History Trivia / RaymanLegends

24th Jan '16 11:13:24 AM MissConception
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* DevelopmentGag: The appearance of [[VideoGame/RavingRabbids Rabbids]] in an [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSlccZt5O2o in-house concept trailer]] could be a bit of a reference to the cancelled ''Rayman 4'', where they were the main mooks of the game before it turned into ''Rayman Raving Rabbids''. The level they're shown in even looks like a 2D version of early screenshots of ''Rayman 4.''

** So is it a WiiU exclusive or not? First they said yes, then no, then yes again, [[http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2013-02-07-wii-u-exclusive-rayman-legends-to-go-multiplatform and now they're saying no once more]]. It ended up as a multiplatform title (Wii U, X-Box 360, Playstation 3, Playstation 4, Vita and PC) with the release delayed until September 2013.
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** So is it a WiiU exclusive or not? First they said yes, then no, then yes again, [[http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2013-02-07-wii-u-exclusive-rayman-legends-to-go-multiplatform and now they're saying no once more]]. It ended up as a multiplatform title (Wii U, X-Box Xbox 360, Playstation [=PlayStation=] 3, Playstation [=PlayStation=] 4, Vita and PC) with the release delayed until September 2013.
9th Dec '15 1:56:27 PM Berrenta
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IUEO trope
* ExecutiveMeddling: Ubisoft confirmed Legends was delayed due to the [[http://www.gonintendo.com/?mode=viewstory&id=195748 poor status of the Wii U]] in early 2013 and the fact [[VideoGame/ZombiU Zombi U]] [[http://www.gonintendo.com/?mode=viewstory&id=207020 bombed]]. To say [[BrokenBase fans weren't happy]] is an understatement and [[InternetCounterattack the backlash]] resulted in the [[AcclaimedFlop game bombing]].
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* ExecutiveMeddling: Ubisoft confirmed Legends was delayed due to the [[http://www.gonintendo.com/?mode=viewstory&id=195748 poor status of the Wii U]] in early 2013 and the fact [[VideoGame/ZombiU Zombi U]] [[http://www.gonintendo.com/?mode=viewstory&id=207020 bombed]]. To say [[BrokenBase fans weren't happy]] is an understatement and [[InternetCounterattack the backlash]] backlash resulted in the [[AcclaimedFlop game bombing]].
7th Jul '15 4:23:11 AM Silverblade2
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* FlipFlopOfGod: Over how much of the game the Murphy sections took up. Part of it stemmed from some of the Ubisoft staff's limited knowledge of English. ** So is it a WiiU exclusive or not? First they said yes, then no, then yes again, [[http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2013-02-07-wii-u-exclusive-rayman-legends-to-go-multiplatform and now they're saying no once more]]. It ended up as a multiplatform title (Wii U, X-Box 360, Playstation 3, Vita and PC) with the release delayed until September 2013.
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* FlipFlopOfGod: FlipFlopOfGod: ** Over how much of the game the Murphy sections took up. Part of it stemmed from some of the Ubisoft staff's limited knowledge of English. ** So is it a WiiU exclusive or not? First they said yes, then no, then yes again, [[http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2013-02-07-wii-u-exclusive-rayman-legends-to-go-multiplatform and now they're saying no once more]]. It ended up as a multiplatform title (Wii U, X-Box 360, Playstation 3, Playstation 4, Vita and PC) with the release delayed until September 2013.
3rd Jul '15 11:40:35 PM Kytseo
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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Legends [[AcclaimedFlop bombing]] was due to ExecutiveMeddling of delaying the game until nearly two weeks before the release of ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV'' in America causing a big internet counterattack against the game.
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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Legends [[AcclaimedFlop bombing]] was due to ExecutiveMeddling of delaying the game until nearly two weeks before the release of ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV'' in America America, causing a big internet counterattack against the game.
14th Jul '14 4:13:05 PM needsanewhobby
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* ReleaseDateChange: By over six months, too. See ExecutiveMeddling and ScrewedByTheNetwork.
15th Jun '14 7:55:41 PM EternalRain
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The NFC functionality, as it has been confirmed that no launch/launch window WiiU title (including ''VideoGame/{{Skylanders}}: Giants'') will use it. Although time will tell if it will be patched in the future.
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The NFC functionality, as it has been confirmed that no launch/launch window WiiU title (including ''VideoGame/{{Skylanders}}: Giants'') will use it. Although time will tell if it will be patched in the future.future thanks to Nintendo announcing their own line of NFC figurines called "Amiibo." ** The game was also meant to be exclusive to the Wii U console at first with a launch date of February 2013. The poor sales of the Wii U exclusive ''VideoGame/ZombiU'' prompted UbiSoft to make it multiplatform instead, and delayed the release of the Wii U version to coincide with the release of all other versions of the game. Wii U owners who felt this was a missed opportunity for UbiSoft to at least make the game a limited time exclusive during a "drought period" in the Wii U's early 2013 release schedule (some developers on the team even said the game was basically done at the time of the delay) [[InternetBackdraft did not take the news well]].
9th Nov '13 9:48:38 PM Ngamer01
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Expanding Executive Meddling.
* ExecutiveMeddling: Ubisoft confirmed Legends was delayed due to the [[http://www.gonintendo.com/?mode=viewstory&id=195748 poor status of the Wii U]] in early 2013 and the fact [[VideoGame/ZombiU Zombi U]] [[http://www.gonintendo.com/?mode=viewstory&id=207020 bombed]]. To say [[BrokenBase fans aren't happy]] is an understatement.
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* ExecutiveMeddling: Ubisoft confirmed Legends was delayed due to the [[http://www.gonintendo.com/?mode=viewstory&id=195748 poor status of the Wii U]] in early 2013 and the fact [[VideoGame/ZombiU Zombi U]] [[http://www.gonintendo.com/?mode=viewstory&id=207020 bombed]]. To say [[BrokenBase fans aren't weren't happy]] is an understatement.understatement and [[InternetCounterattack the backlash]] resulted in the [[AcclaimedFlop game bombing]].
9th Nov '13 9:46:14 PM Ngamer01
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Expanding Acclaimed Flop with more context.
* AcclaimedFlop: Ubisoft reported that all versions of Rayman Legends [[http://www.gonintendo.com/?mode=viewstory&id=214628 have sold poorly]].
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* AcclaimedFlop: Ubisoft reported that all versions of Rayman Legends [[http://www.gonintendo.com/?mode=viewstory&id=214628 have sold poorly]]. The [[http://www.vgchartz.com/game/70792/rayman-legends/Global/ Wii U version sold the best]] out of all versions, making the [[ExecutiveMeddling initial delay]] pointless.

