Ubisoft Announces Nintendo 3DS Lineup
SAN FRANCISCO – January 19, 2011 – Today, Ubisoft announced that it will
support the upcoming launch of the Nintendo 3DS with the release of eight
games in the first half of calendar year 2011. A recognized pioneer on new
platforms, Ubisoft is taking advantage of the stereoscopic 3D and other
innovative features of Nintendo’s new handheld console to develop a diverse
lineup of games. Ubisoft’s Nintendo 3DS lineup includes new intellectual
properties as well as original renditions of some of its most popular
franchises such as Tom Clancy’s Splinter CellR, Tom Clancy’s Ghost ReconR
“Ubisoft is a leader in developing innovative content for Nintendo platforms
and we’re thrilled to continue that tradition, offering numerous titles for
all audiences out of the gate for the Nintendo 3DS,” said Yves Guillemot,
chief executive officer at Ubisoft. “Ubisoft’s creative teams have
developed a rich and diverse line-up of games that take advantage of the
amazing innovations that Nintendo has designed with its new handheld
Ubisoft’s history of originality on Nintendo platforms includes the WiiT
multi-million selling franchises Just DanceR, RabbidsR, Red SteelR, and the
best-selling Nintendo DSTM franchises ImagineR and PetzR.
Ubisoft games that will be available in the first half of 2011 for the North
American and European launch of the Nintendo 3DS include:
AsphaltT 3D: Developed by Gameloft and published by Ubisoft, Asphalt 3D
brings all the excitement and speed of the Asphalt franchise to stereoscopic
3D, featuring more than 40 licensed vehicles, 17 exotic track locations and
complete StreetPassT functionality.
Combat of GiantsTM Dinosaurs 3D: This 3D take on the popular kids’ franchise
mixes exploration and customization with real-time combats. Players ages 7
to 10-years old will be immersed into a cataclysmic universe and live the
ultimate 3D fighting experience.
DriverR Renegade: The first and exclusive action driving game on the
Nintendo 3DS that lets the player experience the intensity and brutality of
urban car chases in 3D. Players will embody the Driver series hero John
Tanner and use the accelerometer to unleash their urban driving skills.
James Noir’s Hollywood CrimesTM: A brand new intellectual property developed
exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS, James Noir’s Hollywood Crimes makes the
player the main character in a mind-twisting puzzle adventure taking place
in an interactive 3D world, with 150 puzzles and mind games to solve.
RabbidsR Travel in Time: Rabbids are bwaaaaaack and this time they have an
infallible plan to invade the human world: conquer history in their first
platform adventure developed exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS.
RaymanR 3D: One of the most popular franchises of all time lands on Nintendo
3DS with an outstanding platform experience that will take advantage of the
Nintendo 3DS specifications with impressive graphics, stunning 3D effects
and full use of the Circle Pad. An adaptation of the acclaimed Rayman 2
original game on Dreamcast, Rayman 3D will feature major updates on key game
play elements such as accessibility, progression and learning curve.
Tom Clancy’s Ghost ReconR Shadow Wars: The first tactical, turn-based Ghost
Recon game, featuring eye-popping 3D cut scenes and in-game effects, deep
team management options and a 1vs1 multiplayer mode on the same console.
Tom Clancy’s Splinter CellR 3D: Sam Fisher is back in this masterpiece of
the stealth/action genre, mixing the tension and realism that makes the
essence of the franchise with unprecedented immersion and accessibility
thanks to the stereoscopic 3D and innovative controls of the Nintendo 3DS.