Entries in 'Ubisoft' (182)

Mobile firm Ketchapp acquired by Ubisoft

Mobile firm Ketchapp acquired by Ubisoft

Assassin’s Creed publisher Ubisoft has taken a larger stake in the mobile games market with the acquisition of Ketchapp.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 28th 2016 at 11:54AM in News
Interview: what Ubisoft learnt from Watch Dogs to improve its sequel

Interview: what Ubisoft learnt from Watch Dogs to improve its sequel

When Watch Dogs arrived in May 2014, it was the biggest IP launch of all time.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 27th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Ubisoft is 2016's best-selling publisher

Ubisoft is 2016's best-selling publisher

French publisher Ubisoft has outsold all of its competitors across a number of key territories so far in 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 3:20PM in News
Ubisoft Publishing is the company's new book venture

Ubisoft Publishing is the company's new book venture

Having previously hooked up with others for its print ambitions, Ubisoft has announced its own book publishing operations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 2:30PM in News

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Ubisoft: Watch Dogs 2 boosted by six-month PR campaign

Ubisoft: Watch Dogs 2 boosted by six-month PR campaign

The senior producer on Watch Dogs 2 says that the titles has been bolstered by a ‘shorter communication cycle’.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 10:02AM in News
Ubisoft on NX: Nintendo has learned from the Wii U

Ubisoft on NX: Nintendo has learned from the Wii U

The boss of Ubisoft has dropped further hints about Nintendo’s NX strategy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 9:44AM in News
Pokemon Co confirms NX hybrid design; Ubisoft enthusiastic about console

Pokemon Co confirms NX hybrid design; Ubisoft enthusiastic about console

The chief executive of the Pokemon Company has become the first senior industry figure to openly discuss the hybrid design of Nintendo NX.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2016 at 11:06AM in News

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Guillemots increase Ubisoft ownership as it fends off Vivendi

Guillemots increase Ubisoft ownership as it fends off Vivendi

Assassin’s Creed, Watch Dogs and The Division developer-publisher Ubisoft is bulking up its defences in an attempt to remain independent.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 6th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Ubisoft pushes back Division expansion packs

Ubisoft pushes back Division expansion packs

The team behind Ubisoft’s MMO shooter The Division has announced delays for the game’s next two expansions.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 26th 2016 at 10:07AM in News
Ubisoft dates three VR titles

Ubisoft dates three VR titles

October will kick off Ubisoft’s commercial entry into the virtual reality market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2016 at 3:47PM in News
Why Ubisoft's Reflections is far more interesting than you think it is

Why Ubisoft's Reflections is far more interesting than you think it is

MCV had a certain perception of Ubisoft Reflections before it visited the Newcastle-based developer.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 11th 2016 at 1:14PM in News

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Stripe Communications is Ubisoft's new UK PR agency

Stripe Communications is Ubisoft's new UK PR agency

Assassin’s Creed publisher Ubisoft has picked Stripe Communications as its retained consumer and corporate PR agency in the UK.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 29th 2016 at 11:50AM in News
Ubisoft confirms Just Sing for PS4 and Xbox One

Ubisoft confirms Just Sing for PS4 and Xbox One

The talent behind the blockbuster Just Dance series has revealed a new karaoke arm for the brand.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2016 at 9:10AM in News
Ubisoft: NX will bring casual players back to the industry

Ubisoft: NX will bring casual players back to the industry

What will the NX be? We don’t know, but it doesn’t sound like it’s going to be a direct rival for the PS4 or Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2016 at 12:22PM in News
Professional skier Matilda Rapaport killed filming Steep promo

Professional skier Matilda Rapaport killed filming Steep promo

An extreme skier has died in an avalanche while filming a promo for Ubisoft’s in-development sports title Steep.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2016 at 10:07AM in News

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Life begins at 30 - Ubisoft's biggest ever year

Life begins at 30 - Ubisoft's biggest ever year

Ubisoft really doesn’t want Vivendi to buy it.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 8th 2016 at 1:00PM in News
Updated: Ubisoft - Movies like Assassin's Creed are 'not about making money'

Updated: Ubisoft - Movies like Assassin's Creed are 'not about making money'

The Assassin’s Creed movie is not going to earn a lot of money, says Ubisoft.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 8th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
The UK games industry responds to Brexit in this week's MCV

The UK games industry responds to Brexit in this week's MCV

After the UK has voted to leave the EU, we have spoken to members of the UK games industry to see what happens next. 

on Jul 8th 2016 at 10:08AM in News
There was nearly an Ancient Rome Call of Duty game, report

There was nearly an Ancient Rome Call of Duty game, report

If footage from a pitch reel is to believed, a Call of Duty title set in Ancient Rome was in the works.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 6th 2016 at 3:04PM in News
Vivendi's Stéphane Roussel appointed as the new CEO of Gameloft

Vivendi's Stéphane Roussel appointed as the new CEO of Gameloft

Former Vivendi COO Stéphane Roussel has been named CEO of Gameloft during its shareholders’ meeting yesterday. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 30th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Ubisoft boss: 'We are the best future for the company'

Ubisoft boss: 'We are the best future for the company'

A defiant Ubisoft united at E3 last week as the threat of a Vivendi takeover increases.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 24th 2016 at 9:53AM in News
Assassin's Creed creator has not played a Ubisoft game in four years

Assassin's Creed creator has not played a Ubisoft game in four years

Patrice Desilets has confessed that he has not played a Ubisoft game since Assassin’s Creed 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 2:54PM in News
Vivendi now owns 20% of Ubisoft shares

Vivendi now owns 20% of Ubisoft shares

Media giant Vivendi has increased the amount of stock it holds in games publisher Ubisoft.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 21st 2016 at 11:08AM in News