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Beyond Good & Evil 2 appears to be in pre production

Beyond Good & Evil creator Michel Ancel has seemingly confirmed that a sequel is in development. After weeks of posting images related to the Beyond Good & Evil series to his Instagram with little more than cryptic messages, Ancel posted another image, this time of a Rastafarian rhino, with a …

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Putting Reflections back into the spotlight

Once renowned as the creator of Driver, Reflections subsequently faded from prominence, handing the limelight to its sibling Ubisoft studios. With the success of Grow Home and The Division, the developer has returned to reclaim its fame

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Mobile firm Ketchapp acquired by Ubisoft

Assassin’s Creed publisher Ubisoft has taken a larger stake in the mobile games market with the acquisition of Ketchapp. Founded in 2014, Ketchapp is best known for a series of smaller free-to-play games such as Stack, Twist, Jelly Jump and Qubes, and regularly adds new titles to its portfolio on …

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Interview: what Ubisoft learnt from Watch Dogs to improve its sequel

When Watch Dogs arrived in May 2014, it was the biggest IP launch of all time. From the moment it was unveiled at E3 2012, it had an almost unobtainable level of hype and expectation surrounding it. Ubisoft ended up releasing an excellent action game, but it wasn’t quite enough …

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Ubisoft is 2016’s best-selling publisher

French publisher Ubisoft has outsold all of its competitors across a number of key territories so far in 2016. It says that NPD data shows that is has for six months been the top publisher by sales year-to-date in 2016. This applies to Europe, the US, Canada and Australia. In …

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Ubisoft Publishing is the company’s new book venture

Having previously hooked up with others for its print ambitions, Ubisoft has announced its own book publishing operations. Ubisoft Publishing will release its debut item, Assassin’s Creed: Heresy, on November 15th. Thematically it stays close to the games, interweaving a modern day Templar tale with a 14th century plot involving …

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Ubisoft: Watch Dogs 2 boosted by six-month PR campaign

The senior producer on Watch Dogs 2 says that the titles has been bolstered by a ‘shorter communication cycle’. The first Watch Dogs was announced in June 2012 and released almost two years later, in which time the title had changed slightly – particularly visually. It resulted in criticism from …

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