Jade Raymond, best known for helping produce Assassin's Creed and a number of other major Ubisoft games like Splinter Cell and Watch Dogs, has left the publisher after ten years, Ubisoft announced today.
Since she stepped away from producing Assassin's Creed games at Ubisoft Montreal, Jade Raymond has had a lower profile in the gaming scene. This week, Raymond is back, having overseen development of the new Splinter Cell: Blacklist, the first major game from her new Ubisoft Toronto studio. She's got four answers for…
Jade Raymond is currently head of Ubisoft's Toronto studio, which is hard at work on the next Splinter Cell game. And yet, while she clearly enjoys games as a blockbuster spectacle, Raymond wants games to strive to be more.
Maybe video games are stupid. Maybe they're junk or trash or action movies, at best. Perhaps they are not at all making the world a better place.
The future of gaming isn't about a proliferation of platforms, it's about an abundance of stories and making something that transcends those platforms to become a pastime.
Ubisoft has confirmed that a sixth game in stealth action series Splinter Cell is currently in the early stages development at the company's Toronto studio.
Ubisoft Toronto, the new big-game studio overseen by former Assassin's Creed producer Jade Raymond, is making the next Splinter Cell. Development will involve tech and talents from Splinter Cell Conviction studio Ubi Montreal. No title, details or release date. [Gamasutra]
The recently announced Ubisoft Toronto studio has a new boss, Assassin's Creed producer Jade Raymond, Ubisoft announced today. She'll be overseeing the new studio, focusing on "AAA games and new intellectual properties."
This fall's Assassin's Creed hero isn't just a better killer than his predecessor. He lives in a world in which he can swim, the sun sets and thieves can become allies, the game's executive producer, Jade Raymond, showed Kotaku yesterday.
And by "Top 99", they don't mean the most eminent minds in their respective fields. So, with 2008's list all done, did any games types make it? And by games types, we mean real people.
So what's Ubisoft's Jade Raymond been working on since Assassin's Creed has come and gone? According to Gamekyo (formerly Jeuxfrance) she's been getting busy on I Am Alive, a survival game for the PC, 360, and PS3 from French developer Darkworks of Cold Fear fame and Alone In The Dark: The New Nightmare infamy.…