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EA and Ubisoft clash over ‘Ghost’ trademark

Ubisoft is opposing rival publisher EA’s attempts to trademark ‘Ghost’. The firm claims that the trademark will ‘cause confusion’ with its Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon franchise, which has a new entry – Wildlands (pictured) – launching this year. The document indicates that EA attempted to register a Ghost trademark on …

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Ubisoft teams with Elijah Wood’s SpectreVision for VR

A production company founded by Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah and Josh Waller is working with Ubisoft to produce virtual reality content. The announcement was made at the Sundance Film Festival. Ubisoft’s FunHouse Studio in Montreal is leading development duties. We’re thrilled to partner with an industry leader like Ubisoft to …

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Next Assassin’s Creed set in ancient Egypt, won’t arrive this year

2016 may be the first time in six years that Ubisoft does not release an Assassin’s Creed title. Kotaku, which has a fantastic track-record of breaking Assassin’s Creed news super early, says both it and others have been informed by a number of sources that there will be no AC …

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Giselle Elizabeth Stewart awarded OBE

Giselle Elizabeth Stewart has been awarded an OBE for her services to the games industry in the North East. Stewart, who was also named one of the 100 most influential women in games by MCV earlier this year, had overseen the Newcastle-based studio Reflections for 19 years. She is currently …

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PlayStation’s Murray Pannell joins 2K as VP of publishing

2K Games has hired PlayStation’s UK marketing director. Murray Pannell, who has held senior marketing roles at Ubisoft, Xbox and Electronic Arts, will be the firm’s new VP of publishing. He takes the role ahead of the departure of 2K International’s general manager Neil Ralley. Ralley has led the 2K …

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Ubisoft registers domain for Assassin’s Creed Collection

Ubisoft has registered a domain name with the title Assassin’s Creed Collection, suggesting a new compilation could be in the works for the series. Shacknews reports the company registered the name late last week, though the domain remains dormant to this point. Assassin’s Creed: The Americas Collection and Assassin’s Creed …

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