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September2013

  • News Leaked Ubisoft Games Confirmed, but Skipping Nintendo Platforms

    Child of Light stands alone, so far

    Last week we reported on an apparent leak of upcoming Ubisoft games from a planned press day, which contained a number of entirely feasible games; in a series of reveals today Ubisoft has stepped out with details. We've already had the wonderful news that Child of Light is coming to the Wii U, a UbiArt project...

  • Out Now Rayman Legends (North America)

    It's arm-less fun

    Rayman Legends is released today in North America, and it arrived in Europe on 30th August. Of course, in a perfect world for the Wii U it would have arrived on the system as an exclusive during the launch window, but despite its controversial route to market it is now here, and earning plaudits from writers and gamers around the...

  • News Rayman Legends on Wii U Wins Digital Foundry Face-Off

    Oddly enough, it has something to do with the ol' GamePad

    The Wii U version of Rayman Legends has been declared the definitive version of the game in a recent comparison test carried out by Digital Foundry over at Eurogamer. The analysis — which usually focuses primarily on visual performance — considered the Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and...

August2013

March2013

  • News ZombiU Patch Rises From The Grave To Harass The Living

    Long-expected fix now hitting Wii U consoles worldwide

    ZombiU is a fantastic game, but like so many modern titles, it shipped with a few bugs which have impacted the enjoyment of many players. Ubisoft confirmed that a patch was incoming a while ago, and we're now hearing reports that it's live. We don't currently have any solid details about what...

  • News 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: Michel Ancel Not Currently Working on Beyond Good & Evil 2

    He's "like 300 people", but all of them are focused on Rayman Legends

    Beyond Good & Evil 2 is a Ubisoft project that we know is on the way - we just don't know any specifics yet. Ubisoft Montpellier is the studio behind the game, with Michel Ancel at the helm. However, Ancel has been reasonably busy as of late, what with the development of...

  • News 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...

November2012

  • News Latest Iwata Asks Episode Reveals How Killer Freaks Became ZombiU

    From hyperactive alien Rabbids to slow lumbering zombies

    During E3 back in 2011 Ubisoft revealed a trailer for a Wii U exclusive game known as Killer Freaks from Outer Space. The game looked to be a light-hearted survival horror game that featured strange intergalactic creatures that were hell bent on consuming every living being in their path...

  • News Ubisoft Has No Plans To Release DLC For ZombiU

    But it remains a "possibility"

    Downloadable content is still a bit of an alien concept for many Nintendo gamers. We’ve had some DLC made available for 3DS titles with the likes of Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy and New Super Mario Bros. 2 having content through internal stores, and Wii had rare instances too, but now that Wii U has arrived the scope...

June2012

  • E3 2012 The Most Gorgeous Wii U Screenshots Yet

    See what Wii U can do

    We might not know exactly what's inside Wii U, but we can show you what comes out of the machine in these HD screenshots. We've pored over Nintendo's screenshots and picked out some of the most impressive shots just for you. Click any of the stills for a bigger view. Pikmin 3 Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge Scribblenauts...

  • News ZombiU Is Really a Blast from the Past

    Did you know Zombi was Ubisoft's first game?

    ZombiU was one of the major Wii U announcements yesterday as part of Ubisoft's press conference, with a CG-filled trailer that showed plenty of zombie chaos. Our interesting fact of the day is that Ubisoft's first ever game release was called Zombi, which was an icon-driven adventure game released in...