The Wii U GamePad "Feels Like a Natural Extension" in Splinter Cell Blacklist

Ubisoft: The Wii U GamePad "Feels Like a Natural Extension" in Splinter Cell Blacklist

Ubisoft producer tells us about the upcoming blockbuster

It may be having a relatively quiet build-up, but the arrival of Splinter Cell Blacklist later this month will be eagerly anticipated by fans of the franchise. It's also a return for the series on a Nintendo home console, after previous entry Conviction skipped the Wii. The Wii U version of...

Video: Ubisoft Shows Off Splinter Cell Blacklist and Assassin's Creed IV

Ubisoft Shows Off Splinter Cell Blacklist and Assassin's Creed IV

Gearing up for blockbuster season

As the busy season of game releases — on Wii U and all platforms — gets ever closer, publishers will give us more and more teasers and footage to tempt us into picking their games abover others. Ubisoft is no different, and as a publisher bringing a number of triple-A titles to the Wii U, it's got some games...

News: Just 3% of All Ubisoft's Sales Came From Wii U in Q2 2013

Just 3% of All Ubisoft's Sales Came From Wii U in Q2 2013

To be fair, it hasn't released a game on it for over 6 months

Ubisoft has held its latest earnings call where it stated it was pleased with the number of pre-orders for the upcoming Xbox One and PlayStation 4. During the call, the company's CEO Yves Guillemot revealed that just 3% of its total sales in the second quarter of 2013 were from Wii U,...

Video: New Splinter Cell Blacklist Trailer Gets Dramatic

New Splinter Cell Blacklist Trailer Gets Dramatic

Cue orchestra, explosions, shooting sounds, and ACTION!

Splinter Cell Blacklist is now just one month away from performing a stealth kill on the Wii U launch library, one of a decent number of Ubisoft multi-platform titles coming to the system. This one also promises to make use of the GamePad in interesting ways, which seems perfect for a sneaky...

News: Michel Ancel: Working on Wii U Provided the "Main Excitement" for Rayman Legends

Michel Ancel: Working on Wii U Provided the "Main Excitement" for Rayman Legends

"Perhaps people are not as fast" to grasp Nintendo's innovation

Michel Ancel is a vital creative leader at Ubisoft, and enjoys a level of popularity with some fans not always reserved for his employers. He's also the project leader for Rayman Legends, the former Wii U exclusive that's endured delays in order to accommodate a multi-platform...

Preview: Rayman Legends

Rayman Legends

We find out why the one-time Wii U exclusive remains a key title

Following Ubisoft's decision to delay the launch of Rayman Legends on Wii U and take the game multi-platform, many Nintendo fans were so irate they insisted that they would be boycotting the release come August (or September if you're in North America) time. Sadly, the negative...

News: Ubisoft Will Only Make Games That Can Be Turned Into Franchises

Ubisoft Will Only Make Games That Can Be Turned Into Franchises

The policy must have come in after ZombiU...

Ubisoft has plenty of titles coming up for Wii U and all of them are installments of a franchise, apart from one - Watch_Dogs. However, that may not be the case for very long as the French publisher has said it will only be producing new titles that can become franchises, such is the volatility of the...

News: Ubisoft: Nintendo Has The Brand Power To Turn Wii U Around

Ubisoft: Nintendo Has The Brand Power To Turn Wii U Around

CEO Yves Guillemot is a fan of second-screen gaming

The whole Rayman Legends saga has sullied Ubisoft's name with a lot of Wii U owners, but the fact is that the French publisher has stuck with Nintendo's console for longer than most. Watch_Dogs and Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag — two of the company's biggest 2013 releases — are both destined...

News: Ubisoft Hit By Hacking Attack

Ubisoft Hit By Hacking Attack

Account holders being advised to change their passwords

Ubisoft has been victim of a hacking attack that has left customer's usernames, email addresses and passwords exposed. As a result, the French publisher is now advising anyone who has an account with the company to change their password immediately. Though the account database was breached,...

News: Watch_Dogs Team Outlines In-Game Connectivity and Ideas for the Future

Watch_Dogs Team Outlines In-Game Connectivity and Ideas for the Future

Other players will appear in your game

Watch_Dogs is a title attracting a fair bit of attention across the console spectrum, whether you own a Wii U or any of its rival systems. In a landscape packed with sequels it's a new IP that incorporates the rather topical issue of hacking and network security — in a turn of events almost beyond parody,...

News: Ubisoft Scaling Back Support For Wii U, Expects Price Cut To Bolster Sales

Ubisoft Scaling Back Support For Wii U, Expects Price Cut To Bolster Sales

Is the Wii U about to lose one of its biggest supporters?

Ubisoft has confirmed during its recent investor meeting that it will be scaling back support for Nintendo's Wii U console. The French publisher — which has Assassin's Creed IV, Watch_Dogs and Rayman Legends all scheduled to hit the system before the end of 2013 — also stated that it...

E3 2013: It's the Ubisoft Presentation - Live!

It's the Ubisoft Presentation - Live!

Here we go... shall we see what Ubisoft have in store?

So, E3 is upon us, and welcome to our first live stream of the year from the expo. Why Ubisoft? For one simple reason, it's a publisher and developer that's shown plenty of support for Wii U over the past year. There are some high-profile multi-platform titles coming to the system that'll be...