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Ubisoft's Holiday 2007 Lineup Reveals 'Assassin's Creed' (PC) Delay

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2007 @ 4:57 a.m. PDT

Ubisoft revealed its holiday lineup of titles, ranging from Haze, Nitrobike, to Rayman Raving Rabbids 2 and Beowulf. While Assassin's Creed is still in the lineup for PS3 and Xbox 360, it seems the PC version has been pushed until early 2008.

Ubisoft's Holiday 2007 Lineup :

  • Assassin's Creed: One of the most anticipated video games of the year comes to the Xbox 360 and the PS3 in November, and to PC in early 2008.
  • Beowulf: The video game, based on Paramount Pictures' and Shangri-La Entertainment's Beowulf, the upcoming feature film from Academy Award-winning director Robert Zemeckis, will be released in November on Xbox 360, the PS3 and PSP (PlayStationPortable) system.
  • Blazing Angels 2 Secret Missions of WWII: Currently available on Xbox 360, experience World War II on the PS3 coming this holiday. Play as an elite pilot in the follow-up to the successful Blazing Angels Squadrons of WWII.
  • Brothers In Arms Hell's Highway, previously expected to be released for holiday 2007 will be released on next-generation platforms and PC in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2007-08. Brothers in Arms Road to Hill 30 for Wii will be released in December.
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Hard Evidence: For the first time, CSI fans will be able to play CSI on Xbox 360 and the Wii home video game system from Nintendo this holiday.
  • Haze: Free Radical Design teams up with Ubisoft to deliver the mind-altering, technologically superior game Haze, exclusively for the PS3 this holiday.
  • Heroes of Might and Magic V: Tribes of the East - Enjoy the dramatic evolution and conclusion of the Heroes V experience this holiday on PC.
  • Nitrobike: Navigate rocket-propelled motorcycles in this arcade-style game exclusively for the Wii.
  • Naruto: Rise of a Ninja: In a game exclusively developed for Xbox 360 from the ground up and for the first time ever, in October, gamers will experience Naruto starting from the series' beginning.
  • Rayman Raving Rabbids 2: The bunnies are back and crazier than ever in this new game specially developed for Wii and NDS this holiday.

This holiday, Ubisoft will also release games that appeal to all audiences, with its innovative and appealing Games for Everyone lineup:

  • Chessmaster: The Art of Learning (NDS) / Chessmaster: Grandmaster Edition (PC): In both games, Josh Waitzkin, International Master and eight-time National Chess Champion, coaches players to grasp the basic fundamentals of chess and to master the game through exciting courses and tutorials taken directly from his groundbreaking book, The Art of Learning (Free Press).
  • Cranium Kabookii: Designed specifically for Wii, Cranium Kabookii is an all-new game where families jam, draw, act and puzzle as they collect points and take center stage in the Kabookii Arena to win. Special Kabookii Decoder Glasses reveal secret answers for added fun!
  • Imagine: The Imagine line allows girls to explore their favorite interests and hobbies - as indicated by extensive lifestyle research on this audience - in an interactive and entertaining way with titles such as Fashion Designer, Master Chef and Animal Doctor for NDS.
  • My Coach: Play and learn with this suite of entertaining training coaches that will teach you languages (My French Coach, My Spanish Coach) or help you to improve your expression (My Word Coach) for NDS and Wii.
  • Petz: This holiday will see the return of Horsez, Catz, Dogz and Hamsterz on the DS, PS2, PC and for the first time on Wii!

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