Corporate Updates

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

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

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

E3 2018 – Lionel Raynaud talks shorter stories, player choice, and the future of AI

As Executive Vice President of Creative for Ubisoft’s Canadian studios, Lionel Raynaud has a hand in overseeing, shaping, and guiding the development of some of Ubisoft’s biggest franchises, including Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, and Rainbow Six Siege. During Ubisoft’s pre-E3 corporate event, he spoke about how Ubisoft’s design strategy is shifting to face the future, … Continued

Women of Ubisoft – Melissa MacCoubrey

Five years ago, Melissa MacCoubrey was a scriptwriting intern at Ubisoft Montreal. Today, she’s the narrative director for Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. An alumna of Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke, Quebec, MacCoubrey studied English literature, theater, and creative writing before starting at Ubisoft in 2013. During her internship, MacCoubrey gained a wealth of experience by working on … Continued

E3 2018 – Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot answers your questions

This year at E3 2018, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot sat down to answer some of the most frequent and pressing questions he receives from fans. Check out the video below for his thoughts on Ubisoft’s partnerships with Nintendo, the scope of Beyond Good and Evil 2, the future of gaming, and the community’s desire for … Continued

Women of Ubisoft – Elizabeth Loverso

As a 19-year veteran at Ubisoft, Elizabeth Loverso has worked on some of the company’s biggest franchises, from Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear to Tom Clancy’s The Division. Now, as the Vice President of Product Development at Red Storm Entertainment, a Ubisoft studio, she oversees all aspects of game development within the studio. While … Continued

Women of Ubisoft – Lesley Phord-Toy

Things at Ubisoft Toronto would be quite different without Lesley Phord-Toy. As the fifth employee of a studio of more than 700 people today, Phord-Toy was hired as a producer when the studio opened in 2010. Since then, she has worked on multiple games, including Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist, Assassin’s Creed Unity, and Watch … Continued