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Michel Ancel Protests Rayman Legends Delay

Allen February 12, 2013 News 4 Comments
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Michel Ancel, the creative mind behind Rayman, has joined the chorus of those speaking out against Ubisoft for delaying the Wii U release of Rayman Legends. Eurogamer has a photo of Ancel and two members of the Ubisoft Montpellier team holding a sign depicting a weeping Rayman uttering a meek, “Please”.

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Eurogamer.fr translated the sign which reads, “Release Rayman. Support Ubisoft Montpellier.”

Ubisoft has come under fire for the delay of the game (originally schedule to be released in a few weeks) since the surprise announcement that the game would lose its Wii U exclusivity and release alongside the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions in September. Ubisoft plans on releasing a new demo in order to placate an angry fan base but somehow I don’t see that doing the trick right now.

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  • Doug Comstock

    That is heavy. Hat is off to those brave souls.

    • http://twitter.com/SpectralHunt Jonathan Miley

      Indeed. I’m all for Rayman releasing sooner but it better stay multiplatform or I’ll be really unhappy.

  • Hiram_M

    THIS IS STARTING TO GET REAL STUPID ISN’T IT!?

    • Allen_K

      I wouldn’t necessarily say its getting “stupid.” There’s a valid reason for the dev studio to be upset because all that time, money and overtime spent getting the game ready for Feb. 28th ended up being all for naught.

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