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Ubisoft targets big slice of Vita market share

Publisher Ubisoft hopes to grab a hefty chunk of PS Vita’s software sales with five launch games. The firm has dominated the third-party line-up for several hardware launches including 3DS and Kinect. Its five Vita launch titles – the most from any third-party – are Dungeon Hunter Alliance, Rayman Origins, …

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Strictly Come Dancing game axed

Ubisoft has canned its licensed music game Strictly Come Dancing. The title – based on the popular BBC TV show – was due to hit shelves on Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii in time for Christmas last year. However, a Strictly Come Dancing game will still arrive, but it will …

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INTERVIEW: Yves Guillemot, Ubisoft

Last year Ubisoft told MCV it would take on EA and Activision as the world’s top publisher.One year later, and the firm is Europe’s No.2 games company thanks to its biggest ever Q4.MCV asks CEO Yves Guillemot how Ubisoft stole Christmas. Christmas 2011 was a challenging time for the global …

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Ubisoft defends Anno 2070’s DRM

Publisher Ubisoft has once again been forced to defend the DRM it chose to implement in one of its PC titles. MCV reported earlier this weekthat strategy title Anno 2070 uses a limited activation system. This in itself is not uncommon but it transpires that if a user changes any …

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Ubisoft takes UK Xmas crown

The pressure is on EA and Activision, as Ubisoft became the No.1 publisher over Christmas. The firm sold more games than any other during the festive period (November 27th to December 31st). Just Dance 3 (no.3) and Assassin’s Creed: Revelations (no.6) were the firm’s top sellers for the month. For …

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