Ubisoft

Ubisoft confirms action RPG Assassin’s Creed — Identity is launching on February 25

Following its soft-launch on the App Store in Australia and New Zealand in September 2014, action RPG Assassin’s Creed — Identity will be finally launching worldwide on February 25, French games maker Ubisoft confirmed yesterday on Twitter.

Filed as the first Assassin’s Creed action RPG game for mobile devices, Identity features open sandbox levels and lets you create, evolve and customize your own assassins and play them in the iconic Renaissance Italy setting.

Ubisoft teases Heroes of Might & Magic III for iPad, due in January

The classic PC game, Heroes of Might & Magic III, is coming to the iPad next month, French games maker Ubisoft confirmed Wednesday.

The fantasy turn-based strategy game has you controlling a bunch of heroes that command an army of creatures inspired by myth and legend.

As you may have guessed, it’s been optimized for the 21st century gameplay with updated Retina graphics, touch controls and more.

In addition to the turn-based combat system, the game focuses on tactical overland exploration, resource management, RPG-like character progression and strategizing.

Ubisoft releases ‘Arcade Poker’ tie-in game for Far Cry 4

Ubisoft has launched a new tie-in title for the highly anticipated Far Cry 4, set to launch on consoles and PCs today, called Far Cry 4 Arcade Poker. It’s a standalone app, but players can sync it up with the new Far Cry to earn currency that can be used in the game.

Arcade Poker is an interesting game that plays like a mix of tetris, poker and something else. Cards fall from the top of the screen, and can be randomly shuffled until they hit the bottom to build a 5-card poker hand. The better the hand, the more coins you’ll be given.

Ubisoft releases official companion app for Assassin’s Creed Unity

Ubisoft has today posted the official companion app for its new hit console and PC video game, Assassin’s Creed Unity. Set within Paris, during the French Revolution, this is the seventh major installment in the popular Assassin’s Creed series.

Those who have purchased the game, or plan to, will definitely want to check out the app, which includes a 3D, interactive map and glyph puzzles that unlock new Brotherhood missions. It also offers useful content like tutorials and training tips.

Ubisoft confirms iOS edition of Valiant Hearts: The Great War coming on September 4

Games developer and publisher Ubisoft today confirmed that the iOS edition of Valiant Hearts: The Great War, its puzzle-adventure game set during the World War I, is coming to the App Store next month.

The game, inspired by letters written during the World War I, has originally made its debut on Sony’s PlayStation and Microsoft’s Xbox consoles, as well as on Windows PCs, in June of last year.

Much like the original release, the iOS version is like a playable graphics novel. Of course, the iOS port features touch-optimized controls, crisp graphics designed for Retina screens, Game Center support and more…

Assassin’s Creed Pirates goes free as Apple’s App of the Week

Attention gamers, Apple has just named Ubisoft’s popular iOS game Assassin’s Creed Pirates its App of the Week for this week. This means that through next Thursday, you’ll be able to pick up the title for both your iPhone and iPad, for free—a sizable savings of $5.
For those unfamiliar with Pirates, it’s not your typical Assassin’s Creed action-adventure. This ship-based game sees players take on the role of Alonzo Batilla, a young captain who has been tasked with taking on some of the fiercest pirates in the Caribbean Sea…

Rayman Fiesta Run goes free for the first time ever, courtesy of Expedia

Back in April, I told you about Expedia’s interesting promotion which provides free iOS apps through the official Expedia Hotels & Flights travel app, a free download for the iPhone and iPad.

The company kickstarted the promotion by giving away premium travel apps and now they’re giving away Rayman Fiesta Run, Ubisoft’s colorful, fast-paced endless runner.

Here’s how you can redeem the offer and download the game free from within the Expedia app…

Ubisoft bringing popular ‘Anno’ game series to iPad

Good news for all of you late-90’s/early-2000 gamers out there. Ubisoft announced yesterday that it is working on bringing Anno, the popular PC building series, to iOS. The game is called ‘Anno: Build an Empire,’ and is being built exclusively for the iPad.
For those unfamiliar with Anno, it’s similar to Sim City and other real time strategy/resource management games. But it stood out amongst the other titles thanks to its detailed and lively graphics, straight-forward gameplay and addictive free-to-play mode…

Ubisoft’s Trials Frontier racer now available in the App Store

Good news gamers, the official mobile version of Trials is now available. First revealed at E3 last year, Ubisoft’s Trials Frontier is a mobile-exclusive entry in the popular stunt biking series, and it landed in the App Store this morning with support for both the iPhone and iPad.
For those unfamiliar with Trials, it’s a long-running platform racing franchise famous for its crazy characters and physics-based gameplay. And this new mobile version adds in a mix of social features, allowing you to challenge your friends and compete against other racers…

Ubisoft’s upcoming social racing title, Trials Frontier, arriving April 10

Ubisoft yesterday announced that it will be releasing a brand new iOS game, Trials Frontier, on April 10.

Trials Frontier is being billed as a social racing title with physics-based gameplay, featuring a compelling storyline, friendly competition and “a massive content stream.”

The game will release for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad and you can trust us to keep you in the loop.

In the meantime, jump past the fold and check out a nice gameplay video and learn more about this promising looking title…

Day 7 of Apple’s 12 Days of Gifts: Ubisoft’s Rayman Jungle Run

Apple’s 12 Days of Gifts holiday promotion continues as the seventh day brings us a cutesy little free platformer for the iPhone and iPad, Rayman Jungle Run by the famous French developer Ubisoft.

The winner of many awards and Apple’s iPhone Game of the Year 2012, Rayman Jungle Run is presented in beautiful, crisp Retina graphics, courtesy of the same UbiArt Framework engine that powers Rayman Origins, the console-only release and the winner of numerous Game of the Year and Platformer of the Year awards…