Mega-Producer Jade Raymond Leaves Ubisoft

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. » 10/20/14 11:53am 10/20/14 11:53am

No samurai in the next Assassin's Creed. Jade Raymond, producer at Ubisoft Montréal says so in this profile by Adweek, though the game will be set in "her favorite historical era." A feudal Japan setting for Assassin's Creed has long been a request of fans, even referred to in ACIV's meta-game. » 2/24/14 1:22pm 2/24/14 1:22pm

Quick Q&A: 'We have to stop underestimating gamers.'

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… » 8/19/13 10:20am 8/19/13 10:20am

Splinter Cell Studio Head Wants Games to Grow Up

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. » 5/14/12 11:30am 5/14/12 11:30am

What If The Next Generation Thinks Video Games are Stupid?

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. » 3/26/12 2:00pm 3/26/12 2:00pm

The Secret to Making Amazing Franchises? Fans

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. » 2/16/11 2:30pm 2/16/11 2:30pm

Splinter Cell Returns For Sixth Game

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. » 11/29/10 6:30am 11/29/10 6:30am

New Splinter Cell, Built On Conviction, In The Works

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] » 5/25/10 10:40am 5/25/10 10:40am

Assassin's Creed Producer Raymond To Lead Ubisoft Toronto

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." » 8/31/09 6:20pm 8/31/09 6:20pm

Assassin's Creed II More Vicious, Less Predictable Than Predecessor

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. » 7/30/09 1:40pm 7/30/09 1:40pm

So, Did Any Gaming Types Make AskMen's "Top 99 Women" List?

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. » 1/22/09 2:00am 1/22/09 2:00am

Jade Raymond Presents Hideo Kojima With MTV's Lifetime Achievement Award

If you missed this past weekend's MTV Video Game Awards show, you're not alone and you're probably not German. The people of Deutschland get their own video game kudos broadcast, one big enough to get both Assassin's Creed » 11/24/08 4:40pm 11/24/08 4:40pm producer Jade Raymond and series producer Hideo Kojima on an international flight. You…

Jade's Next Game - I Am Alive

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.… » 7/10/08 1:40pm 7/10/08 1:40pm