Ubisoft reveal new Rayman
On the day Ubisoft were reportedly gazumped by Microsoft in the acquisition of UK developer Lionhead, the French publisher decided to sweeten the pill of disappointment by announcing a brand new instalment in the Rayman series of colourful 3D platform titles. The Rayman series has sold some sixteen-million copies worldwide to-date, and Ubisoft reveal that the latest outing will be out this year in-time for the traditionally lucrative festive season.
The fourth instalment, as yet untitled, will be developed for current and next-generation systems, and we're guessing both the PS3 and the Xbox 360 are covered by the 'next-gen' caveat. As with past outings, series creator Michel Ancel will take charge of the project, to be created by Ubisoft's Montpellier studio.
"Rayman is one of the brands that encapsulate Ubisoft's ability to create characters and universes that appeal to all kinds of players," beamed Ubi chief Yves Guillemot. "We are expecting this new Rayman video game to sweep players off their feet."
We'll bring you more on this as we get it.
- Ken Levine's next game is a first-person sci-fi title
- Battlefield: Hardline beta coming to all platforms next week
- Transistor and Yakuza 4 among February's PS Plus Instant Game Collection pickings
- Third and final Life Is Strange development diary arrives ahead of tomorrow's launch of episode one
- Nintendo shows profits despite the Wii U continuing to underperform
- Goetia demo is now live
- There's a whole load of LEGO games coming this year including LEGO Jurassic World
- Resident Evil: Revelations 2 devs confident that Resident Evil 7 will be mind-blowing
- Steam content creators raise more than 50 million USD making hats for Team Fortress 2 and the like