All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Ubisoft’

‘Child of Light’ World Previewed in New Video

March is over and the big early game release season has now passed. Gamers will have to content themselves with more Titanfall and Dark Souls II until the next round of big titles are previewed at this year’s E3. Another option, of course, is to dive into the ever-growing segment of indie and small downloadable titles. One of the most …

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Child Of Light’s Theatrics Came From Cirque Du Soleil

Child of Light, the upcoming JRPG from Ubisoft Montreal, is like a fairy tale. All the spoken dialogue rhymes and the world looks to be ripped straight out of Celtic folklore. Part of that came from the designer’s own passion to create a game like this, but they also sought some surprising outside help with the presentation. In a new …

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‘The Crew’ Coming to Consoles This Fall

There is nothing like a shiny new racing game to showcase the power of new video game consoles. Both EA and Microsoft opted to make their next-generation debuts with games such as Need For Speed: Rivals and Forza Motorsport 5. Back before the launch of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Ubisoft was also planning its own next-generation racing game …

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‘Trials Frontier’ Comes to iOS on April 10

The PC beta for Trials Fusion began last week and fans of the twitch-skill 2D motorbike puzzle games are now the game’s new tracks, modes, and features. The game is scheduled for release on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Xbox 360 on April 16. Before these more dedicated gamers get a chance to play Trials Fusion, however, publisher Ubisoft …

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Assassin’s Creed Unity Announced For PS4, Xbox One And PC

It’s another year and that means another Assassin’s Creed game is coming our way. Unlike last year, however, this year will reportedly see two Assassin’s Creed games. One will be released on the PS4, Xbox One and PC while the other will be released on the PS3 and Xbox 360. A tipster leaked the former to Kotaku and that has …

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Ubisoft’s New Snowdrop Engine Previewed

Last summer’s E3 was filled with great-looking next-generation console games and plenty of promises surrounding huge leaps in both graphics and gameplay. Whether these games will live up to their promise remains to be seen, but for the gaming industry E3 2013 was a badly needed injection of excitement and possibility. Perhaps no other game demonstrated the ambition of developers …

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Watch Dogs Has A Release Date Of May 27

Last year, Ubisoft delayed Watch Dogs to allow the much anticipated game a bit more time in the oven. Since then, all Ubisoft has said is that it will be out in Spring. Now we know exactly when in Spring. VG 24/7 got their hands on a leaked trailer that was supposed to go up later today that reveals Watch …

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‘Child of Light’ Co-op Previewed in New Video

Once this month’s big game releases are out of the way (Dark Souls II, Titanfall, Infamous: Second Son, and more) April brings with it a few smaller game releases. One of these games is Ubisoft’s Child of Light, a downloadable RPG from the team that created Far Cry 3. Child of Light puts players into the shoes of Aurora, a …

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Trials Fusion Tricks Its Way To Consoles, PC On April 16

At last year’s E3, Ubisoft introduced us to two new games in the successful Trials franchise – Trials Fusion for consoles and PC, and Trials Frontier for mobile. Today, Ubisoft has shared a new trailer for the home console version. In a new trailer for Trials Fusion, we’re treated to a look at what’s being described as the best looking …

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‘South Park: The Stick of Truth’ Censored For Europe

The release of South Park: The Stick of Truth is only one week away. After a year of delays and teases, South Park fans will finally be able to see the series translated in all of its glory into an RPG. At least, South Park fans outside of Europe will be able to. A review guide for Stick of Truth …

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Rayman Legends Comes To PS4, Xbox One Today

Rayman Legends was easily one of the best platformers of 2013 thanks to its tight controls and unmatchable charm. It has an interesting history to boot as it started out as a Wii U exclusive, was delayed so it could be ported to pretty much every other platform, and is now getting super HD ports on the Xbox One and …

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Check Out The First 13 Minutes From South Park: The Stick Of Truth

South Park: The Stick Of Truth has gone gold. After two years of known development and a delay or two, what may be the funniest RPG ever made is nearly upon us. To celebrate this momentous occasion, Ubisoft has shared a new trailer. In the trailer below, you’ll get to see the first 13 minutes of gameplay from South Park: …

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Far Cry Classic Comes To Xbox 360, PS3 Today

Remember Far Cry? The original PC game developed by Crytek back in 2004 was the first game to introduce us to the veritable CryEngine that’s now being used in games like Crysis and Ryse: Son of Rome. It also helped solidify PC gaming’s superiority when it came to visuals. Now the original PC classic is finally making its way to …

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Ubisoft’s Rabbids Are Getting Their Own Movie

Though Ubisoft is best known for more mature game series such as Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry, the publisher has carried on the Rayman series as a mild success throughout the years. As such, the series’ Rabbid characters have become popular. The silly, clumsy characters take a cue from the early days of cartoons and have earned a TV series, …

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Watch Dogs Delayed On Wii U, Coming To Other Platforms This Spring

It wasn’t that long ago that we heard rumors of Ubisoft canceling Watch Dogs on the Wii U. The publisher denied the rumors and Nintendo fans could breathe easy once again. While it may not have been outright canceled, the publisher has now confirmed that Wii U owners are going to have to wait. During Ubisoft’s quarterly earnings report today, …

