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The Division

Ubisoft's the Division is getting a movie with Jessica Chastain and Jake Gyllenhaal

Ubisoft has announced that The Division is hitting the big screen, and it will star both Jessica Chastain and Jake Gyllenhaal. No other information was given outside of the fact that they will work with both Chastain and Gyllenhaa...   read

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Ubisoft on NX

'Other surprises' in store for NX, says Ubisoft

Nintendo may have infuriatingly little to say about its next gaming system right now, but we have continuous rumors to keep us guessing, and Ubisoft isn't done teasing what's ahead. Following Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot's comments about how ...   read

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Rainbow Six Siege

Try Rainbow Six Siege for free this weekend on PC and Xbox One

Ubisoft has put together another one of those free-play weekends for its tactical multiplayer shooter Rainbow Six Siege, and this time the promo is happening on both PC and Xbox One (with an active Xbox Live Gold membership, granted). It is...   read

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Did it for the headline
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Ubisoft's new game is for all the singer ladies (and men too)

In the easily-Instagramable now that we live in, people expect to be able to capture and share everything that happens. Bonus points if there's quick access to some sort of production values. It's why everyone on Snapchat has a dog face. I...   read

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South Park
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No Obsidian is still a bummer, but South Park: The Fractured But Whole looks great

I was sad to hear at its E3 announcement last year that Obsidian, who developed the original South Park RPG, was not returning for Fractured But Whole (it's actually Ubisoft San Francisco and South Park Digital Studios handling the sequel) ...   read

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Not gonna happen

Yeah, you're probably not going to win a free copy of Trials of the Blood Dragon

When Ubisoft announced earlier this month that it was running a skill-based promotion where players could win a copy of Trials of the Blood Dragon, it seemed like a neat idea. Don't get me wrong -- Trials of the Blood Dragon isn't a ve...   read

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South Park

South Park: The Fractured but Whole's big fancy edition has a Cartman RC car

The kids of South Park don't have a lot of great options for transportation. They can ride the school bus, but that driver's mean as all hell. They could have their parents taxi them around, but that's totally lame. Or, in the case of Cartm...   read

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Nintendo NX

Ubisoft says Nintendo NX is 'really great,' will woo 'casual players'

Ooh boy, lotta ways to take statements Ubisoft head Yves Guillemot made in yesterday's earnings call regarding Nintendo's still-scantly-detailed console just eight months away. "On the NX, what we have seen is really great," Guillemot said....   read

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Vivendi buys even more stake in Ubisoft, says it's not eyeing a takeover

It's a saga that's almost a year old at this point, and it shows no signs of slowing down. Vivendi's on the warpath to buy as much stake in Ubisoft as it possibly can; Ubisoft's just trying to stand its ground. Another chapter to that story...   read

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UNO is coming to consoles and PC with video chat

Oh shit. UNO is getting a new video game adaptation for PC, PS4, and Xbox One on August 9, 2016. There was something about the camera-supporting Xbox 360 version of the card game that brought all the nasty boys to the yard, and the new Ubis...   read

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Grow Up
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Grow Home sequel Grow Up all set for August 16

Ubisoft Reflections is making a sequel to its chipper platform-adventure Grow Home. I caught the announcement trailer out of E3, but with everything else happening that week, it quickly slipped out of mind. I'm sure some of you missed it al...   read

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Ubisoft doesn't care if you pronounce its name wrong

How do you pronounce Ubisoft? You can get an official look inside this issue directly from employees -- near the end, founder and CEO Yves Guillemot coyly states that "you can pronounce it the way you want." It's all "feel good" market...   read

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Splinter Cell

Nab the original Splinter Cell on PC for free

Ubisoft has begun gifting PC games from its back catalog in celebration of its 30th anniversary. This month, the free offering is Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell. You can grab your copy right here and redeem it through Uplay, assuming you can re...   read

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If you're good enough, you can score Trials of the Blood Dragon for free

Later this month, Ubisoft will give away copies of Trials of the Blood Dragon on PC, but there's a very Trials catch: you have to complete the demo in 15 faults or less. Accomplish that, and you'll earn the full game for free. It's unclear...   read

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Ubisoft attempts to shuffle chairs as Vivendi looms for a takeover

Ubisoft has announced today that two independent directors have been nominated as board members for the company, for approval in September. The individuals are Frédérique Dame and Florence Naviner, the former of which was...   read

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The Division

The Division's recent Steam reviews are 'overwhelmingly negative'

It looks like there's been...some kind of fissure, maybe, between fans of The Division and The Division itself. The overall Steam reviews for Tom Clancy's estate's latest martial law fantasy are "Mixed" over the four months since release. T...   read

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Watch Dogs 2
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Watch Dogs 2 is on the right track

In my mind, Watch Dogs 2 has two things going for it over its predecessor: a not-dreadful protagonist (Marcus Holloway) and a sunnier, more dog-filled real-world setting (San Francisco). The rest of the changes are the sort of safe but stil...   read

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State of the Game

The Division is getting 'significant weapon balancing'

Ubisoft is getting serious with Tom Clancy's The Division. A few weeks back the company started banning cheaters on strike one and now there's a new patch planned that will bring, "significant weapon balancing" so that, "players will have t...   read

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Vivendi continues their 'it's not a hostile takeover, we promise' strategy for Ubisoft

After successfully taking over Gameloft and forcing out Michel Guillemot, Vivendi is once again setting their sights on Ubisoft, the company they constantly deny they are trying to acquire. Just days after E3 the conglomerate decided t...   read

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Here's what you thought of every major 2016 E3 press conference - EA loses big, Sony wins big

This year it isn't even close. You, as in the collective beautiful Destructoid community, voted for Sony as the top E3 2016 conference. Let's take a look at the results and get the bad stuff out of the way first. You hated EA's conference t...   read

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E3 2016

E3 2016 press conference and stream schedule

E3 has been winding down in recent years, especially with big-name publishers like EA holding their own events off the show floor, and Nintendo literally only showing Zelda at the conference in 2016. The rise of controlled digital even...   read

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Ghost Recon Wildlands

Ghost Recon Wildlands is underwhelming

When Ubisoft announced it was taking Ghost Recon to Bolivia almost exactly one year ago, I was kind of into it. Wildlands gave me a Far Cry vibe, but on a grander scale, and with continuous cooperative play. Sure, yes, s...   read

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Spoilers: not good
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Grading Ubisoft's E3 2016 conference

Two. Fucking. Hours. You can watch our impressions video for the final verdict, then tell us if we're spot-on critical mavens or out of touch, hopeless hacks!   read


Beyond Good & Evil 2 is 'still on the way'

Beyond Good & Evil 2 is "still on the way," according to Ubisoft boss Yves Guillemot. The statement came during YouTube Gaming's official livestream following yet another E3 press conference where the publisher didn't show off the long-...   read

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