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  • Blog Post: Patrice Désilets Officially Returning To Ubisoft

    It turns out you can go home again after all. Former Assassin's Creed creative director will return to Ubisoft via the company's acquisition of THQ Montreal. At the time of the studio's sale , it was unknown if Désilets would indeed make the move back to Ubisoft, and today Polygon... More
  • Blog Post: Will Patrice Désilets Be Returning To His Former Employer?

    About two and a half years ago, former Assassin's Creed director Patrice Désilets left Ubisoft and later joined forces with THQ Montreal . In an odd twist of fate, today's auction has brought that studio under the umbrella of Ubisoft. What does this mean for Patrice? Polygon touched base... More
  • Blog Post: Seamus Blackley Leaves CAA

    The head of the games division at the Creative Artists Agency is stepping down to set up a new game production studio. Blackley, one of the principal architects of the original Xbox, joined the company in 2003 to bolster its presence in the video games industry. Under his guidance the agency won over... More
  • Blog Post: Ubisoft Obtains Injunction Against THQ

    Stinging from the exodus of Assassin's Creed creator Patrice Désilets and at least three other key employees to the newly formed THQ Montreal studio, Ubisoft has obtained an injunction that prevents Désilets' new company from recruiting additional developers from his former employer... More
  • Blog Post: More Ubisoft Talent Leaving For THQ

    Former Ubisoft/Assassin's Creed star Patrice Désilets is already drawing talent away from his old employer. In an interview with Joystiq , THQ's head of core games Danny Bilson said that the company was already working to bring over at least three unidentified developers from Ubisoft Montreal... More
  • Blog Post: THQ Montreal Keeping Core, Aiming For 400 Staffers In 5 Years

    Commencing a day of festivities revolving around the official opening of THQ Montreal, a press conference was held this morning to discuss the goals and aspirations for the new development center. The conference followed news that Assassin’s Creed creative director Patrice Désilets has been... More
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