E3 2012 - Ubisoft Press Conference Discussion

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Welcome to the E3 2012 Ubisoft Press Conference Discussion

Welcome my fellow Giant Bomb comrades! Unless you have been living under a rock trying to avoid the zombie apocalypse that is sweeping the east coast of the United States, you know that E3 2012 is here! Keeping with the tradition, each of the three platform companies along with EA and Ubisoft will be holding press conferences to discuss their company and what they will offer the video game industry presently and in the future. As you know, this will create apocalyptic chaos across the Internet and, more importantly, the Giant Bomb community and forums. In order to help control the madness, we will have an official "sticky" thread for each of the conferences. This thread is dedicated to the discussion of everyone's general feelings/opinions/thoughts of the Ubisoft press conference.

Keep Discussion On-Topic!

This thread is dedicated solely for the general discussion of the Ubisoft press conference. What does this mean for you? Well, let me tell you with my patent-pending bullet points!

  • Only discussion of the Ubisoft press conference is allowed. Please keep discussion of the other press conferences in their respective stickied threads.
  • No off-topic discussion at any time. Want to talk about the NBA or Stanley Cup Finals? Do so in other threads.

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Specific Announcements

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Game Forums

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Live Streams

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#2 Posted by Zacagawea (1680 posts) -

WOOOOOOOOOOOOO

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#3 Posted by citizenkane (10887 posts) -

Can't wait to hear more about Assassin's Creed III!

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#4 Posted by Coafi (1520 posts) -

Ubisoft better announce something amazing!

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#5 Posted by innacces14 (784 posts) -

*crosses fingers* Come on, Mr. Caffeine!

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#6 Posted by DrDarkStryfe (2245 posts) -

I think Aisha Tyler, she voices Lana in Archer and is a comedian, is hosting the event. She was just on G4 talking about Assassins Creed III.

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#7 Posted by NegativeCero (3156 posts) -

Ready to have my soul crushed at yet another year lacking Beyond Good and Evil 2. AC3 look great though, so it's not all bad.

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#8 Posted by EvilTwin (3318 posts) -

Possible new Prince of Persia and possible (not likely) Beyond Good and Evil 2 announcement plus guaranteed ACIII.  Good enough for me.  Hopefully Mr. Caffeine returns just for train wreck factor.

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#9 Posted by SockemJetpack (437 posts) -

Calling it. New MC is Mr. Bath-Salts. Draw your own conclusions.

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#10 Edited by Animasta (14911 posts) -

Rayman will be there right? At least there'll be SOMETHING colorful.

Unless they decided this will be Rayman's dark and gritty reboot

also don't see Ubisoft being worse than EA purely because of MoH. OH MY GOD.

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#11 Posted by TheHT (15026 posts) -

@CitizenKane said:

  • Only discussion of the EA press conference is allowed. Please keep discussion of the other press conferences in their respective stickied threads.
  • No off-topic discussion at any time. Want to talk about the NBA or Stanley Cup Finals? Do so in other threads.

Well shit. We're all gonna get banned.

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#12 Posted by EvilTwin (3318 posts) -
@TheHT said:

@CitizenKane said:

  • Only discussion of the EA press conference is allowed. Please keep discussion of the other press conferences in their respective stickied threads.
  • No off-topic discussion at any time. Want to talk about the NBA or Stanley Cup Finals? Do so in other threads.

Well shit. We're all gonna get banned.

So how do you feel about the new direction Dead Space is going in?
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#13 Edited by FrankCanada97 (4186 posts) -

I'm glad Spike TV is staying with E3 coverage instead of switching to A 1000 Ways to Die.

EDIT: Damn

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#14 Posted by Phatmac (5931 posts) -

I LOVE EA!

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#15 Posted by LiquidPrince (16907 posts) -

I have to go out for a bit. People have to list all the greatest releases for me when I get back!

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#16 Posted by PeasantAbuse (5098 posts) -

@Animasta said:

Rayman will be there right? At least there'll be SOMETHING colorful.

Unless they decided this will be Rayman's dark and gritty reboot

also don't see Ubisoft being worse than EA purely because of MoH. OH MY GOD.

What about Medal of Honor offended you? I'm just curious.

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#17 Posted by Totori (596 posts) -

I am sad that the spike broadcast ended

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#18 Posted by Animasta (14911 posts) -

@PeasantAbuse said:

@Animasta said:

Rayman will be there right? At least there'll be SOMETHING colorful.

Unless they decided this will be Rayman's dark and gritty reboot

also don't see Ubisoft being worse than EA purely because of MoH. OH MY GOD.

What about Medal of Honor offended you? I'm just curious.

The game monitors real world conflicts and allows you to play them. Can't wait to shoot terrorists in Mali

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#19 Posted by PeasantAbuse (5098 posts) -

@Animasta said:

@PeasantAbuse said:

@Animasta said:

Rayman will be there right? At least there'll be SOMETHING colorful.

Unless they decided this will be Rayman's dark and gritty reboot

also don't see Ubisoft being worse than EA purely because of MoH. OH MY GOD.

What about Medal of Honor offended you? I'm just curious.

The game monitors real world conflicts and allows you to play them. Can't wait to shoot terrorists in Mali

Oh, yeah. Didn't the last Medal of Honor have you fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan or something? I never played it but I remember that being a big deal.

