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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...

News: Ubisoft's E3 2013 Conference Dated

Ubisoft's E3 2013 Conference Dated

Mark 10th June on your calendars

E3 2013 is almost upon us. With a little over two months to go, you can almost smell the excitement in the air amongst gamers, developers and publishers alike. To kick off the major gaming event, Ubisoft will be holding its presentation on Monday 10th June - which is actually a day before E3 is scheduled to begin...

News: ZombiU Developers Talk Permadeath And Protagonists

ZombiU Developers Talk Permadeath And Protagonists

Giving new meaning to "silent protagonist"

At this year's GDC, Ubisoft Montpellier gave a post-mortem discussion on their Wii U launch title, ZombiU, discussing the genesis of the game and the unique approach they took to involving the player in the story. First shown at E3 2011 as the darkly comical Killer Freaks From Outer Space, story design...

News: Ubisoft Not Disappointed With Wii U Install Base

Ubisoft Not Disappointed With Wii U Install Base

Would still like to see more out there, though

The Wii U has had a slow start to the year. After selling a decent amount before Christmas, sales have started to slip and many Wii U owners are worried about the future of third party titles, considering the install base is currently much lower than other platforms. However, despite many attributing...

News: Ubisoft Reveals Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag Special Editions And First Gameplay Trailer

Ubisoft Reveals Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag Special Editions And First Gameplay Trailer

VIP pass 'The Watch' coming, too

Ubisoft has revealed the very first gameplay trailer for the upcoming new adventure in the Assassin's Creed series, Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag, as well as four special editions. Those who pre-order the game will also gain access to 'The Watch', a VIP program allowing players to dive deeper into the Assassin's...

News: Ubisoft Wii U Titles Receive eShop Price Cuts In Europe

Ubisoft Wii U Titles Receive eShop Price Cuts In Europe

Grab them while they're cheap(er)

If you've been keeping your powder dry when it comes to purchasing digital games on your Wii U console, today's European Nintendo Download news should be music to your ears, as Ubisoft has reduced the price of all of its titles on the Wii U eShop. It follows a similar sale which occurred in North America not so...