UBISOFT CONFERENCE TIME.
Here we are the middle point of the E3 conference extravaganza- Ubisoft! We will continue our liveblog process, so far we are still alive and blogging, but I imagine by the time Sony rolls around we may be getting a little tired and irate.
So what do we expect to see? Rayman? Splinter Cell? a new Prince of Persia? Who knows, to find out join us at 11PM as we continue our chat!
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Let’s get that sony page up and running!
Bring on Sony!!!
Aye, on that note we will see you all in one hour and 30 minutes!
@patlike: Just have very strong hint from senior Sony dev that PS4 is cheaper than Xbox One.
We’ll also find out soon if Sony have landed the first punch in the console wars.
Join us at the unholy hour of 2am.
We will find out soon if this “genre” works
WE haven’t played Watch Dogs yet
Ubisoft seem to found a niche for themselves and from the outside looks good
@RichStanton: I dig the fact they try to make games about the world, rather than just a mythical Middle East full of terrorists.
That is true.
Also with the focus on Next gen, Stick of Truth doesn’t really fit in
But to be fair to Ubi they do at least consistently invest in and promote new IPs.
No, I would have preferred more of that than alot of the other stuff
As GT are commenting on now, a shame we didn’t see more Stick of Truth.
That was almost exactly to type. The trailers we expected, very little new, one classic non-game fuckup with Rabbids.
Curse you E3 for forcing me to watching constant streams.
Need to have a brew. If this was any other night I wouldn’t even be tired!
I’m going to make some noodles. I’m dying here, I definitely have a couple hours left in me.
Destiny is the reason to stay awake
They are both on there.
Only that last 15 minutes was worth anything
So The Division could be half decent, i’d like to see how it stands up against Destiny on the PS4.
So that’s it for Ubisoft, they claim that it’s been a good afternoon. I say it’s been a relatively decent night.
I wish I could do that shit
What is with games conferences trying to scare the audience?
Oh, not what i expected. Looks very good!
I wasn’t overly inspired by that, but we need to see how it works as an MMO. And it’s a Clancy adaptation
I was wondering about Tom Clancy, not that I said it.
So it’s called “The Division” a Tom Clancy Game.
No I think it’s just a flu type thing, it was talking about scarcity of resources, people fighting each other
Manhattan confirmed for city.
Or just clip through.
Just occurred to me this was about an infection… Zombie game?
I wanted him to run into the swinging light fixture just to see if it’d affect the character or bounce off his head
I’d like to see how these situations play out with 1000 players doing the same thing as opposed to 4 players.
Remote control bombs! Weapons don’t seem to have much punch and it looks totally linear. Me being unduly harsh
So it;s level-based, we’re seeing experience being gained.
I can’t see it doing a Colonial Marines
I’m assuming these are the characters speaking. Not the players.
I don’t believe this game will look this good on release at all
The game has dogs, Call of Duty Ghosts is fucked.
We’re making our way down a city street, and it’s snowing.
The game looks gorgeous.
Could it be a film franchise? Christmas related…Die Hard?
I’m just gonna watch this.
It could legit be Far Cry 4, although I would be fucking amazed
VIVA PINATA 3!
The SIms 4
It could well be, it’s an existing franchise.
can’t be, not the right genre
Is in a World in Conflict sequel??
So the game is definitely called Dark Winter.
Good logic, but I cant remember the last time I payed with anything other than my card.
We haven’t really been given an idea what this might be just yet.
Now this really reminds me of the Watch Dogs reveal. Can they one-up that? Surely not
Ha has Said Dark Winter a few times.
Can the world handle all these MMOs?
I think the initial bit about bioterrorism ruled out Sims
Oh good, it’s not Sims.
This sounds like a Resi voiceover. It’s not, but I can dream.
What is this?
Maxim MMO. NO. NO.
open world RPG from…
There’s a metagame between the two.
Throw us a bone Yvres
Oh, this says special reveal
Everyone loves Trails
Trails Frontier for Mobile
Fusion on everything except Wii U, and Frontier for mobile, with cross play.