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#20 Posted by TheHT (15026 posts) -

@Animasta said:

@PeasantAbuse said:

@Animasta said:

Rayman will be there right? At least there'll be SOMETHING colorful.

Unless they decided this will be Rayman's dark and gritty reboot

also don't see Ubisoft being worse than EA purely because of MoH. OH MY GOD.

What about Medal of Honor offended you? I'm just curious.

The game monitors real world conflicts and allows you to play them. Can't wait to shoot terrorists in Mali

I've felt a real distaste for all the nonchalance about violence this E3 so far. From Splinter Cells "this is killing in motion" to Medal of Honor's 'play current battles as they're happening/just happened'.

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@PeasantAbuse said:

@Animasta said:

@PeasantAbuse said:

@Animasta said:

Rayman will be there right? At least there'll be SOMETHING colorful.

Unless they decided this will be Rayman's dark and gritty reboot

also don't see Ubisoft being worse than EA purely because of MoH. OH MY GOD.

What about Medal of Honor offended you? I'm just curious.

The game monitors real world conflicts and allows you to play them. Can't wait to shoot terrorists in Mali

Oh, yeah. Didn't the last Medal of Honor have you fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan or something? I never played it but I remember that being a big deal.

This is even worse, because they're actively scanning terrible fucking conflicts just to put in more maps and shit into their shooter, not just Taliban.

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#22 Posted by Lunar_Aura (2824 posts) -

ibihard for ubisoft and that AC3!

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#23 Posted by PeasantAbuse (5098 posts) -

I want to see some AC3 forest action.

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#24 Posted by hoossy (1074 posts) -

Oh god I just remembered how ridiculous Ubisoft conferences are.... actually, with Microsoft and EA being such a snoozefest.... dare I say I'm looking forward to Mr. Caffeine?

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#25 Posted by Dalai (7869 posts) -
@SockemJetpack said:

Calling it. New MC is Mr. Bath-Salts. Draw your own conclusions.

Somebody's face will be eaten, then they'll show off a sequel to that laser tag thing.
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#26 Posted by EvilTwin (3318 posts) -
@hoossy said:

 dare I say I'm looking forward to Mr. Caffeine?

I think we're in for a disappointment.
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#27 Posted by Marz (6072 posts) -

sweet, my banner got chosen :D

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#28 Posted by hoossy (1074 posts) -

@Animasta said:

@PeasantAbuse said:

@Animasta said:

@PeasantAbuse said:

@Animasta said:

Rayman will be there right? At least there'll be SOMETHING colorful.

Unless they decided this will be Rayman's dark and gritty reboot

also don't see Ubisoft being worse than EA purely because of MoH. OH MY GOD.

What about Medal of Honor offended you? I'm just curious.

The game monitors real world conflicts and allows you to play them. Can't wait to shoot terrorists in Mali

Oh, yeah. Didn't the last Medal of Honor have you fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan or something? I never played it but I remember that being a big deal.

This is even worse, because they're actively scanning terrible fucking conflicts just to put in more maps and shit into their shooter, not just Taliban.

wait... what? I don't remember hearing that. How are they doing that?

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#29 Posted by Aetos (1700 posts) -

Assassin's Creed III is the only thing I'm looking forward to with this conference.

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#30 Posted by Totori (596 posts) -

come on Mr. Caffeine

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#31 Posted by thedrewggernaut (26 posts) -

@Marz: great job!

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#32 Posted by Jimbo (10472 posts) -

I think we need a few more versions of Uncharted to come out next year.

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#33 Posted by michaelfossbakk (265 posts) -

@FrankCanada97 said:

I'm glad Spike TV is staying with E3 coverage instead of switching to A 1000 Ways to Die.

EDIT: Damn

I know that feel, bro.

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#34 Edited by TheHT (15026 posts) -

I will not mind if this is the whole conference.

edit: minus Flo Rider.

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#35 Posted by Dethfish (3834 posts) -

This is amazing

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#36 Posted by Aetos (1700 posts) -

Well, its certainly a Ubisoft press conference...

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#37 Edited by EvilTwin (3318 posts) -

Ubisoft, you're not off to a good start.
 
Edit: That mic. LOL

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#38 Posted by Totori (596 posts) -

what the hell is on that microphone?

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#39 Posted by NekuSakuraba (7812 posts) -

What a way to start....

Fuck.

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#40 Posted by Funman (53 posts) -

C'mon wardrobe malfunction....

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#41 Posted by Aetos (1700 posts) -

Oh God the microphone o.o

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#42 Posted by Totori (596 posts) -

put your hands up

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#43 Posted by PeasantAbuse (5098 posts) -

Florida State is getting laid later.

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#44 Posted by DrDarkStryfe (2245 posts) -

Lana...

Lana...

LANA!!!!!!!!

Danga zoooone.

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#45 Posted by EvilTwin (3318 posts) -

This host makes a good first impression though. 

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#46 Posted by Aetos (1700 posts) -

Ubisoft: Touch the Magic

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#47 Posted by Totori (596 posts) -

I can't stop thinking about her her archer character

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#48 Posted by michaelfossbakk (265 posts) -

Lana from Archer! <3

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#49 Posted by NekuSakuraba (7812 posts) -

Tobuscus?

The hell. Didn't expect that. xD

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#50 Posted by Jimbo (10472 posts) -

The hosting was looking promising for a moment there.

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