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  • 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...

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    Bethesda Softworks readies The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion for PS3 launches

    By 2 October 2006

    Bethesda Softworks has announced that the wildly-popular role-playing game The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion will be ready for the PlayStation 3 when it launches in the US and Europe. While Bethesda will publish the game itself in the US, Ubisoft is the...

  • Ubisoft releases details about Far Cry on the Nintendo Wii
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    Ubisoft releases details about Far Cry on the Nintendo Wii

    By 22 September 2006

    The next chronicle in the story of Jack Carver is to be unveiled on Nintendo’s Wii, called Far Cry Vengeance. Based on Far Cry Evolution, Vengeance takes the story a step further with a new storyline, new maps, and new weapons to take advantage of the...

  • Star Wars to come to PSP and Nintendo DS
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    Star Wars to come to PSP and Nintendo DS

    By 18 August 2006

    Ubisoft is launching Star Wars: Lethal Alliance for Sony PSP and Nintendo DS in December. The game takes place in between Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, and Episode IV: A New Hope. Gamers can take on the enemy in multiplayer format, as they become...

  • Field Commander – PSP review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Field Commander – PSP review

    By 1 August 2006

    If handheld strategy action is your bag, we feel for you. You’ve been a bit short changed in recent times. Nintendo handheld owners are well catered for with The Advance Wars series, but for PSP owners? Well, both Metal Gear Acid games are unmitigated...

  • Ubisoft to turn Lost TV show into video game
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    Ubisoft to turn Lost TV show into video game

    By 23 May 2006

    Ubisoft has announced a long-term world-wide licensing agreement with Touchstone Television to develop and publish a video game based on the Emmy Award-winning television series "Lost". Developed by Ubisoft’s Montréal studio and scheduled to hit retail...

  • Exit - PSP review
    Gaming 2.5 out of 5

    Exit - PSP review

    By 7 May 2006

    Ubisoft's latest puzzle effort for the PSP is Exit, but does it tick all the boxes? Exit is just about that, getting out of the puzzle in a set amount of time. Played out in platform style left to right, the aim of the game is to get over, through, around...

  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Essentials - PSP review
    Gaming 2.5 out of 5

    Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Essentials - PSP review

    By 6 May 2006

    Sam Fisher comes to the PSP, but can the special ops double agent prove his worth on the handheld console? We get our silencer and find out. To give you the storyline, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Essentials starts where Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double...

  • Ubisoft unveils Rayman Raving Rabbids
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    Ubisoft unveils Rayman Raving Rabbids

    By 4 May 2006

    Following the announcement earlier in the month that Rayman was making a comeback, Ubisoft, has confirmed more details of the fourth installment of the Rayman franchise, now officially titled Rayman Raving Rabbids. Scheduled for current and next-generation...

  • Blazing Angels - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Blazing Angels - Xbox 360 review

    By 30 April 2006

    As time goes on more and more titles are now appearing on microsoft's next generation console, the Xbox360. The latest is Blazing Angels, a WWII flight sim from Ubisoft, But has it got what it takes to blow us out of the sky or does it merely crash and...

  • Far Cry Instincts Predator - Xbox360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Far Cry Instincts Predator - Xbox360 review

    By 26 April 2006

    Far Cry, one of the most luscious looking First Person Shooters has made its way to the Xbox360 in all its full Technicolor glory. The game centres around the lead character Jack Carver once again, however Far Cry Instincts Predator has one major bonus....

  • Oblivion maker moves on to Pirates of the Caribbean
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    Oblivion maker moves on to Pirates of the Caribbean

    By 19 April 2006

    The Publisher of Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is to create Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow, a pirate-themed action game for the Sony PlayStation 2 and PC. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow will be available in July...

  • Darth Vader rumoured to get own video game
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    Darth Vader rumoured to get own video game

    By 19 April 2006

    LucasArts the games publishing arm of George Lucas' gaming empire is said to be developing a game dedicated to Darth Vader from the Star Wars. In an interview with the head of LucasArts, Jim Ward, the New York Times hints that the company, although keen...

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    Paris Hilton to become gaming icon

    By 18 April 2006

    Paris Hilton is set to become a gaming icon following deal with Gameloft to develop and produce a series of mobile phones featuring the Hilton heiress. The first title in the series will be geared to tweens/teens and fans of Paris Hilton. Additional games...

  • Ubisoft announces Red Steel for Nintendo Revolution
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    Ubisoft announces Red Steel for Nintendo Revolution

    By 12 April 2006

    Ubisoft has announced the development of its first game for Nintendo's next generation console - the Revolution. The new first-person action title is set in modern-day Japan. Players will have to master both the ancient art of the katana and the sophisticated...

  • Ubisoft to bring back Rayman
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    Ubisoft to bring back Rayman

    By 6 April 2006

    Today Ubisoft announced that it is bringing back its cute platform gaming character Rayman. The new Rayman video game is being developed by Ubisoft's Montpellier studio, creator of the original Rayman game and other titles such as Beyond Good & Evil and...

  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 3: Advanced Warfighter - Xbox360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 3: Advanced Warfighter - Xbox360 review

    By 17 March 2006

    While the Xbox360 still suffers from a lack of good solid titles, Ubisoft’s Ghost Recon is hoping to put an end to that on the tactical squad based first person shooter side, but has the game got what it takes to win through? Based across a sprawling...

  • New Splinter Cell PSP screens released
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    New Splinter Cell PSP screens released

    By 15 February 2006

    Ubisoft has released eight new screenshots for Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Essentials today suggesting that when the game launches next month is going to look very good indeed. Available in stores on the 31st March, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Essentials...

  • Ubisoft to bring Splinter Cell to PSP
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    Ubisoft to bring Splinter Cell to PSP

    By 13 January 2006

    Ubisoft has announced that it will be developing Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Essentials, a spy action game available exclusively for the PSP system. “Splinter Cell Essentials is a groundbreaking handheld game that has everything Splinter Cell fans love...

  • Frantix - PSP review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Frantix - PSP review

    By 8 January 2006

    It seems that while most console gamers don’t normally go for straight-up puzzle games played out on the television, publishers are keen to make the PSP a puzzle board. Has Frantix got what it takes? Ubisoft has already had the successful and popular...

  • Prince of Persia Revelations - PSP review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Prince of Persia Revelations - PSP review

    By 1 January 2006

    While Ubisoft seems intent on releasing puzzle based games for the PSP gaming masses, it hasn’t stopped the publisher from porting the latest Prince of Persia title, Revelations, to the handheld gaming console. But can the popular console smash-hit...

  • Gripshift - PSP review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Gripshift - PSP review

    By 31 December 2005

    Can puzzles really succeed over full-blown action adventures on Sony's handheld console the PSP? Ubisoft think so. We look at Gripshift, its latest puzzle racer. Gripshift might want you to believe that it’s a puzzle game with a difference, but at the...

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    Ubisoft boss disappointed with King Kong game

    By 15 December 2005

    Ubisoft boss Yves Guillemot has admitted that the 360 version of its movie tie-in King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie, is too dark to play or enjoy on standard TVs, making it hard to play. "I'm a bit disappointed that we didn't see it when we were...

  • King Kong - The Official Game of the Movie - Xbox360 review
    Gaming 3 out of 5

    King Kong - The Official Game of the Movie - Xbox360 review

    By 9 December 2005

    No big blockbuster movie would be without its movie tie-in. Peter Jackson's latest movie - a remake of the 1933 classic King Kong is no exception. But can the game of the movie match the star quality in the film? We beat our chest to find out. As with...