Post Thumbnail

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has stated the percentage of paying players for its PC retail products and its free-to-play content is approximately the same. Speaking to GamesIndustry at Gamescom, Guillemot noted that only about five to seven percent of freemium players buy into content, which he said ...

2 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

With Agent 47 back in action, the murder-for-hire industry seems to be hurting. This member in the brotherhood of assassins is taking requests. His sign says: "Hitman is back! Lost my job. Will take any job." Think he knows how to use a mower? Could use some gutter cleaning as well....

2 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Assassin's Creed 3 for PC now has an official UK launch date of November 23, fulfilling the standard Ubisoft PC delay prophecy. "Up until now the release date of Assassin's Creed 3 PC has been unannounced," Ubisoft's announcement to CVG reads. "Today we can officially announce the PC release date...

2 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Listings for three Ubisoft Wii U games on Amazon.ca show a new design at the top of the boxes, which is possibly the design for all Wii U boxarts. Nintendo seems to be going to extremes to ensure Wii U boxes aren't confused for Wii games (though they will be anyway), trading the white and grey bar ...

2 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

A tiny bit of light has been shed on the PS3-exclusive DLC for Assassin's Creed 3, according to box art posted on Amazon UK. According to said art, the PlayStation 3 version of Assassin's Creed 3 will include an additional hour of gameplay, which sounds like just about enough to encompass a meaty m...

2 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

What is "Anvil Next," aside from two words that have absolutely nothing to do with each other? It's the evolution of Ubisoft's Anvil engine – the engine that powers the upcoming Assassin's Creed 3. The latest video of this October's AC game is more than happy to give you a thorough walkthrou...

2 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

A new trailer for Assassin's Creed 3 multiplayer was posted on GameTrailers yesterday. Apparently it wasn't quite ready for prime time, as it was quickly taken down – but not quickly enough to keep it off YouTube. The trailer is framed as a commercial for Animus technology, created by the ev...

2 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Those crafty Templars at Ubisoft are at it again, seemingly planning to subjugate the masses with a "season pass" for Assassin's Creed 3. A letter purportedly sent to GameStop employees both thanks them for their "hard work" in snapping up pre-orders of AC3 from customers, and, more importantly, wa...

2 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

A row of eight monitors, back-to-back in two groups of four, lined a long table at Ubisoft's San Diego Comic-Con showcase, all booted up with the first publicly playable versions of Assassin's Creed 3 multiplayer. We played two new modes, Domination and Wolfpack, though lead game designer for Assas...

2 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed tie-in comic, The Fall, which tells the tale of Russian assassin Nikolai Orelove across three separate issues, is now available for download on the iPad. $.99 will get you the first issue, with each subsequent issue costing $2.99 through in-app purchase. A sequel to Assas...

2 years ago 0 Comments