London, UK - February 2, 2005 - Today, Ubisoft, one of the world's largest videogame publishers, announced that it has received two prestigious Interactive Achievement Awards at the 8th annual Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS) awards held during the D.I.C.E. Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ubisoft accepted the award for Prince of Persia Warrior WithinTM in the Platform Action/Adventure Game of the Year category and Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Pandora TomorrowTM received top honors in the Console Action/Adventure Game of the Year category. The Interactive Achievement Awards honor outstanding technical and artistic achievement in the field of interactive entertainment.
In addition, Ubisoft was a finalist for awards in the following categories:
Prince of Persia Warrior WithinTM: Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction
Prince of Persia Warrior WithinTM: Outstanding Achievement in Animation
Myst® IV Revelation: PC Action/Adventure Game of the Year
Pacific FightersTM: Simulation Game of the Year
Ubisoft is also delighted to announce that for 2004 it has again been chosen as the #2 worldwide videogame publisher by Game Informer magazine, North America's leading computer and videogame monthly. Editors at Game Informer chose this year's leading publishers based on the quality of titles released, innovation, diversity of games and future outlook of the publisher. The rankings appear in the February issue of the magazine, on newsstands now.
Furthermore, Ubisoft was chosen as the Best Developer of 2004 by the editors of OXM, the Official UK Xbox® magazine, for its annual Official Xbox® Magazine Awards. In addition, Beyond Good and EvilTM continued its good fortune with the award for Best Single-Player Plot in a Game.
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Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide. It is the fastest growing company in the videogame industry and has grown considerably through its strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 21 countries and sales in more than 50 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge videogame titles to consumers. Ubisoft generated revenue of 508 million for the 2003-2004 fiscal year, an increase of 22.5% over the previous fiscal year at constant exchange rates. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.