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Ubisoft may not want to publicly acknowledge the existence of a new entry in the Far Cry series just yet, but that won't stop its employees from citing the game in their resumes. Xavier Plagnal currently serves as Studio Design Manager at Ubisoft Shanghai. A visit to his LinkedIn profile reveals t...

January 27th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft's free-to-play third-person shooter Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Online will soon enroll in Steam's Early Access program, the publisher announced today. Originally released in 2012, Ghost Recon Online has seen frequent updates in recent months as developer Ubisoft Singapore responds to player...

January 14th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Sam Fisher and Fourth Echelon get some new gadgets and missions in Splinter Cell Blacklist today. The Homeland DLC pack, available for $6.99 on PC, Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii U, adds a pair of co-op mission maps, two new sneaking suits for Sam, a crossbow with sleeping darts and some skins for Blacklis...

September 25th 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft Shanghai is preparing a free-to-play entry in the Tom Clancy's EndWar series called EndWar Online. Running in Flash, EndWar Online is completely playable in the browser and focuses on quick, frenetic 1-v-1 skirmishes. I was able to play a sample match at Ubisoft's Digital Day event lastin...

September 10th 2013 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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It was while stuck behind enemy lines, carefully studying the movements of armored guards that I realized just how deeply I'd fallen for Splinter Cell Blacklist. Completing most of the game as an unseen and non-lethal ghost, I left the franchise's protagonist motionless for minutes as I examined th...

August 14th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Splinter Cell: Blacklist will not feature an offline co-op component on Wii U. Producer Liu Jun has confirmed the news with NintendoLife, citing the pressure to ship the Wii U version alongside other platforms as the reason behind the missing feature. "In order to ship at the same time as the oth...

August 5th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Trials Evolution: Gold Edition will land (head first) on PC starting March 21. The game bundles up the previously Xbox-exclusive Trials Evolution and all the levels from its predecessor, Trials HD, into one big, bone-crushing package. Gold Edition features the same extensive level editor, allowing...

January 17th 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Ghost Recon Online was one of the first games shown off for Wii U at E3 in 2011, even getting a special long-form demonstration at an Ubisoft developer roundtable event (also featuring Killer Freaks from Outer Space, which has since been transformed into ZombiU). But it won't be on Wii U at launch,...

September 6th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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After debuting during Sony's E3 2012 media briefing, Ubisoft has released a video walkthrough of the four-player co-op mode found in Far Cry 3. Taking place six months before the separate single-player campaign, co-op revolves around four characters on the hunt for a man who stole a pile of loot...

August 1st 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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The stories crafted during multiplayer sessions of Far Cry 3 will sound similar to the tales told from other competitive shooters:The blast from a nearby grenade hits me like a shockwave. From behind the smoke a group of four rebels emerge and open fire on an ammo depot I'm set on defending. Two of...

April 6th 2012 at 11:15pm 0 Comments
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Somewhere along the way, development of I Am Alive took a sharp turn. It shifted from a full retail release to a condensed downloadable title. Development was ripped out of the hands of one (now defunct) developer and given to another. The character and his backstory were changed. Even the setting...

March 7th 2012 at 3:30pm 0 Comments