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  • August 29, 2021

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Celebrates Its 4th Anniversary With New Artwork

On August 29, 2017, Ubisoft released their quirky turn-based tactical RPG crossover that saw the Raving Rabbids unexpectedly join forces with one of Nintendo’s biggest IPs. Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle was a wonderfully unique surprise during the Nintendo Switch launch year, scoring a very solid 85 on Metacritical and selling over 7.5 million copies…

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Ubisoft CEO Says “Significant Progress” Has Been Made After Employees Call For Change

This week, hundreds of current and former Ubisoft employees signed an open letter in solidarity with Activision Blizzard employees, who participated in a strike on Wednesday to protest an alleged culture of sexual harassment and discrimination at Call Of Duty developers and World Of Warcraft. The letter criticizes Ubisoft’s own handling of the abuse allegations…

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Sullying Tom Clancy’s name might not be XDefiant’s only problem

Ubisoft it is in the midst of a major transition. Once a bastion of content-rich single-player games in multiple different genres, from Ghost Recon to Assassin’s Creed, the company’s portfolio is quickly becoming almost exclusively a selection of “live service” multiplayer experiences, a change in strategy likely brought on by the immense commercial success of…

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Ubisoft will bring games to the Steam Deck “if it’s big”

During a call to Ubisoft investors tonight, CEO Yves Guillemot was asked what his take was on Valve’s Steam platform. Bottom line: Ubisoft will keep an eye on you.

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Assassin’s Creed becomes a live service means my in-game mom doesn’t love me anymore

Last year I experienced a moment of personal generational crisis when I witnessed Tyler “Ninja” Blevins streaming a Fortnite game while wearing his own skin. Today I felt much closer to home, as reported by Bloomberg, and later confirmed by Ubisoft, that the Assassin’s creed The action-adventure-RPG series is set to become something of an…

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It took three years to remake GoldenEye in Far Cry 5 just for Ubisoft to do it

A Far Cry fan spent three years and around 1,400 hours completely remaking the Nintendo 64 classic GoldenEye using Far Cry 5’s Arcade map editor, only for Ubisoft to remove it as soon as it was completed, thanks to “claims for copyright infringement “of the MGM rights holder. YouTuber Krollywood Thoroughly recreated GoldenEye, still the…

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