Posts Tagged ‘Michael Ancel’

Grab a new look at Beyond Good & Evil 2, live right now

Hurry hurry hurry (or, y’know, watch the archived stream a bit later) – Ubisoft are just about to show off the much-anticipated, much-delayed sequel Beyond Good and Evil 2. Michael Ancel and colleagues are live on Twitch, talking more about – and most importantly showing more – BGE2, a game that finally stepped out of the shadows in this Summer’s E3.

Swearing, space pirates, online gubbins and prequel timeframes have raised a few eyebrows previously – will this bring ’em back down to earth or send ’em further skywards? Find out below.
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Rayman: Origins Coming To PC, DRM Free

The art is just exquisite throughout.

Well here’s a thing. The absolutely superb platformer, Rayman: Origins, is making its way from console to the PC on the 30th March. Michael “Beyond Good & Evil” Ancel returned to the 2D side-scroller he created, and the result is genuinely splendid. You can pre-order it now at the UbiShop for £20, which is half the price it launched at on 360 and PS3 (although the price most places are selling it at by now). Of course, the big question is: Woah, Ubi, what DRM will it come with? We’ve asked, can tell you that the digital download versions will only have a one-time activation, and retail copies, according to Ubi, will have “no DRM at all”.

You can see the trailer below.

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