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E3 2010: Next Assassin’s Creed set for November

Assassin’s Creed II follow up Brotherhood will be released in November. The date has been revealed in an E3 trailer for the game, which says the title is released in the US on November 16th. The trailer is embedded below. The European date can’t be much different – the last …

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Ubisoft opens new digital division

Ubisoft is to open a new department focused on digital publishing, appointing former Microsoft casual gaming boss Chris Early. The division will concentrate its efforts on a wide range of platforms, including iPhone, console, PC and web. Our focus on digital publishing will be about operating games as an online …

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E3 2010: Your Shape Kinect revealed

Your Shape: Fitness Evolved has been announced for Kinect. It’s the second game in Ubisoft’s successful fitness series. The first title was released for Wii and came bundled with a camera. The Kinect edition uses Microsoft’s controller-less device to scan the gamer’s body and lets them play in the gym, …

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Driver: San Francisco named

A senior games industry source has confirmed to MCV the name of the new entry in the Driver series that Ubisoft will be unveiling at E3 next week – Driver: San Francisco. The moniker is not a huge surprise. A teaser video released earlier this week hinted that San Francisco …

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VIDEO: Live-action Driver teaser

Ubisoft will announce a brand new entry in the famed Driver series at E3 – that much we know, but beyond that details are very scant. And there’s not much to learn from the publisher’s new live-action teaser trailer that recreates the memorable opening training level from the original 1999 …

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VIDEO: Live-action Driver teaser

Ubisoft will announce a brand new entry in the famed Driver series at E3 – that much we know, but beyond that details are very scant. And there’s not much to learn from the publisher’s new live-action teaser trailer that recreates the memorable opening training level from the original 1999 …

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Pure Football gets low price

Five-a-side footie game Pure Football has been given a lower RRP than usual – with a 29.99 price set by Ubisoft. The title, which went on sale last Friday, is one third cheaper than most PS3 and Xbox 360 games which usually have an RRP of 44.99 or 49.99. It’s …

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Ubisofts DRM boosts piracy

The implementation of overly-strict digital rights management has resulted in pirates having a better gaming experience than legitimate customers, according to Gamesbrief’s Nicholas Lovell. It seems crazy to me that Ubisoft didn’t emulate Steam, which by some estimates has more than half the market, and instead went for their own, …

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Namco backs Ubisofts DRM

Having staved off some pretty fierce criticism of its controversial online-required DRM in some of its PC titles, Ubisoft has at last received a welcome spot of corporate backing from fellow publisher Namco Bandai. Speaking to CVG, Namco Bandai VP Olivier Comte says that Ubisoft’s method is not without merit. …

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