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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...

News: Ubisoft Reveals E3 Lineup

Ubisoft Reveals E3 Lineup

Will feature some "new brands and titles"

E3 is tantalisingly close now and Ubisoft has decided to announce which games it will be bringing along to the expo. There are no shocks and as expected Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, Rayman Legends, Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Watch_Dogs and South Park: The Stick of Truth wil

News: Wii U Version Of Ghost Recon Online Still On Hold

Wii U Version Of Ghost Recon Online Still On Hold

Still not showing up on the radar

Way back in 2011, Ubisoft announced Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Online and stated it would be coming to PC and Wii U, however, the developer has since put the Nintendo adaptation on hold while it focuses on the PC version. It seems the situation hasn't changed as the game's official Twitter account confirmed earlier...

News: Ubisoft Forecasts "Conservative" Sales Targets For Assassin's Creed IV And Watch_Dogs

Ubisoft Forecasts "Conservative" Sales Targets For Assassin's Creed IV And Watch_Dogs

"We wanted to be prudent on our expectations"

Ubisoft has forecasted that Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag will sell less than its direct predecessor, despite the universal appeal of the new game's nautical setting. Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has high hopes for the new entry in the best-selling series, but has decided to be cautious regarding sales...