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Ubisoft makes shock move into football genre

Ubisoft has come good on its promise to make an eye-catching splash in the sports genre – with a new football title on Wii. MCV can reveal that Academy Of Champions will be targeted at a young male and family audience when it is released later this year. The game, …

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Petz series sells 3m in EMEA

French publisher Ubisoft has told MCV’s sister site CasualGaming.biz that its successful Petz series on DS and Wii has now sold 3m units across EMEA regions. My Coach has enjoyed success especially in the recent success of My Fitness Coach has stormed the Wii charts since early this year,” group …

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Assassin’s Creed 2 gets UK TV premiere this weekend

The release date may be some time off, but that’s not stopping Ubisoft’s plans to promote Assassin’s Creed 2 – the game’s first trailer will debut on UK TV this weekend. Broadcast on Five during movie The Da Vinci Code, the promotional push consists of a teaser and full trailer. …

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Ubisoft FY sales grow 14%

Ubisoft has reported revenues for its full fiscal year 09 grew 14 per cent – despite a drop in Q4 sales. Revenues for the fourth quarter of 2008-09 came to €206 million, down 5.1 per cent – or 2.3 per cent at constant exchange rates – compared with the €217 …

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Ubisoft announces Ghost Recon 4

Ubisoft has announced that a new Ghost Recon will hit shelves before April 2010. The game was revealed in the firm’s full year financial report, which saw Ubisoft post an annual sales jump of 14 per cent. The publisher also confirmed that Red Steel 2 will hit shelves this Christmas, …

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Altair boosts iPhones platform credentials

With the PR machine for the still under-wraps Assassin’s Creed 2 visibly cranking up several gears in the last few days, Ubisoft has revealed that protagonist Altair is also heading onto Apple’s iPhone and iPod Touch. IGN reports that the prequel, which will be published by Gameloft, boasts combat and …

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Rabbids get standalone Wii title

After three successful tie-ups with long-standing games favourite Rayman, French publisher Ubisoft is to let the Rabbids branch out later this year with a brand new standalone title making its way to Wii. CasualGaming.biz has the full story right here.

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