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Ubisoft execs take the Ice Bucket Challenge as Rabbid looks on

No one is immune to memetic charity, which is why Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot and Ubisoft EMEA executive director Alain Corre are seen below the break enduring a frigid deluge in front of Notre Dame cathedral. Guillemot and Corre are taking part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, a stunt in which...

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Ubisoft continues shift away from Wii U, Watch Dogs still coming

Making a rational business decision, Ubisoft is stepping back from whatever Wii U development it had going. With the rapid adoption of next-gen consoles and declining percentages in its portfolio of Wii U sales, neither Assassin's Creed game is scheduled for this holiday on Wii U. "What we see...

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Ubisoft: Completed Wii U game shelved, waiting on install base

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot confirmed Ubisoft has a completed Wii U game that has been on hold until the publisher believes the console's install base is satisfactory. "We have a game that has been done for six months. It's on the shelf, waiting for more families to have the console," Guillemot told...

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Far Cry 3 sales top nine million units to date

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot revealed today that the publisher's open-world first-person shooter Far Cry 3 has sold more than 9 million copies since its multiplatform launch in 2012. "Far Cry 3 has now sold 9 million units since its release in December 2012, which bodes very well for the launch of...

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Rayman Legends jumping to next-gen consoles in February

During today's first half of fiscal 2014 earnings call, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot noted that Rayman Legends will launch on Xbox One and PS4 in February 2014. It was revealed during the call that the game has sold "right around one million units" across all of the platforms it is available on, that...

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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon sales break 1 million, boxed copy a possibility

More than a million gamers have fired their neon lasers at neon soldiers and neon reptiles (which also shoot neon lasers) in Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon. Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot told Game Informer that the "mini-AAA" game has sold more than 1 million units to date, and that developing and publishing...

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Ubisoft to 'release open-world on a regular basis'

During Ubisoft's annual investor's call, CEO Yves Guillemot talked about the future of the company and how Ubisoft needs to "release open-world on a regular basis." Guillemot elaborated that at Ubisoft, "we have put to the market nine open-world games over the last seven years, including two in...

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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon hits 500K in sales

Ubisoft's standalone and neon-loving throwback, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, has surpassed 500,000 total units sold on XBLA, PSN and PC, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot told GamesIndustry International. While Guillemot neglected to break down how Blood Dragon's sales were spread by platform, he did...

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Desilets' 1666 'suspended' by Ubisoft following firing

The creative director on Assassin's Creed and Assassin's Creed 2, Patrice Desilets, was fired by Ubisoft last week and now 1666 is also on the outs. Desilets began working on 1666 at THQ, which Ubisoft acquired as part of the THQ asset auction earlier this year. "After more than two months of...

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Beyond Good & Evil 2 put on the back burner to let Rayman boil over

It's time for the yearly confirmation that, yes, Ubisoft is still working on Beyond Good & Evil 2. The sequel first surfaced in 2008, and since then Ubisoft has treated it like an obnoxious stepchild, providing vague updates on development, and usually only when a rumor forces a statement....

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