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Ubisoft drops Ubidays

Publishers’ European media and trade events are becoming few and far between – as the recession bites and firms turn their heads to a less US-centric E3. MCV can reveal that Ubisoft this week became the latest publisher to drop its popular European trade event – Ubidays. The two-day expo …

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UBIDAYS ’08: Far Cry 2 boasts epic single player campaign

As well as making some bold claims about Tom Clancy’s EndWar, French publisher Ubisoft has also been waxing lyrical about its much anticipated FPS Far Cry 2 – claiming that the era of ‘blasting demons with plasma rifles is over’. Far Cry 2 has received a excitable reaction from press …

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UBIDAYS 08: No more PoP: Sands Of Time

The producer of Ubisoft’s new Prince Of Persia game has announced that the popular PoP: Sands Of Time chronology-bendingmechanic is dead. Speaking at the publisher’s Ubidays product showcase in Paris last night, Ben Mattes revealed that a new gameplay device hasreplacedit in thenew Prince Of Persa: a glamorous new sidekick …

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UBIDAYS 08: Beyond Good And Evil 2 confirmed

Ubisoft boss Yves Guillemot left the stage at the company’s Ubidays event in Paris last night with a particularly cheeky smile – paving the way for a trailer of the sequel to popular last-gen title Beyond Good And Evil. As the lights went down, the teaser lit up the many …

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UBIDAYS 08: Raving Rabbids 3 on the way

Ubisoft has confirmed that a third Rayman Raving Rabbids game is due for release this Christmas. Rayman Raving Rabbids TV Party will hit DS and Wii, and features over 65 mini games that spoof various, television, music and movie franchises. The storyline focuses on the Rabbids ‘taking over’ gamers’ TVs, …

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UBIDAYS 08: ‘Fully’ 3D game confirmed

Ubisoft has confirmed that a fully-3D game based on movie director James Cameron’s 3D movie Avatar is in the works – with a mid-2009 release. At its Ubidays event in Paris, CEO of Ubisoft Yves Guillemot said the game would be out next year – presumably alongside the cinema release …

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Ubidays to be broadcast live in PS3 Home

PS3 Home may still be exclusively for use by approved testers at the moment, but those privileged enough to have access will tonight be able to access live coverage of Ubisoft’s Ubidays event in Paris this evening. The showcase comes hot on the heels of Sony’s unveiling of its brand …

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Ubisoft trade show returns for 08

Ubisoft has invited European press and business partners to its second UbiDAYS trade show, which will take place at Paris’ Louvre museum on Wednesday, May 28th-29th. The event will be the second ever UbiDAYS. Last year’s expo heralded the launch of Ubisoft’s Games for Everyone casual range. The publisher has …

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