UBISOFT® ANNOUNCES COMIC-CON LINEUP


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SAN FRANCISCO — July 2, 2013 — Today, Ubisoft announced its Comic-Con International: San Diego lineup featuring some of Ubisoft’s highly anticipated titles including, Assassin’s Creed® IV Black Flag™, Tom Clancy’s® Splinter Cell® Blacklist™, Rayman® Legends, South Park™: The Stick of Truth™, and Watch Dogs™. In addition to hands-on time with some of the games, fans will have access to several panels featuring Ubisoft titles.

Attendees at the San Diego Convention Center will have the opportunity to check out Watch Dogs at Ubisoft’s booth (#135) from July 18 – 21 in the Exhibition Hall. Viewers will be treated to never-before-released footage showcasing protagonist, Aiden Pearce’s hacking prowess in a fully connected recreation of Chicago. Fans who pre-order Watch Dogs from Amazon.com will receive an exclusive free t-shirt (while supplies last).

Fans of Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag can visit the Jackdaw, the ship of Captain Edward Kenway, the game’s hero on July 19 and 20 from 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. at the 5th Avenue Landing behind the San Diego Convention Center. Attendees can experience the new single player gameplay demo with an insider’s perspective from the development team, and play the acclaimed multiplayer mode, including customized levels created through the new Game Lab feature. Additional information on the Assassin’s Creed experience on the pirate ship to follow.

Ubisoft’s most popular platforming hero is back. The sequel to 2011’s acclaimed Rayman® Origins, Rayman Legends will be featured in the Gamespot® booth in the Exhibition Hall. Rayman enthusiasts unable to attend Comic-Con can visit the Xbox® Gaming Lounge at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel at 1 Market Place or immerse themselves in touch-based gameplay at the Nintendo Gaming Lounge at the San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina at 333 W Harbor Drive.

Panels

Comic-Con attendees can learn more about their favorite Ubisoft titles and hear from developers, industry experts and more at panels including:

South Park: The Stick of Truth, Thursday, July 18, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. room 6BCF: The creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, will discuss their upcoming South Park videogame, South Park: The Stick of Truth. Parker and Stone will talk role playing games, their vision for an interactive South Park adventure, and creating The Stick of Truth, the epic quest to become… cool.

Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, Friday, July 19 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. room 6BCF: Featuring a live demo and in-depth look at the Golden Age of Pirates, meet and ask questions to the current torchbearers for the Assassin’s Creed franchise including Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag writer Darby McDevitt, comic book writer Brenden Fletcher and legendary comic book artist Todd McFarlane.

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist, Friday, July 19, from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. room 23ABC: Ubisoft Toronto’s Creative Director Maxime Beland, Game Director Patrick Redding, and Art Director Scott Lee will provide an in-depth look at Sam Fisher and his latest, most thrilling mission to date. Comic Writer Nathan Edmondson will also provide details on the companion comic, Splinter Cell Echoes.

Watch Dogs Saturday, July 20 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. room 23ABC:  Aiden Pearce, the protagonist in Watch Dogs is a tech-savvy modern-day vigilante who can hack the infrastructure of Chicago at a moment’s notice. But just how realistic are Aiden’s abilities? Hosted by Aisha Tyler, panelists will include security consultants from Kaspersky Lab® to talk about hyper-connectivity and the realities of how secure we really are. Kevin Shortt, lead story designer, will explain what it’s like writing for a next-generation game, as well as unveiling never-before-seen footage.

Visit the UbiBlog (www.ubiblog.com) for exclusive news and features from Comic-Con.

About Ubisoft:
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher, and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified lineup of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 29 countries and has sales in more than 55 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. For the 2012-13 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of €1,256 million. To learn more, please visit http://www.ubisoftgroup.com.

© 2007-2013 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Assassin’s Creed, Black Flag, Tom Clancy’s, Splinter Cell, Blacklist, Sam Fisher, the Soldier Icon, Rayman, the character of Rayman, Watch Dogs, Ubisoft, and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the US and/or other countries.

©2012 South Park Digital Studios LLC. All Rights Reserved. South Park and all elements thereof © 2012 Comedy Partners. All Rights Reserved. Comedy Central, South Park and all related titles, logos and characters are trademarks of Comedy Partners. Game and Software © 2012 Ubisoft Entertainment. Developed by Obsidian Entertainment, Inc. Certain technology © 2012 Obsidian Entertainment, Inc. Obsidian and the Obsidian Entertainment logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Obsidian Entertainment, Inc. All rights reserved.

The Kaspersky name and logo are registered trademarks of Kaspersky Lab,ZAO

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