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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...

News: Ubisoft "Can't Disclose" Information About Rayman Legends NFC Connectivity

Ubisoft "Can't Disclose" Information About Rayman Legends NFC Connectivity

Skylanders-style figures were "something we were thinking about", says publisher

Remember that leaked Rayman Legends trailer which appeared to indicate that the game would boast some kind of NFC connectivity with action figures? It turned out to be a case of Ubisoft "thinking out loud" rather than an indication of what the final game will contain,...

News: Ubisoft: Female Protagonists in Main Assassin's Creed Titles "Wouldn't Be Surprising"

Ubisoft: Female Protagonists in Main Assassin's Creed Titles "Wouldn't Be Surprising"

Could Assassin's Creed V star a leading lady?

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag has been officially revealed - we now know it'll be hitting North American shores on 29th October before setting sail for Europe for a 1st November release. The next instalment in the series will have you take control of Edward Kenway, the father of Haytham Kenway from the...

News: Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag Release Dates and Details are Pillaged

Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag Release Dates and Details are Pillaged

Arriving during the triple-A silly season

So, we can legitimately reveal some key Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag details now, even though the embargo has leaked more than a ship pillaged by Blackbeard — add your own additional pirate puns here, dear readers. For starters, the details that really matter are that the game will arrive on Wii U on...

News: LinkedIn Profile Reveals Ubisoft Montpellier Has Unannounced Multiplatform Title In The Works

LinkedIn Profile Reveals Ubisoft Montpellier Has Unannounced Multiplatform Title In The Works

It's a "full physics related project"

Ubisoft staffers certainly enjoy revealing things on their LinkedIn profiles. Last week an employee listed Splinter Cell: Blacklist as an upcoming Wii U title, and now another has added an unannounced project to their online CV. According to Gregory Riachi’s profile, Ubisoft Montpellier has been working on a...

News: Ubisoft: Rayman Legends Delay Will Result In A Better Game For Wii U

Ubisoft: Rayman Legends Delay Will Result In A Better Game For Wii U

"When we saw we had more time, we saw all of the possibilities"

Rayman Legends should have been with us today, but we all know how that turned out. However, Ubisoft is clearly of the opinion that every cloud should have a silver lining, and CEO Yves Guillemot has made assurances that the company isn't just sitting on the finished Wii U code —...

News: Ubisoft: Beyond Good & Evil 2 Is On The Way

Ubisoft: Beyond Good & Evil 2 Is On The Way

Yves Guillemot confirms the sequel is coming

Beyond Good & Evil emerged on a multitude of platforms — including the GameCube — ten years ago now and people have wanted to know about its sequel ever since. Beyond Good & Evil 2 has certainly been an elusive one; news on its release has been pretty thin on the ground leading many to...

Rumour: Assassin's Creed IV Due This Year, Features Pirates

Assassin's Creed IV Due This Year, Features Pirates

Ooh-arrr, and so on

It's rumoured release time again, just as today threatened to pass without any new additions. This time around it's an all new entry in the Assassin's Creed series, which will apparently be called Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, moving beyond all of that silly non-numbered spin-off business. It's apparently due this fiscal year,...