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Ubisoft & EA have over 9,000 Employees, Compared to Nintendo’s 5,000

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While Nintendo has over 5,000 employees, and are desperately looking to add more. EA and Ubisoft both have over 9,000 employees according to Kotaku’s Superannuation. This kind of puts into perspective how small Nintendo actually is, and how big EA and Ubisoft are becoming. Via: MNN, Source: Kotaku

The Assassin’s Creed Franchise has sold 73 Million Copies to date

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Ubisoft has revealed the various sales data for some of their franchises. The biggest seller is Assassin’s Creed with 73 million copies sold to date. Just Dance has pulled in an impressive 48 million copies. Splinter Cell and Rainbow Six have sold 30 and 26 million respectively. Via: GoNintendo, Source: Superannuation

Ubisoft is Aiming for Watch Dogs to be as big as COD and FIFA

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Ubisoft is pulling no punches with their expectations of Watch Dogs on the market. The firm has stated they full expect the franchise to be as big as COD or FIFA in due time. The company’s Wayne Greenwell told MCV that excitement for the product is “incredibly high” and they expect Watch Dogs to “stand alongside other top tier triple A titles”.  Read Greenwell’s full comments past the link. 

New Prince of Persia game Using the UbiArt Engine is in the Works

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It seems like a new Prince of Persia game using the same engine that powers Rayman Legends and Child of Light is in the works. The French website Le Portail du Jeu Video has reported that Ubisoft is currently developing a 2D Prince of Persia game using the UbiArt Framework engine. Ubisoft has not confirmed this yet, so we’ll see how things play out leading up to E3. Via: MNN, Source: Le Portail

Trials Fusion – Giant Bomb Quick Look

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The Giant Bomb guys take a look at Trails Fusion on PS4. 

Watch Dogs – Japanese (PS3 & PS4) Gameplay Footage

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PlayStation Japan has uploaded brand new videos for Watch Dogs on PS3 and PS4. Check out all the footage below.

Watch Dogs lead says the Frame rate is a Important Factor in Gameplay

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Watch Dogs will have smooth frame rate according to Watch Dogs’ lead programmer Francis Bolvin (great name by the way :D). Bolvin feels that frame rate is “very important to the gameplay.” then goes over the technical side of things.

Trails Fusion Gameplay – Gold Medal for a Rainy Day

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GameSpot has uploaded a short clip for Trails Fusion. You can watch them get a gold medal on Rainy Day course.

Trials Fusion Review Round up – Looking good

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Trails Fusion is out today on the Xbox One, PS4, and Xbox 360. The PC version is dropping on April 24th. Get the full review round up from across the web below.

Trials Fusion Launch Trailer

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Checkout the launch trailer for Trails Fusion below.

Rayman Legends – Twitch highlights with Michel Ancel and the Dev Team

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Ubisoft has uploaded a brand new video of Michael Ancel playing Rayman Legends with the development team. Check out the video below, its pretty cool to hear Ancel talk about the game.

Ubisoft Picks “Quality” over Rushing a Product to Market with Watch Dogs

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Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs got a painful delay last year in order to polish the game up in many areas. The delay set a message to all their studios that quality is more important than rushing a product to market. The Division’s managing director David Polfeldt discussed the topic in a new interview.

Beyond Good & Evil 2 – Take a look at the new Jade

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Michel Ancel and his team at Ubisoft has shown off the first drawing of Jade in Beyond Good & Evil 2 in a recent live steam. Check out the full picture below.

Trials Fusion Needs a Day-one Patch to Raise the Resolution to 900p on Xbox One

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Trails Fusion runs at 1080p on the PS4 and PC, but the Xbox One version will need a patch just to raise it to 900p on day one. If you don’t download the patch on Xbox One, the resolution will be at 800p. Ubisoft relayed this information to Eurogamer today in a new write-up. All versions of the game will be running in 60FPS though. Trails Fusion launches on April 16th for the PS4, Xbox One, and Xbox 360, while the PC version launches on April 24th. Via: Polygon, Source: Eurogamer, Thanks Anti for the tip!

