The lights are on
Recent Twitter posts from Ubisoft employees indicate the company may announce the next title for its popular tactical shooter franchise this week.
Last week, Paris-based community developer Aymeric Evennou revealed that Ubisoft has a major announcement pending, tweeting "Big announcement coming up next week, and I mean BIG!"
Across the globe at Raleigh, North Carolina-based Red Storm Entertainment (the Ghost Recon developer), community developer Kimi Matsuzaki also teased the event: "Looking forward to a big announcement coming up next week!" She followed up this morning by telling her followers to watch Xbox Live for the big news.
This seems to jive with previous intel we've received about Ubi's dormant tactical shooter. During an investor call last April, Ubisoft execs said a new Ghost Recon would be released in the 2011 fiscal year. For those of us who use a real calendar, that's an April 2010 to March 2011 window. Gaming website IGN also reported that Ubisoft has filed several new GRAW-centric trademarks since then, including Ghost Recon Predator and Ghost Recon Future Soldier.
The last Ghost Recon title, Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2, released in 2007 to positive reviews, earning an 8.75 from Game Informer. As a big fan of the series, I've been waiting impatiently for a new game for a long time. What would you like to see in a new Ghost Recon title?
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I can only hope so! I love Ghost Recon.
i just contributed not one lame sentence, but two. btw i was the one who started this fad. no really, i was.
4th. GRAW wasn't bad. I was thinking about buying that UbiSoft pack with GRAW2 and RSV but I decided not too because, well, my mom wouldn't let me. =P
Stop being a b*tch and posting first, it is so *** annoying. What are you like five years old? You also definitely didn't start the first fad and that is no reason to keep doing it even if you did. People like you should be locked from commenting for posting nothing but spam. Don't try to justify it, because it's just plain stupid and has no place in a space reserved for comments at least directed towards the game. You could try actually posting something worthwhile along with it if you can keep yourself from typing the word first.
On topic, is the announcement that Australia's government is going to burn all copies of this game that make it into their country? lol. On a more serious note, I didn't really like the last one, I found it a bit too hard for my liking. It felt too clean for a war game and it seemed like every time you were thrust into a fire fight you found yourself in an extremely disadvantageous position. Like in the middle of a gully with mortars raining down on your head.
I'm looking forward to it. Hopefully they have fixed some of the movement issues to make it less awkward. That was the only thing that really held this game back from being a dominant MP force. I can't wait to see what comes.
Never been to huge of a fan of the series but I am always willing to try something new if they can do it up. I honestly don't think I will have the time to play it because it will compete with my FPS's like MW2 and Halo 3 and there ain't much room there.
It's also possible that they're making an announcement that they're returning to the Rainbow Six franchise, but that seems unlikely since the Ubisoft produced games garnered high praise, unlike the last couple Red Storm developed games in the series.
THIS MADE MY DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
This could easily be an announcement for a new Rainbow Six game or Assassins Creed Episodes.
i hope it will be cool and nice
Ghost Recon 4 at X10 360 exclusive.
Advanced Warfighter was very bad for me on a PSP I used to have.
I really hope so that's a great series. I loved it from the beginning.
YES! I love almost every Tom Clancy game, except EndWar. That was gay.
Hope it stays first person. I didn't really like the earlier ones where it was in third.
@ Brian epic fail and im looking forward to a new ghost recon
I can only hope. I loved the first two games and would like to get my hands on a third. I want to see some better thought out achievements. Get to the top of the leaderboards? Seriously?
better be sumthin diff i didnt really like GRAW 2
My younger brother just bought GRAW 2 used to have another game to play, and I jumped in on it with him for a bit. It felt archaic compared to the way games flow lately (I think I just got used to Modern Warfare), but refreshingly nostalgic. Rainbow Six is what got me into tactical FPSs, and I've always had a soft spot for anything with the Tom Clancy branding. Hopefully we hear something good.
Come to think of it though, I still have to finish GRAW 2, H.A.W.X., and EndWar to see where the mythos has gone so far…
They should put a M16 on the next game.tfact of that is so cool.I've been waiting for a new Ghost Recon too.