Tag Archives: Yves Guillemot
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.
Sat, Apr 09, 2011 | 20:58 BST
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot believes that in order to provide the games industry with a nice shot in the arm, the big three hardware makers need to release new consoles.
Sat, Apr 09, 2011 | 10:11 BST
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot believes that his company has the power to become the world’s biggest third-party game publisher.
Tue, Nov 16, 2010 | 10:48 GMT
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has said yesterday’s delay of Ghost Recon: Future Soldier and Driver San Francisco was necessary to allow time for polish.
Mon, Nov 15, 2010 | 18:52 GMT
Ubi boss Yves Guillemot has confirmed that an Assassin’s Creed-related project will release next year.
Thu, Aug 19, 2010 | 20:47 BST
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has said work on Beyond Good & Evil 2 has never stopped, and the team is continuing to hammer away on it.
Fri, Jul 16, 2010 | 15:19 BST
EA is selling its stock in Ubisoft, six years after purchasing a hefty 14.8 percent stake in the publisher.
Tue, Jul 13, 2010 | 07:58 BST
There’s a pretty good reason Yves Guillemot was hesitant to confirm any years off for Assassin’s Creed: it’s called “money”.
Mon, Jul 12, 2010 | 19:39 BST
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has predicted in an investor call tonight that 3D hardware sales will be slow in the next 12 months but will start to fly in the back half of 2011.
Mon, Jul 12, 2010 | 19:03 BST
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has refused to confirm that Assassin’s Creed will be taking a break next year.