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  • Blog Post: Assassin's Creed, Far Cry 4, and The Crew Lead Rousing Holiday Quarter For Ubisoft

    Ubisoft has announced its third fiscal quarter earnings for 2014-15, including the number of games shipped in its biggest franchises. Ahead of its third-quarter earnings call, Ubisoft announced that it has shipped (i.e. sold to retailers) 10 million combined copies of Assassin's Creed Rogue and the... More
  • Blog Post: Get Moving For The Special Olympics With Just Dance

    Ubisoft is using Just Dance 2015 to raise money and awareness for the Special Olympics with a three-month campaign that's as simple as dancing. This follows earlier news that the Special Olympics will team with the video game industry to bring its audience together with the gaming world. The initiative... More
  • Blog Post: Fanart Assassins Kill It On The Just Dance Floor

    Ubisoft is one of the few remaining megapublishers, with franchises covering nearly every genre and demographic. We don’t often see those universes come together, but that’s what fan art is for. This piece from DeviantArt user “Shinri-San” (and shared by the official Just Dance... More
  • Blog Post: Just Dance 2014 Listing Appears

    Ubisoft is holding its E3 press conference later today, and a new Just Dance title is expected to be announced if a quickly taken down Xbox Marketplace listing is to be believed. A NeoGAF forum poster found a listing for Just Dance 2014 on the Xbox Marketplace, although it has since been removed. The... More
  • Blog Post: Ubisoft Marks Close Of Fiscal 2013 With Increased Sales, Operating Income

    Ubisoft's performance in its most recent fiscal year evidences a strong position going into the new generation. The publisher announced today that sales jumped 13.5 percent (adjusted for currency fluctuation) to 1.256 billion euros ($1.6 billion)and non-audited operating income nearly doubled from... More
  • Blog Post: The Wii Bundles Keep Coming

    Nintendo has announced two new hardware/software configurations for the aging console, a little more than a week after revealing another bundle. These two new packages each includes third-party game, and in one case, a blue console. One of the packages includes the system and a copy of the latest entry... More
  • Blog Post: Resident Evil: Chronicles HD Collection Trailer Is Full Of Dancing

    Resident Evil: Chronicles HD Collection may already be available to download, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy this promotional trailer. And no, I didn't accidentally put a Just Dance image on the top of the page. You will just have to check out the trailer below. Also, make sure to... More
  • Blog Post: Just Dance Series Is More Popular Than You Are

    Ubisoft's Just Dance franchise is kind of a big deal. Recent sales figures show that even though hardcore gamers may scoff at the casual dancing game, the series is getting along fine without them. As it turns out, it's getting along really, really fine. Just Dance 3, the latest installment in... More
  • Blog Post: Ubisoft Sees A Little Something For Everybody In Wii U

    It should come as no surprise that Ubisoft is on board with Nintendo's upcoming Wii U console. After all, the company was one of the earliest third-party supporters of the Wii and Kinect, reaping the financial rewards that came with being among the first to the market. Ubisoft's CEO Yves Guillemot... More
  • Blog Post: What's The Best-Selling Game Of The Year Thus Far?

    Is your money on Madden NFL 12? Gears of War 3? The answer may surprise you. An informative NPD chart chronicling the best selling games from Jaunary to September 2011 was buried in Nintendo's semi-annual financial results briefing . Check out the surprise game in the number one slot: 1. Just Dance... More
  • Blog Post: August NPD: Deus Ex Comes Out On Top In Depressing Month For Game Sales

    Remember last month? Remember how very few worthwhile games were released? Well, if you needed a reminder, all you need to do is look over the depressing numbers coming out of this month's NPD sales data. According to NPD, overall retail sales for August are down a huge 23 percent. The only category... More
  • Blog Post: Rumor: Activision Developing Dance Hero Title

    It's been a tough year for Activision games that contain the word "Hero" in the title, but now rumors are circulating that the company is working on Dance Hero, a new franchise that emulates such successful series as Ubisoft's Just Dance and Harmonix's Dance Central. According to... More
  • Blog Post: Just Dance 2 Dominates 2010 Wii Sales, Pokémon Owns DS Charts

    Ubisoft moved over five million units of its smash hit dancing game in 2010, according to NPD. Epic Mickey and Michael Jackson The Experience crested a million sales each on the year as well. Perhaps third parties aren't as hosed as they once were on Nintendo's console? The data Gamasutra has... More
  • Blog Post: June NPD: Hardware Sales Rise, Software Sales Tank As Red Dead Stays On Top

    Video game sales data from the month of June has arrived courtesy of NPD, and it's not a pretty picture. Though hardware sales went up this month, software is down, and very few new games have managed to break into the top 10 list. Looking at software first, the number one spot is held by the Xbox... More
  • Blog Post: Splinter Cell: Conviction Helps Ubisoft Break Sales Goals

    Ubisoft has released a summary of their sales figures from the first quarter of the year, and things are looking very good. We’ve got details on the success of Splinter Cell: Conviction, which franchises are sustaining sales, and which releases have been shifted around. Ubisoft’s latest Sam... More
  • Blog Post: Just Dance 2 Coming This Fall

    At the Nintendo press conference, Ubisoft debuted the trailer for the sequel to its mega-hit Wii dance title. Just Dance 2 will include over 40 tracks, dance duets, and dance crew face-offs with up to eight players. We'll have more info soon from the show floor. More
  • Blog Post: Ubisoft Sales Fall Almost 20 Percent

    Ubisoft has released their full financial results for the 2009-2010 fiscal year, and the news isn't outstanding for the French publisher. Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot addressed the dismal results, pointing to the global economic crisis and the overall drop in video game sales around the world, but... More
  • Blog Post: Splinter Cell Takes Out The Competition In April NPD Sales [Updated With Top 20]

    [Updated with full Top 20] It's been a couple of weeks since April ended, which means NPD has had time to gather and release sales data from last month. In what ended up being an unsurprisingly slow month for the industry, Sam Fisher's latest adventure in Splinter Cell: Conviction took the top... More
  • Blog Post: Just Dance Sells More Than Two Million Copies

    Ubisoft today announced that its inexplicably popular Wii game Just Dance has sold through more than 2 million copies worldwide. Since its November release it’s been the best-selling rhythm/music game for the Wii from December through February, besting genre veterans Guitar Hero, Rock Band, and... More
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