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EXCLUSIVE: Ubisoft fires exec Tommy Francois after he was accused of sexual harassment

Tommy Francois, vice-president of editorial and creative services at video game giant Ubisoft, has left the company after facing allegations of sexual harassment. Sources with knowledge of the matter told Business Insider he was fired following an internal investigation of complaints made against him. Ubisoft placed Francois on administrative leave […]
EXCLUSIVE: Ubisoft fires exec Tommy Francois after he was accused of sexual harassment
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The first ‘Assassin’s Creed’ game for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X was just revealed, and it’s a Viking epic — see it in action right here

The next “Assassin’s Creed” arrives this holiday as a launch title for Sony and Microsoft’s next-generation game consoles, the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, French game publisher Ubisoft revealed on Thursday morning. “Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla” is the first game in the series to feature Vikings. It’s set in Norway […]
The first ‘Assassin’s Creed’ game for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X was just revealed, and it’s a Viking epic — see it in action right here
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The biggest game company in the world isn’t Nintendo — it’s a Chinese company that has a piece of everything from ‘Fortnite’ to ‘League of Legends’

The world’s biggest game company isn’t Nintendo, and it isn’t Microsoft or Sony either – it’s a Chinese company named Tencent. Tencent is a Chinese conglomerate that has major holdings in tech, film, music, and gaming. Despite being a relatively unknown name among gamers, Tencent has major stakes in some […]
The biggest game company in the world isn’t Nintendo — it’s a Chinese company that has a piece of everything from ‘Fortnite’ to ‘League of Legends’
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As France rebuilds Notre-Dame Cathedral, the French studio behind ‘Assassin’s Creed’ is offering up its ‘over 5,000 hours’ of research on the 800-year-old monument

A fire ravaged Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday and destroyed its iconic spire, which was built in the 19th century. An unlikely source has emerged as a potentially helpful reference in the rebuilding efforts: the video game “Assassin’s Creed Unity,” which contains an elaborate re-creation of Notre-Dame during the […]
As France rebuilds Notre-Dame Cathedral, the French studio behind ‘Assassin’s Creed’ is offering up its ‘over 5,000 hours’ of research on the 800-year-old monument
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The French publisher behind the ‘Assassin’s Creed’ series is donating half a million Euros and its detailed research to help rebuild Notre-Dame Cathedral

The world famous Notre-Dame Cathedral caught fire on Monday. The French game publisher Ubisoft created a stunningly detailed version of Notre-Dame Cathedral in the 2014 game, “Assassin’s Creed Unity.” On Wednesday, Ubisoft pledged a 500,000 Euro donation to the rebuilding efforts. Moreover, the company said it’s “more than happy to […]
The French publisher behind the ‘Assassin’s Creed’ series is donating half a million Euros and its detailed research to help rebuild Notre-Dame Cathedral
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The stunningly detailed re-creation of Notre-Dame Cathedral in an ‘Assassin’s Creed’ game could help with the rebuilding efforts. Here’s what it looks like up close.

A fire ravaged the iconic Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday. French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to rebuild the 800-year-old landmark. French game publisher Ubisoft, the company behind “Assassin’s Creed Unity,” could be an unlikely source of help: The game contains a lavishly detailed, historically accurate depiction of Notre-Dame […]
The stunningly detailed re-creation of Notre-Dame Cathedral in an ‘Assassin’s Creed’ game could help with the rebuilding efforts. Here’s what it looks like up close.
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One of gaming’s biggest annual franchises is taking a year off in 2019

In 2019, Ubisoft is pausing its annual “Assassin’s Creed” franchise, according to the company’s CEO. Instead of a new game, CEO Yves Guillemot told GameSpot, the company will give the franchise a rest after this year’s launch of “Assassin’s Creed Odyssey.” Guillemot cited the company’s previous decision to move its […]
One of gaming’s biggest annual franchises is taking a year off in 2019
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