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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...

News: ZombiU Producer "Disappointed" By Early Reviews

ZombiU Producer "Disappointed" By Early Reviews

Additional opinions provided the antidote

ZombiU was a high-profile system exclusive on Wii U's launch day, grabbing a lot of headlines and even having its own hardware bundle in Europe. It's also a survival horror title that we rated rather highly here at Nintendo Life, yet it attracted a broad range of diverse critical opinions in various reviews...

News: Ubisoft Uplay App On The Way To Wii U

Ubisoft Uplay App On The Way To Wii U

Adding a bit extra

Ubisoft is comfortably the most supportive third-party developer in Wii U's launch window, releasing a mixture of ports and exclusive titles that cover genres suitable for less experienced players, through to blockbusters for those who'd call themselves hardcore. It seems the publisher's support is set to step up a notch further,...

News: Rabbids Rumble Launch Trailer Fights For Attention

Rabbids Rumble Launch Trailer Fights For Attention

In case you missed out on your daily dose of crazy

Rabbids Rumble, the newest entry in the Raving Rabbids series, was released yesterday for the 3DS in North America, and is due out on November 16th in Europe. To kick off its launch, Ubisoft has released a launch trailer which should provide you with your daily (or weekly) dose of sheer insanity...

News: Ubisoft Plan To Sell Wii U Retail Games Via The eShop

Ubisoft Plan To Sell Wii U Retail Games Via The eShop

Uplay service also incoming

Nintendo are being secretive as always about their plans to bring retail Wii U games to the eShop but that hasn't stopped third party developers from getting the ball rolling with their own digital plans for the new console. Namco Bandai has already confirmed that Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Wii U Edition will be available...

News: Rayman Creator Says Wii U is "Surprisingly Powerful"

Rayman Creator Says Wii U is "Surprisingly Powerful"

Developing titles is easier than expected

We already know Rayman creator Michel Ancel is a big fan of Wii U, as last week we reported his praise of the GamePad, saying it's "more advanced than what people might think". He's also stated how surprised he is at the console's power, and that developing Rayman Legends for Wii U has been easier than he...

News: Gangnam Style Confirmed for Just Dance 4

Gangnam Style Confirmed for Just Dance 4

Ubisoft seems Psy-ched

Ubisoft announced earlier today that Gangnam Style, the number one hit song by South Korean rapper Psy, will soon be available as downloadable content for Just Dance 4. Having attracted more than 490 million views since it first appeared on YouTube in July, Gangnam Style has become one of the most viewed videos on the...

News: Ubisoft Announces Rabbids Rumble North American Release Date

Ubisoft Announces Rabbids Rumble North American Release Date

Three extra days of Rabbid fun

Last week we reported that the Rabbids would be rumbling on to European 3DS consoles on 16th November. Today Ubisoft has confirmed that Rabbids Rumble will be launching on 13th November in North America, three days before it hits European shores. Rabbids Rumble features over 100 crazy Rabbids to capture and collect,...

News: Rayman Origins Was In The Works For The Wii U

Rayman Origins Was In The Works For The Wii U

Rayman Legends predecessor could have been on the Wii U

Once upon a time, Rayman Origins was in the works for the Wii U, as Ubisoft expected an earlier launch date for the console. Sadly the team had no choice but to scrap development once they discovered that the system wouldn't be released in 2011. Rayman creator Michel Ancel told Nintendo Power...