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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,...

Rumour: Rayman Creator To Part Company With Ubisoft

Rayman Creator To Part Company With Ubisoft

Michel Ancel to leave publisher after Rayman Legends is released?

Ubisoft's decision to hold back the Wii U version of Rayman Legends to facilitate a multi-platform launch has caused quite a bit of ill-feeling, but if this latest rumour is to be believed, it could end up costing the French publisher one of its most talented staffers. French site

News: Developer Says Watch_Dogs Will Offer The "Same Experience" On All Consoles

Developer Says Watch_Dogs Will Offer The "Same Experience" On All Consoles

"Players will have the same enjoyment; they will not feel any letdown."

Ubisoft's hotly anticipated Watch_Dogs was officially announced as a Wii U title last week. The game will now be released on Nintendo's system as well as PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC and the newly announced PlayStation 4. Naturally, when games go multiplatform some people want...

News: Ubisoft CEO Not Satisfied With Wii U Sales

Ubisoft CEO Not Satisfied With Wii U Sales

But says they will improve

Ubisoft has been cruel and kind to Wii U recently. Of course there was the now infamous announcement that the publisher would be delaying Rayman Legends until September to allow for a multiplatform release, then it made a peace offering with the announcement of an online challenge mode for the delayed game th