Two new trials games!
Trials Fusion, this is new right?
A new trials game!
Am I the only person that doesn’t count in-engine as “gameplay”?
We didn’t see any AC gameplay then. Can’t comment yet.
THey are also streaming this directly off the screen. Someone just fucking fade to the input and let us see it better.
Ubisoft are really pushing Uplay, i’ve never found it to be anything special.
Sweet music, though.
We’re seeing this on UPlay, that can’t be good.
A real pirate’s Parrot, with details down to the scars on its beak.
Seems that this one may well be a lot more open world.
Is it modelled on a real parrot?
Just show the game.
@RichStanton: “Parrots make very one excited. Symbols of freedom, rebellion and adventure.”
“Naval battles” The ability to control your ship?
Different guy same love for white hoods.
It’s a nice enough trailer.
or rather, they’ve made it a random guy using the Animus, so they can change setting whenever they like
It is a totally new storyline, they’ve basically done away with the Animus conceit
I hope this protagonist is more likeable, because he doesn’t look it
Maybe a completely new storyline, this new guy doesn’t look like Desmond at all.
Still a better trailer than Halo 5
There was more maiming
A new CG trailer for Assassin’s Creed Black Flag. Nothing to do with Henry Rollins, unfortunately.
Okay less so now
New trailer you say?
This reminds me of that bit in Tangled
Oh we’re going to see Assassin’s Creed.
Two hour presentation, second half is entirely Petz gameplay
That farm kinda reminds me of Viva Piñata.
@lucyjamesgames: Insufferable children demoing a game! Everybody drink
They have 5 minutes to show us something we haven’t already seen.
Something about screaming with your children instead of at them sounds really disturbing
Who remembers last years Ubisoft briefing? That was good.
I should have seen this coming. Why didn’t we see this coming
So you affect the show only for your own viewing. Not very interesting.
WHO SAID IT !?
So yes, it looks like it might be Xbox One exclusive.
Microsoft got away with this, they’ve palmed the TV stuff they promised to keep away off to a publisher conference
Wore his best flowery shirt for the conference
“Run you foooool!”
And we are!
Hopefully we will find out!
Oh they’ll tell us right now.
No idea of how the players will affect the show however.
I can see this working through Xbox One
I would happily watch thousands of players run around a screen and try to make a storyline.
Again, I like the Rabbids games. I prefer this idea to Skylanders.
Please tell me this will be a crowd game.
So you can play the TV show.
A Rabbids TV show which you can play. Not a tie in, an interactive show. Whatemahogkjajfks
We’re going to see a Raving Rabbids movie?
Probably Dance Central, acutally a fun game.
I did know that, yes. Don’t patronise me
Or was that Dance Central? Just shoot me now, really
So you can cross-fade with the Kinect Sensor, sounds good to be fair.
I’ll actually hold my hands up and say I enjoyed the one time I played Just Dance on Kinect. With the upgraded camera it could be pretty good.
6 Player dances, who the fuck has room for that?
I’m with you on that.
ONE DIRECTION okay I’m sold
Just Dance. Nobody cares.
Just Dance 2014. Laugh it up Aisha, laugh it up.
If you say so Mr. Gay.
“Plenty more surprises”
Will we see more gameplay after this, I certainly haven’t been blown away by Ubisoft so far.
The trailer looks damn good, i’ll say that.
Although this bit is obviously pre-rendered
CG trailer that leaked previously
It looks really good for a game that started development on the last gen
I am physically connected to both of you
It’s based across the whole of Chicago, did we know that already?
We’re hearing more about how we’re all connected.
Watch Dogs to be presented by man with funny name
I wouldn’t go that far, how often are racing games considered must buy?
You can build your cars on the iPad and play them ingame.
But wait, here comes another group of 4 players who want to take their prize.
If a launch title, it could down as one of the classic launch titles.
I’m sure we’ll find out right now.
