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Bank: Ubisoft Q4 disappoints

Video games giant Ubisoft has reported another disappointing set of numbers in its quarterly results – which resulted in the company reducing its formal guidance. A report on Ubisoft from investment bank Berenberg says that the company’s its Q4/22 trading and net bookings (at €664 million) were 6 per cent short of consensus which translated […]

May 17, 2022

BAFTA Games Awards 2022: Winners announced

At the BAFTA Games Awards on April 7th, Returnal won Audio Achievement, Best Game and Music, and Performer in a Leading Role for Jane Perry, winning her first BAFTA. Two games won two BAFTAs each: It Takes Two won Multiplayer and Original Property, and Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart won Animation and Technical Achievement. Kimberly […]

April 8, 2022

Survey: ITV, Eutelsat are takeover targets

Bloomberg, in what investment bank Exane/BNPP describes as an “informal survey”, has suggested that Eutelsat and ITV are “most likely takeover” candidates. The bank suggests that ITV has been in the Bloomberg poll fairly frequently over the past ten years. Other companies named as possible takeover targets include KPN, Telecom Italia, Invit, Nokia, ProSiebenSat. 1 […]

January 18, 2022By Chris Forrester

Bank: “Video game spend remains robust”

Media analysts from investment bank Berenberg, ahead of a major Video Gaming Conference they are hosting in November, say that the video game market has pulled back sharply in recent weeks, with the average share in their coverage down 13 per cent in the last month and c20 per cent in the year-to-date. The bank […]

October 19, 2021

Bank: Ubisoft hurt by delays

Ubisoft, like most video games providers, is having a prosperous pandemic. Last week, it released its H1 numbers with revenue from sales up 8.5 per cent, and net bookings up 14.2 per cent. Ubisoft has an impressive portfolio of game franchines including the Rayman, Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry franchises, and Tom Clancy games. However, […]

November 4, 2020By Chris Forrester

Netflix orders Assassin’s Creed series

Netflix has entered into an agreement with French video game company Ubisoft to develop content based on the  best-selling video game franchise Assassin’s Creed. The first series is already in developmentand is slated to be an epic, live action adaptation. A search is currently underway for a showrunner. Ubisoft Film & Television’s Jason Altman and […]

October 28, 2020By Nik Roseveare