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Review Round-up: Week ending 11/9
Nov 09
November is here and the holidays are just around the corner. And while most of this year's major blockbusters have already hit, as we gear up for the inevitable onslaught of the next generation, there are still some surprise... read
A fiesta and a siesta
Rayman Jungle Run was a perfect example of how to adapt a console game to a touch interface. It gorgeously preserved the sharp visuals from its console counterpart, and best of all -- it used a control scheme that actually wo... read feature

Rayman

Rayman: Fiesta Run dated for November 7, 2013


Yes please
Oct 24
Can the best iOS game around (sorry Infinity Blade) be topped by its sequel? If the Rayman series' recent streak is any indicator, then yes. Rayman: Fiesta Run releases on November 7, 2013 on iOS, Google Play, and Amazon's A... read
Ubisoft

Rayman Legends, Splinter Cell didn't hit sales targets


The bad news keeps on coming
Oct 16
I wanted Rayman Legends to sell well. Most of us did, hopefully. It's an already terrific game that looks even better when put up against some of the other stuff Ubisoft releases. During an earnings call, Ubisoft CFO Alain Ma... read
PS Plus free game

Rayman Origins for Vita is this week's PS Plus bonus


And Europe shows us how it's done
Sep 23
As a person whose heart isn't made of pure ice, I'm quite fond of Rayman Origins. It would have been a real treat for the newly-released Rayman Legends to be offered in the PlayStation Plus' Instant Game Collection, but it's ... read

Rayman Fiesta Run coming to iOS, Android, and Windows 8


The sequel to the best mobile game of 2012
Sep 10
Rayman Jungle Run was fantastic, and was even Apple's Game of the Year no less. So it's no surprise that a sequel is on the way in the form of Rayman Fiesta Run, coming later this year for iPad, iPhone, Android, and Windows ... read
Rayman Legends

Rayman Legends' missing Vita levels to be added via patch


But no time frame on when it'll happen
Sep 05
Ubisoft has been under fire lately from the handheld crowd when it was discovered that the PS Vita release of Rayman Legends was missing several levels that were included with the console versions of the game. So, when t... read
Rayman Legends Wii U

Rayman Legends is exclusive to the Wii U in Japan


Haha, what?
Aug 30
It feels like forever ago when console fans young and old were arguing over Ubisoft's decision to delay the Wii U version of Rayman Legends to port it to other consoles. But here we are on the eve of Legends' release, and it'... read
Rayman Legends

Rayman Legends launch trailer sounds like woah


So soon
Aug 28
Rayman Legends is pretty great, so sayeth Jim Sterling, local authority on this sort of thing. So is this launch trailer, which shows off the gorgeous platforming action, and up to a quartet of characters moving to the ... read
Rayman Legends

Legend of live-action Rayman


NIGHTMARES
Aug 28
So this is a thing. Corridor Digital made a new SFX-driven action short based on Rayman Legends. Every role is played by a live actor save for Rayman. And Rayman is... ... uhhhhh... ... my God. It is a monster. The Legend of Rayman [YouTube] read
Bam-A-Lam
Rayman Origins was an undeniable treasure when it was released in 2011. A masterclass in platform game design, wrapped in a beautiful artistic style and incredible soundtrack, Origins was proof that the mascot platformer can ... read feature

Ubi at PAX

Ubisoft bringing six games and new competition to PAX


What are you looking forward to?
Aug 26
PAX Prime is just a mere four days away. Where has the time gone? As people flock to the Emerald City by the tens of thousands, companies are revealing their plans for the convention. Today, Ubisoft announced that it's showca... read
Rayman Legends

Rayman Legends takes on Kill Bill with 'Gloo Gloo'


Musical level featuring The 5.6.7.8.'s
Aug 13
Every time I see another one of these musical levels from Rayman Legends, I curse the fact that the game isn't coming out until early next month. Here's what happens when The 5.6.7.8.'s "Woo Hoo" gets introduced to the world... read
Rayman Legends

Rayman Legends Wii U to feature Mario and Luigi costumes


A neat little extra
Aug 07
During today's Nintendo Direct, Satoru Iwata confirmed that Rayman Legends will feature exclusive Mario and Luigi costumes for Rayman and Globox. This is basically Nintendo's answer to the platform specific costumes of Splint... read

Ubisoft announcing a new next-gen title at gamescom


Plus they're bringing their rest of the lineup to the German show
Aug 01
Sure, Ubisoft is skipping their usual gamescom press conference this year, but that doesn't mean they're going to have a light lineup at the show. In fact, Ubisoft will be unveiling a new next-gen game! On top of that, they'l... read

Rayman Legends is coming to PC hooraaaaay!


Ubisoft gets a bingo on its multiplat scorecard
Jul 25
Ubisoft has announced that Rayman Legends will be coming to PC on September 3 in North America, joining its sister versions on Wii U, PS3, Xbox 360, and PS Vita. Anybody preordering the digital version on PC will also get Ray... read

The DTOID Show: Seaman, Strider, & Adam Sessler!


