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Ubisoft

Ubisoft is a leading international developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products.


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News on Ubisoft

Jade Raymond Leaves Ubisoft After 10 Years to 'Pursue Other Ambitions'
Jade Raymond has left Ubisoft Toronto. Raymond, who was with Ubisoft for 10 years, says she is leaving to "pursue my other ambitions and new opportunities." Alexandre Parizeau, a founding team... more
Not Stymied by Subsidy Cutbacks, Ubisoft Goes Ahead with Quebec Expansion
Ubisoft isn't letting government cutbacks cripple its ambitious expansion plans. "Ubisoft Quebec will be allocating $4 million of a previously announced $28 million investment in a new workspace... more
In Blow to Montreal Gaming Industry, Government Cuts Back Subsidiary Bonuses and Tax Credits
Cutbacks by the Quebec provincial government are impacting Ubisoft's ability to expand in Montreal. Several other videogame agencies are also likely to be affected by the government's reductions... more
Ubisoft to Invest $28 Million in Quebec, Create 100 New Jobs
Today, Ubisoft announced plans to invest $28 million over three years, a move that will create 100 new jobs at its Quebec City studio. This investment will enable the studio to strengthen its... more
WB Games Montreal Plans $63 Million Expansion, Including 100 New Jobs
Another large game developer is planning to expand its presence in Montreal. Warner Brother’s Games Montreal announced a $63 million expansion of its studio on Friday. The expansion is... more
Ubisoft to Invest $400 Million, Create 500 Jobs in Montreal with Expanded Studio
French videogame developer Ubisoft is planning a major expansion of its studios in Montreal, the company announced on Monday. Ubisoft is planning to spend $373 million over the next seven years... more
Assassin’s Creed Creator Patrice Désilets Fired from Ubisoft
Patrice Désilets, creator of the multi-award-winning videogame Assassin's Creed, was fired from Ubisoft this week. Désilets left the company in 2010 to work at THQ's Montreal... more
What Ubisoft's New Canadian Studio Means for Videogames
The videogame industry is expected to grow to a staggering $67 billion dollars worldwide by the end of 2012, according to Ubisoft. Here in Toronto though, last week’s Ubisoft studio launch... more
Ubisoft Opens New State of the Art Studio in Canada
Ubisoft is opening a new state of the art studio in Toronto's Junction neighbourhood. Ubisoft is bolstering its performance capture work; this studio is in addition to the one at its Canadian... more
Nintendo Had a Lot to Prove at E3. Unfortunately, It Failed to Impress
At this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), an annual event held in Los Angeles where the major developers and publishers in the video game industry gather to show off their latest... more
12 Awesome Canadian-Made Games Showcased at E3 2012
A slew of major Canadian-produced video game titles are shining at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, highlighting the strength and vitality of Canada’s video game... more
Montreal Dominates Canada's Video Game Scene
The Canadian video game awards were presented last week in Vancouver. Seven of the 15 prizes have been won by Montreal firms, and five by Eidos-Montreal for Deus Ex: Human Revolution in these... more
Is the Video Game Industry in Trouble in British Columbia?
This week Business in Vancouver newspaper printed their annual Biggest Video Game Companies in B.C. list and the usual suspects are all there. The Top 10 employers include Electronic Arts, Capcom... more
Ubisoft closes Vancouver development studio formerly known as Action Pants
Ubisoft announced yesterday that it has closed its Vancouver development studio, which previously worked on various sports titles for the publisher, including: Pure Futbol for Xbox 360, PC, and... more
Women in digital media profile series: Jade Raymond on gaming and work-life balance
At the age of 14, Jade Raymond, Managing Director and Studio Head at Ubisoft Toronto had an epiphany. She knew that she wanted to work in the gaming industry. Her favourite subjects in school were... more
Videogame industry celebrates creativity with second-annual Canadian Videogame Awards
Electronic Arts and Bioware's Mass Effect 2 led the Canadian Videogame Awards, taking home four awards, while Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed won two. Celebrating Canadian creativity, the 2011... more
Ubisoft purchases Montreal's Quazal Technologies
The Montreal Gazette is reporting that Ubisoft has purchased Montreal-based Quazal Technologies. Quazal creates software for online multiplayer aspects of video games. Paris-based Ubisoft, which... more
Why video games matter to Canada
CBCNews.ca has launched an excellent series of articles and videos called “Pushing Buttons,” covering the history and future of video games in Canada, and why we should pay attention to... more
Big names headline this September's IN 2010 Conference
Interactive Ontario has just announced that Jordan Mechner will be a keynote speaker at the IN 2010 conference, which takes place from September 12 to 14 at the Carlu in Toronto. Jordan is a... more
Two Canadian gaming companies, Ubisoft and Virgin Gaming, enter partnership
Virgin Gaming, an online gaming community, today announced it has partnered with gaming giant Ubisoft to be the online tournament provider for some of Ubisoft's anticipated multiplayer console... more
Electronic Arts to sell 15% of Ubisoft
Whether or not this will affect Ubisoft Canada is still yet unknown, however, gaming website Gamasutra has reported that Electronic Arts is planning to sell off 15% of it's stake in Ubisoft. ... more
10 Biggest Video Game Developers in Montréal in 2010
The battle for the Canadian game development crown continues to wage on. While West Coast powerhouse Vancouver has long been seen as the National Champ when it comes to drawing in (and holding... more
The state of the Canadian gaming industry
In the wake of the Canadian Video Game Awards, as covered by Warren Frey last week, many are probably wondering: just where does the Canadian video game scene stand? Recently, Canada has been... more
Ubisoft dominates 1st annual Canadian Videogame Awards
The Canadian Videogame Awards kicked off their inaugural ceremony last night in high style with the complete history of pixelated awesomeness encapsulated within ten minutes by Video Games Live, a... more
Ten Biggest Video Game Developers in BC
According to our records, the following are the ten biggest video game developers in BC but our employee count data goes back to 2009. If you work for one of these game developers and can help us... more
Techvibes speaks with the Ontario Technology Corridor
Recently we have featured a number of articles on the work of the Ontario Technology Corridor.  The Ontario Technology Corridor includes the Greater Toronto area, Ottawa region, Waterloo... more
Ontario Technology Corridor - joining the digital gaming revolution
  Techvibes contributor Eric Floresca recently informed the Canadian tech community about Ubisoft's new Toronto location.  That announcement is just a part of the growing area known as... more
Ubisoft Toronto Location Revealed!
To check our early coverage of this location click here. Turns out Kevin Q. Frank was right in his guess picking 224 Wallace Avenue as the new Ubisoft Toronto location. @UBI_EMPLOYEE1 has some... more
Is this the Ubisoft Toronto Location?
According to @UBI_EMPLOYEE1 Ubisoft will be announcing today the location of their Toronto studio. In July Ubisoft announced that it was going to open a studio in Toronto and you can check out a... more
Vortex Competition Bootcamp
From November 3rd to the 5th Vortex was held where many developers showed off their concepts and prototypes for games. From puzzle games to RPG’s it was 3 days of learning about what it takes... more
Ubisoft's Toronto Press Conference
As reported earlier on Techvibes, Ubisoft has opened a Toronto office (http://toronto.ubisoft.com/). Here is the video of their press conference in Toronto, which also featured Dalton McGuinty... more
Ubisoft setting up shop in Toronto
It looks like Ontario's push to entice game developers to relocate is paying off. The Ontario government announced today that it is investing $263 Million over the next decade to help leading video... more

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