Ubisoft is a major video game publisher based in France. They have their presence with 25 studios in seventeen different countries. They are the third largest independent game publisher in Europe and also the third largest in the United States. The largest development studio is Ubisoft Montrea. They currently employ around 1,700 people. The list talks about the top ten video games released by Ubisoft. I am sure you will have played each of the following video games. Do let us know what you think about the list; your opinions are also welcome. Let us know if we missed a deserving game.
10. BEYOND GOOD & EVIL
Beyond Good & Evil is an action-adventure game released by Ubisoft in late 2003. The game focuses on the adventures of an investigative reporter & martial artist Jade, who works for a resistance movement to unveil a global alien conspiracy. The player will guide Jade and her allies through their adventure, solve various puzzles, fight menacing enemies and will obtain photographic evidence through investigation to prove the conspiracy. The game has been critically acclaimed and was nominated for “Game of the Year” award in 2004 at the Game Developers Choice Awards.
9. FAR CRY 2
Far Cry 2 is a first person shooter game published by Ubisoft in the year 2008. Although the game is a sequel to Far Cry, it has only a few similarities with the original game as Ubisoft published the second part only. The game features new characters and a style of gameplay that allows the players more freedom to explore the vast African landscapes. The game is set in a central African state that has fallen to anarchy and civil war. The story follows a mercenary’s long pursuit of a notorious gun runner named “The Jackal”. The game sold 2.9 million copies just four months after its release.
8. TOM CLANCY’S GHOST RECON: FUTURE SOLDIER
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier was released by Ubisoft in May 2012 for the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. The game falls into the third person shooting genre with lots of other variations to keep the players more involved in the game. It includes alternative first person shooting for snipers, using tactical battle strategies to assassinate prime targets, controlling drones to overcome overwhelming odds and many other variations that will give even the best of players a significant challenge.
7. I AM ALIVE
I Am Alive is a survival horror video game developed and published by Ubisoft which was released in March 2012 for the Xbox live Arcade, followed by the Playstation Network release in April 2012. The game focuses on facing the permanent insecurity of a now decaying and hazardous world, and humanity’s darkest inclinations. The game uses a third person perspective for navigation and a first person perspective for aiming and shooting. The players can use various tactics such as stealth kills with bows or quick kills with machete’s or even plain bluff or intimidation to survive.
Wheelman is a driving game published by Ubisoft and released in March 2006. The main character, Milo Burik, is an undercover agent whose assignment is to work along with a gang in Barcelona planning the biggest heist of their career. He turns out to be one of the most effective weapons in the business. The game boasts over 100 storyline plus side missions and is based in an open world modeled after Barcelona. While most of the missions are driving oriented, there are some missions that must be completed on foot as well. The player may choose from a wide variety of artillery that assists in completing a mission.