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  • Blog Post: Australian Ratings Board Lists Zombi On Xbox One

    Ubisoft's ZombiU was one of the launch games for Wii U back in 2012. Unfortunately, the new IP wasn't as successful as Ubisoft had hoped. According to Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot a few months after its release, the game was nowhere near to being profitable, and there weren't any plans for... More
  • Blog Post: Ubisoft Hesitant To Comment on Software Sales For Next Gen Because Of Wii U Experience

    During the first quarter 2014 earnings call , Ubisoft was asked about software attach rates for the next generation of consoles. The answer about PlayStation 4 and Xbox One was based on learning a tough lesson. "We gave you a comment on Wii U last year and got it wrong," an Ubisoft representative... More
  • Blog Post: Report: ZombiU Sequel Unlikely Due To Lack Of Profitability

    Despite being one of the more noteworthy releases from the Wii U's launch line up, Ubisoft's chairman and CEO Yves Guillemot says that a sequel is not on the way. According to a report from GamesIndustry.biz , Guillemot said that ZombiU was not even close to being profitable, despite being a... More
  • Blog Post: Early Work Has Begun On ZombiU 2

    The first ZombiU title might not have lived up to everyone's expectations, but for an at-the-time new system in the Wii U, you have to appreciate that developer Ubisoft Montpellier was at least trying. Hopefully some of the groundwork and lessons learned from the first game can carry over to what... More
  • Blog Post: ZombiU Creators Talk Game Origins And Permadeath

    Today at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, Ubisoft Montpellier team members delivered a post-mortem on Wii U launch title ZombiU. Story design writer Gabrielle Shrager and co-writer Antony Johnston discussed the game’s origins as Killer Freaks from Outer Space and what... More
  • Blog Post: ZombiU Wii U Bundle Headed To U.S. And Canada

    The Wii U is getting a different bundle choice for those uninterested in Nintendo Land (but you still get a copy of Nintendo Land). The ZombiU Deluxe set will be be available in North America on February 17 for $389.99. It's the deluxe version of the Wii U, so it's black and comes with all the... More
  • Blog Post: Europe's ZombiU Trailer Could Be Better Than Ours

    Well, we don't want to be the judge. ZombiU comes out this week in the UK, so Ubisoft just released a launch trailer. Want to see how it compares to the US campaign? See which trailer you like better. The early US trailer: Or the live action UK launch trailer: More
  • Blog Post: Wii U Launch Games

    Nintendo's Wii U hits shelves on November 18, and has an impressive launch lineup in tow. Nintendo today announced that 23 different games will be available on day one, including Super Mario Bros. U, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, and Assassin's Creed III. Nintendo also lists Pikmin 3, Rayman Legends... More
  • Blog Post: GameStop Closes Pre-Orders For Wii U Deluxe Set

    Update : After opening up pre-orders for Nintendo's new console immediately after Thursday's press conference, GameStop has already filled its quota for the $349.99 bundle. It looks like the Basic bundle is still available for pre-order. Thanks to Mrs. Featherbottom for the news tip! Want to... More
  • Blog Post: ZombiU Is Built For The Wii U

    Ubisoft showed off how the Nintendo exclusive zombie game will work. The Wii U GamePad will be used to complete a number of unusual activities in the first-person horror game. You'll use the GamePad for sonar, inventory, as a scanner to investigate the environment, to break free of zombie grasps... More
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