It looks good, the jump from offroad to onroad is a very good idea, along with destruction.
It looks really slick though. Is this a launch title?
You start a team of drivers with your friends and jack trucks to make money, then you expand across the US and take over.
Long story short, it’s a game for people that want to be in Fast & Furious.
This just looks like the NFS game again
I thought we were over this Tom
So they’re all crashing a big van.
That grass looks like Viva Piñata grass.
It’s a shame. Here goes the 4 player co-op Takedown mission.
Apart from the bit where it is
This game isnt a Transformers game just to make that clear!
So you can rip the car to shreds and build it up from scratch.
You can’t hit and kill pedestrians, they dive out of the way á la Driver.
They are getting the Autobots together!
Tom called it, that’s what we’re expecting now, it’s actually a Transformers game.
Elder Scrolls in a car, they should put that on the box. If it has a box. CURSE YOU DIGITAL ERA
If he transformed into an Autobot now you would have an awesome Transformers game.
Think Elder Scrolls in a car.
@supererogatory: I’ve mentioned this a few times prior: The Crew is the spiritual successor to Test Drive Unlimited 1, from the developers of that game.
Yeah we’re seeing it go to Oklahoma, the second player is driving over hills and through forests.
Nitrous is so 2005
Starting in NYC.
And we’re gonna see gameplay.
Why do I expect to select a state from the menu, then just one city.
Co-op everything in a persistent online world. Mix of AI and real players everywhere. Very Forza from earlier
So yes, it’s an open world game – Based in the whole of the USA.
@DanDawkins: Yves Guillemot being queued up for punchlines by presenters is like watching Diana Ross take a penalty
Seems very Burnout Paradise but MMO style.
Well this has definitely piqued my interest. Think Fast & Furious storyline maybe? About jacking trucks full of money, doesn’t look like it’ll be solely based on racing.
The Crew. Lots of racing games on the horizon (but not Horizon)
Actually, Sony please more Motorstorm.
looks very motorstorm in places
I’m hoping this is in-engine.
Then the wheels transform and we go offroad.
That’s CG, right? That’s not in engine, right?
Yeah next gen racing game.
Or I was readin the trailer wrong.
Looks like a 4 player co-op game where the player controls tyres.
Well the trailer looks beautiful.
Now we can relive that moment forever
A racing game if i’m recalling properly.
“The Crew” Trailer.
The next gen is tires falling over, you heard it here first
Jubisoft loves new consoles.
He’s discussing Jubisoft.
He is a very tiny man.
Like really really small.
I was going to comment on these two individuals but it’s probably libellous
25 minutes in and we finally get to next gen
“The moment we’ve all be waiting for guys”
Another cool little teaser. They’re actually announcing that they’re moving onto talking about next gen games – here’s Yvres.
Nothing we haven’t seen. A few extra scenes about farting.
Here we go!!
Stick of Truth!
Here comes some info about The Stick of Truth – The South Park RPG.
The contrast between those two comments is priceless.
Well that just made the trailer amazing. FOUL LANGUAGE.
If I was 10 I would find this funny
For some reason this just makes me want the Ratchet and Clank movie
So we’re now seeing castle Cribs and the guy is just falling over.
Well not anymore!
This reminds me of the cutscene at the beginning of Skyro 1
themightyquest.com is now in closed beta, go sign up if you’re into that kind of thing.
Do not besmirch the good name of Dungeon Keeper
Looks like Diablo 3/Torchlight X Dungeon Keeper.
So now we’re looking at “The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot”
Right so I can’t say this guy’s name.
It’s an Origins map pack, and I don’t think anyone who played Origins will be complaining.
Its very fun, especially co-op
Looks like Castle Crashers IMO.
THe annoying thing is this game has been playable in HMV stores on WiiU Demo units for months!
Genuinely looks good. Destructible environments, plenty of violence and chase levels.
or Sprung for DS. There really aren’t enough dating games where you can mace people…DOWN THE PHONE.
And here’s gameplay.
