Ubisoft archive

  • Plans for next-gen Prince of Persia announced
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    Plans for next-gen Prince of Persia announced

    By 29 April 2008

    Ubisoft has announced that they are currently working on a new Prince of Persia game, scheduled for release towards the end of 2008. The new chapter in the franchise will be available on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC and marks the debut of the Prince on next-generation...

  • Rainbow Six Vegas 2 - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Rainbow Six Vegas 2 - Xbox 360 review

    By 18 March 2008

    Tom Clancy must be really blooming rich by now. He’s sold millions of books, "advised" on a multitude of films, and the various games with his attached name are almost as popular as Santa. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas 2 (and breathe) is the least...

  • Weight management "game" coming to the Nintendo DS
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    Weight management "game" coming to the Nintendo DS

    By 12 March 2008

    Obviously picking up on the Japanese success of the Wii Fit game, due to launch in the UK in April, Ubisoft has announced the release of My Health Coach: Weight Management for the Nintendo DS in summer 2008. Developed under the guidance of both a fitness...

  • Lost: The Video Game – Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 2.5 out of 5

    Lost: The Video Game – Xbox 360 review

    By 3 March 2008

    Even those who have refused to watch the show will know doubt be well aware of the basic setup for the ever popular Lost TV show. Its tale of survivors of a plane crash somewhere in the Pacific Ocean has proved to be astonishingly popular, despite some...

  • Beowulf – Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 2.5 out of 5

    Beowulf – Xbox 360 review

    By 9 January 2008

    Back in the glory gaming days of the late80’s/early-90s, games based on film licenses were almost literally ten a penny. It seemed that a quick browse of the shop shelves on any given format would see you confronted with a mass of swiftly produced titles...

  • CES 2008: Tech breakthrough for latest Ubisoft games
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    CES 2008: Tech breakthrough for latest Ubisoft games

    By 8 January 2008

    Ubisoft has used CES to announce that it is going to include Philip's amBX technology in some of its major upcoming titles. This technology allows developers to include "surround sense" elements in games through various peripherals, including light, colour,...

  • Assassin's Creed - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Assassin's Creed - Xbox 360 review

    By 22 November 2007

    Hype can sometimes be a ridiculous thing. Especially in the games industry. A few gorgeous looking mocked-up screenshots can sometimes be enough to send us salivating as though Scarlet Johannsen just appeared stark naked on your livingroom sofa. We can...

  • EA increases stake in Ubisoft
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    EA increases stake in Ubisoft

    By 9 August 2007

    Electronic Arts has increased its stake in French Publisher Ubisoft fuelling a take-over bid might be imminent. Although the American games publisher has held a 20% stake in the French company since 2005, it has just raised its stake to 25%, giving it...

  • Ubisoft reveals first details of Lost video game
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    Ubisoft reveals first details of Lost video game

    By 27 July 2007

    Ubisoft has announced the Lost video game of the now cult series will be shipping first quarter of 2008 for the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3 and PC. Based on the television series, the Lost video game will allow players to experience an untold adventure...

  • Ubisoft bringing Heroes to a console near you
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    Ubisoft bringing Heroes to a console near you

    By 27 July 2007

    The busy week for Heroes continues. Not content with being a hit in the US, getting 4.2 million viewers for its UK BBC 2 showing and the announcement that it will be heading to HD DVD for Christmas, Ubisoft has announced that it will be launching a game...

  • Call of Juarez - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Call of Juarez - Xbox 360 review

    By 3 July 2007

    With World War Two stories running dry and alien infestations getting rather matter of fact, Ubisoft has turned to the classic Western for its latest First Person Shooter - Call of Juarez. The new port for the Xbox 360 game brings the 2006 PC title to...

  • GAME refuses to sell Oblivion for PS3
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    GAME refuses to sell Oblivion for PS3

    By 30 April 2007

    Video game retailer GAME won't be stocking Ubisoft's latest PS3 title due to a spat between the two companies. According to our sistersite Gamesdog.co.uk retailer, GAME has said that it won’t be stocking The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion for the PS3 in...

