Entries in 'Ubisoft' (288)

Ubisoft holding back The Crew review copies until day before launch

Ubisoft holding back The Crew review copies until day before launch

Publisher Ubisoft has risked provoking the wrath of the consumer press once again by admitting that it will not be supplying pre-release review copies of upcoming racer The Crew until ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2014 at 10:12AM in News
Ubisoft wants Mega Bloks to sell Assassin's Creed brand to kids

Ubisoft wants Mega Bloks to sell Assassin's Creed brand to kids

A string of 18-rated games front the Assassin’s Creed brand, but Ubisoft wants to explore ways to sell the franchise to children.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2014 at 11:12AM in News
Far Cry 4 PC complainers accidentally reveal themselves to be pirates

Far Cry 4 PC complainers accidentally reveal themselves to be pirates

PC gamers complaining about the lack of a specific function in the PC version of Far Cry 4 have been revealed to be pirates.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2014 at 1:22PM in News
Ubisoft says in-game crowd sizes not linked to Assassin's Creed: Unity performance problems

Ubisoft says in-game crowd sizes not linked to Assassin's Creed: Unity performance problems

A third patch that Ubisoft hopes will address some of the technical criticism aimed at Assassin’s Creed: Unity is on the way.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2014 at 12:00PM in News

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Former French minister slams Assassin's Creed: Unity's depiction of French Revolution

Former French minister slams Assassin's Creed: Unity's depiction of French Revolution

A former minister for the French Socialist Party has criticised the depiction of key figures in the French Revolution in Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed: Unity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2014 at 4:26PM in News
Watch Dogs on Wii U will get some DLC after all

Watch Dogs on Wii U will get some DLC after all

Ubisoft is going to release some DLC for the Wii U version of Watch Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2014 at 12:30PM in News
Ubisoft is 'changing the way it works with reviewers'

Ubisoft is 'changing the way it works with reviewers'

The fallout of Assassin’s Creed” Unity’s launch backlash has resulted in publisher Ubisoft saying it will change the way it works with reviewers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2014 at 9:52AM in News
Ubisoft investigating Assassin's Creed: Unity issues for AMD PC owners

Ubisoft investigating Assassin's Creed: Unity issues for AMD PC owners

Aside from the widespread issues affecting the console versions of Assassin’s Creed: Unity, the PC version is also being hit by apparent performance concerns.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2014 at 11:05AM in News

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Ubisoft stock slips following Assassin's Creed: Unity launch

Ubisoft stock slips following Assassin's Creed: Unity launch

Ubisoft's stock took a hit today in the wake of the firm's rocky launch of Assassin's Creed: Unity.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 13th 2014 at 3:29AM in News
Kotaku calls time on post-release review embargoes

Kotaku calls time on post-release review embargoes

The release yesterday of Assassin’s Creed: Unity in the US has caused a bit of a storm in parts of the consumer press.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2014 at 9:36AM in News
MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Assassin's Creed merchandise

MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Assassin's Creed merchandise

Ubisoft’s historical stealth-action series returns with not one, but two, new entries this year. MCV takes a stab at the latest merchandise

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 11th 2014 at 10:17AM in News
Ubisoft pulls new games from Steam worldwide

Ubisoft pulls new games from Steam worldwide

Ubisoft will not be releasing the likes of Assassin's Creed Unity and Far Cry 4 on Steam globally.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 7th 2014 at 5:00PM in News

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No Assassin's Creed, Far Cry 4 or The Crew on Steam in the UK, Ubisoft confirms

No Assassin's Creed, Far Cry 4 or The Crew on Steam in the UK, Ubisoft confirms

Ubisoft won't be releasing its high-profile PC games on Steam in the UK this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2014 at 10:48AM in News
Assassin's Creed: Unity DLC bundled free with... shaving gel

Assassin's Creed: Unity DLC bundled free with... shaving gel

Ubisoft has brokered a new deal to extend the brand reach of its lucrative Assassin’s Creed franchise… to the bathroom.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2014 at 2:27PM in News
Free Ubisoft games offered to Nvidia GTX graphics card buyers

Free Ubisoft games offered to Nvidia GTX graphics card buyers

Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Far Cry 4 and The Crew – those buying a new Nvidia graphics card this Q4 can take their pick.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2014 at 3:01PM in News
Life after Wii: The future of Just Dance

Life after Wii: The future of Just Dance

There are millions upon millions of gamers that never left the Wii.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 31st 2014 at 4:07PM in News

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Just Dance mobile hits 6m downloads; Console game freed from cameras with new app

Just Dance mobile hits 6m downloads; Console game freed from cameras with new app

Ubisoft has said that its smartphone experiment with the Just Dance franchise has been a big success.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2014 at 3:45PM in News
Ubisoft expects Far Cry 4 to sell 6m and The Crew 2m as PS4 games sell over double Xbox One

Ubisoft expects Far Cry 4 to sell 6m and The Crew 2m as PS4 games sell over double Xbox One

Far Cry 4 will sell 6m units and The Crew 2m units in their first year on sale, Ubisoft has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2014 at 10:16AM in News
Watch Dogs ships 9m copies

Watch Dogs ships 9m copies

Ubisoft's open-world action adventure game Watch Dogs has shipped 9m units, the company's latest financial report reveals.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 30th 2014 at 8:37PM in News
Far Cry 4 dev baffled by fascination with resolution

Far Cry 4 dev baffled by fascination with resolution

The creative director of Far Cry 4 has questioned whether the debate surrounding 1080p support on next-gen consoles has any impact on commercial performance.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2014 at 11:12AM in News
Assassin's Creed: Unity's PC specs demand powerful machine

Assassin's Creed: Unity's PC specs demand powerful machine

Ubisoft has confirmed some pretty demanding minimum requirements for PC owners looking to play Assassin’s Creed: Unity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 10:19AM in News
Ubisoft Toronto founder Jade Raymond leaves company

Ubisoft Toronto founder Jade Raymond leaves company

Jade Raymond, founder of Ubisoft Toronto and producer of its Assassin’s Creed, Watch Dogs and Splinter Cell games, among others, has left the company.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 20th 2014 at 4:59PM in News
Two Xbox One Assassin's Creed: Unity bundles confirmed

Two Xbox One Assassin's Creed: Unity bundles confirmed

Microsoft has confirmed two Assassin’s Creed: Unity bundles leaked by retailers earlier this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2014 at 2:31PM in News
Tetris Ultimate lands on 3DS in November

Tetris Ultimate lands on 3DS in November

Upcoming Tetris update Tetris Ultimate will launch next month on Nintendo 3DS, publisher Ubisoft has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 15th 2014 at 1:40AM in News
Off-screen play confirmed for Watch Dogs Wii U

Off-screen play confirmed for Watch Dogs Wii U

Ubisoft has explained how Wii U owners will be able to use their GamePad when playing upcoming release Watch Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2014 at 12:46PM in News