Ubisoft's highly successful Just Dance dancing game franchise is getting a new and very interesting addition, Just Dance Now. It's an upcoming smartphone app that basically turns your iOS device into a dance controller for a large screen such as a tablet, PC or an Internet enabled smart TV.
Watch Dogs is a great-looking console and PC game that just came out, and alongside it is a companion game that allows mobile players to compete against others live online for free. Anyone on an Xbox, PlayStation, or PC plays as a vigilante bringing justice to a futuristic Chicago by hacking the world with their phone. Meanwhile, players on Android or iOS act as the police force, viewing the pursuit of the criminal from a bird's eye view.
Procedural crime shows like CSI (Crime Scene Investigations) can be difficult to adapt to games. But one genre that fits those shows (and mobile) very well is hidden object games. Just as the cops and detectives have to search for clues in order to solve a case, so can players search for items and perform minigames relating to the police work simulated by these shows.
Arrrgh ye scurvy dogs, let it be known that today, Ubisoft has finally made Assassins Creed Pirates available to download for iPhone and iPad. We've already had an extensive hands on with the new game, and it's looking mightily impressive and one we know a lot of you folks are eager to get your hands on.
Last week Ubisoft announced release details for Assassin’s Creed Pirates and there was much rejoicing. Pirates takes place entirely at sea and draws inspiration from Assassin’s Creed IV. Many feel that sailing and piracy were the best parts of the latest console game, which bodes well for the new mobile entry.
We recently visited Ubisoft’s San Francisco office to play a prerelease build of Assassin’s Creed Pirates. Check out iMore’s exclusive hands-on video and our walkthrough of the opening section of the game!
At this point we could spend forever talking about ye scurvy dogs and walking the plank, but that's not as important as the news that a new Assassins Creed game will be sailing our way on December 5. Assassins Creed: Pirates is a stand alone, spin off title from the latest in the console series, and it's all about Pirates. Funnily enough.
Today Ubisoft announced Assassin's Creed: Pirates, a naval combat game headed to smartphones and tablets this fall. This is going to be a tie-in with the upcoming Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, though separate from the companion app that they'll be launching as a second screen experience to the console game.
The Prince of Persia series has been around for almost a quarter of a century now, but it's back on July 25 with an all new game set to hit iOS. The Shadow and the Flame will follow the tried and tested sideways scrolling formula we know and love from the previous Prince of Persia games, but throws some stunning visuals into the mix as well.
Ubisoft, the publisher of game series such as Rainbow Six, Splinter Cell, Ghost Recon, and Prince of Persia, is reportedly very interested in developing games for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Pauline Jacquey, Executive Producer of Ubisoft's "Games for Everyone" recently said,