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E3 08: Ubisofts I Am Alive on show

Ubisoft revealed details of its brand new IP titled I Am Alive at E3 this week. Set for release in spring 2009, the survival-adventure title will be available on current generation consoles. The debut of the trailer took place at the LA event. Set in a devastated Chicago, players have …

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E3 08: Ubisoft reveals NARUTO: The Broken Bond

Ubisoft has announced a sequel to its 2007 action title Naruto: Rise of a Ninja, entitled Naruto: The Broken Bond, set to release in time for Christmas this year. The title will feature an online multiplayer mode that gives players the chance to compete in tournaments. Based on the world-renowned …

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E3 08: Ubisoft boosts Imagine range

Ubisoft has unveiled two new titles in its Imagine series of video games at E3, Imagine Dream Weddings and Imagine Movie Star. Imagine Dream Weddings is targeted at young girls who must create the perfect wedding in the face of unruly guests and unexpected events. The game is under-development at …

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Ubisofts UK Frag Dolls part ways

Gamers are most likely familiar with them thanks to numerous game videos and forum entries, and the games press have more likely than not met them all at one of Ubisoft’s many press gatherings – but Ubisoft’s infamous Frag Dolls Kitt, Sarin and Jam have announced that they are to …

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Mad Catz secures Ubi licence

Peripheral specialist Mad Catz has secured a license from Ubisoft to produce and distribute Petz accessories in North America. There are seven different Petz games on store shelves, with two more scheduled for release before the end of the year. There’s currently no news on if these new accessories will …

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Ubisoft snaps up Sin City SFX firm

Ubisoft has heralded its acquisition of the VFX firm responsible for effect in movies such as Sin City and 300 as "a groundbreaking event for digital entertainment". At a press conference in Montreal today Ubisoft Montreal, the firm’s biggest internal studio, announced the purchase of local VFX outfit Hybride, which …

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Prince of Persia falls onto DS

Ubisoft has unveiled Prince of Persia: The Fallen King for Nintendo DS. The game is set to launch this Christmas, and boasts an independent – but still tied-in –storyline from the already-announced console and PC versions, and will make full use of the console’s unique functionality. Futhermore, Ubisoft has announced …

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Ubisoft opens studio in Brazil

The march of Ubisoft across the globe continues apace – the French publisher has today announced plans to open a studio in Brazil, the 20th of its studios around the world. Based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the new development team Ubisoft’s first studio in South America. The studio will open …

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