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A year ago, as Ubisoft reported net losses of €43.671 million for its 2009–10 fiscal year (ending, March 31, 2010), CEO Yves Guillemot brushed aside concern, saying, "We forecast a return to profitable growth in 2010–11." Well, here we are -- and Ubisoft isn't exactly basking in...

May 12th 2011 at 2:14pm 0 Comments
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John Lennon's "Imagine" album will be next week's Rock Band DLC. The acclaimed set of songs joins the title track, which is one of the Rock Band 3 on-disc songs. The album's DLC launch comes about a month after the worldwide celebration of the 70th anniversary of Lennon's birthday. No need to ima...

November 19th 2010 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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Harmonix and MTV Games have announced that John Lennon's acclaimed 1971 album, "Imagine," will be among the first albums available for download in Rock Band 3. We imagine all the people who purchase the new keyboard peripheral will be very eager to play some of Lennon's ballads. An exact release da...

October 25th 2010 at 2:20pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft has confirmed to Joystiq that "development activities in its Brazilian studios will ramp down by the end of this year." The publisher states that due to the current market conditions, it can't "achieve the goals initially set for the studios." There is no set date when the Brazil shops will...

September 30th 2010 at 1:50pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft's future in Brazil is unclear. Following a report by Canal dos Games that the publisher was shutting down all operations in the country, Ubisoft was forced to comment, telling UOL Jogos it was reviewing its plans for the region. Ubisoft opened up its first studio in Brazil back in 2008. Th...

September 29th 2010 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Clear your holiday schedules, folks. We know there are a bunch of high-profile releases you're planning on tucking into as the year concludes, but Ubisoft's recently revealed "Games for Everyone" collection probably won't leave you much time to play all that junk. Pretending to own a resort or work...

July 9th 2010 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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Oh Comcast we understand you're always looking for new ways to increase the capacity of your network, but we'd hoped you learned by now that bit starving HD wasn't one that would go un-noticed. Some providers wean off analog channels, others deploy SDV and still others move VOD to IP or start using...

March 20th 2010 at 1:25pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft's latest sales report details the company's proposed fourth quarter fiscal year releases -- the period beginning January 1, 2010 until March 31, 2010. It's pretty much everything we expected, with profits for Ubisoft relying on four key titles, three of which are on the PC platform: Assassi...

February 9th 2010 at 12:50pm 0 Comments
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Image above is from Imagine: Babyz for the DS. You probably figured that out already, though. According to a recent Ubisoft press release, launched alongside its Q3 earnings report, either this year or the next will see the introduction of what may be the company's most profitable property to date...

February 9th 2010 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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Has it really been a year of demon negotiations and devil summoning already? Why yes, it apparently has been. Shin Megami Tensei: Imagine, the online sequel to the acclaimed Digital Devil Saga series has just turned one year old! To celebrate, Aeria Games is offering Imagine players a brand new...

January 13th 2010 at 1:00pm 0 Comments