Entries in 'Ubisoft' (922)

Ancel joins Ubisoft Montpellier devs in Rayman Legends protest

Ancel joins Ubisoft Montpellier devs in Rayman Legends protest

Respected developer Michel Ancel has joined colleagues at Ubisoft Montpelier in staging a protest over the decision to delay Rayman Legends.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2013 at 3:12PM in News
ACIII success proves Vita is viable, Ubisoft argues; Assassin's Creed 4 announced

ACIII success proves Vita is viable, Ubisoft argues; Assassin's Creed 4 announced

The PlayStation Vita remains a viable platform for publishers, Ubisoft has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 8th 2013 at 9:58AM in News
Guillemot: This year is a turning point for Ubisoft

Guillemot: This year is a turning point for Ubisoft

Ubisoft boss Yves Guillemot has declared the current financial year is "a turning point" for the publisher after higher-than-expected Q4 sales.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 7th 2013 at 5:48PM in News
Ubisoft sales rise as Assassin's Creed breaks records

Ubisoft sales rise as Assassin's Creed breaks records

Assassin's Creed publisher Ubisoft saw its sales rise to over €800m last quarter, beating the previous Christmas season.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 7th 2013 at 5:26PM in News

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Ubisoft dev boss says Wii U message is hard to convey to consumers

Ubisoft dev boss says Wii U message is hard to convey to consumers

The Wii U’s slow start on the market can be attributed to the difficulty of conveying its features to the public.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2013 at 3:28PM in News
The collapse of THQ: The full story

The collapse of THQ: The full story

Was THQ’s demise the result of bad management, bad circumstances or just plain bad luck?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 31st 2013 at 1:34PM in News
Ubisoft cuts torture scene from Splinter Cell Blacklist

Ubisoft cuts torture scene from Splinter Cell Blacklist

Some of Splinter Cell Blacklist’s violent content previously demoed to journalists has been cut from the final release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 31st 2013 at 10:44AM in News
RC airplane included in Splinter Cell Blacklist Collector's Edition

RC airplane included in Splinter Cell Blacklist Collector's Edition

Ubisoft has confirmed a pretty amazing inclusion in its freshly revealed Splinter Cell Blacklist Collector's Edition SKU.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2013 at 9:48AM in News

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THQ Montreal making new IP for new owner Ubisoft

THQ Montreal making new IP for new owner Ubisoft

Ubisoft has officially confirmed its acquisition of THQ Montreal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2013 at 10:45AM in News
Assassin's Creed III Tyranny of George Washington DLC hits next month

Assassin's Creed III Tyranny of George Washington DLC hits next month

The first episode of previously revealed Assassin’s Creed III DLC ‘Tyranny of George Washington’ has been dated for February.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 25th 2013 at 7:15AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

There are stirrings about the newly implemented R18+ rating this week, with the first titles to merit the new age rating being classified.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jan 25th 2013 at 4:28AM in News
1666 is part of Ubisoft's THQ Montreal acquisition

1666 is part of Ubisoft's THQ Montreal acquisition

Ubisoft has confirmed that new IP 1666 was part of the firm's $2.5m acquisition of THQ Montreal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 24th 2013 at 10:17AM in News

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South Park creators attempt to block Stick of Truth auction as THQ bidding war begins

South Park creators attempt to block Stick of Truth auction as THQ bidding war begins

South Park Studios is attempting to stop the sale of the publishing rights for its new game, The Stick of Truth.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 9:23AM in News
Splinter Cell Blacklist sneaking onto shelves this August

Splinter Cell Blacklist sneaking onto shelves this August

Ubisoft will release the latest instalment of its popular Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell series this summer.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 16th 2013 at 5:12PM in News
Free Far Cry 3 DLC 'High Tides' heading to PSN

Free Far Cry 3 DLC 'High Tides' heading to PSN

PS3-exclusive Far Cry 3 DLC is landing on the Playstation Network this week, and it won't cost a dime.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 13th 2013 at 12:20PM in News

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Judge backs THQ sale objections as Warner Bros comes sniffing

Judge backs THQ sale objections as Warner Bros comes sniffing

THQ will not be allowed to complete its pre-pack sale to Clearlake Capital, opening the door for a possible swoop by Warner Bros.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2013 at 11:01AM in News
Revealed: The UK's Top 20 bestselling games of 2012

Revealed: The UK's Top 20 bestselling games of 2012

Call of Duty: Black Ops II was 2012's biggest selling game of the year at UK retail.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 4th 2013 at 1:17PM in News
Far Cry 3 claims 2012's last All Formats No.1

Far Cry 3 claims 2012's last All Formats No.1

Ubisoft has finished 2012 on a high after claiming a double win in the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 31st 2012 at 9:25AM in News
Ubisoft plots THQ bid

Ubisoft plots THQ bid

Ubisoft is one of the front-runners in the bid to buy THQ's assets, MCV understands.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Dec 21st 2012 at 10:48AM in News
Ubisoft: Strong licences need strong concepts

Ubisoft: Strong licences need strong concepts

2012 has seen publishing giant Ubisoft unveil new IP, take its flagship brand to new heights and even sign a couple of Hollywood movie deals.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 20th 2012 at 4:30PM in News
UPDATED: GameStop selling Far Cry 3, Far Cry 2 and Far Cry on PC for £5

UPDATED: GameStop selling Far Cry 3, Far Cry 2 and Far Cry on PC for £5

Sometimes a deal can seem too good to be true. But at the time of writing this offer is very much real.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2012 at 11:18AM in News
Assassin's Creed III smashes through 7m games sold

Assassin's Creed III smashes through 7m games sold

Assassin's Creed III is the fastest-selling game in Ubisoft's history, shifting 7m units worldwide.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 12th 2012 at 5:16PM in News
Ubisoft: 'Players trust High Street more than online'

Ubisoft: 'Players trust High Street more than online'

Some gaming enthusiasts find buying games on the High Street safer than via online, says Ubisoft.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Dec 12th 2012 at 1:20PM in News
Ubisoft posts huge sales week in UK

Ubisoft posts huge sales week in UK

Ubisoft says its three games in the Chart-Track All-Formats Top Five is a company record.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 12th 2012 at 11:43AM in News