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Ubisoft reports $76.2 million operating loss in fiscal year 2009-10

Ubisoft today released its financial earnings report to investors for fiscal year 2009-10 (ending March 31), reporting sales of €871 million ($1.1 billion) with an operating loss of €60 million ($76.2 million). CEO Yves Guillemot softened investor reaction by saying: "The global economic...

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Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood announced and detailed by Ubisoft

Click to Colosseum-size This morning, Ubisoft officially announced Ezio's return to the Assassin's Creed franchise, Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood. Though the game was outed and cursorily detailed in some placeholder box art last week, the official press release shared some specifics: the...

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Assassin's Creed 2, Dragon Age: Origins win Canadian game awards

We like to playfully rip on Canada every now and then (America's hat!), but we must admit that The Great White North knows how to make some quality games, evidenced by the winners at the inaugural Canadian Videogame Awards ceremony. While Game of the Year went to Bioware's Dragon Age: Origins,...

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Assassin's Creed viral message appears on Facebook

Those sneaky Templars, always threatening the world through Ubisoft-owned Facebook pages! Oh, is that a new development? Assassin's Creed series villain Dr. Vidic (we don't blame you if you don't remember who he is -- he's this guy) recently posted a sinister statement on Ubi's Assassin's Creed 2...

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Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, Driver: San Francisco domains registered by Ubisoft

Thanks to a good catch by Superannuation, we may now know the title of Ubisoft's proposed follow-up to Assassin's Creed 2: "Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood." That's the name of a currently inactive domain registered by Ubisoft earlier this year. Additionally, the publisher has scooped up...

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Ubisoft 'always on' DRM hated, hacked - circle of life continues

Ah, the circle of life. Here's how it works: Game developers claim they've created some sort of unbreakable DRM that will lock pirates out, and then the pirates break their way in, leading to even more repressive forms of DRM. The snake has eaten its own tail once again, as Ubisoft's "Online...

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Assassin's Creed 2 enters Guinness World Records 2010

Yes, Assassin's Creed 2 has been awarded with a Guinness World Record. You might be surprised, however, to learn that it has nothing to do with how good the game is. No, Assassin's Creed 2 has been awarded the world record for "being the most cover-featured video game." In other words, it appeared...

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Assassin's Creed 2 half off at Amazon for unknown time

For an unspecified period of time, Assassin's Creed 2 is $30 on Amazon for Xbox 360 and PS3. If this is anything like yesterday's incredibly random Xbox 360 Arcade sale, we're just going to go ahead and say, if you have any interest in picking up AC2, this is a good (and likely time-sensitive)...

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Assassin's Creed 2 takes seven at MI6 Awards

As if Assassin's Creed 2 hadn't already taken enough prestigious awards (not to mention a number two spot in our best of 2009 list), the MI6 released word today that the game also earned seven gold awards in marketing at the fifth annual MI6 Awards on April 1 in San Francisco. From "Outstanding...

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Snag Assassin's Creed 2 for $30 at Amazon

As every assassin knows, nothing is true and everything is permitted. That includes Amazon's ability to drop the Assassin's Creed 2 price whenever it wants and especially when GameStop is doing it. The online retailer has slashed the price of both the Xbox and PS3 versions to a mere $29.99,...

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