Watch Dogs – “Telling a Story” Trailer

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Ubisoft has released a new trailer on Watch Dogs detailing how the team thought of the story behind the open world epic.

Child of Light – Lemuria Trailer

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Ubisoft has uploaded a brand new trailer for Child of Light showing off the world of Lemuria in all its beauty.

Ubisoft Confirms E3 Media Briefing for June 9th

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Ubisoft has confirmed that they will be holding their E3 press conference on Monday June 9th. 

Watch Dogs will not Feature Cheat Codes

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Watch Dogs creative director Jonathan Morin has confirmed that Watch Dogs will not be using cheat codes.

Watch Dogs – Leaked Screenshot Shows a Huge Mecha Spider on the Loose – Rumor

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A new leaked screenshot of Watch Dogs shows a huge mecha spider on the loose in Chicago. This mecha spider not been confirmed by Ubisoft in any previews or media of the game, so I’m marking it as a rumor for now. Check out the full shot below. 

Trials Fusion runs at 1080p on PS4, 900p on Xbox One

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VentureBeat has confirmed with Ubisoft that Trials Fusion will run at 1080p 60FPS on PS4, while the Xbox One version will run at 900p 60FPS. This follows the trend of recent games running at a slightly lower resolution on Xbox One when compared to PS4. What do you guys think about this? Will it affect your purchase of the game? Check out the latest Trials Fusion trailer here.

The Crew – Vehicle Specs Detailed by Ubisoft

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Ubisoft has released new details on the various vehicle specs in The Crew. These specs outfit your car for the specific types of racing like ‘Street’ and ‘Dirt.’

The Crew – New Off-screen Footage Shows off some Beach Racing

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IGN has uploaded some brand new off-screen footage of The Crew. Check it out past the link.

The Making of Child of Light (Part 2) – The Music

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Ubisoft has uploaded a brand new video detailing the music behind Child of Light. Watch and listen to its beauty below.

The Crew – Microtransactions Confirmed, runs at 1080p 30FPS

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The Crew will allow users to spend real world cash to upgrade their car’s performance. And while you can unlock parts and upgrades by just playing the game, Ubisoft says it will just “take more time.”

Watch Dogs will Include a Season Pass

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The Watch Dogs season pass has been leaked, for $20 you get a unique campaign with new missions and weapons.

The Crew – Brand new Screenshots show off Mustangs & more

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Ubisoft has released a bunch of new screenshots for The Crew on Xbox One, PS4, and PC. See them all below.

3-Hours w/ The Crew – Preview (Xbox One, PS4, PC)

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Andre from GameXplain got to go hands-on with The Crew on Xbox One, PC, and PS4. Hear what he has to say on the game below in a new preview.

Just Dance WiiU Japan – Full Tracklist

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Tilmen from Nintendomination goes over the full Japanese tracklist of Just Dance Wii U. There are a lot of J-pop exclusives in this version, hopefully an international version releases at some point.

The Crew – Gameplay Debut Trailer

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Ubisoft has revealed the first gameplay trailer for The Crew on Xbox One and PS4. Check it out below.

Uplay Service Required to Access Watch Dogs on PC, even via Steam

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The Uplay service is not too popular with some gamers out there. And it seems like Ubisoft will be forcing it on PC users in order to play Watch Dogs on PC. A Ubisoft rep discussed the matter with IGN below.

Watch Dogs – “Digital Shadow” Trailer

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Ubisoft has uploaded a brand new “digital shadow” trailer for Watch Dogs. Check it out below.

The Art of Yoshitaka Amano – Child of Light

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Ubisoft has teamed up with world-renowned Japanese artist Yoshitaka Amano to design the art for Child of Light.

Watch Dogs – Official Minimum and Recommended PC Requirements

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If you’re looking to pick up Watch Dogs on PC you probably want to check out the minimum and recommended PC requirements below.