Ubisoft archive

  • Watch Dogs: Assist friends via Android and iOS app integration, we go hands on
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    Watch Dogs: Assist friends via Android and iOS app integration, we go hands on

    By 15 June 2013

    Watch Dogs - Ubisoft's much-anticipated next-gen free-roaming stealth title - was shown off to Pocket-lint by Sony at this year's E3 gaming expo in Los Angeles. As much as the game itself looked stellar, it was the interaction between the game and both...

  • Tom Clancy's The Division preview and screens
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    Tom Clancy's The Division preview and screens

    By 13 June 2013

    Ubisoft has done it again. At last year's E3 videogames trade show, Watch Dogs was the game that everybody was talking about. And while there is still sufficient excitement on that title, which will continue up to its release, this year's E3 chatter has...

  • Ubisoft and Michael Bay working on Ghost Recon movie
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    Ubisoft and Michael Bay working on Ghost Recon movie

    By 12 June 2013

    Ubisoft and Michael Bay are to collaborate to produce a movie based around Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon series of games. Ubisoft Motion Pictures announced the partnership with the Transformers director during E3 but is yet to release any in-depth details...

  • Watch Dogs release date and new trailer hint at November for PS4 and Xbox 720
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    Watch Dogs release date and new trailer hint at November for PS4 and Xbox 720

    By 30 April 2013

    Ubisoft has announced the release date of its high-concept Watch Dogs, a game that's hit the headlines ever since its E3 2012 unveiling, and, in the process, might have revealed when the PS4 and Xbox 720 (or whatever it ends up being named) will hit the...

  • Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag preview
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    Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag preview

    By 4 March 2013

    Without spoiling things, the end of Assassin’s Creed 3 was fairly definitive in the way it closed down the whole series, so when Ubisoft invited us to take a look at a new Assassin’s game, you can imagine our surprise. First up lets get the truly...

  • Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag trailer leaks, this time there be pirates (video)
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    Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag trailer leaks, this time there be pirates (video)

    By 4 March 2013

    Ubisoft will be announcing all of the details for Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag later today - 5pm GMT - but that hasn't stopped several leaks revealing some of the most pertinent. For a start, the company's own dedicated site was accidentally posted...

  • Assassin's Creed 4 planned for 2014, all new hero and development team
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    Assassin's Creed 4 planned for 2014, all new hero and development team

    By 8 February 2013

    Ubisoft has announced that it will be shaking up its Assassin's Creed franchise for the next instalment. CEO Yves Guillemot revealed during the company's third quarter earnings report that Assassin's Creed 4 - for the sake of argument - will appear in...

  • Get Far Cry 3 for £4.94, with Far Cry and Far Cry 2 thrown in
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    Get Far Cry 3 for £4.94, with Far Cry and Far Cry 2 thrown in

    By 17 December 2012

    UPDATE Sadly, the deal has ended. GameStop has replaced the price with an accumulative price for all three games. It's looking more and more like the original offer was an error - something we thought, considering the incredible price. You can still...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures
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    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures

    By 30 November 2012

    The 9th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards saw the best and brightest from the world of technology get together for a rip-roaring bash last night in central London. A good time was had by all, winners and losers included.  As is always the case, the Pocket-lint...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 winners announced
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 winners announced

    By 30 November 2012

    This year has been a bumper year for gadgets. In 2012 we've had the launch of the iPad mini, the Nexus 7 and 10, two full-sized iPads, dozens of devices from Asus and Samsung, and the Microsoft Surface and others - and that's just in tablets. When you...

  • Assassin’s Creed III review
    Gaming 5 out of 5

    Assassin’s Creed III review

    By 30 October 2012

    Concluding what has to be one of the longest spanning storylines in videogame history, Assassin’s Creed III is the game fans of the series have been waiting for. Set during the American Revolution, a period very rarely featured in games, Assassin’s...

  • Far Cry 3 preview
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    Far Cry 3 preview

    By 10 October 2012

    Far Cry 3 certainly does things differently. In just 20 minutes of playtime we had taken a load of magic mushrooms, blown away a pack of tigers with a shotgun and flown a paraglider directly into a man's face. Traditionally a game about the open world,...

  • Leaked Ubisoft Wii U pack shots show Nintendo's new style
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    Leaked Ubisoft Wii U pack shots show Nintendo's new style

    By 8 August 2012

    We may still be waiting on a release date for the Nintendo Wii U, but at least we know what the games branding will look like. Retailers Target and Amazon have leaked Ubisoft's cover art for several of its forthcoming titles, before the big "N" itself...

