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Take part in the ESL UK Premiership open qualifiers this week

Esports fans rejoice! Rainbow Six Siege is returning to the ESL UK Premiership for two new seasons, and things are getting started right away. The new winter season of the ESL UK Premiership will see eight PC teams compete for a massive £10,500 prize pool across online competition and a LAN final later in the … Continued

Ubisoft’s Gamescom 2018 line-up revealed

In just a couple of weeks, Gamescom – one of the largest consumer video game events in the world – will descend on the German city of Cologne in a fog of pixels, polygons and currywurst. Naturally, Ubisoft will be in attendance, with 2018 marking one of their largest line-ups and biggest presences at the … Continued

First Details on Rainbow Six Siege Operation Grim Sky

Rainbow Six Siege‘s Year 3 Season 3 is on the way. It’s called Operation Grim Sky, and this new season features two new Operators, one British Defender, and one Attacker from the United States. Season 3 will also introduce the first ever map rework as one of Siege’s oldest maps, Hereford Base, which will receive … Continued

Ubisoft Co-Founder and CEO Talks Future of Gaming

Last week, Ubisoft CEO and Co-Founder Yves Guillemot took the stage with other industry leaders at the China Digital Entertainment Congress (CDEC), as part of the opening of ChinaJoy 2018 in Shanghai. Guillemot presented his vision for the future, focusing on advances in cloud gaming, human-machine interfaces, and Blockchain. In his speech, Guillemot also detailed … Continued

Women of Ubisoft – Hiroko Hoshikawa

Hiroko Hoshikawa is a relative newcomer to the videogame industry, joining Ubisoft just over two years ago as an associate producer. Raised in a small town in Japan called Yamagata, she attended college at University of Central Oklahoma where she studied theater arts. After college, Hoshikawa moved back to her native Japan where she taught … Continued

Far Cry 5 – Making (of) a First Impression

First impressions are important – even in video games. From the attract modes of old arcade machines, through Half-Life’s train ride and Bioshock’s descent into Rapture – they all manage to set the scene in very memorable ways. The Far Cry series has had its fair share of iconic intros too: Those first blinking steps … Continued

Ubisoft brings an exciting line up to ChinaJoy

One of the biggest gaming shows in the world, ChinaJoy, gets underway in Shanghai this week and Ubisoft will be bringing more than a dozen games to the 340,000 plus fans who are set to attend. The show is a huge moment in the Chinese gaming calendar, full of big announcements, eSports action and more. … Continued

Women of Ubisoft – Laura Courouble

Fifteen years ago, after playing Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Laura Courouble and her cousins fantasized about what it might be like to work at Ubisoft one day. Today, Courouble is an associate producer for Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands, and just celebrated her eighth anniversary at Ubisoft. Growing up, Courouble was interested … Continued