Tag Archives: Yves Guillemot
Tue, Nov 13, 2012 | 02:25 GMT
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has expressed hopes that the Wii U will come down in price sooner rather than later – even though he feels it’s a bit of a bargain.
Mon, Nov 12, 2012 | 15:42 GMT
Rainbow Six: Patriots is still in development despite a run of radio silence since its initial reveal. Ubisoft president Yves Guillemot has teased a big reveal for the shooter, stating that it will ‘surprise the industry’. Find out why below.
Mon, Nov 12, 2012 | 14:26 GMT
Nintendo’s flirtation with full digital downloads seems to be turning into something of a full-on love affair, as Ubisoft joins the swelling pack of publishers pledging their support to the Wii U eShop. President Yves Guillemot has confirmed it is bringing two of its launch titles to the digital arena when it can.
Tue, Nov 13, 2012 | 01:50 GMT
The Uplay online service will arrive on Wii U sometime after launch, according to Ubisoft, and the firm says it also plans to support the Ninendo Network in the process.
Tue, Nov 06, 2012 | 19:58 GMT
Fri, Sep 14, 2012 | 02:23 BST
Yves Guillemot, CEO of Ubisoft, goes into detail on the importance of cross console gaming, free-to-play, digital titles as well as how he expects the current and next gen consoles to perform.
Wed, Aug 22, 2012 | 09:57 BST
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has stated that the amount of players paying for F2P microstransaction content is the same as those paying for full PC titles. Guillemot also stresses that free-to-play titles are an ideal anti-piracy solution for the publisher, stating that 95% of people playing its titles aren’t playing them legally.
Mon, Jul 23, 2012 | 09:05 BST
It isn’t just gamers finding the wait for new console hardware excruciating, according to Ubisoft head Yves Guillemot.
Wed, May 16, 2012 | 14:54 BST
Ubisoft has released its financial report for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2012, and thanks to a 110% increase in online sales, profits for the firm hit €37.4 million ($47.7 million) with sales hitting €1.06 billion ($1.3 billion). Online and digital sales were €80 million.
Tue, Mar 06, 2012 | 15:44 GMT
“Yves is a unique CEO. He is obsessive with ideas, and he likes to get involved with games. Using Kinect in Child of Eden, for example, was his idea. He had seen this cool new technology and had the idea.” – Ubisoft director of IP Tommy Francois, speaking at a GDC dinner on how Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot inspired the Kinect support for Child of Eden.
Fri, Jan 27, 2012 | 15:22 GMT
“Initially, the level of success took us by surprise, yes. We didn’t expect it to become the phenomenon it did. However, we did anticipate that Just Dance 3 would be bigger than Just Dance 2, because we saw how the brand was growing and we didn’t see any slowdown. The game continues to attract more and more people, no matter what kind of games they say they typically like to play. That growing audience helped us sell more than 25 million copies of the Just Dance franchise and has helped keep Just Dance 3 in the Top Five in sales since its launch.” – Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot, speaking to MCV on the continued success of the dance genre, as well as worries of it fizzling out.
Thu, Jan 26, 2012 | 13:30 GMT
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has vowed this year’s Assassin’s Creed will be its “biggest to date”.
Tue, Nov 08, 2011 | 02:00 GMT
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has revealed the French publisher draws a startling amount of its income from the Wii’s coffers.
Fri, Sep 09, 2011 | 06:12 BST
In 2010, 40 percent of Ubisoft’s revenue came from its casual games lines – and it sees huge growth in the free to play market.
Tue, Aug 16, 2011 | 21:42 BST
Thu, Jul 21, 2011 | 07:05 BST
Ubisoft boss Yves Guillemot has said he expects to see the publisher’s top brands on tablets within the next few years.
Tue, Jul 19, 2011 | 17:14 BST
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has said that the move from PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 to PlayStation 4 and the next-gen Xbox is happening a lot sooner than expected.
Mon, Jul 18, 2011 | 08:51 BST
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has said that Assassin’s Creed for Wii U will take place after Revelations.
Fri, Jun 17, 2011 | 15:27 BST
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has said he expects PS3 and Xbox 360 to drop in price at some point later this year.
Wed, Jun 08, 2011 | 10:33 BST
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has confirmed that news on Assassin’s Creed for Wii U will arrive later tonight.