Entries in 'Ubisoft' (237)

Ubisoft hires freerunner Michael Zernow as Chief Parkour Officer

Ubisoft hires freerunner Michael Zernow as Chief Parkour Officer

Ubisoft has created the world's first Chief Parkour Officer position to assist in the publisher's Assassin's Creed franchise, hiring noteworthy freerunner Michael “Frosti” Zernow to fill the new role.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 17th 2014 at 7:28AM in News
Over 70% of Ubisoft's Season Passes are sold at retail

Over 70% of Ubisoft's Season Passes are sold at retail

GameStop has claimed that over 70 per cent of the Season passes Ubisoft sells for its games are sold on the High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2014 at 12:08PM in News
Ubisoft vs The World

Ubisoft vs The World

Corrupting journalists. Misrepresenting women. Misleading gamers... even a bizarre accusation of racism. Ubisoft has been criticised quite a bit lately.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 14th 2014 at 12:17PM in News
Watch Dogs strikes back to claim 4th UK No.1

Watch Dogs strikes back to claim 4th UK No.1

Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs has ended a run of three weeks at No.2 to claim a fourth No.1 in the UKIE Gfk Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2014 at 10:28AM in News

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London Games Conference: Buzzfeed, Twitch, Gamer Network and Ubisoft lead the way

London Games Conference: Buzzfeed, Twitch, Gamer Network and Ubisoft lead the way

The London Games Conference returns on Wednesday November 19th - with a clutch of high profile brands already involved.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 11th 2014 at 2:41PM in News
Watch Dogs has shipped 8m units

Watch Dogs has shipped 8m units

Ubisoft has confirmed some highly impressive numbers for new IP Watch Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2014 at 9:19AM in News
Assassin's Creed: Unity is 'the best entry point for the franchise' since AC1

Assassin's Creed: Unity is 'the best entry point for the franchise' since AC1

Players who have been unable to keep up with the dozens and dozens of hours required to see every Assassin’s Creed game through have some good news.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 1:04PM in News
Watch Dogs debuts at No.2 in Japan; Wii U maintains PS4 lead

Watch Dogs debuts at No.2 in Japan; Wii U maintains PS4 lead

Ubisoft has secured a very respectable No.2 in the Japanese charts with the PS4 version of Watch Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 2:00PM in News

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Sniper Elite 3 shoots straight to No.1

Sniper Elite 3 shoots straight to No.1

The latest addition to 505 Game’s Sniper Elite series has gone straight to the top of the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 30th 2014 at 9:39AM in News
GAME exclusive Ghost Recon Phantoms retail SKU arrives

GAME exclusive Ghost Recon Phantoms retail SKU arrives

A retail version of free-to-play PC shooter Ghost Recon Phantoms is now available exclusively from GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 12:26PM in News
Sunset Overdrive has a dig at Ubisoft with Assassin's Creed-themed female avatar

Sunset Overdrive has a dig at Ubisoft with Assassin's Creed-themed female avatar

Insomniac has confirmed that gamers will be able to play as a female in Xbox One exclusive Sunset Overdrive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 10:29AM in News
Ubisoft confirms deactivated graphics options in PC Watch Dogs

Ubisoft confirms deactivated graphics options in PC Watch Dogs

Claims from modders that graphical tweaks for the PC version of Watch Dogs were deactivated prior to release ARE true, Ubisoft has admitted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2014 at 8:42AM in News

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PC Watch Dogs patch 'in the coming days'

PC Watch Dogs patch 'in the coming days'

Ubisoft has said that a patch for the troubled PC version of Watch Dogs will be released “in the coming days”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2014 at 2:39PM in News
Ubisoft promises more character diversity in future titles

Ubisoft promises more character diversity in future titles

Future games from publisher Ubisoft will showcase a greater diversity of lead characters, the company’s CEO has pledged.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2014 at 4:09PM in News
Ubisoft: Wii U still has a chance if Nintendo cuts the price

Ubisoft: Wii U still has a chance if Nintendo cuts the price

Nintendo may have had a decent E3, but it’s hard to argue that the odds remain stacked against Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2014 at 9:44AM in News
Game companies see rise in stock following strong retail results

Game companies see rise in stock following strong retail results

Investors have responded kindly to the latest reported results at US retail, as game companies such as Activision Blizzard and Electronic Arts are seeing strong increases in share prices this ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 18th 2014 at 8:45AM in News

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Rabbids' TV Invasion

Rabbids' TV Invasion

When you think of video games on the cutting edge of technology, you’d probably come up with titles such as Call of Duty or GTA.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 17th 2014 at 4:38PM in News
Missing visual options re-enabled on PC version of Watch Dogs

Missing visual options re-enabled on PC version of Watch Dogs

The PC community claims to have found a method to re-introduce a number of graphics options that were allegedly deliberately deactivated in the PC version of Watch Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2014 at 3:44PM in News
Assassin's Creed Unity "can't be done on current-gen"

Assassin's Creed Unity "can't be done on current-gen"

Ubisoft won’t be bringing its latest Assassin’s Creed entry to PS3 and Xbox 360.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 13th 2014 at 12:29PM in News
Far Cry 4 playable female character dropped due to workload

Far Cry 4 playable female character dropped due to workload

Another Ubisoft game has found itself embroiled in a gender equality debate.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2014 at 10:08AM in News
Ubisoft responds to Assassin's Creed Unity female omission as devs question reasoning

Ubisoft responds to Assassin's Creed Unity female omission as devs question reasoning

Publisher Ubisoft has distanced itself from claims that high workloads are behind its omission of playable female characters in the four-player co-op focused Assassin's Creed: Unity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2014 at 8:49AM in News
No female characters for four-player Assassin's Creed: Unity

No female characters for four-player Assassin's Creed: Unity

Assassin’s Creed: Unity will for the first time allow four players to work together – but not, it seems, for them to play as a female character.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2014 at 9:23AM in News
E3 2014: Day One News Round-Up

E3 2014: Day One News Round-Up

Day one of E3 2014 has been and gone and certainly gave everyone plenty to talk about.     

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 10th 2014 at 4:57PM in News
Who won E3? The Battle of the (Wrist)Bands

Who won E3? The Battle of the (Wrist)Bands

There were many trends to discuss at this year’s Electronics Entertainment Expo.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 10th 2014 at 3:50PM in News
VIDEOS: Far Cry 4 gameplay trailer has elephants, wingsuits

VIDEOS: Far Cry 4 gameplay trailer has elephants, wingsuits

Ubisoft has released two videos for upcoming shooter Far Cry 4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2014 at 12:22PM in News