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Don't expect a flood of trailers and press releases out of Ubisoft all at once this year, at least not until everyone else puts out a flood of releases: GamesIndustry.biz reports that the publisher has decided not to hold its annual Ubidays event in Paris. The event was initially held as a supplemen...

April 9th 2009 at 10:59am 0 Comments
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The Wii might not be Prince of Persia-less, after all. With Ubisoft's track record on the Wii, though, we're not even sure that's a good thing.Recent rumors "reveal" that Ubisoft made mention of a new Prince of Persia game for the Wii at Ubidays. According to LiveWii, it will be a spin-off of the X...

May 30th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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By now you've undoubtedly seen the trailers for Beyond Good & Evil 2, Prince of Persia and Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X., but more than likely you've only witnessed the Ubisoft library in standard def blurriness. Well our little brother site , Big Download has you covered with high-def downloads for...

May 30th 2008 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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There are a number of negative traits associated with video game press events and conventions, the most obvious of which being the time and expense required to haul one's widely dispersed blogging crew to the west coast (or in some cases, overseas). However, not many know about a phenomenon known w...

May 29th 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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If you're interested in owning an HD copy of the Beyond Good & Evil 2 teaser trailer (and really, who isn't?), our file sharing friends at BigDownload (Update: and GameDaily) are offering all the HD trailers from yesterday's Ubidays 2008 event as, erm, big downloads. Check out all the trailer...

May 29th 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments

More from the Ubidays event, as Ubisoft has released a tech demo video of Far Cry 2 and, more specifically, the Dunia engine on which it runs. The video shows off lots of nifty aspects of the engine, such as dynamic weather, dynamic light and shadow, day and night cycles, and (beautiful) proc...

May 28th 2008 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/gaming_news/Beyond_Good_Evil_2_announced'; At the end of the Ubidays 2008 conference today, CEO Yves Guillemot left the audience stunned with a final teaser--Michel Ancel's Beyond Good & Evil 2. We've heard rumblings of BG&E2's development in the past and...

May 28th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/gaming_news/Beyond_Good_Evil_2_announced'; Looks like the rumors were true! Now, before you start getting your hopes up, close your eyes and take a deep breath. Once done, then give a click on one of the images below. Those graphics are pretty darn sweet, eh? We...

May 28th 2008 at 2:52pm 0 Comments
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It seems like only yesterday when Sony announced the new "Media and Events" space within Home (oh wait, it was), but the area is already being used by a third party publisher to show off its wares. Home beta users have been invited to take part in the "first ever Publisher Event," hosted by Ubisoft...

May 28th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Ubisoft has released a new trailer for Far Cry 2 as part of its Ubidays press event about to get underway in Paris. The trailer is narrated by Reuben Oluwagembi, a freelance reporter in the fictional African city of Port Selao. Oluwagembi wants to tell us about "The Jackal" – a merchant of de...

May 28th 2008 at 10:54am 0 Comments
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The first Beyond Good & Evil was hailed by critics but largely ignored by the gaming populace when it was released several years ago. Was it the female lead? Was it the graphical style? Was it the lack of hard-headed space marines wielding impossibly large weapons? Who knows -- but it didn't...

May 15th 2008 at 10:00pm 0 Comments