SAN FRANCISCO – APRIL 14, 2005 – Today Ubisoft, one of the world's largest videogame publishers, announces its lineup of titles for the 2005 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), to be held May 18–20, 2005 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California. Ubisoft will showcase its titles at booth #1300 in the South Hall.
Games developed for next-generation consoles will be shown at E3. A preview of Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 3 (working title) will demonstrate some of the incredible capacities of the new console. Ubisoft will also provide a glimpse of Peter Jackson's King Kong, being developed for all platforms, including next-generation.
E3 attendees will also get a sneak peek at AND 1 Streetball, Ubisoft's first sports game, the next title in the critically acclaimed Prince of Persia franchise and much more.
Below is the complete list of Ubisoft titles to be shown at E3 2005:
- AND 1 Streetball [PlayStation2 computer entertainment system]: Experience the jaw-dropping moves of genuine streetball legends or establish your reputation by creating your own unique moves and signature style.
- Far Cry Instincts [Xbox]: The PC survival shooter and smash hit of 2004 re-imagined for console gamers.
- Heroes of Might & Magic V [PC]: The legendary heroic fantasy game returns, based on features and values of the original saga, but with a more mature fantasy universe and unrivaled innovation.
- 187 Ride or Die [PlayStation 2, Xbox]: Outrageous urban combat racing comes to life as you defend your turf.
- Peter Jackson's King Kong [PlayStation 2, Xbox, next-generation console]: Experience the must-have game based on Universal Pictures' King Kong film from Academy Award winning director Peter Jackson.
- Prince of Persia 3 [PlayStation 2, Xbox]: Blending the winning elements from the first two masterpieces to bring a unique and unexpected twist to the award-winning franchise.
- Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII (working title) [Xbox]: Experience the most gripping and famous battles of World War II through the eyes of a squadron commander and ace fighter pilot.
- Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 3 (working title) [next-generation console]: Next-generation console technology meets the soldier of the future to revolutionize the classic squad-based shooter.
- Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Lockdown [PlayStation 2, Xbox]: The critically acclaimed multiplayer experience returns with the all new Rivalry Mode and Persistent Elite Creation Mode.
- America's Army: Rise of a Soldier [PlayStation 2, Xbox]: The most authentic military game to date incorporating true-to-life character progression with an all-new Career mode (displayed at the U.S. Army Booth, #1608 in the South Hall).
Two additional Ubisoft titles will be shown behind closed doors:
- Brothers in Arms Road to Hill 30: New Chapter (working title) [PC, Xbox]: Gearbox Software's stunning follow up to what is already considered the best World War II military action game.
- Myst V: End of Ages [PC]: Resolve unanswered questions in the breathtaking finale to the epic journey.
"Ubisoft will show attendees the incredible capacities of next-generation consoles and confirm our mastery of current technology through the overall outstanding quality of the games present on our booth," said Yves Guillemot, president and chief executive officer of Ubisoft.
For more information about Ubisoft, please visit www.ubi.com and www.ubisoftgroup.com.
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide. It is the fastest growing company in the videogame industry and has grown considerably through its strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 21 countries and sales in more than 50 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge videogame titles to consumers. Ubisoft generated revenue of € 508 million for the 2003–2004 fiscal year, an increase of 22.5 percent over the previous fiscal year at constant exchange rates. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com
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