The Force re-awakens: Ubisoft working on new open-world Star Wars game | Games

Ubisoft is working on a new open-world Star Wars adventure, the company has revealed. Development will be handled by the French publisher’s Massive studio, previously responsible for the online shooter series, Tom Clancy’s The Division. According to a report by Wired, production of the game is still in the early Continue Reading

Montreal police say no threat at Ubisoft offices after ‘hoax’ 911 call | Canada

A major police operation was under way in Montreal on Friday afternoon at offices of French video game company Ubisoft that media reported was a possible hostage-taking, but police later said no threat had yet been found, and CBC News reported that the incident had been caused by a hoax Continue Reading

Ubisoft sexual harassment investigation claims three more executives | Ubisoft

The second most powerful executive at French gaming company Ubisoft is among more senior staff to have left the firm as it pursues an internal investigation into sexual harassment allegations. Last month the company, one of the world’s largest video game publishers with a portfolio including Assassin’s Creed and Far Continue Reading

Microsoft and Ubisoft will hold digital events following E3 2020’s cancelation

In context: Earlier today, we learned that the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) will be canceling E3 as we know it this year. This was saddening news for many gamers who rely on the convention to get updates on the latest titles, but the ESA’s reasoning was solid. With the coronavirus Continue Reading

Will the success of The Witcher herald a golden age of game-to-TV adaptations? | Games

It is a truth, universally accepted, that video games do not translate well to the big screen. From Assassin’s Creed to the Super Mario Bros movie, the result is usually a compromised monstrosity, ignorant of the source material and quickly disowned by the studios, directors and actors responsible for it. Continue Reading

Ubisoft launches lawsuit against website selling DDoS services

Why it matters: Ubisoft has launched a lawsuit against the alleged operators of a website that offers distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) services. The attacks were used against Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege servers, which disrupted the game’s matches. Polygon reports that the suit names people from across the world and was Continue Reading

Ubisoft delays Watch Dogs: Legion, Rainbow Six Quarantine, and Gods & Monsters

If you were looking forward to some of Ubisoft’s more highly-anticipated upcoming games, such as Watch Dogs: Legion or Rainbow Six Quarantine, we have some unfortunate news for you today. Both of those games, as well as the beautiful-looking adventure title “Gods & Monsters,” have been delayed. We don’t know Continue Reading