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Ubisoft’s ‘Child of Light’ JRPG is Coming April 30

Back in September Ubisoft announced Child of Light, an upcoming side-scrolling JRPG from the developers of Far Cry 3. The game’s whimsical tone and ambitious art style surprised many who may have expected Ubisoft to grind away at yet another Far Cry sequel game after the success of Far Cry 3. Today Ubisoft announced that Child of Light will be …

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‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ DLC Coming as Stand-Alone Title

Back in December Ubisoft released the first campaign-focused DLC for Assassin’s Creed IV. Titled Freedom Cry, the content put players in the shoes of Adéwale, the first mate in the main story of Assassin’s Creed IV. Today Ubisoft announced that Freedom Cry will be released as a stand-alone title for PC and PlayStation consoles. The content will be released for …

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‘South Park: The Stick of Truth’ Creation Detailed in New Video

The probable March 4 release of South Park: The Stick of Truth is just weeks away now. The game has taken a long journey to get to store shelves, starting out as a delayed project of THQ, the publisher that went bankrupt and was sold off piecemeal one year ago. From there, Ubisoft took control of the project and delayed …

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Here’s How You Get A Job In Writing Video Games

Not everybody is cut out to be a programmer, game designer, artist or audio engineer. It’s the unfortunate truth that keeps a lot of people out of the games industry despite wanting to be involved in some way or the other. While it’s certainly not as glamorous as being a game designer, one avenue available to aspiring game makers is …

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Tetris is Coming to PS4, Xbox One

Since its debut in 1984, Tetris has become one of the most well-known and iconic franchises in gaming history. Tetris games have appeared on almost every major video game platform in the past three decades. Today The Tetris Company confirmed that the classic game will continue to have a place in gaming’s future. The Tetris Company has officially announced that …

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Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD Out Now On PC, PS3 And Xbox 360

So, you’ve already played through the excellent Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and are eagerly awaiting whatever Ubisoft has in store for the franchise next. You could wait until next November for whatever Assassin’s Creed V turns out to be, or you could play the one game in the franchise that went unnoticed thanks to the platform it was on. …

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Rayman Legends For PS4, Xbox One Coming Out A Week Early

In mid-December, Ubisoft announced – with the help of Snoop Lion – that Rayman Legends would be coming to the PS4 and Xbox One in early 2014. It was originally announced that the game would launch on February 25, but Ubisoft has decided to push forward the release date by a week. Ubisoft announced via its blog today that Rayman …

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‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ Retailer Exclusives Are Coming as DLC

Many gamers consider retailer-exclusive pre-order bonuses to be a blight on the gaming landscape. The system forces those most loyal to game franchises to pick which of several digital goodies they want or else buy three or more copies of the game to get it all. Luckily for gamers, retailer-exclusive content has, so far, remained largely pointless for most games. …

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‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ Freedom Cry DLC Out Today

As promised, Ubisoft today released the first story DLC for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. Titled Freedom Cry!, the content features a new character with his own story set during the “golden age” of piracy in the West Indies. Players will step into the shoes of Adéwale, the first mate of the Jackdaw seen in the Black Flag campaign. As …

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‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ Story DLC Coming Next Week

Its been over two months now since the first story DLC for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag was announced. The Freedom Cry! DLC was announced before the main game was even released. Today, Ubisoft finally revealed that Freedom Cry! will be released next week, on December 17. The content will be available for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox …

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Snoop Lion Had Better Be A Playable Character In Rayman Legends

Did you hear? Ubisoft is bringing Rayman Legends, one of the best platformers of the year, to PS4 and Xbox One in February. What you may not know, however, is that this version of the game is the superior experience based solely on its ad. In what must have been one of the most expensive trailers ever produced, Ubisoft somehow …

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South Park: The Stick Of Truth Gets A New Gameplay Trailer At VGX

South Park: The Stick of Truth was supposed to be out in stores by now as evidenced by the TV series airing its Black Friday trilogy as a tie-in. It didn’t make its original launch date of December 10, however, and is now scheduled to launch in early 2014. To make up for it, Ubisoft has released a new trailer …

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VGX 2013: Tom Clancy’s The Division Will Be Very Pretty Thanks To Snowdrop

At E3 2013, Ubisoft surprised all of us with a new game called Tom Clancy’s The Division. At the time, all we learned was that it was a multiplayer-focused class-based shooter set in a United States that’s been ravaged by a disease. There’s not been a lot said about it since, but it finally got a new trailer Saturday night …

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‘Assassin’s Creed Pirates’ Released For Mobile Platforms

After months of teasing, Ubisoft has finally released Assassin’s Creed Pirates. The title is a mobile game that simulates the ship battles and sailing seen in the main-series title Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. It is available today for $5 for smartphones and tablets via the Apple App Store, the Google Play Store, and the Amazon Appstore. Pirates is set …

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‘Assassin’s Creed: Pirates’ Coming December 5

Back in September Ubisoft announced Assassin’s Creed: Pirates, a mobile game based around the setting of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. Today the publisher has announced that the game will hit both iOS and Android platforms on December 5. The game will be sold in Apple’s App Store, the Google Play store, and the Amazon Appstore for $5. Assassin’s Creed: …

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