Ubisoft Entertainment S.A is a French multinational video-game
developer and publisher, headquartered in Montreuil-sous-Bois,
The company’s worldwide presence includes 29 studios in 19
countries the company has subsidiaries in 26 countries. Ubisoft is
currently the third-largest independent game publisher in the world,
only behind Activision Blizzard and Electronic Arts(EA), as well as in
Europe and the United States. The company’s largest development
studio is Ubisoft Montreal in Canada, currently employing about
In Ubisoft’s 2008–2009 fiscal year, the company’s revenue was €1.256
billion, reaching the 1 billion euro milestone for the first time in the
company’s history. Ubisoft has created its own film division, called,
“Ubisoft Motion Pictures”, which creates shows and films based on
the company’s games.
Assassin's Creed is a historical fiction action-adventure open world stealth video game series that consists
of six main games and a number of supporting materials, as of 2013. The games have appeared on
the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Nintendo DS,PlayStation Portable, PlayStation
Vita, iOS, HP webOS, Android, Nokia,Symbian Windows Phone platforms, and the Wii U.
The Assassin's Creed games primarily revolves around the rivalry between two ancient secret
societies: the Assassins and the Knights Templar, and their indirect relation to an ancient species predating humanity, whose society, along with much of Earth's biosphere, was destroyed by a
massive solar storm. The games' real-world chronological setting is the year 2012, and
featureDesmond Miles, a bartender who is a descendant of several lines of prominent Assassins
though raised as an Assassin, he fled his nomadic family to seek out a more common lifestyle. He is
initially kidnapped by the megacorporation Abstergo Industries, the modern-day face of the Knights
Templar, who are aware of Desmond's lineage. Desmond is forced to use the "Animus", a device
that allows him to experience his ancestral memories. Abstergo is seeking to discover the location of
several artifacts, or "Pieces of Eden", that hold great power, to control mankind and alter its
fate, bringing humanity into a single unified group. Desmond also encounters a small team of
modern-day Assassins; agreeing to work with them, Desmond uses their version of the Animus (the
Animus 2.0) to continue to experience the memories of his ancestors to discover the locations of
additional Pieces of Eden so they can be recovered before Abstergo can do so. While experiencing
these memories, some of their abilities are genetically leaked into Desmond, known as the Bleeding
Effect, giving him some of the Assassin skills of his predecessors at the cost of living with multiple sets
of memories and personalities in his mind.
Electronic Arts, Inc. (EA) is an American developer, marketer, publisher and distributor of video
games headquartered in Redwood City, California, USA. Founded and incorporated on May 8, 1982
by Trip Hawkins, the company was a pioneer of the early home computer games industry and was notable
for promoting the designers and programmers responsible for its games. Electronic Arts is the world's thirdlargest gaming company by revenue after Nintendo and Activision Blizzard.
Battlefield is a series of first-person shooter video games that started out on Microsoft Windows and OS
X with its debut video game, Battlefield 1942, which was released in 2002. The series is developed by
Swedish company EA Digital Illusions CE and is published by American company Electronic Arts. The
series features a greater focus on large maps, teamwork and vehicle warfare than traditional first-person
shooters. The PC games in the series are mainly focused on online multiplayer. The Battlefield series has
served more than 50 million players worldwide as of 2012, across 11 games and 12 expansion packs
released since its inception in 2007. The series has a recognizable 6-beat sting.
Electronic Entertainment Expo, commonly known as E3, is an annual trade fair for the computer
and video games industry presented by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA). It is used by
many video game publishers and accessory manufacturers to show off their upcoming games and
Unlike Gamescom and other video game trade fairs that are open to the public, E3 is an exclusive,
industry-only event. Persons who apply to attend are required by the event's governing body
(Entertainment Software Association) to verify that they have some professional connection to the
video game industry.
E3 is commonly held in late May or early June of each year at the Los Angeles Convention
Center (LACC) in Los Angeles. In 2007, the convention was exceptionally held from July 11 to July
13 in Santa Monica, California.
E3 2013 was held on June 11–13, 2013 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. E3 2014 is slated for
June 10–12, 2014, and will once again take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center.