SAN FRANCISCO Ã¢â¬â MAY 3, 2006 Ã¢â¬â Today Ubisoft, one of the worldÃ¢â¬â¢s
largest video game publishers, announced its lineup of titles for the
2006 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) May 10Ã¢â¬â12, 2006 at the Los
Angeles Convention Center. Ubisoft will showcase its titles at booth #924
in the South Hall.
Ã¢â¬ÅOur E3 lineup demonstrates UbisoftÃ¢â¬â¢s profound commitment to the
next-generation of video games,Ã¢â¬ said Yves Guillemot, president and
chief executive officer of Ubisoft. Ã¢â¬ÅUbisoft is very excited to be
introducing ground-breaking new intellectual property and showcasing how we
bring innovation to our best-selling franchises. Our award-winning
development teams are pushing the limits of what can be achieved and
leading the industry into the future.Ã¢â¬
Ubisoft lineup for E3 2006:
Ã¢â¬Â¢ AssassinÃ¢â¬â¢s CreedTM: Experience the power of a feared Assassin in
the game that will redefine the action adventure genre for the next
generation. PlayersÃ¢â¬â¢ actions will throw the immediate environment into
chaos and shape events in this pivotal moment during the Third Crusade.
Ã¢â¬Â¢ Brothers In Arms HellÃ¢â¬â¢s HighwayÃ¢âÂ¢: Gearbox SoftwareÃ¢â¬â¢s
critically acclaimed squad-based WWII shooter launches into the next generation
of gaming with amazing graphics and cutting-edge game play features
powered by Unreal Engine 3 and a completely redesigned online component.
As Matt Baker, lead a squad of real soldiers who think, relate and fight
together through the brutal trials of the dramatic Operation Market
Ã¢â¬Â¢ Dark MessiahÃ¢âÂ¢ of Might & MagicÃÂ®: Discover a new breed of PC game
that will redefine the Action-RPG genre. Powered by an enhanced version
of the Source engine from Valve, the second chapter in the new Might &
MagicÃÂ® franchise allows players to experience ferocious combat as an
expert warrior, mage, or assassin using a vast array of devastating
weapons against vicious creatures in a captivating fantasy environment.
Ã¢â¬Â¢ Enchanted ArmsÃ¢âÂ¢: The first RPG developed exclusively for Xbox
360Ã¢âÂ¢, this epic adventure created by FromSoftware in Japan is arriving
for the first time in North America and Europe. Enchanted Arms allows
players to escape to a fantasy world filled with beautiful cinema-quality
graphics, unique characters and bizarre creatures.
Ã¢â¬Â¢ Game to be Unveiled: Experience the next-generation project from
Ubisoft and Free Radical, the developers of the critically-acclaimed
TimesplittersÃÂ® series for the first time at E3.
Ã¢â¬Â¢ Open SeasonÃ¢âÂ¢: Team up with the cast of characters from Sony
Pictures AnimationÃ¢â¬â¢s feature-length CGI film Open Season coming in
September. ItÃ¢â¬â¢s a riotous romp in the great outdoors for kids of all ages
when a rowdy brood of forest animals turn the tables on unsuspecting
Ã¢â¬Â¢ Rayman Raving RabbidsÃ¢âÂ¢: Developed by famed creative director
Michel Ancel, this new installment of the Rayman franchise will be the
funniest and zaniest yet. RaymanÃ¢â¬â¢s world is threatened by a devastating
invasion by the most unexpected creatures and Rayman must battle to save
his world and its inhabitants.
Ã¢â¬Â¢ Red SteelÃ¢âÂ¢: The only original first-person game built from the
ground up and exclusively for the WiiÃ¢âÂ¢ launch. Red Steel takes full
advantage of NintendoÃ¢â¬â¢s innovative controller and provides the unique
experience of combined gunplay and swordplay.
Ã¢â¬Â¢ Tom ClancyÃ¢â¬â¢s Splinter Cell Double AgentÃ¢âÂ¢: The best-selling Tom
ClancyÃ¢â¬â¢s Splinter CellÃÂ® saga is taking an entirely new direction. In
the highly anticipated next chapter, play as a double agent spy for the
first time. Take on dual roles of covert operative and ruthless
terrorist, where choices of whom to betray and whom to protect affect the
outcome of the game.
Ã¢â¬Â¢ Tom ClancyÃ¢â¬â¢s Rainbow SixÃÂ® Vegas: Tom ClancyÃ¢â¬â¢s Rainbow SixÃÂ®
makes its dramatic next-generation debut. Rainbow operatives take to the
chaotic streets of Las Vegas as an escalating terrorist siege in Ã¢â¬ÅSin
CityÃ¢â¬ threatens to take world terrorism to new heights.
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