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See gameplay from 1666: Amsterdam, by the director of the first two Assassin's Creeds

Footage of 1666: Amsterdam, which was to have been the next big console game from the creative director ofthe first two Assassin's Creeds, has surfaced from a presentation in Europe. It's a...

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Ubisoft hands over rights of 1666: Amsterdam to creator Patrice Desilets

Ubisoft has agreed to hand over the rights of 1666: Amsterdam to former Assassin's Creed creative director Patrice Desilets, according to a press release sent out this afternoon. In return,...

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Desilets ponders episodic future of 1666: Amsterdam

As Patrice Desilets fights Ubisoft for control of his game 1666: Amsterdam, he faces another problem; what to do if he wins. Desilets spent two years developing the game at THQ Montreal, before...

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All-digital future may save AAA game industry, says Patrice Desilets

The AAA game industry is "at a crossroads," and the transition to an all-digital future may help make AAA games profitable again, said ex-Ubisoft game designer Patrice Désilets today at the Gamelab...

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Patrice Desilets, Call of Duty: Ghosts, EA Partners Program, E3: Speed Run

It's the most wonderful time of the year — E3. Patrice Desilets is suing Ubisoft for $400,000 in damages and the rights to his game, 1666: Amsterdam. The dog in Call of Duty: Ghosts will be a fully...

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Patrice Desilets' complaints and Ubisoft's response outlined in Montreal court filing

The details of Patrice Desilets' lawsuit against Ubisoft, in which he's seeking over $400,000 in damages and the rights to purchase the 1666: Amsterdam franchise from the publisher, have surfaced...

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Patrice Désilets sues Ubisoft for more than $400K, seeks rights to 1666: Amsterdam (update: Ubi responds)

Former Assassin's Creed creative director Patrice Désilets made good on promises to "fight Ubisoft vigorously for my rights, for my team and for my game" in court this week, suing the publisher...

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Gran Turismo 6, Google Play, Ubisoft, 1666: Speed Run

Gran Turismo 6 is coming to PlayStation 3 this holiday season and a demo is scheduled to hit in July. Google announced Google Play game services, which will use Google Plus to provide leaderboards,...

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Ubisoft indefinitely suspends production on 1666 after firing Patrice Desilets

After parting ways with former Assassin's Creed designer Patrice Desilets, Ubisoft has indefinitely suspended production on 1666, CEO Yves Guillemot said today during an investor call for the...

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Acclaimed game designer Desilets returns to Ubisoft after THQ collapse

The fate of Patrice Desilets, the acclaimed game designer who created the Assassin's Creed franchise before leaving Ubisoft to join THQ Montreal in 2011, is no longer up in the air. Ubisoft...