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Ubisoft E3 2018 conference: All the games, announcements and how to watch it again
Ubisoft E3 2018 conference: All the games, announcements and how to watch it again By Mike Lowe

Ubisoft always throws a bumper show at E3, with 2018 being no exception. While there weren't any major surprises - we already know about the new Assassin's Creed and The Divison 2 - but there's still plenty to adsorb. E3 2018: The games, consoles, press... Read more

Ubisoft globally rolls out Sam, an AI-powered gaming assistant
Ubisoft globally rolls out Sam, an AI-powered gaming assistant By Maggie Tillman

Artificial intelligence is all the rage, and as a result, several companies have begun leveraging the technology to develop their own assistants.A few years ago, we only had Siri to choose from, then came Cortana and Alexa and Google Assistant. Now, even... Read more

Far Cry: How a franchise matured to greatness
Far Cry: How a franchise matured to greatness By Steve Boxer

Gamers can have mixed feelings about franchises – once they become an annual event, they often lose much of their appeal, as the effects of rushed development become obvious, or they begin to become indistinguishable from last year’s iteration. But... Read more

Far Cry 5 live action movie available to watch for free on Amazon Prime Video
Far Cry 5 live action movie available to watch for free on Amazon Prime Video By Rik Henderson

As it did with The Division previously, Ubisoft has made a short film as a prequel to one of its forthcoming games. This time Far Cry 5 gets the spotlight and it's available to watch for free for all those with an Amazon Prime or Prime Video subscription.... Read more

Far Cry 5: Release date, trailer, screens and everything you need to know
Far Cry 5: Release date, trailer, screens and everything you need to know By Rik Henderson

Far Cry 5 is coming early next year and is set to be the series' most accomplished outing yet - no mean feat considering the excellence of Far Cry 4.It is set in the US for the first time, allows you to fly planes and lets you create your own lead character... Read more

Far Cry 5 revealed, heading to Montana for some good ol' hillbilly mayhem
Far Cry 5 revealed, heading to Montana for some good ol' hillbilly mayhem By Rik Henderson

Ubisoft will fully reveal Far Cry 5 on Friday 26 May, but in the meantime has released several vignettes showing that the new chapter will be set in the North West of America.The series is heading to Montana and, from brief teases in the videos, looks... Read more

Do games predict the future? Ghost Recon: Wildlands could be scarily close
Do games predict the future? Ghost Recon: Wildlands could be scarily close By Steve Boxer

Videogames don't predict the future, they imagine it. Well, most of the time.Because games developers have access to incredible world-building tools, any forays into the future they generally feel inclined to make involve the likes of aliens and readily-available... Read more

Ghost Recon: Wildlands explored: How Ubisoft is pushing the envelope of online multiplayer
Ghost Recon: Wildlands explored: How Ubisoft is pushing the envelope of online multiplayer By Steve Boxer

Ubisoft's Ghost Recon: Wildlands is not just one of 2017's most-anticipated games. It's also one of the most complex games ever made.This is thanks primarily to a vast, startlingly realistic map depicting a thoroughly believable near-future Bolivia in... Read more

Watch Dogs 2 contains sexually explicit full frontal nudity, Ubisoft promises patch
Watch Dogs 2 contains sexually explicit full frontal nudity, Ubisoft promises patch By Rik Henderson

Watch Dogs 2 has received great review scores, including our own, and from our own experience gets better and better as you play more. However, it has courted a spot of controversy of late.Not only has its promised seamless online multiplayer functionality... Read more

What’s new in Hungry Shark World? 6 new features revealed
What’s new in Hungry Shark World? 6 new features revealed By Mike Lowe

If you're an avid Hungry Shark Evolution player then Hungry Shark World will more than likely already have hooked your interest.If you've caught a glimpse of the game it might look fundamentally similar to its predecessor. So what's new? We run-down some... Read more

Ubisoft's next Far Cry title goes primal with Stone Age setting, coming 2016
Ubisoft's next Far Cry title goes primal with Stone Age setting, coming 2016 By Elyse Betters

Ubisoft Montreal is making a new Far Cry game.It is a Stone Age-era open world game called Far Cry Primal. Set in 10,000 BC, the upcoming action-adventure game, which is developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft, is considered a spin-off... Read more

Ubisoft at E3 2015, the highlights: South Park, Ghost Recon, Assassin’s Creed and more
Ubisoft at E3 2015, the highlights: South Park, Ghost Recon, Assassin’s Creed and more By Mike Lowe

In truth we attended Ubisoft's E3 press conference expecting little to surface. We've seen Assassin's Creed: Syndicate before, this is the third year that The Division has been shown off at the gaming expo, and most rumours suggested a new Rayman title... Read more

