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Assassin’s Creed 3DS canned for Revelations

Production on Lost Legacy, the 3DS installment in the Assassin’s Creed series, is believed to have been cancelled. In an interview with Joystiq, Assassins Creed’s lead writer Darby McDevitt explained that the concept for Lost Legacy eventually became the basis for the upcoming November title. The 3DS project was then …

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Ubi setting up paid-for online pass?

Ubisoft is the latest publisher rumoured to be introducing an online pass that charges pre-owned buyers extra for in-game content. Gamerzines is reporting that ‘Uplay Passport’ will restrict access to online multiplayer in upcoming racer Driver: San Francisco. Only those who buy the game new – or buy a code …

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Ubisoft appoints new Australian PR Executive

Ubisoft Australia have appointed Nehad Kenanie as their new PR and promotions executive. Nehad rounds out the existing team of Mikey Foley and Anna Chance, and brings experience in tourism and finance, as well as significant experience in consumer technologies. Formerly a consultant at Profesional Public Relations (PPR) where he …

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Ubisoft: Don’t fear free games

The wave of free games available online can help best-selling retail games become bigger hits. Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot this week told MCV the free-to-play category will convert non-gamers into paying gamers. On Tuesday the firm announced its fourth acquisition of a digital games firm in as many years, French …

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Ubisoft acquires F2P studio Owlient

Speaking to MCV earlier today, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has that his company has made its fourth casual gaming acquisition in two and a half years. The publisher has acquired Paris-based studio Owlient, developer of a number of free-to-play titles, owner of the Howrse IP and home of some 2m …

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GameTech 2011 hailed a success, plans 2012 event

The GameTech 2011 event attracted over 100 executives and professionals from within the Australian games industry when it was held at Luna Park in Sydney in late June. After more than six months of planning the event alongside the iGEA and GDAA, Connect Events has confirmed to MCV Pacific that …

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Ubisoft embraces Collectibles

In an announcement that’s likely to excite plenty of dedicated gamers, publisher Ubisoft has unveiled a new line of goods dubbed UbiCollectibles. The brand will see popular franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Might & Magic and Ghost Recon adapted into collectible figures, statues and all sorts. The first Assassin’s Creed …

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