13th August 2013

Ubisoft Announces Fan Expo Canada Lineup

ubisoft canadaUbisoft has announced its Fan Expo Canada™ lineup featuring some of Ubisoft’s highly anticipated titles including, Assassin’s Creed® IV Black Flag™, Tom Clancy’s® Splinter Cell® Blacklist™, Rayman® Legends, South Park™: The Stick of Truth™, Rocksmith™ 2014, Just Dance 2014 and Watch Dogs™. The highly popular Might & Magic® Duel of Champions will also be playable.

 

In addition to hands-on time with some of the games, fans will also have the opportunity to meet comic book legend Todd McFarlane and get a first look at a wide range of products, including figures, statues and novelty toys based on the successful Assassin’s Creed® franchise and Raving Rabbids® video games and television series.  To celebrate Todd’s visit to Canada in 20 years, Ubisoft and McFarlane Toys will make three of the seven Assassin’s Creed – Series 1 figures, Connor, Haytham and Edward Kenway, available for purchase exclusively to Fan Expo Canada™ attendees prior to their official release later this year.

“Fan Expo is a major event for us being that it is home to the biggest gathering of pop culture fans in Canada,” said Lucile Bousquet, Senior Director of Communication & Marketing, Ubisoft Entertainment – Canada.  “We are proud to return to sponsor and exhibit at the show while giving fans a taste of the hottest titles in the industry.”

Attendees can also learn more about Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist, Ubisoft Toronto’s first major production, from developers and actors at panels including:

  • The Actors behind Splinter Cell Blacklist: Canadian actors, including Eric Johnson, Kate Drummond and David Reale, discuss the process of bringing their Splinter Cell Blacklist characters to life and explain the different aspects of their work, alongside Ubisoft Toronto Game Director David Footman.
  • Out of the Shadows – A deep dive into Splinter Cell Blacklist: Splinter Cell Blacklist marks a major milestone for Ubisoft Toronto as the studio’s first full production.  Meet Ubisoft Toronto’s Senior Producer Alex Parizeau, Creative Director Maxime Beland, Game Director Patrick Redding, and Art Director Scott Lee behind the game and hear insights into the development and inspiration for Blacklist.

Hands-on demonstrations, celebrity signings and special presentations will be held at the company’s booth (#1946). Fan Expo Canada takes place at the Toronto Convention Centre this August 22nd through 25th.

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  1. @UbisoftCanada
    2:03 am on August 13th, 2013

    RT @VillageGamer: .@UbisoftCanada Announces @FanExpoCanada Lineup http://t.co/BADiIpz8Zp

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