by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 31, 2013 @ 1:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Building on the popular naval missions featured in AC III, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is set in the 1700s during the Golden Age of Piracy, letting you roam the Caribbean islands as Edward Kenway, grandfather of AC III's main character Ratonhnhaké:ton, aka Connor.
by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2013 @ 9:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Ubisoft revealed that the latest PC version of its cross-game, cross-platform service Uplay will add new features, including Twitch functionality.
by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Ubisoft and NVIDIA announced a new alliance to offer PC gamers the best gaming experiences possible for Ubisoft’s biggest upcoming titles, including Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist, Assassins Creed IV Black Flag and Watch Dogs.
During Ubisoft's Pre-E3 2013 Media Briefing, it presented new coverage for Rocksmith: All-New 2014 Edition, Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Rayman Legends, The Mighty Quest For Epic Loot, South Park: The Stick Of Truth, The Crew, Watch_Dogs, Just Dance 2014, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, Trials Fusion, and Tom Clancy's The Division.
by Rainier on May 30, 2013 @ 4:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under
E3 2013 - Pre-E3 2013
Snail Games announced its line-up for this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo being held in Los Angeles, June 11-13, showing off such titles as South Park, Watch Dogs, Assassin's Creed IV, Blacklist, and more.
by Rainier on May 21, 2013 @ 1:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Ubisoft revealed that Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag and Watch Dogs will be available on Xbox One later this year, these titles will be among at least six next-gen games released in the system’s first year.
by Rainier on April 11, 2013 @ 2:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Ubisoft has acquired German developer Related Designs, including the Anno franchise. Previously Ubisoft already owned 29.95% of the company and is acquiring the remaining 70.05% in a cash transaction.
by Rainier on Feb. 19, 2013 @ 4:13 p.m. PST | Filed under
EA announced that popular PC digital download titles from Ubisoft (Assassin's Creed III, Far Cry 3, Splinter Cell Conviction, etc.) are coming to Origin, while Ubisoft is adding titles from over a dozen publishers like Telltale, EA, Warner Bros, 1C, Bitcomposer and more to Uplay.
by Rainier on Jan. 24, 2013 @ 4:19 a.m. PST | Filed under
THQ announced that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court has granted a motion to approve a sale of the majority of THQ’s assets to multiple buyers such as Ubisoft, Take Two, SEGA, Koch Media, Crytek.
by Adam Pavlacka on Oct. 29, 2012 @ 6:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Set against the backdrop of the American Revolution in the late 18th century, Assassin's Creed III introduces a new hero, Ratohnhaké:ton, of Native American and English heritage, encouraging gamers to experience the War not written about in history books.
by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2012 @ 1:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Ubisoft launched its digital distribution platform Uplay PC, connecting Uplay’s community and consumer-centric services. To celebrate the launch the publisher kicked off a promotion making select titles available through Uplay PC for as little as £1/$1 for a limited time.
by Rainier on July 9, 2012 @ 10:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Ubisoft announced its Comic-Con International: San Diego lineup, which includes a diverse sampling of titles, like Assassin’s Creed III, The Expendables 2, Just Dance 4 and Marvel Avengers Battle For Earth.
During Ubisoft's Pre-E3 2012 Media Briefing, it presented new coverage for Just Dance 4, Far Cry 3, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Marvel's Avengers: Battle for Earth, Rayman: Legends, Assassin's Creed III and Watch_Dogs.
by Rainier on May 23, 2012 @ 7:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under
E3 2012 - Pre-E3 2012
Ubisoft announced that it will kick off the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2012 with an invitation-only press conference at the Los Angeles Theater at 3 p.m. PDT, June 4.
by Rainier on March 23, 2012 @ 4:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Ubisoft announced its lineup for PAX East, including Assassin’s Creed III, Far Cry 3, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Future Soldier and a number of acclaimed digital and iOS titles.
by Rainier on Dec. 16, 2011 @ 12:36 p.m. PST | Filed under
The Quebec Court of Appeal for the District of Montreal rendered a judgment in favor of THQ striking down a provisional injunction originally obtained by Ubisoft which prohibited THQ from soliciting Ubisoft employees in Montreal.
by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2011 @ 4:44 p.m. PST | Filed under
Ubisoft announced a partnership with Xbox to offer a price promotion across a large library of digital games on Xbox Live Arcade, in honor of the company’s 25th anniversary.
by Rainier on Nov. 2, 2011 @ 11:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Ubisoft announced that it has acquired Finland-based developer RedLynx, known for developing the digital brand “Trials”.
by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2011 @ 12:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Ubisoft announced the upcoming opening of a new Ubisoft development studio in Abu Dhabi, marking the first time a major games publisher has established a direct presence in the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf.
by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2011 @ 5:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Ubisoft will showcase its upcoming lineup and host a number of exclusive events at New York Comic Con, taking place at the Javits Center in Midtown Manhattan from Oct. 13-16, 2011.
by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2011 @ 5:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Ubisoft announced a licensing agreement with Nickelodeon to bring a new television series based on its Rabbids brand to audiences around the world.
by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2011 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Shoot Many Robots will deliver an onslaught of innovative cross-genre action that will have multiple players working together to fight through an intense and chaotic robot uprising.
by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2011 @ 8:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Ubisoft announced the development of six games for Sony's new handheld console PlayStation Vita, taking full advantage of the power of the new system, as well as embracing its unique and innovative features.
by Rainier on July 19, 2011 @ 12:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Uplay Passport is a new program designed to provide players with access to bonus content, exclusive offers, and online multiplayer play.
by Rainier on July 12, 2011 @ 11:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Ubisoft announced the acquisition of free-to-play game developer Owlient which has extensive expertise in the management of online game-playing communities with almost two million monthly active users.