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Ubisoft releasing Assassin's Creed: Lineage short on Blu-ray

Posted: 14.07.2011 by Technet2k

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The short film introducing the lore of Assassin's Creed 2 will be getting a full Blu-ray release this November. It'll be accompanied by a 'Making Of' feature.

Also bundled with the Assassin's Creed: Lineage 35 minute film is an animated short titled Assassin's Creed: Ascendance. There are dev diaries and trailers too.

F.E.A.R. 3 debuts 4th in UK chart, Shadows of the Damned 31st

Posted: 27.06.2011 by Technet2k

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Leading the UK all format chart number one is, yet again, Zumba Fitness. L.A. Noire has climbed 2nd from 4th followed by F.E.A.R. 3 entering 3rd.

Transformers: Dark of the Moon has managed 17th for it's opening last week. Unfortunately Shadows of the Damned lucked out and limped to 31st place.

Former Assassin's Creed boss Patrice Desilets starts at THQ

Posted: 13.06.2011 by Technet2k

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Patrice Desilets was instrumental in the creation of Assassin's Creed franchise which exploded in popularity and sales, but now he officially works at THQ.

The former Ubisoft developer is finally free of his contractual obligations and so begins work at THQ's new Montreal studio. Only now is he revealing his new project.

Ubisoft reveal film tie-in plans, to "bolster" franchise appeal

Posted: 17.05.2011 by Technet2k

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Look out Hollywood because Ubisoft is ready to swagger into town with their fancy blockbuster selling videogame franchises like Assassin's Creed.

The other two big name IPs looking for some silver screen time are Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon and Splinter Cell. Tinsel town talent is very interested they say.

Ubisoft FY11 income sees "sharp upturn", titles in the millions

Posted: 13.05.2011 by Technet2k

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Publisher Ubisoft has now posted their entire fiscal year results for FY2011, and it's looking mighty fine. Total sales hit EUR 1,039m versus FY2010's EUR 871m.

Q4 sales landed higher than their guidance at EUR 178m, although that is down from last year's Q4. Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood has sold over 7.2m units.