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Ubisoft becomes No.2 UK publisher

Ubisoft has become the No.2 publisher in UK and Europe as it announced game sales almost doubled year-on-year. The publisher now has a 9.5 per cent share of the games market in Europe and 11 per cent in the UK. Comparatively, in the US Ubisoft is No.4 publisher with a …

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Ubisoft dates HAWX 2

Publisher Ubisoft has confirmed that Tom Clancy’s HAWX 2 will be released in the UK on September 3rd. The first title in the genre-defying Tom Clancy series was by many accounts a surprise hit for Ubisoft, successfully fending off the advances of a number of other more established IP in …

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Pure Football price cut to £9.99

Budget multiformat game Pure Football has been advertised by Blockbuster for 9.99 – less than two months after it hit store shelves. The retailer has placed a series of ads in Metro listing the game at 9.99. It is selling copies of Ubisoft’s five-a-side footie title on its website as …

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Ubisoft targets 30% share on 3DS

Ubisoft wants 30 per cent market share on 3DS when the platform hits retail, the publisher has told MCV. Speaking at the recent Ubisoft Summer Fair event, UK sales director Darren Bowen said the firm expects to account for a significant portion of sales when Nintendo’s highly anticipated handheld is …

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EA sells stake in Ubisoft

Bloomberg is reporting that American publishing giant EA has sold its 15 per cent stake in rival company Ubisoft, ending a sometimes uncomfortable business partnership that has lasted almost five years. The deal should make EA, who was until this point Ubisoft’s largest shareholder, in the region of $122m. As …

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Driver: San Francisco delayed to 2011

Ubisoft has delayed Driver: San Francisco until early 2011. The title has been pushed back to the first quarter of next year – the fourth quarter of the publisher’s financial year – to avoid the crowded seasonal selling period. In a trading statement, Ubisoft said: Due to the competitive market …

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Ubi estimates Q2 sales of 160m Euros

Ubisoft expects its sales for the Q2 2010 to come in at around 160 million Euros. The publisher reports that this estimated figure exceeds the original guidance of 145 million Euros for the three months ended June 30, 2010. It is also an increase of 93 per cent when compared …

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Ubisoft: 3D TV is every home by 2013

3D TV is set to take off in such a major way that we could see 3D compatible sets in every home in the UK by 2013 – that’s the claim of French publisher Ubisoft. The somewhat surprising assertion flies in the face of many commentators who feel that both …

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Ubisoft dates key Q4 releases

Ubisoft has dated a range of upcoming titles due to hit retail across multiple platforms in October and November this year. Fronting the assault is Shaun White Skateboarding on Wii, Xbox 360, PS3 and PC on October 1st, followed by Just Dance 2 for Wii on October 15th. A new …

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