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To accompany today's news that Xbox One will soon be backwards compatible with Xbox 360 games, Ubisoft just announced that Rainbow Six: Vegas and Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 will be free for anyone that buys the latest game in the franchise, Rainbow Six: Siege. Although no one has explained exactly how t...

June 15th 2015 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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In developing Rainbow Six Siege, with gameplay centered around protecting or rescuing a hostage, Ubisoft looked to the real world for inspiration and guidance. That's the subject illustrated by the latest edition of "Behind the Wall," a series of behind-the-scenes looks at the game, published by Ub...

October 26th 2014 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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The big three console manufacturers aren't the only ones having all the fun at E3; Ubisoft and Electronic Arts are known to get in on the party as well. These two publishers can do many things, but one thing they can't do is take you back in time in the event that you missed their press conferences...

June 10th 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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As I'm sitting down in Ubisoft's San Francisco office for a two hour presentation on the recently announced Rainbow 6: Patriots, there's one thought running through my mind before it even starts: What the hell is Ubisoft thinking?%Gallery-140401%

November 28th 2011 at 3:10pm 0 Comments
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Both the reports of an early concept video leaked this past June and the web domain acquisitions which pointed at Ubisoft's next installment in the Rainbow Six franchise have proven authentic: Game Informer just announced its December issue will focus on Rainbow 6: Patriots. The title, which is t...

November 3rd 2011 at 12:53pm 0 Comments
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Fusible spotted Ubisoft's domain-name registration for rainbowsixpatriots.com and rainbow6patriots.com, and the title has been corroborated by NeoGAF user -BLITZ-, with additional information expected to hit Xbox World Magazine next month. Previous reports said Rainbow Six: Patriots will be a les...

October 29th 2011 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Kotaku reports that it recently checked out an early video demonstration for an upcoming entry in Ubisoft's long-dormant tactical shooter franchise, Rainbow Six -- from which the image above was supposedly culled. According to the report, the game tasks the elite unit with stopping the threat of...

June 23rd 2011 at 5:35pm 0 Comments
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If you're looking to spend your long weekend in a quiet, relaxing way, you could do worse than to check out NightSky, the meditative rolling-ball platformer by Knytt creator Nifflas. And now's a good day for it, because Steam has reduced the price to five bucks through 1PM tomorrow. If you're i...

May 29th 2011 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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In a recent interview with Dutch gaming news site Control Online (that is to say, the site itself is Dutch -- it doesn't exclusively cover the booming Dutch video game industry), Ubisoft's Tom Clancy brand manager Michel Verheijdt explained "at this moment I'm working on two Tom Clancy games which...

April 28th 2010 at 5:59pm 0 Comments
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We've been hearing it over and over again: there's more PS1 games coming -- Sony swears! The latest update to the ESRB database shows a number of PSone games coming down the pipeline, with R-Type Delta and Metal Gear Solid standing out as the most exciting of the bunch. Metal Gear Solid Re...

May 20th 2009 at 6:45pm 0 Comments
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The fine purveyors of DRM-free classics at GoG.com have announced an agreement with Ubisoft, which sees good old(ish) games like Beyond Good & Evil and Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time added to the downloadable lineup. Joining action journalist Jade and the time-swindling prince are ... the...

March 26th 2009 at 9:25pm 0 Comments