Together, at last.
Jul 19
Howdy, folks! Max is off in Hawaii being attacked by giant birds this week, so I got television's Adam Sessler to take his place on today's show. For the record, his hosting skills are impeccable but his drawings c... read
More, more, more: That's how Rayman Legends likes it
Rayman Legends is finally almost here. The delay of the Wii U version after the announcement of PS3, 360, and Vita ports seems worlds away, but I'm finally about to embark on the evolution of the gorgeous, 2D platforming good... read feature

Rayman Legends' Kung Foot

Kung Foot: Rayman Legends gets great new minigame


Kung Foot: Enter the...foot
Jul 17
Last week, Ubisoft held an event for Rayman Legends, a game that's been a long time coming thanks to a delay on account of incoming multiplatform ports. While I figured we might just about have seen everything we need to know... read
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Rayman Legends looks phenomenal as always


Shame it's not out yet!
Jun 10
The E3 2013 Ubisoft press conference got off to an unusual start, but it wasn't long before the company made it to Rayman Legends which looks, simply put, phenomenal. We also got a nice CGI trailer that had me wanting anothe... read
Just get it
There aren't many games out there where you just know you're going to buy it after the second you see it in action. Rayman Legends is one such game, and I've played it on every platform it's coming out for now. Xbox 360, Pla... read feature

Ubisoft E3

Ubisoft's E3 plans include South Park: The Stick of Truth


And all the other games that you expect
May 29
At the beginning of the month, Ubisoft came out and said that it hadn't forgotten about South Park: The Stick of Truth, despite very little promotion after acquiring the game in the THQ fire-sale. That apparently still holds... read

Rayman Legends coming to PS Vita


Launching alongside console versions
May 28
Ubisoft has confirmed that former Wii U exclusive Rayman Legends will be coming to the PlayStation Vita as well as Xbox 360 and PS3. It'll launch alongside its bigger console brethren in late September.  The Vita alterna... read
Rayman Legends

Rayman Legends trailer goes all Mission: Impossible


Spies like us
May 14
The newest Rayman Legends trailer might take place under the sea, but that doesn't mean you can expect singing crabs and mermaids. Well, actually, that would have been a reasonable expectation; Rayman does have a t... read
Rayman Legends

Impressions: Rayman Legends Challenge App


App-ology accepted
Apr 26
The Rayman Legends fiasco has been interesting, to say the least. Initially, Wii U fans were extremely excited at the prospect of an exclusive Rayman game, that looked to trump the original on paper in nearly every way. Life ... read

Rayman Legends Challenges free on Wii U this week


Ubisoft with the olive branch
Apr 22
Though Wii U owners may still be steamed about the big Rayman Legends delay, Ubisoft's hoping to make up for it on April 25 with the exclusive eShop release of Rayman Legends Challenges -- a free series of levels for Nintendo... read
Rayman: Jungle Run

Free update for Rayman: Jungle Run brings 20 new levels


A thank you letter to fans
Apr 11
Between a Google Play editor choice award, and winning iOS game of the year, it's been a  pretty good run (no pun intended) for Rayman: Jungle Run. As a thank you to fans, Ubisoft has released a title update -- simultan... read
Rayman Legends

Rayman Legends will have 30 extra levels


Ubisoft Montpellier is making good on its promise of additional content
Apr 10
The Wii U-exclusive Rayman Legends demo coming out this month will contain the full online challenge mode. A nice treat, sure, but that still doesn't change the fact that the game was already finished and should have been out... read
Rayman Legends

Rayman Legends Wii U demo has an exclusive level


Okay then
Apr 10
In a third-party release schedule for Wii U, Nintendo dropped additional details on the impending Rayman Legends demo. Pegged as arriving late this month, the demo will contain the game's full online challenge mode. Acco... read
So sweet it's giving me a tootache
If Rayman Legends becomes any more charming, I'm going to rip off my pants, run down the streets of my town, and whistle the twee tunes of Rayman Origins. I guess, I'm going to have to because THAT trailer. Using Survivor's ... read feature

Ubisoft: Rayman Legends will be a big Wii U system seller


Seriously?
Mar 26
According to Ubisoft France's studio boss, Rayman Legends is going to be a huge system seller for the Wii U, succeeding where Nintendo itself has so far failed. Xavier Poix expects the delayed platformer to work magical wonde... read
Rayman Jungle Run Win8

Rayman Jungle Run makes its way to PC through Windows 8


That still counts as PC, right?
Mar 07
Ever looked at those silly mobile devices, scoffed, and returned to your monstrous PC gaming rig that's now running the wimpy Windows 8 (secretly becoming jealous of all the sweet bite-sized titles they get)? Well,... read






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