Ubisoft have today released details regarding the software that they are due to release to support the launch of the Nintendo 3DS within the first half of this calendar year, bringing an initial variety of eight games to the handheld’s library.
Recognised as being a pioneer on new platforms, Ubisoft is taking full advantage of the capabilities of the new system – incorporating stereoscopic 3D and other innovative features of Nintendo’s latest handheld.
“Ubisoft is a leader in developing innovative content for Nintendo platforms and we’re thrilled to continue that tradition, offering numerous titles out of the gate for all audiences for the Nintendo 3DS,” commented 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 platform.”
Details regarding the Ubisoft titles that are due to be available within the first half of 2011, for both the North American and European launch of the Nintendo 3DS, are as follows:
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell®: 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™.
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon® 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.
Rayman® 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 The Great Escape® original game on Dreamcast, Rayman 3D will feature major updates on key game play elements such as accessibility, progression and learning curve.
Rabbids® 3D: 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™.
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.
Driver® 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.
Combat of Giants® 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.
Asphalt™ 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 StreetPass™ functionality.