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Ubisoft halves Red Steel 2 forecast

The faith publishers put in core games on Wii is once again under strain with news that Ubisoft has drastically downsized its sales expectations for the upcoming Red Steel 2 on Wii. The move comes in the wake of a lowering of Ubisoft’s overall financial forecasts last week. On Red …

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Just Dance shatters Wii records for Ubi

Just Dance has become Ubisoft’s most successful Wii release ever, having today raced to the top of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40. The game was released on November 27th and at first could only manage No.30 in the All Formats Charts. However, the following week it reached the …

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New Driver races into view

Alongside confirmation that Assassin’s Creed III will be released some time between April 2010 and March 2011, Ubisoft has also stated that a brand new Driver title will be released in the same timeframe. It’s the first we’ve heard of the game since a BBC report first revealed that the …

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Assassins Creed 3 uncloaked

French publisher Ubisoft has confirmed that Assassin’s Creed III will be released at some point in the company’s upcoming financial year – making a Christmas 2010 release a distinct possibility. The third instalment in the series will also be the first to include online multiplayer options. In addition, it has …

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Now Ubisoft plays down Wii ambitions

Ahead of what increasingly looks like a very different year for Wii than it has had before, Ubisoft has become the latest publisher to say that its business ambitions are to centre around Xbox 360 and PS3 in the year ahead. The 2010-11 line-up will be more focused on the …

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Ubi lowers sales projections

Ubisoft has revised its earnings projections for its third quarter – citing a slowdown in the DS market, slow back catalogue sales and a move towards triple-A titles. The firm’s sales targets for third-quarter and full-year 2009-10 have been revised downwards to €495m and around €860m respectively, from the previously …

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Ubisoft postpones Splinter Cell: Conviction

Ubisoft has delayed the eagerly awaited Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction to an April release. The game was previously due for launch on February 23rd, but the publisher’s third quarter performance reports reveals Sam Fisher’s upcoming title has been pushed back to the next financial year. Tabletop strategy game R.U.S.E …

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Imagine tour starts second run

Ubisoft has begun the second phase of its nationwide Imagine sampling tour, promoting its best-selling range of games for girls in the run up to Christmas. The publisher will be demonstrating the newest additions to the series, such as Detective Adventures and Party Planner, as well as Just Dance at …

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