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Guillemot: ‘Bring on the media giants’

The world’s biggest media conglomerates will snap up publishers left, right and centre in the coming months – but they would be wasting their time by tapping up Ubisoft. That’s according to Yves Guillemot, who this week told MCV that he was chomping at the bit to take on the …

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Ubisoft delays Haze, confirms new Prince of Persia

Ubisoft has announced that forthcoming shooter Haze has been delayed until fiscal 2008-2009, having originally been scheduled to appear during the fourth quarter of 2007-08. The publisher has raised its 2008-09 sales target to approximately €1 billion, compared with the previously-announced forecast of around €975 million, in order to take …

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Ubisoft trade show returns for 08

Ubisoft has invited European press and business partners to its second UbiDAYS trade show, which will take place at Paris’ Louvre museum on Wednesday, May 28th-29th. The event will be the second ever UbiDAYS. Last year’s expo heralded the launch of Ubisoft’s Games for Everyone casual range. The publisher has …

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Ubisoft takes on Soul Calibur IV distribution

Ubisoft will distribute the next two releases in the Soul Calibur fighting franchise in Europe, following a deal with Namco Bandai. The latest edition will be released under the Soul Calibur IV name on the Xbox 360 and PS3, and Soul Calibur Legends on the Wii. Both titles will be …

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CES 2008: Ubisoft teams up with Philips amBX

Philips’ multimedia sensory amBX system has received another boost with the news that French publisher Ubisoft is to incorporate amBX functionality into two of its big upcoming titles. The PC versions of highly anticipated Far Cry 2 and FPS sequel Brothers in Arms Hell’s Highway will both be programmed to …

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UK publishers anxious to satisfy mass market in 2008

The UK industry’s biggest publishers have revealed the challenges that await them next year: and it appears the major worry is that ‘you can’t please all of the people, all of the time’. According to the likes of EA, Ubisoft and Activision, the trial of keeping the increasingly lucrative casual …

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Ubisofts 2008-2009 forecast nudges 1bn

Ubisoft has predicted that it will achieve a whopping €975 million in sales during fiscal year 2008-2009. The forecast is driven by the release of four new brands in the period, including Tom Clancy’s EndWar, seven franchise releases including Brothers in Arms, Far Cry 2 and Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell …

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ACTIVISION BLIZZARD: Ubisoft welcomes new competitor

Ubisoft has moved to greet the mega-publisher Activision Blizzard to the international industry – and said that it can comfortably ‘rise to the challenge’ of the new competition. Ubisoft’s UK managing director Rob Cooper told MCV: "Ubisoft are well placed to meet any challenge with our strategy of strong internal …

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