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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...

News: Ubisoft: Watch_Dogs Single Player Can Be Played "Completely Offline"

Ubisoft: Watch_Dogs Single Player Can Be Played "Completely Offline"

You won't need the internet to enjoy this one

A lot has been made of the connectivity features in Ubisoft's upcoming title, Watch_Dogs. The game blends single player with multiplayer, allowing others to jump - or 'hack' if you will - into your game to manipulate your surroundings. There's also the ability to connect to the game even when you're...

News: Ubisoft Shanghai is Developing The Wii U Version of Splinter Cell: Blacklist

Ubisoft Shanghai is Developing The Wii U Version of Splinter Cell: Blacklist

Ubisoft Toronto has drafted in some help

Splinter Cell: Blacklist has been in production for a while now and was confirmed as a Wii U title not so long ago. While the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC versions are being developed by the newly opened Ubisoft Toronto, the Wii U edition is in fact being made by Ubisoft Shanghai. Ubisoft Shanghai has...

News: Super Ubi Land Is Set For A Name Change

Super Ubi Land Is Set For A Name Change

Notion Games reveals Ubisoft has been in touch

Notion Games is bringing Super Ubi Land to the Wii U eShop in the near future, with the help of Maestro Interactive Games. However, though it will eventually find itself in the eShop, it's likely it won't be going by the name Super Ubi Land as it seems Ubisoft has taken issue with it. Notion Games...

News: Watch_Dogs Enables Players To Connect To The Game Via Their Mobile Phone

Watch_Dogs Enables Players To Connect To The Game Via Their Mobile Phone

Connectivity is "a core pillar"

Ubisoft's upcoming title Watch_Dogs sees you take control of Aiden Pearce as he wanders around the streets of Chicago, hacking into all kinds of devices and connecting with a plethora of electronics. It seems that this connectivity is something Ubisoft wants to build more on as the company has revealed in a YouTube...

News: Rayman Legends Release Brought Forward to 3rd September in North America, 30th August in Europe

Rayman Legends Release Brought Forward to 3rd September in North America, 30th August in Europe

The free challenge app is on the Wii U eShop today, remember

Update: We originally quoted an EU release date that we received directly and a US release date of 27th August given to Joystiq — the source link is at the end of the article. Joystiq has now confirmed that Ubisoft has corrected the US release date to 3rd September, so we've updated...

News: Ubisoft: Splinter Cell "Really is a Thinking Game"

Ubisoft: Splinter Cell "Really is a Thinking Game"

Blacklist to incorporate styles suiting veterans and newcomers

In past generations the Splinter Cell franchise was one of the biggest in the games industry, with its initially unique approach to stealth attracting plenty of plaudits and sales. While the series is still very much a fixture on the release calendar, it doesn't quite have the same...

Video: Covert Splinter Cell Blacklist Wii U GamePad Features Revealed

Covert Splinter Cell Blacklist Wii U GamePad Features Revealed

Oh so sneaky

The confirmation that Splinter Cell Blacklist will arrive on Wii U this August was another welcome multi-platform release announcement from Ubisoft, especially as the GamePad is set to be utilised for its own unique uses. We've seen some details around weapon and item management on the touch screen — of course — as well as some...

Developer Interview: Ubisoft on the Expanding Rayman Legends and Wii U's Free Challenge Mode

Ubisoft on the Expanding Rayman Legends and Wii U's Free Challenge Mode

The upcoming Wii U eShop app sounds promising

When Wii U was preparing for launch, a good number of gamers were particularly excited about Rayman Legends, at one time a Wii U-exclusive launch title. Unfortunately for those eager fans, both promising selling points fell by the way-side, with an initial delay to Spring 2013 being extended to...