For Honor: Watch the first trailer for the medieval battler from Ubisoft
For Honor: Watch the first trailer for the medieval battler from Ubisoft By Elyse Betters

Ubisoft is now having a turn at E3 2015 and kicking things off with a new IP in a new genre. The company also premiered the game's first trailer during its press conference, which we've embedded below.The medieval multiplayer battler, which is headed... Read more

Watch the Ubisoft E3 2015 keynote right here, starting 23:00 UK time
Watch the Ubisoft E3 2015 keynote right here, starting 23:00 UK time By Mike Lowe

Ubisoft is about to hold its annual E3 press conference, and you can catch all the publisher's latest and greatest games right here.The gaming conference of the year has officially kicked off in Los Angeles, with plenty of trailers and announcements from... Read more

6 great reasons why Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate will be the best yet
6 great reasons why Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate will be the best yet By Rik Henderson

Ubisoft has officially announced the latest in its long-running Assassin's Creed games franchise, which will be available for Xbox One and PS4 from 23 October and PC in the "autumn", but what do we actually know about Syndicate?The gaming giant released... Read more

Free stuff coming from Ubisoft to all Assassin’s Creed Unity owners to say sorry for bugs
Free stuff coming from Ubisoft to all Assassin’s Creed Unity owners to say sorry for bugs By Rik Henderson

Ubisoft will be giving all Assassin's Creed Unity owners a free gift as an apology for the full release version of the game being riddled with bugs.When it was first launched, the game for Xbox One, PS4 and PC suffered from a number of glitches and problems,... Read more

Just Dance Now lets you boogie on down in the street
Just Dance Now lets you boogie on down in the street By Elyse Betters

Following the app's unveiling at E3 in June, Just Dance Now will release as a game for mobile devices later this month.Developer Ubisoft has described the game as an "all-new Just Dance mobile experience". It is considered the most accessible version... Read more

Assassin’s Creed 5: Unity gameplay trailer introduces collaborative multiplayer
Assassin’s Creed 5: Unity gameplay trailer introduces collaborative multiplayer By Mike Lowe

At the E3 2014 Xbox media briefing, Vincent Pointbriant, senior producer at Ubisoft, announced that Assassin’s Creed 5: Unity will be the first title in the franchise to introduce collaborative multiplayer.Via Xbox Live it will be possible to join up... Read more

Trials Frontier hits iPhone and iPad for free, genuine Trials gameplay on mobile
Trials Frontier hits iPhone and iPad for free, genuine Trials gameplay on mobile By Rik Henderson

Ubisoft and RedLynx have released the first official Trials game for iOS. Available as a free download, Trial Frontier features the same, hugely addictive gameplay as Trials HD and Trials Evolution, but with an art style and theme all of its own.It's... Read more

Assassin's Creed 5 official, Ubisoft teases video of next-gen 'Unity' game
Assassin's Creed 5 official, Ubisoft teases video of next-gen 'Unity' game By Mike Lowe

Assassin's Creed 5 is official and will be the first title in the series truly made for the next-gen consoles. Exciting stuff. Entitled Assassin's Creed: Unity (no numbers in the official title) there are few details about the game at present, expect... Read more

Assassin's Creed: Pirates now available for iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire and Android
Assassin's Creed: Pirates now available for iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire and Android By Rik Henderson

Assassin's Creed: Pirates is now available on iTunes, Google Play and Amazon Appstore for iOS, Android and Kindle Fire devices respectively.Set in the same period as Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, it essentially dispenses with the free-running assassination... Read more

Assassin's Creed: Pirates coming to Android and iOS in December
Assassin's Creed: Pirates coming to Android and iOS in December By Elyse Betters

There's a new pirate-themed Assassin's Creed title ready to hit Android and iOS next month.It's appropriately called Assassin's Creed: Pirates, and Ubisoft has made yet another mobile game set in the Caribbean. This game features landscapes and characters... Read more

Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag Companion App now available for iPad and Android tablets
Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag Companion App now available for iPad and Android tablets By Rik Henderson

Ubisoft has released the second-screen application for its hugely popular new chapter in the Assassin's Creed franchise, Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag. The companion app is available for both iPad from the iTunes App Store and Android tablet devices... Read more

Ubisoft announces Assassin's Creed Liberation HD and Assassin's Creed Pirates games
Ubisoft announces Assassin's Creed Liberation HD and Assassin's Creed Pirates games By Luke Edwards

Ubisoft says we can look forward to two new Assassin's Creed games. The first, called Assassin's Creed Liberation HD, is a remake of the PS Vita game of the same title. The second is a mobile game called Assassin's Creed Pirates.Liberation HD has had... Read more

Ubisoft releases Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag gameplay trailer with director commentary
Ubisoft releases Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag gameplay trailer with director commentary By Elyse Betters

