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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

News: Watch Dogs Confirmed For Release On Wii U

Watch Dogs Confirmed For Release On Wii U

Though Ubisoft insists we now call it Watch_Dogs

While plenty of Sony gamers are drooling over the announcement of the Playstation 4, some good news has come to light for Nintendo fans - in particular, Wii U owners. You read the headline right, Watch_Dogs is coming to the Wii U. We reported last week that the title was rumoured for release on the...

News: Assassin's Creed III's Tyranny of King Washington DLC Goes for the Kill On 21st February

Assassin's Creed III's Tyranny of King Washington DLC Goes for the Kill On 21st February

The Infamy is the first of three parts

Assassin's Creed III was a major launch release on Wii U, providing a version of one of the year's biggest multi-platform blockbusters. Like a lot of high profile games it offers various DLC packages, and after an initial mission add-on and a multiplayer pack — though it can be hard to actually find an...

News: Surprise Ubisoft Sale Arrives on Wii U eShop in North America

Surprise Ubisoft Sale Arrives on Wii U eShop in North America

Should be codenamed "Operation Rayman Appeasement"

There's certainly been a lot of fiery outrage around the web and here on Nintendo Life in the past week, with Ubisoft being a target following its delay of Rayman Legends on Wii U — implemented in order to accommodate a simultaneous release on Xbox 360 and PS3. Wii U owners excited about the game...

Rumour: Ubisoft's Watch Dogs Is Coming To The Wii U

Ubisoft's Watch Dogs Is Coming To The Wii U

It's coming to "all home consoles", apparently

Ubisoft's Watch Dogs was one of the surprises of last year's E3 event, showcasing cutting-edge gameplay based around the control of information. The open world action title is based around hacking and surveillance, and features some amazing visuals — leading many to predict that it would be a...

News: Ubisoft "Satisfied" With Wii U Launch, But Notes Low Software Tie-In Ratios

Ubisoft "Satisfied" With Wii U Launch, But Notes Low Software Tie-In Ratios

CEO Yves Guillemot talks business with investors

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has stated that his company is satisfied with the launch of the Wii U and happy with its own market share in both North America and Europe, but also noted the impact of "low tie-in ratios" on software. During Ubisoft's investors call last week, Guillemot had the following...

News: Wii U To Get An "Exclusive" Rayman Legends Demo Soon

Wii U To Get An "Exclusive" Rayman Legends Demo Soon

Ubisoft makes a peace offering to Wii U owners

As you may have heard, Rayman Legends is no longer a Wii U exclusive and has now been pushed back to the faraway land of September. Ubisoft has confirmed that the Wii U version of the game is finished, but has insisted it will be releasing it with the other versions of the game rather than putting it on...

News: Ubisoft: Nintendo Will Make "Necessary Changes" To Wii U

Ubisoft: Nintendo Will Make "Necessary Changes" To Wii U

"We have a pipeline of games of very high quality coming on that machine"

Earlier today, Ubisoft announced that its hotly anticipated title Rayman Legends has been pushed back to September and will no longer be exclusive to Wii U. The game will now be coming out on other platforms, representing a big blow to Nintendo as it was seen as one of the Wii...

News: The Next Assassin's Creed Game Will Star A New Hero

The Next Assassin's Creed Game Will Star A New Hero

Ubisoft makes its annual Assassin's Creed announcement

Ubisoft has been making some unpopular revelations today, most notably the announcement that Rayman Legends is no longer a Wii U exclusive and has been pushed all the way back to September. On a more positive note, Ubisoft has also announced that the Assassin's Creed series will be getting a...

News: ZombiU Now Populated By Over 300,000 Undead Players

ZombiU Now Populated By Over 300,000 Undead Players

Back from the dead

We reported earlier that Ubisoft is open to the idea of more ZombiU games - which is good news of fans of the Wii U launch title. However, this might come as slightly less positive news to the 300,000 players who have already fallen foul of the game's stern difficulty level and nerve-shredding atmosphere. In the same interview...

News: Ubisoft: Wii U Power Meant No Limitations For Rayman Legends

Ubisoft: Wii U Power Meant No Limitations For Rayman Legends

Rayman creator lavishes Wii U with more praise

Rayman creator Michel Ancel has had nothing but positive things to say about Wii U since he’s been working with the new system. In previous interviews he has noted that Nintendo’s new home console is “surprisingly powerful” and that Ubisoft could really focus on making its latest game, Rayman...

Rumour: Ubisoft Looking To Buy THQ's Assets

Ubisoft Looking To Buy THQ's Assets

French company reportedly in talks to acquire tangible assets

On Wednesday THQ filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in the United States, handing over its tangible assets to Clearlake Investments, an investment firm, with a view to selling the business on. It appears that Ubisoft is the front runner to pick up THQ's tangible assets, with MCV reporting...

Developer Interview: ZombiU Producer Talks About Beginnings, Reactions and Survival Horror

ZombiU Producer Talks About Beginnings, Reactions and Survival Horror

"Some players are not into survival, and that’s totally fine"

In terms of high-profile third-party exclusives on Wii U launch day, ZombiU was comfortably the biggest show in town. While a number of multi-platform titles brought their HD shine to a Nintendo platform for the first time, those looking for a new experience that was hardcore in...