Category Archives: Ubisoft
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 10:40 BST
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has confirmed that the company has not yet decided whether or not to side with Microsoft’s Xbox One used game restrictions.
Sun, Jun 16, 2013 | 03:01 BST
A lot happened overnight. Get caught up on all the news, trailers, and opinion from Microsoft, Sony, EA and Ubisoft after a spectacular day in video games.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 21:13 BST
You’ve already seen a buttload of Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag footage, but here’s some more, courtesy of Sony’s E3 presentation; pay particular attention to the ambient sound and dialogue, it’s quite cool. Ubisoft and Sony have teamed up to offer exclusive content on PlayStation platforms – three missions starring Assassin’s Creed 3: Liberation protagonist Aveline. Her missions take up where her story left off in Liberation.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 18:52 BST
Far Cry Classic will be available as part of the Summer of Arcade program on Xbox Live. A date wasn’t added in the press release, but it’s the original single-player game. Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons will also be part of the program. Far Cry will run you 560 MSP, and Borthers $15.00/1200 MSP. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Flashback, and Charlie Murder will also be included. It all kicks off August 7 so expect more titles to be announced. A video is below.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 01:11 BST
Imagine if Ubisoft made a multiplayer-open world game building on the stealth and tactical gameplay of its many Tom Clancy licenses, but set in a post-apocalyptic world. Now look at The Division, Ubisoft’s Massive’s spy-’em-up, and realise all your dreams have come true. The publisher introduced the game with a trailer positing a pandemic cause by infected banknotes on Black Friday, before showing a demo of the experience; both videos are available below.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 01:25 BST
Ubsioft and RedLynx are proud to present a new Trials game – and one that will break out of the franchise’s Xbox platform exclusivity.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 01:20 BST
Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag will deliver a “brutal pirate experience”, Ubisoft promised with its E3 2013 presentation, full of intense naval battles, visceral fighting, and lots of drunken adventures. You’ll board ships, hunt for treasure, conquer forts, explore jungles, raid smuggler’s cove and more. Ubisoft showed two trailers packed with footage from lots of different locations; check out both below along with details from an E3 fact sheet.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 01:00 BST
Rabbids Invasion is an interactive TV show powered by Kinect. Ubisoft announced it during its E3 presentation and showed kids playing along with the Rabbids, pointing their fingers to pelt a Rabbid; racing to be the first to point at an hidden object; and screaming at the screen. Platforms were not confirmed but a “very soon” release window was given. It will debut on Nickelodeon. Grab all the news from Ubisoft’s presser in our full report.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 00:54 BST
Just Dance 2014 is really, truly a thing, Ubisoft confirmed today; a thing nobody anywhere doubted, especially after it leaked onto the Xbox Live Marketplace yesterday. It’s coming in October for “all platforms”, putting paid to theories it might be a Kinect exclusive. We’re gonna hazard a guess at PlayStation 3, Wii U and Xbox 360 and await confirmation of other platforms. A trailer is below.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 01:28 BST
Ubisoft didn’t have much to say about Watch Dogs during its E3 2013 presentation, because everybody’s already about as excited as they can possibly for the open-world netsec-’em-up. They showed an extended cut of the trailer leaked yesterday with its incredibly realistic rendering, which you can check out below.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 01:15 BST
The first next-generation game showcased at Ubisoft’s E3 presentation is open-world racer The Crew, the promised new IP. Trailer, gameplay demo, screens and details within.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 00:38 BST
The official hashtag of South Park: The Stick of Truth’s E3 presentation is “#nagasakifart”. This probably tells you all you need to know about what Ubisoft showed us; not much gameplay, lots of farts. We learned that it’s coming during “a” holiday period – not necessarily this one, Cartman said, but that’s probably a joke. The video is below.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 01:26 BST
Ubisoft showed a new trailer for Rayman Legends at E3 2013, showing off a variety of environments, from jungles to lava pits to grim caves to lazer fields to what looked like worlds made of edible substances, as well as boss encounters, traps and musical maps. You can check it out below. It’s the biggest Rayman ever, with 120 levels – possibly thanks to its long-delayed release.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 00:31 BST
Splinter Cell: Blacklist was the first core game to appear at Ubisoft’s E3 2013 conference. A new trailer was shown, which seemed to focus on story, gadgets, and sneaking around in the dark. Check it out below.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 01:25 BST
Jerry Cantrell from Alice in Chains was the first on stage at Ubisoft’s E3 2013 presentation to talk about Rocksmith 2014 Edition. The musician was seen issuing voice commands to use Session Mode, a new feature, allowing him to load up a virtual band and play along with them. Rocksmith 2014 Edition is due in October. Alice in Chains will be featured on the tracklist. A trailer and Session Mode demo are available below, along with more details.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 07:24 BST
Ubisoft kicked off its E3 press conference this evening by announcing Rocksmith 2014 Edition. But there was more: Tom Clancy’s The Division, The Crew, South Park, Rabbids coming to TV and more, Hit up the break for a full report.
Mon, Jun 10, 2013 | 09:12 BST
E3 2013 is fast approaching, and will kick off with Microsoft’s conference this evening. We want to know which of the big conferences you’re most looking forward to today. Cast your vote here.
Mon, Jun 10, 2013 | 06:00 BST
Ahead of an expected official reveal, images of Just Dance 2014 have leaked via the Xbox Live Marketplace.
Sun, Jun 09, 2013 | 23:25 BST
Beyond Good & Evil 2 may finally be happening, with Ubisoft dropping the most gentle of teases that Peyj and Jade will be back with us soon.
Sun, Jun 09, 2013 | 23:15 BST