We don’t really have to bring every series over to the new consoles, do we? Here are the ones we’d leave behind.
For those you love and those you hate, GamesBeat brings you an alternative holiday shopping guide for the gamers in your life.
A look back at how some of the digital people we’ve met over the past eight years have evolved and the wisdom they have for us.
Farchad Bidgolirad handles the R&D that Ubisoft will use to blend game and film tech in the new Assassin’s Creed film.
Google serves up data on how widely used YouTube has become among gamers.
Your friends can come into your game, hack your character, and steal your data.
Ubisoft will keep a lot of creative control on the project, which will star Michael Fassbender.
The cartographers at City Prints in Atlanta charted the digital topography of several classic video games.
The well-known game designer started at Electronic Arts, working on The Sims. Now, she’s running a Ubisoft studio with 300 employees.
Find out how Tomb Raider impressed one player with its pure, unadulterated fun factor.
If you think Assassin’s Creed isn’t what it used to be, this is good news.
See popular game characters re-create posters of blockbuster movies like Prometheus, Avatar, and The Dark Knight.
Where would you like to see the next Assassin’s Creed take place? Various talented artists take a stab at some suggestions.
Tom Hardy will become the Third Echelon’s super spy in a film adaptation from Ubisoft Motion Pictures.
A Revolutionary War backdrop and all-new game modes give Assassin’s Creed 3 serious lift, but too many technical and design flaws keep it chained firmly to the ground.
Ubisoft Motion Pictures will handle the creative aspects while the Fight Club production company will handle distribution.
The game Need For Speed ProStreet wishes it had been….
Naturally, dressing up like Altaïr from Assassin’s Creed and doing parkour is bound to be awesome…or awesomely disastrous.
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Ubisoft has settled a copyright infringement case with author John Beiswenger, who claimed that big parts of the Assassin’s Creed video game story were taken from his book, Link.
Internet justice is back. This time the angry mob is a group of gamers with their sights set on a sci-fi author who claims Assassin’s Creed lifts ideas from his 2002 novel. He is looking for compensation. Inevitably, this led to retribution from fans of the series.
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Sci-fi author John Beiswenger believes there are similarities between the Assassin’s Creed storyline and his 2002 novel Link.
Here are 10 ways creative director Hutchinson and his team at Ubisoft Montreal plan to take your ho-hum expectations and turn them into pleasant surprises.
Video game publisher Electronic Arts recently announced it is pulling the plug on servers for nearly a dozen games whose player base has shrunk. Online services for these titles will end on April 13 as the company shifts focus and resources to more popular products. We think this will make players think twice about getting Online Passes.
Editor's Pick Many newer-generation video games equate religion with violence, finds a new study from the University of Missouri.
Many of Assassin’s Creed publisher Ubisoft’s online services will be offline starting Feb. 7 as it moves its servers from a third-party data center to a new facility. During this time, Ubisoft says the online features of some of its games will be affected by the transition, while some of its games will be completely unplayable, including a number of single-player games that use the publisher’s unpopular “always-on” digital rights management system (DRM).
Assassin’s Creed: Revelations is the fourth title in Ubisoft’s award-winning, multi-platinum franchise. Developed by multiple internal studios around the globe and spanning more than 400 individual team members, the Assassin’s Creed series needs to sell better than most in order to offset its undoubtedly massive production costs. But can Ubisoft sustain such an ambitious annual business model while still keeping the sequels fresh and compelling?
Assassin’s Creed Revelations takes a lot of creative risks, considering it is the fourth installment in a video game series that has sold more than 30 million copies for French game publisher Ubisoft. I’ve had a good look at part of the single-player campaign and it plays better in parts than past games.
Game retailer GameStop is handing out $50 gift cards as an apology to gamers who bought PC copies of Deus Ex: Human Revolution after the retailer pulled coupons from the boxes for free versions of the game from cloud gaming service OnLive.
Video game retailer GameStop has admitted to removing coupons from boxed PC versions of Deus Ex: Human Revolution for free versions of the game on cloud gaming provider OnLive.
Ubisoft unveiled the third chapter of its epic saga featuring ruthless assassin Ezio, Assassin’s Creed Revelations, at the Electronic Entertainment Expo today in Los Angeles, Calif.
Ubisoft, the third-largest video game publisher in the U.S. market, said today that it scored a big hit with the third installment of its Assassin’s Creed series, shipping more than 6.5 million copies of the latest game. That means the French company’s big bet on launching new versions of Assassin’s Creed games every year has paid off.
Ubisoft has a lot of top video game franchises, but they don’t get any bigger than Assassin’s Creed. So it says a lot that the French video game giant is bringing its Assassin’s Creed game to Facebook with Assassin’s Creed Project Legacy, which will be available in the coming days.