Ubisoft has revealed platform-exclusive pre-order bonuses for its ex-Wii U-exclusive platformer, Rayman Legends. While PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 owners will see Rayman dressed as Assassin’s Creed IV’s Edward Kenway and Splinter Cell’s Sam Fisher respectively, Wii U’s character costume is questionable to say the least. Continue reading
Remember Castle Rock from the Rayman Legends demo? You leaped, punched and floated your way through an auto-scrolling level to a playful take on the song Black Betty. In the full game, which launches on Wii U, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on 30th August, there’ll be a rendition of Survivor’s Eye of the Tiger for you to bounce along to. You can check it out in the latest trailer, below.
In response to fans’ reactions to Rayman Legends’ delay on Wii U, Michel Ancel and Michael Micholic- the game’s creative director and senior game manager, respectively – have revealed that a Wii U-exclusive Challenge Mode is set to arrive in the Nintendo eShop in April. Continue reading
Just minutes after we began uploading our latest video, we heard news that Rayman Legends is facing more delays, in order for it to arrive simultaneously with its recently-announced PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 counterparts. So, with the best intentions, here’s a quick look at the Rayman Legends demo:
Today is a sad day for fans of Nintendo and 2D platformers. The highly anticipated Rayman Legends – which was originally set to launch alongside the Wii U back in November – has been pushed all the way back to September, in order for the dev team at Ubisoft Montpellier to accommodate development times for a PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 port. Continue reading
That’s not to say that you won’t be able to get your hands on some Rayman goodness this year, however, as Ubisoft will have a demo of the upcoming platformer available from the Nintendo eShop on day one.
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Alongside the same publisher’s ZombiU, Ubisoft’s Rayman Legends is one of the most anticipated Wii U launch window games; although those looking for a slice of 2D platforming goodness on the console’s launch day will have to stick with New Super Mario Bros. U, or one of the many indie titles hitting the eShop on 30th November.
This year’s Play Expo at Manchester will play host to one of the first public Wii U showings in the UK, and the full line-up of games you’ll have the chance to get your hands on this weekend has been confirmed. Continue reading
Finding it hard to keep up with the abundance of Wii U news from Nintendo Direct? Struggling to find trailers for the games you’ve heard about and want to see more of? Not to worry: we have all the trailers from yesterday, right here in one handy post; conveniently organised in alphabetical order. Now, get some popcorn and enjoy!
Speaking at a recent investors’ meeting, Ubisoft’s CEO Yves Guillemot has revealed that the publisher “is a very strong supporter” of the Wii U, and has confirmed that it currently has seven games for Nintendo’s forthcoming system – five casual, and two core.
“Part of Ubisoft’s success is expected to come from Nintendo’s Wii U, launching at the end of this year. Ubisoft is a very strong supporter and is quite bullish on Wii U. The company will have five casual titles and two core titles.”
Of course, we already know that Assassin’s Creed III, Rayman Legends, Ghost Recon Online, Killer Freaks from Outer Space and Marvel Avengers are all making their way to the Wii U courtesy of Ubisoft, but which of their other series would you like to see on the new console when it releases later this year?