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Publishing giant Ubisoft has announced its acquisition of Vancouver-based Action Pants Inc., along with plans to utilize the studio on a new sports game exclusively for Wii. Considering that most recent publisher news has concerned layoffs, we're pretty happy to report the birth of Ubisoft's first...

February 3rd 2009 at 4:26pm 0 Comments
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There were rumors floating around and now we can finally confirm the news. Splinter Cell: Conviction is delayed once again. Gasp!In their just released first quarter fiscal report, Ubisoft made mention that Splinter Cell: Conviction is still alive (phew!) and that it has been delayed once again (aww...

July 25th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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The name chosen for developer Free Radical's oft-delayed FPS Haze has become something of a self-fulfilling prophecy. While we were almost ready to get excited for the game to make its retail debut sometime before April, publisher Ubisoft broke news (and gamers' hearts) today by once more pushing t...

January 23rd 2008 at 1:17pm 0 Comments
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CVG has been so kind as to upload a couple of choice videos for the second title following Rayman and those kooky bunnies' first outing on the Wii, Rayman: Raving Rabbids. Rather than the short marketing videos featuring the bunnies, these clips focus on showing off some of the new minigames in sto...

September 19th 2007 at 11:28pm 0 Comments
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If you've been keeping up with the march of news about a certain squad-based FPS franchise hitting the DS, then you might know that the game was recently confirmed to have vehicles for player use. Old news, right? Well, it still is, but at least we have more screens from Ubisoft to look at. Never hu...

April 14th 2007 at 1:36pm 0 Comments
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We just wanted to get that in there nice and early, because it's important. You can infer from the rather pointed headline that a game based on the upcoming CG kids' movie Surf's Up has been announced for the Wii.Ubisoft will be bringing the videogame version of Sony Pictures' Surf's Up to pretty mu...

March 21st 2007 at 5:45pm 0 Comments
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It's been a popular topic of discussion lately-- the DS guitar simulator/toy/thing that Ubisoft is surprisingly localizing for a US audience. For some of us, weirdly enough, it was the biggest story to come out of GDC. We're still actually not sure why Ubisoft, a company generally known to play it s...

March 17th 2007 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Maybe you thought, after first hearing about the game, that such a title would be near impossible to play effectively. For those of you wondering what the game might look like, we already covered that. Maybe you're the type of person who needs to see some video? Well, past the post break, we have go...

March 12th 2007 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Newsweek's N'Gai Croal, who reported the news that Ubisoft would be localizing Hiite Utaeru DS Guitar M-06 as Jam Sessions, has posted an interview with Seth Delackner of Plato, the director of the "game". The story of how Delackner got to create a guitar simulator is pretty surprising: he was hired...

March 9th 2007 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Remember that Guitar-type game on the DS? Well, we're happy to inform that Ubisoft is going to be publishing the title stateside, allowing all of us to live the dream of being a rock star whilst still getting our gaming fix. It's like a delicious sandwich that is chock full of peanut butter (that wo...

March 8th 2007 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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With all of the confusion surrounding Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII and online play, we're all dying to know if this game is to release with online gameplay. According to a nameless Ubisoft representative, we've all got our hopes up for nothing. Wii-UK received word as much when contacting Ubiso...

March 5th 2007 at 2:35pm 0 Comments