** So is it a WiiU exclusive or not? First they said yes, then no, then yes again, [[http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2013-02-07-wii-u-exclusive-rayman-legends-to-go-multiplatform and now they're saying no once more]]. It ended up as a multiplatform title (Wii U, X-Box 360, Playstation 3, Vita and PC) with the release getting delayed until September 2013.
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** So is it a WiiU exclusive or not? First they said yes, then no, then yes again, [[http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2013-02-07-wii-u-exclusive-rayman-legends-to-go-multiplatform and now they're saying no once more]]. It ended up as a multiplatform title (Wii U, X-Box 360, Playstation 3, Vita and PC) with the release getting delayed until September 2013.
15th Oct '13 12:58:02 PM Ngamer01
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* AcclaimedFlop: Ubisoft reported that all versions of Rayman Legends [[http://www.gonintendo.com/?mode=viewstory&id=214628 have sold poorly]].

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** Also it's been rumored that Microsoft has a contract clause stating any multi-platform games that have a 360 release planned must be delayed to release with the 360 version.

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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Legends [[AcclaimedFlop bombing]] was due to ExecutiveMeddling of delaying the game until nearly two weeks before the release of ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV'' in America causing a big internet counterattack against the game.
16th Sep '13 11:43:41 PM Silverblade2
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no more trivia
* ShoutOut: The fact that you enter levels via paintings should remind platformer fans of a [[VideoGame/SuperMario64 certain other platform game]]. ** The mere mention of the name "Castle Rock" is one to the works of Creator/StephenKing. ** The toads in the underwater world wear ''VideoGame/SplinterCell'' goggles. This was lampshaded by Ubi at their E3 2013 press event, which placed a screenshot of said toads onstage right after the ''Splinter Cell: Blacklist'' preview ended. ** The PS Vita version of the game has an exclusive ''Prince of Persia'' costume for Rayman and a ''Splinter Cell'' costume for Globox. Likewise, the pre-order bonuses for the other consoles feature Splinter Cell and AssassinsCreed-based costumes, while the Wii U version of the game will have exclusive SuperMarioBros costumes for Rayman and Globox. ** The Sharks in 20000 Lums Under the Sea wear an outfit similar to Jaws from ''Film/Moonraker''. ** Ursula, one of the water world's princesses, is based on actress Ursula Andress' character from ''Film/DrNo''. ** In Lucha Libre Get Away, you drop the Luchador that's been chasing you throughout the level into a pit of lava, and as he sinks, he gives [[Film/Terminator2JudgmentDay the thumbs up.]] ** In the Toad Story levels, enemy paratroopers you encounter may hum five notes of Creator/RichardWagner's Music/RideOfTheValkyries, the background music for the helicopter scene in ''Film/ApocalypseNow''.
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