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Clancy brand going global after breaking 50m sales barrier

Ubisoft has plans to make its Tom Clancy franchise a true heavyweight in the wider entertainment world after the series reached a spectacular 52 million in lifetime unit sales. The newly-acquired IP, which cost Ubisoft €60m and allows the publisher to take full control of the property, will be expanded …

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Ubisoft dates Haze for Europe

Ubisoft has told MCV that Haze on PS3 will definitely be released on Friday, May 23rd in Europe. After initially confirming its release date of May 22nd, then changing it last month, fans have been eagerly anticipating the news – and the rubber stamped date is sure to be popular …

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Warner and Ubi back in for SCi?

SCi’s share price has jumped by over 20 per cent off the back of heavy speculation that it has reopened takeover talks with potential suitors. The rise of 10.5p per share – to 60.5p – has set the tongues of investment market experts wagging, with Ubisoft, Time Warner and Infogrames …

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Brand new Tom Clancy IP announced

Seemingly just moments after snapping up the rights to all things Tom Clancy, Ubisoft has announced a new title branded with the anti-terror author’s moniker – HAWX. Standing for High Altitude Warfare X, the Ubisoft Bucharest developed title will, as the name suggest, bring the flight sim genre to the …

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Ubisoft announces new Wii driving title

Ubisoft will release a new free-roaming driving game in June – especially designed for a six – ten-year old male audience. Emergency Heroes lets gamers team up with policemen, firemen and resuce drivers, characters which Ubisoft calls ‘the heroes of young boys’ dreams’. Players hold the Wii Remote like a …

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Ubisoft brings 40 titles to Steam

Ubisoft has signed a deal with Valve to bring over 40 of its titles to North America through the online Steam platform. Assassin’s Creed is the first title to be made available for pre-purchase, and will be able to be downloaded from April 9th. Tom Clancy titles, the IL-2 Sturmovik …

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SHAREWATCH: Ubisoft stock jumps 6%

Ubisoft’s share price has jumped by over six per cent at last count – off the back of yesterday’s increase in its annual sales forecast . The publisher announced that better-than-expected sales of titles such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas 2 had raised expectations – and the financial market …

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Ubisoft raises annual sales target to 920m

Ubisoft has raised its sales guidance for fiscal 2007 – 2008 to €920 million – up from its previous forecast of €875 million, announced in January. The new target comes off the back of better-than-expected software sales, particularly for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas 2 – which has already sold …

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Haze officially dated

Ubisoft has revealed to MCV the release date for PS3 exclusive Haze, the latest game from Timesplitters creators Free Radical Design. The game was delayed from last Christmas, where it was billed as a major release for PlayStation 3. It will now hit retail on May 22nd, with rumours circulating …

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SHAREWATCH: Ubisoft stock jumps 12% after Clancy purchase

Shares in Ubisoft rose the most in two months yesterday, after the firm announced that it had bought the complete rights to the Tom Clancy franchise. According to Bloomberg, shares rose as much as 5.91 euros, or 12 percent, to 54.98 euros. Before yesterday’s rise, shares of Paris-based Ubisoft had …

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