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Ubisoft has launched a catalog-spanning sale on its Nintendo 3DS and Wii U eShop content, dropping the prices of featured games like ZombiU and Ghost Recon Shadow Wars by up to 50 percent. Starting this week, eShop customers can pick up the digital version of Ubisoft Montpellier's early Wii U st...

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Ubisoft will not pursue a sequel to the Wii U launch title ZombiU, company CEO Yves Guillemot revealed in a recent Q&A with GamesIndustry. Guillemot cites ZombiU's failure to turn a profit as the primary reason for abandoning the sequel, despite developer Ubisoft Montpelier's recent experime...

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Ubisoft is toying with the idea of developing a sequel to the surprising Wii U launch title, ZombiU. When asked about a possible sequel on Twitter, Ubisoft creative director Jean-Philippe Caro stated that "the team is working hard on a prototype." He added, however, that "it's too soon to tell you ...

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U can save on ZombiU, along with the rest of Ubisoft's Wii U lineup this week. From today through February 26, downloads of full games from the publisher are 30% off. That puts ZombiU and Assassin's Creed 3 at $41.99 each, and Just Dance 4, Rabbids Land, Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013, and ESPN S...

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Bundles are inevitable with new consoles and the Wii U is naturally no exception. Nintendo has today officially announced its first such package for the console -- a $389.99 set that will get you the standard Wii U Deluxe console, along with the ZombiU game, a black Wii U Pro Controller and a coll...

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The ZombiU Wii U hardware bundle spotted on Future Shop has been officially announced, and will be released in the US and Canada on February 17. The Wii U ZombiU Deluxe Set comes with a black 32GB Wii U, a copy of ZombiU, a special ZombiU art book featuring "never-before-seen developer commentary,"...

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Future Shop lists a limited edition Wii U 32GB ZombiU bundle, going for $400 with a copy of ZombiU and Wii U Pro Controller included. The bundle has an estimated release date of February 17 and is available for pre-order now, while supplies last. FutureShop says there are only 95 of these bad boys,...

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We lauded the tense moment to moment survival of ZombiU play in our review, but some have criticized the game's lack of online co-op. Developer Ubisoft Montpellier says the idea was considered but scrapped fairly early into development. Producer Guillaume Brunier said "we thought we could not deliv...

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A demo on the Wii U eShop today will allow you to get your first taste of our #10 game of 2012, ZombiU. Perhaps that's not the best phrasing for a zombie game, but nonetheless. An NBA 2K13 demo will also be available. Meanwhile on 3DS, there's fishing, hunting, DinoPet...ting, and Hello Kitty Picni...

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Best Buy and Amazon are engaging in a bitter price war over some third-party Wii U games, leaving you free to loot the battlefield for okay this metaphor is getting gruesome really quickly. The point is that some games are cheap. Specifically, Joystiq's #10 game of 2012, ZombiU, is $45 at both reta...

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ZombiU had a lot stacked against it before it arrived. It's a launch game for a new Nintendo platform, from a company which famously over-promised and under-delivered with another launch game, Red Steel, for the Wii in 2006. It doesn't help that the Ubisoft Montpellier game is called ZombiU, a name...

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Z-14, a webcomic based on Ubisoft's ZombiU, is now online in its entirety. The official tie-in was being posted in daily episodes, and came to a full-color end on November 30 to coincide with the game's European launch. The comic dances around various plots developing in an undead-crammed London, e...

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Been playing Ubisoft Wii U games without accruing the publisher's invented Uplay currency like some kind of chump? Now's the time to feel better about yourself, because the Uplay app is now available for download through the Nintendo eShop. If you've signed into Uplay with your info through any Ubi...

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The London-based ZombiU will finally launch in its home country (and the rest of Europe) this Friday, and Ubisoft has released a new live-action trailer to promote it. Let's just say we hope your survival skills are better than this guy's....

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We provided a brief run-down of ZombiU's multiplayer mode in our review of the game – we were pretty enamored with it, as you can read here – but Ubisoft wants to be sure you really get it. The dev team describes how mulitplayer works in ZombiU with the above video, breaking down the ...

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The review scores for Ubisoft's Wii U launch title ZombiU are splattered all over the place. Our review was positive, saying the game "isn't for everyone, but those who stick with it, through its unforgiving and occasionally frustrating difficulty, there's an exhilarating experience to be had." Eu...

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Ubisoft Montpellier doesn't plan to add any downloadable content to ZombiU because the team was able to accomplish all of its goals with the game itself, multiplayer director Bogdan Bridinel says. Nintendo Life quotes Bridinel from an interview with Official Nintendo Magazine, where he describes Zo...

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Keep track of all of Joystiq's Wii U launch coverage on our Wii U hub page! I have twelve pistol bullets left, one crossbow bolt, a Molotov cocktail and about half a dozen zombies between me and freedom. I've spent the last half hour on an undead killing spree, emptying most of my guns and exhausti...

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This ZombiU launch trailer draws inspiration from the film Zombieland by listing the rules to survival in the game's universe. The game will release with the Wii U tomorrow, and we have a nifty guide for the system launch to accompany it....

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