Ubisoft has released a new trailer with director commentary for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, teasing the gameplay's pirates, ships and naval exploration.Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is an upcoming video game developed and published by Ubisoft.... Read more

Ubisoft's Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame to arrive for iOS and Android
Ubisoft's Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame to arrive for iOS and Android By Elyse Betters

Ubisoft has announced a new Prince of Persia game - called Prince of Persia: The Shadow and Flame - for iOS and Android devices.The original Prince of Persia game released in 1993 and then re-released as a 3D version in 2007, but the entire franchise... Read more

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

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... Read more

Assassin's Creed 4 planned for 2014, all new hero and development team
Assassin's Creed 4 planned for 2014, all new hero and development team By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

Get Far Cry 3 for £4.94, with Far Cry and Far Cry 2 thrown in
Get Far Cry 3 for £4.94, with Far Cry and Far Cry 2 thrown in By Rik Henderson

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 read... Read more

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

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... Read more

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist due 2013 (trailer and video)
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist due 2013 (trailer and video) By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

Assassin's Creed III trailer unveiled after fans social networking campaign
Assassin's Creed III trailer unveiled after fans social networking campaign By Danny Brogan

A preview video of the next instalment of Assassin’s Creed has been released  - and boy, does it look good.Set in Boston, during the American Revolutionary War, there’s plenty of bloodthirsty violence, some cigar smoking and even a hungry bear to... Read more

Assassin’s Creed III gameplay preview
Assassin’s Creed III gameplay preview By Mike Lowe

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... Read more

Ubisoft: Even non-gamers are gamers now
Ubisoft: Even non-gamers are gamers now By Stuart Miles

"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, but... Read more

Ubisoft mobile games will have cloud save system to let you swap devices
Ubisoft mobile games will have cloud save system to let you swap devices By Stuart Miles

Ubisoft has told Pocket-lint that all its mobile games in the future will come with a save-game service that means you can carry on playing where you left off, even if you swap devices."I think that is a huge issue and I personally can't stand it where... Read more

Ubisoft: Developing for Android is like mobile days of old
Ubisoft: Developing for Android is like mobile days of old By Stuart Miles

Chris Early, head of digital at Ubisoft, has told Pocket-lint that the company finds developing for Android a lot harder than creating games for Apple's iOS system, the operating system run by the iPhone and iPad."It is a different mix [from iOS]," he... Read more

Assassin's Creed III screens and in-depth preview
Assassin's Creed III screens and in-depth preview By Dan Sung

Ubisoft has officially unveiled the details of Assassin’s Creed III and what promises to be one of the huge hits of 2012. Tommy Francois, director of IP Development at Ubisoft, took Pocket-lint and the assembled crowd of UK press through the details... Read more

Assassin’s Creed III first trailer hits the web (video)
Assassin’s Creed III first trailer hits the web (video) By Paul Lamkin

Last week Ubisoft revealed the official title of Assassin's Creed III (or Assassin's Creed 3, as the company also writes it) and now we have the first action from the game, courtesy of its first trailer.Set during the time of the American Revolution in... Read more

Assassin's Creed III announced - full details 5 March
Assassin's Creed III announced - full details 5 March By Rik Henderson

Ubisoft has revealed that the next instalment in the Assassin's Creed franchise is called... Dum, dum, dum... Assassin's Creed III (or Assassin's Creed 3, as the company also writes it).To be honest, there's not a lot more known at present, as the French... Read more

GREE teams up with Gameloft and Ubisoft for European social gaming assault
GREE teams up with Gameloft and Ubisoft for European social gaming assault By Paul Lamkin

You may not be familiar with the name GREE but if Yoshikazu Tanaka - company founder, CEO, and Asia's youngest self-made billionaire - has his way you soon will be.And that's because the world's largest mobile social gaming platform is coming to Europe.... Read more

Michael Jackson resurrected by Ubisoft for Kinect
Michael Jackson resurrected by Ubisoft for Kinect By Paul Lamkin

You can't kill the King of Pop. Well, apparently after a lethal amount of Diprivan you can, but you can't kill his spirit, which will live on in his music and, also, an upcoming video game from Ubisoft.The Michael Jackson game has been announced at E3... Read more

Half of all games to be 3D within 2 years
Half of all games to be 3D within 2 years By Paul Lamkin

French gaming superpower Ubisoft has predicted that next year 15-20 per cent of all next-gen games could be 3D and, by 2012, this could rise to 50 per cent.Ubisoft is the publisher behind massive titles such as the Tom Clancy series, Far Cry and Assassin's... Read more

Ubisoft promises Driver 76 for PSP
Ubisoft promises Driver 76 for PSP By Amber Maitland

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... Read more