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Rocksmith 2014 Edition: An All-New, Inclusive Experience

Michael Madavi's Avatar + Posted by Michael Madavi on Oct 22, 2013

Even though the game was announced in June, our Development team at Studio SF in Ubisoft’s San Francisco office has been hard at work on Rocksmith 2014 Edition for two years. The process was long, but ultimately worth it as the team took a hard look at the original Rocksmith and decidedly improved on every existing feature while dreaming up innovative new ones. In the words of Paul Cross, our Creative Director, “We set out immediately to do something different.”

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Assassin’s Creed IV: Aveline Exclusive to PlayStation, DLC Details

Gabriel Graziani's Avatar + Posted by Gabriel Graziani on Oct 08, 2013

We’ve got a bunch of Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag announcements for you this week, PlayStation Assassins! Let’s get right to it with the announcement of our single-player DLC: Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag: Freedom Cry.

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Rocksmith 2014 Edition: The Fastest Way to Learn Guitar

Michael Madavi's Avatar + Posted by Michael Madavi on Oct 01, 2013

When the Ubisoft team at Studio San Francisco set out to completely revamp Rocksmith, that was our goal – to make Rocksmith the unquestionable fastest and best way to learn to play guitar or bass. It was, with no exaggeration, a massive undertaking that took years to complete despite the product’s core engine already existing from the original iteration.

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New Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag Trailer: The Heist

Gabriel Graziani's Avatar + Posted by Gabriel Graziani on Sep 30, 2013

Pirates were a lot of things, but above all, they were ruthless opportunists on the hunt for plunder, booty, fortune… call it whatever you want – Captain Edward Kenway calls it an end to be reached, by any means necessary. With the acquisition of riches his paramount goal, Edward assembles a group of like-minded renegades to take the West Indies for all they’re worth. Watch the video below for a quick peek at how Kenway organizes a world-class pirate heist!

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Meet the Cast of Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag

Gabriel Graziani's Avatar + Posted by Gabriel Graziani on Sep 26, 2013

We’re introducing a full crew of rowdy yet realistic buccaneers, privateers and straight-up pirates in Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, so we figured you would benefit from a little face-time with the roughest of them. And who better to cry them out for you than Captain Edward Kenway himself, played by the talented Matt Ryan.

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Assassin’s Creed IV on PS4: A Truly Next-Gen Experience

Gabriel Graziani's Avatar + Posted by Gabriel Graziani on Sep 12, 2013

A lot of people have asked us what kinds of technical advancements can be expected from Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag on PS4, so we asked Associate Producer Sylvain Trottier to give us a couple of examples… He went a little nuts, and delivered an entire video detailing a ton of improvements.

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Valiant Hearts: The Great War Coming to PS4, PS3 in 2014

Ryan Clements's Avatar + Posted by Ryan Clements on Sep 10, 2013


Ubisoft has revealed one of their latest projects built on UbiArt Framework — known for its use in the marvelous Rayman games. Titled Valiant Hearts: The Great War, this puzzle adventure will follow five characters from different countries as they struggle to survive one of the most devastating events in human history: the first World War. Ubisoft Montpellier is handling development of Valiant Hearts, and aims to launch on PS3 and PS4 sometime next year.

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Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD Coming to PS3

Gabriel Graziani's Avatar + Posted by Gabriel Graziani on Sep 10, 2013

Starring our first ever female playable assassin, Aveline de Grandpré, Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation has received a comprehensive overhaul in preparation for its debut on PS3. Aveline has quickly become a fan favorite within the Assassin’s Creed universe, and we’re excited to bring her machete-swinging, poison-dart blowpiping, whip-snapping, and pistol-wielding action to a broader audience.

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