Walking Tour: Part Two, Ubisoft

There’s no Ubisoft sign in front of the company’s headquarters. The only hint as to what’s inside the building are the two swirly symbols on the windows flanking the main entrance.

Fail to recognize this, and you are, as they say, SOL.

Inside, the brick walls and airy, warehouse-esque envrionment encourages blog writers to take pictures and comment on such. For example: at the front desk, visitors must sign in. TVs hung on the walls show off clips of Ubisoft’s games, and there’s even a bowl of oranges for everyone to look at on the receptionist’s desk. (Please note the oranges.)

There’s a neat lunchroom with free sodas, and plenty of tables at which to stuff one’s face or socialize. There’s also a foosball table, TV (yesterday’s France vs. Spain soccer match drew a considerable crowd), and an Ultracade playing Street Fighter Anniversary edition.

The walls in the stairways are painted by graffiti artists:

And people actually, you know, work here:

Oh, and this stern assassin threatens death to any who don’t wash their hands after using the bathroom.

Read about one of Ubisoft’s best games, won’t you?

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