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Ubisoft: ZombiU Not Even Close To Being Profitable

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Matt Gardner
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EA, Nintendo, Peter Moore, Ubisoft, Wii U, Wii U games, Yves Guillemot, ZombiU

Ubisoft: ZombiU Not Even Close To Being Profitable

No Plans Or Desire For Sequel

Ubisoft went big on the Wii U's launch. They eschewed the scepticism of many, and unloaded a key launch strategy for the console, committing themselves to a number of games on Nintendo's system.

And it backfired horribly.

Even their most popular title came nowhere near to breaking even.

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Patrice Desilets Suing Ubisoft Over 1666: Amsterdam

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Jonathan Lester
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1666, 1666: Amsterdam, lawsuit, Patrice Desilets, Scandal, Ubisoft, Yves Guillemot

Patrice Desilets Suing Ubisoft Over 1666: Amsterdam

E3 might be breathing down our necks, but we've always got time to gawk at some legal chicanery. Patrice Desilets, the father of Assassin's Creed who left Ubisoft to develop 1666: Amsterdam at THQ Montreal before finding himself back at the old firm. At which point, he was quickly fired while Ubisoft kept 1666 in cold storage.

Court documents suggest that Desilets has sought legal action against the company, seeking both the IP and some damages. Details below.

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Watch Dogs Team Given Boost Following E3 Success

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Matt Gardner
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E3 2012, Ubisoft, Ubisoft Montreal, Watch Dogs, Wii U, Yves Guillemot

Watch Dogs Team Given Boost Following E3 Success

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has said that the publisher gave the Montreal dev team working on Watch Dogs everything they wanted "to fulfil their dream" in the wake of a barnstormingly positive reaction at last year's E3.

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Ubisoft Financial Performance Affected By Wii U "Low Tie-In Ratios"

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Matt Gardner
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Nintendo, Rayman Legends, Ubisoft, Wii U, Wii U games, Yves Guillemot

Ubisoft Financial Performance Affected By Wii U "Low Tie-In Ratios"

Hilariously Points Towards Upcoming New Brands On The System For Expanding Sales Potential

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot stated in a recent investor call that he's "satisfied" thus far with the launch of the Wii U, and pretty happy with the market share that Ubisoft has sustained on the platform in both North America and Europe. However, he also highlighted the negative impact of "low tie-in ratios" on software sales.

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Guillemot Hopes For Wii U Price Cut "In Time"

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Matt Gardner
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News
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Games consoles, Nintendo, Ubisoft, Wii U, Yves Guillemot

Guillemot Hopes For Wii U Price Cut "In Time"

Ubisoft have stepped up to the plate with a large selection of games to help support the Wii U's launch window but CEO Yves Guillemot suggests that although the console might be cheap "compared to an iPad", it's to be hoped that the innovative console will see a price cut in due time.

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