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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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Ubisoft unveils new Play Zone label

Ubisoft has announced the creation of a new casual brand for Wii, named Play Zone. The label will offer immediate entertainment and recreation” titles for Wii, with the first, Sports Party, hitting retail on July 11th. For the full story, visit MCV sister site CasualGaming.biz.

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Ubisoft working on new Driver title?

A story about UK games development posted this morning on the BBC seems to claim that the now Ubisoft-owned developer Reflections is working on a brand new instalment to its Driver franchise. The BBC video interview begins with a shot of a Reflections dev playing a driving game, over which …

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Ubisoft joins empire expansion race

As the Activision Blizzard deal and EA-Take Two saga suggest that the publishing community is set on expanding significantly, Ubisoft head of studios Christine Burgess-Qumard has told our sister site Develop : We are in the race, definitely – and we’re not in it to come last.” The comments came …

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