Rayman Legends rhythmically runs to the Wii U

The latest color-soaked and fun-filled Rayman adventure, Rayman Legends, is shaping up to be a potential must-have title for the upcoming Nintendo Wii U. Ubisoft Senior Game Manager Michael Micholic and his team took full advantage of their time during Ubisoft’s 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) press event to showcase the platformer and its touch-friendly, co-op-centric gameplay.

Why Ubisoft is pouring a lot of resources into Wii U games (interview)

Xavier Poix runs Ubisoft France, overseeing the French game publisher’s three main studios in France. He is in charge of the Just Dance, Raving Rabbids, Rayman and Ghost Recon franchises. He said that his company always supports new game platforms and so Ubisoft will launch eight games for the Wii U. We caught up with him on Sunday in an interview. Here’s an edited transcript of our talk.

South Park creators introduce their game and playfully mock Microsoft

Developer Obsidian Entertainment has worked closely with South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker to fully realize the world of the show in a new role-playing game dubbed “South Park: The Stick of Truth.” Players control the new kid in town, who is attempting to become the fifth member of the South Park crew. You’ll get to play along with Kyle, Stan, Kenny, and Cartman with your own created character.