  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 - Xbox 360 review

    By 22 March 2007

    Tactical shooters are two a penny these days. We’re thinking of Rainbow Six: Vegas, Battlefield 2 and Conflict Zone. But when it’s from Ubisoft and part of the Tom Clancy series, you’ve just got to sit up and take notice. This high scoring franchise...

  • Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 - Xbox 360 FIRST LOOK review
    Gaming 0 out of 5

    Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 - Xbox 360 FIRST LOOK review

    By 1 February 2007

    Still regarded as one of the Xbox 360’s best online titles, Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter continues to be played by thousands of 360 owning online gamers every single night of the week. And now with the much craved GRAW 2 single-player demo now available...

  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent on PlayStation 3 screens
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    Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent on PlayStation 3 screens

    By 25 January 2007

    It's a UK launch title for the console so its only fitting on the day of the announcement from Sony, Ubisoft has released more screens and some artwork for its up-coming Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent on PlayStation 3. The PlayStation 3 version...

  • Ubisoft promises Driver 76 for PSP
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    Ubisoft promises Driver 76 for PSP

    By 22 January 2007

    Ubisoft has announced its next game for the PSP, to be released in March: Driver 76. The game will feature over 25 new missions designed for gaming on the portable console. It's an action driving game that features Hollywood-style car chases and includes...

  • Rocky Balboa coming to the PSP
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    Rocky Balboa coming to the PSP

    By 15 January 2007

    Our sister site Gamesdog.co.uk is reporting that Ubisoft has announced that its to launch a video game based on the new Rocky Balboa film starting Sylvester Stallone. The new game, which will be available on the PSP on 26 January, will allow gamers to...

  • Red Steel - Nintendo Wii review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Red Steel - Nintendo Wii review

    By 4 January 2007

    So you got your Wii for Christmas but want to play something more than just Zelda or another round of ten pin bowling. Ubisoft believes it has the answer with Red Steel a gun tooting, sword swinging martial arts game. According to the storyline, armed...

  • Ubisoft reveals details on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game
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    Ubisoft reveals details on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game

    By 21 December 2006

    Yesterday Pocket-lint reported on the full line up of titles that would be available in the coming months for the Nintendo Wii and DS consoles. One of these is Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT), and game developer Ubisoft has announced more details...

  • Ubisoft to release Prince of Persia Rival Swords for Wii
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    Ubisoft to release Prince of Persia Rival Swords for Wii

    By 18 December 2006

    Ubisoft has announced today that the Prince of Persia franchise is coming to the Nintendo Wii. Prince of Persia Rival Swords will be released in March 2007 and is designed to make full use of the Wii Remote and Nunchuck. Based on the Prince of Persia...

  • Ubisoft reveal details of Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2
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    Ubisoft reveal details of Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2

    By 11 December 2006

    Ubisoft's Tom Clancy series of videogames is about to get a new addition to the family in the form of Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2. This next installment is designed for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, and Windows PC, and Ubisoft are hoping to build...

  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas - Xbox 360 review

    By 1 December 2006

    Rainbow Six has been around for a while, so what makes Ubisoft think it has the answer this time around? Pocket-lint headed off to Vegas (virtually) to find out. To cut to the chase if you liked Ghost Recon Advanced Warrior last year then you're going...

  • Could you be the next Sam Fisher?
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    Could you be the next Sam Fisher?

    By 26 October 2006

    Oliver Mansfield, 25, is one of the UK’s most qualified fitness trainers. Apart from being an American Sports Medicine Health Fitness Instructor, his expertise also includes holding a Masters in Active Sports Massage and being a CHEK practitioner (Corrective...

  • Ubisoft releases Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent for Xbox360 tomorrow
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    Ubisoft releases Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent for Xbox360 tomorrow

    By 19 October 2006

    Tomorrow marks the release date for Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent for the Xbox360 in retail stores in the UK. In this latest version of the franchise, you take on the role of covert double agent Sam Fisher, playing both terrorist and spy. Play...

  • Bafta's top award goes to Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter
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    Bafta's top award goes to Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter

    By 6 October 2006

    The new BAFTA awards for videogames were held last night in London and recognised Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter as Game of the Year as well as for Technical Achievement. It beat out Black, Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training and Lego Star...