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 really enjoyed graw2, both tha sp and mp, and i wish i coulda got more players together to play tha co-op missions, they were pretty cool
I don't know really, but I would like a another Ghost Recon book, the first one was really good. Maybe they'll pull a SC: Conviction type of thing, release the book before the game.
Another Ghost Recon sounds cool, but I am more for another Rainbow Six.
I still need to check out the other first, maybe I'll do that sometime soon.
Glad, although I only liked the first one, the second one was okay, hopefully they can improve squad mechanics to make it even better.
That would be funny if the announcement was also a new Prince of Persia game.
cool i got the two advanced warfighters! cant wait
The HUD system was pretty solid, as well as the squad commands. I just hope they keep those solid look into other aspects to find greatness.
finally the last one was good maybe this one will be even better
Wow, I didn't see this coming. I loved the first two! I hope this new one will live up to the standards the first two set.
i can't wait!
April 2010 to March 2011...glad they could narrow it down for us. LOL. Hopefully the news next week will shed a little light on the release date. As a former staffer over at www.ghostrecon.net and a husband that has a wife who is a huge fan of GRAW, I'm very excited of this news.
I love Ghost Recon. Ever since the first one dropped way back on the Xbox and the enemies were dumb as nails I've enjoyed the series. I really hope it comes back big.
I hope that is what is being announced and hopefully it is a leap forward in gameplay. Dont get me wrong I love the Ghost Recon series but maybe it needs a refreshing take on it. Like maybe a little bit more fast paced, the pacing in the games is the only thing that kept me glued to it. Dont get me wrong I understand it is supposed to be more tactical but when you go from playing games like mw2 and Halo back to playing it, it kinda feels to slow.
How about a new rainbow six also. This would make me happy.
@Fred - YES! Another Rainbow Six. I concur!
this would be great
ghost recon 2 was cool
Ghost Recon AW2 was a great game, well done series