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Wii U ZombiU so unprofitable Ubisoft puts Nintendo on notice

Wii U ZombiU so unprofitable Ubisoft puts Nintendo on notice

Dire sales of flagship games for the Wii U have left developers like Ubisoft, Activision, and EA freezing development for Nintendo's console, with launch titles like ZombiU failing to make a profit. The zombie game, one of the featured titles released alongside the Wii U in November 2012, was "not even close" to making a profit, Ubisoft chairman and CEO Yves Guillemot admitted to GamesIndustry, with the studio now having no intention to make a sequel and in fact opting to hedge its bets with cross-platform support on what was initially to be a new Wii U-only game.

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EA dumps Online Pass system for used games after player vitriol

EA dumps Online Pass system for used games after player vitriol

EA has begun eliminating its little-loved Online Pass program, the scheme which meant those playing second-hand games would need to pay separately for online access, with no new titles requiring the system and older titles being updated to remove it. The controversial scheme was initially introduced as a way for EA to monetize used games sales, with the Online Pass included in the original box but only being valid for a single account.

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Mirror’s Edge 2 leaks again: Tipped for Xbox One E3 2013 reveal

Mirror’s Edge 2 leaks again: Tipped for Xbox One E3 2013 reveal

Much-rumored EA game Mirror's Edge 2 seems to have been prematurely given the official nod today, with a listing for the unannounced title spotted at EA's help site. Swiftly pulled - though not before a screencap could be taken - the listing didn't actually have any details of the game, but its existence alone is enough to seemingly confirm that it's in the pipeline, potentially for the Xbox One among other consoles.

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