“Super fun right?”
Rayman Legends coming September 3rd.
Can I just take this opportunity to beg for No More Heroes 3, and instead inevitably receive a Myst reboot
Nice to see a 3D trailer of a 2D game. Logic.
Another cut-scene, still no gameplay featured and 15 minutes into the conference.
Another game we’ve already seen a shit tonne of. But it does look lovely.
Due last year
Doesnt help that the director of the stream is more bothered about the scenery than the footage!
Well this has just gone on for too long. Nothing special.
We can’t really tell if any of this is gameplay.
Watch Dogs is next gen, we’ll get there
I guess you can’t stop the blacklist
They have so far shown 2 this gen games. Hopefully just starting slow and building.
This trailer really isn’t showing us anything.
Peggle guy deserves our undying respect
At least they don’t have employees there cheering for them
Not every “joke” falls flat
Splinter Cell trailer incoming.
I’m not a huge Splinter Cell fan anyway, but this one looks spectacularly generic
Asking for applause…
Every joke falls flat at E3, it doesn’t work for anyone
“Biggest SP ever.”
They were the same last year, but it was worse with Tobuscus involved.
Splinter Cell confirmed August 2013. Blacklist.
Her jokes are just falling flat.
I take back what I said before
I guess we’re going to get a nice compilation.
“Bonkers slate of games, so freakin’ amped”
And thats what E3 2013 comes down to. Aishas Botox.
The botox is really showing.
Awkward sexual reference delivered with a steely expression.
So no drums and keyboard in Rocksmith, just Kinect controlled Ai?
Named like FIFA 14
FIFA game naming as you do.
I don’t think she was that bad, the flak was disproportionate
Rocksmith 2014 confirmed for October 2014.
Oh she’s back! Again, impressed
Fuck not her again…
Rocksmith 2014 – Session Mode.
Stop before we curse it
Think of your favourite band opening with a B-side.
I really hope there is no Tobuscus this time around!
This is much cooler than I could ever have expected from Ubisoft. This is the same company that brought us laser tag a couple of years ago
The real question is, is this the one they want to be opening with?
How do I plug my drums into a USB!?
Oh lord Drums in Rocksmith?
Looks to be the case. 4 instruments.
Did they just announce full band Rocksmith?
Boom Rocksmith. Voice controlled.
Unless they purchased Guitar Hero IP?
I think you’ve nailed it
He has a guitar… ROCKSMITH fo sure
I don’t doubt.
Red Tom leaving via window
Oh look music… wait… music?
Can’t see this going anywhere.
Red Tom Standing By!
Jerry Cantrell from Alice in Chains is going to play us a song.
Ubisoft starting now! Tom get in here!
Maybe even a new PETZ!?
And there’s the very vague possibility of a Far Cry 4 tease.
Beyond Good and Evil 2? Ape Escape? They’ve got enough old games I’d be thrilled with rebooting.
Maybe Ubi will pull out another original IP.
With EA’s Battlefield and Mirror’s Edge, then Battlefront on top, they could be ones to watch.
Reminds me of Oblivion’s “Radiant AI” which really turned out to be a massive let down.
It’s easy to forget that Ubisoft actually won E3 last year. This one might be a bit of a slog. Hope not.
I’ve really tried to avoid Watch Dogs since I saw the second gameplay video which was just the same as the first one, very scripted. I’m just interested in what will happen with Ubi today. Hoepfully we’ll see something completely new.
Also that Remember Me took a similar line and was severely disappointing. So partly, the less I know the more I want it.
And Watch Dogs! I only missed the most anticipated one. I’ve seen so much now, I keep expecting it to just come out without me noticing.
This is an interesting one. Ubisoft have so many properties, anything could pop up. We’re almost certain to see Obsidian’s South Park, Splinter Cell, Rayman Legends and Assassin’s Creed Fyarrrrr. Vegas? Prince of Persia? We’re on a conference roll…
T-Minus: 20 Minutes until Ubisoft Conference.
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