Post Thumbnail

ATTENTION: The year 2014 has concluded its temporal self-destruct sequence. If you are among the escapees, please join us in salvaging and preserving the best games from the irradiated chrono-debris. War is a common theme throughout video games, usually granting you a trigger to pull and later r...

2 months ago 0 Comments
January 1, 2015 at 3:00PM
Post Thumbnail

Michel Ancel, the creator of Rayman, is starting his own studio called Wild Sheep – though he'll remain at Ubisoft Montpellier, Ubisoft says in a statement to Game Informer. "We are fortunate to have some of the industry's finest talents, including Michel Ancel, working with us at our stud...

8 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Ubisoft has announced plans to publish Valiant Hearts: The Great War on June 25, a scheme that will see the World War I-era puzzle-adventure game arrive on PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. As we mentioned in our preview last year, Valiant Hearts: The Great War stars p...

10 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Ubisoft Montpellier's manic side-scrolling platformer Rayman Legends is on its way to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 next year. So says ... Snoop Dogg?! Hi, Snoop! Didn't expect to see you there. Originally announced as a Wii U exclusive, Rayman Legends is now more multiplatform than it's ever...

1 year ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Ubisoft has announced Rayman Legends on PS Vita will receive an update on November 26 that adds the Invasion levels, which are more difficult remixes of established levels that were missing from the launch of the PS Vita port. Leaderboards will also be turned on with this update. In our review, ...

1 year ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

During today's first half of fiscal 2014 earnings call, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot noted that Rayman Legends will launch on Xbox One and PS4 in February 2014. It was revealed during the call that the game has sold "right around one million units" across all of the platforms it is available on, that...

1 year ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Ubisoft announced that its infectiously friendly platformer Rayman Legends will miss its intended August launch date for the PlayStation Vita in Europe. The PS Vita version of Rayman Legends will now launch in the UK on September 13, 2013. Retail releases for the Nintendo Wii U, Xbox 360, Play...

1 year ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Ubisoft has announced a demo for Rayman Legends will be available on Xbox 360 and PS3 starting August 20. The demo will consist of three levels and a sample of Invasion mode - tougher, remixed versions of established maps. The three playable levels include Teensies in Trouble and Toad Story, a...

1 year ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Rayman Legends will frolic onto PCs at launch, just in case you figured Ubisoft's platformer had no more platforms to give. Originally expected as a Wii U launch game, Legends saw a few delays including one to accommodate additional arrivals on PS3 and Xbox 360. It's since added Vita and PC to its ...

1 year ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Ubisoft will not pursue a sequel to the Wii U launch title ZombiU, company CEO Yves Guillemot revealed in a recent Q&A with GamesIndustry. Guillemot cites ZombiU's failure to turn a profit as the primary reason for abandoning the sequel, despite developer Ubisoft Montpelier's recent experime...

1 year ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Rayman creator Michel Ancel and staff from Ubisoft Montpellier have shown implicit desire to have Rayman Legends released. Staffers including Ancel posted with fan Joffrey Babilotte and a banner he made, reading "Release Rayman, Support Ubisoft Montpellier" (in French). Rayman is on the banner sayi...

2 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

We lauded the tense moment to moment survival of ZombiU play in our review, but some have criticized the game's lack of online co-op. Developer Ubisoft Montpellier says the idea was considered but scrapped fairly early into development. Producer Guillaume Brunier said "we thought we could not deliv...

2 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

ZombiU had a lot stacked against it before it arrived. It's a launch game for a new Nintendo platform, from a company which famously over-promised and under-delivered with another launch game, Red Steel, for the Wii in 2006. It doesn't help that the Ubisoft Montpellier game is called ZombiU, a name...

2 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Ubisoft Montpellier doesn't plan to add any downloadable content to ZombiU because the team was able to accomplish all of its goals with the game itself, multiplayer director Bogdan Bridinel says. Nintendo Life quotes Bridinel from an interview with Official Nintendo Magazine, where he describes Zo...

2 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

When Rayman Legends launches as a Wii U game this fall, that's all it'll be launching as. According to the last three or so seconds of the game's Gamescom trailer above, Rayman Legends will be a Wii U exclusive. Considering the amount of touchscreen/Wiipad stuff going in this trailer, it's clear t...

2 years ago 0 Comments