  • New Assassin's Creed III trailer demos AnvilNext game engine (video)
    Gaming

    New Assassin's Creed III trailer demos AnvilNext game engine (video)

    By 3 August 2012

    A new trailer for Assassin’s Creed III has been released, complete with commentary on how the new AnvilNext game engine will make this the most intuitive instalment of the game franchise. Developed by Ubisoft, the AnvilNext game engine made it possible...

  • Ubisoft bemoans lack of Xbox 720 or PS4 this year
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    Ubisoft bemoans lack of Xbox 720 or PS4 this year

    By 23 July 2012

    Yves Guillemot, CEO of Ubisoft, says his and rival software publishers have been "penalised by the lack" of a PS4 or Xbox 720, even though the Nintendo Wii U was officially launched at E3 in June. Speaking to games development site Gamasutra, Guillemot...

  • ZombiU preview (pictures, hands-on, screens and video)
    Gaming

    ZombiU preview (pictures, hands-on, screens and video)

    By 12 June 2012

    Not only is ZombiU one of our favourite Wii U games, it's one of the best games we saw at E3 2012, full stop. It's gory, scary and completely surprising, considering Nintendo's usual fare. It is also, by far, the best illustration of what the Wii U stands...

  • Watch Dogs preview (hands-on, screens, trailer and video)
    Gaming

    Watch Dogs preview (hands-on, screens, trailer and video)

    By 11 June 2012

    Watch Dogs looks to be the one that E3 2012 was not expecting. Set in a dystopian future, game developer Ubisoft brings us a title that will no doubt draw comparisons with one of its other major intellectual properties, the Assassin's Creed series. And...

  • Could ZombiU be made available on multiple gaming consoles?
    Gaming

    Could ZombiU be made available on multiple gaming consoles?

    By 7 June 2012

    It’s already been receiving rave reviews since being unveiled at E3, but might Nintendo need to share the love for split-screen shoot-em up ZombiU?  ZombiU is one of the main games Nintendo is shouting about for its new Wii U gaming console. However,...

  • Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist due 2013 (trailer and video)
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    Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist due 2013 (trailer and video)

    By 5 June 2012

    Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist is the latest iteration of the Splinter Cell series and sees Sam Fisher back once again in stealth mode. The new game will see you play the "blacker than black" special ops agent Fisher as he leads a unit that answers...

  • Ubisoft promises eight Wii U games including ZombiU at E3
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    Ubisoft promises eight Wii U games including ZombiU at E3

    By 5 June 2012

    Ubisoft is to throw its full weight behind the Nintendo Wii U when it launches later this year, with eight titles for the new console. Wii U gamers will be able to look forward to games such as Just Dance 4 and Rabbids Land, Assassin's Creed III, Marvel...

  • Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier review

    By 24 May 2012

    A staple of gaming over the years, war, whether past, present or future, has provided countless hours of gleeful entertainment for hordes of improbable soldiers. It has also provided Tom Clancy with a decent living, and he again lends his name to the...

  • Assassin’s Creed III gameplay preview
    Gaming

    Assassin’s Creed III gameplay preview

    By 7 May 2012

    Back in March we got the first look and an in-depth preview at what Assassin’s Creed III was made of. It's more than five whole months before the final game hits the shelves – it’s due for release on 30 October  – but Ubisoft is readying a gameplay...

  • Trials Evolution review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Trials Evolution review

    By 18 April 2012

    Xbox live arcade games are getting so good now that many people are choosing to play them over full-price titles. Last week it was Fez, this time round it's Trials Evolution. The sequel to one of the most enjoyable and addictive titles on the Xbox 360,...

  • Ubisoft: Even non-gamers are gamers now
    Gaming

    Ubisoft: Even non-gamers are gamers now

    By 30 March 2012

    "Every human is a gamer. It is inherent in our DNA." So says Chris Early, VP of Digital Publishing at Ubisoft, in a one-to-one briefing with Pocket-lint in London's Covent Garden Hotel. "I don't mean that from a standpoint of playing a console game,...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #78 - iPad 4G refunds, PlayStation 4 Orbis and Vint Cerf...
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #78 - iPad 4G refunds, PlayStation 4 Orbis and Vint Cerf...

    By 30 March 2012

    It's a big welcome to a new Pocket-linter this week as contributing editor Danny Brogan makes in debut in a discussion that includes the Apple iPad 4G advertising woes. The team also chats about when it met the "father of the internet" Vint Cerf, and...