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Dozens of people taken hostage in Ubisoft’s Montreal office

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  1. SteveColdStone School of Self Awareness

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    Local newspaper The Journal Montreal reported on Friday that the hostages were in the Ubisoft office.

    Police are on the scene. This is a developing story.


    I guess this is our piece of bad news on Friday the 13th. Hopefully everything works out.
     
  2. RerouteToRemain Silver Belt

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    Godspeed to the hostages, hope they make it out ok.
     
  3. brackis1 Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    Yikes. Fucked up.
    Haven't remembered many of these.
    I remember being really into them in the 90s circa my Rainbow6 gaming days.
     
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  4. Rockapotomuss Woke Based Poster

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    Was the ban justified?
     
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    OMG, happening now? It should be some freak of a gamer. Assassin...
     
  6. Rob Battisti HR for HR

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    My goodness. I have so many contacts in that office. I hope to god everything is ok.

    edit: texting my contacts now
     
  7. SteveColdStone School of Self Awareness

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    A gaming studio’s office is an unusual target. Something happening in Montreal right now isn’t that surprising though.
     
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  8. IamStryker Gold Belt

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    The criminals just hit a Ubisoft paywall and can not get through. They have given up out of frustration and refusal to pay.
     
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  9. Confucamus Last of the V8s Platinum Member

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    A bunch of employees made it safely to the roof and barricaded the entranceway. No word on who's inside or how many hostage takers there are. These things almost never end well, so I'm hoping a peaceful solution can be found without anybody getting hurt.
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  10. brackis1 Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    Please be considerate of them getting flooded w messages while needing to communicate
     
  11. brackis1 Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    Not really TBH.
    They publish tons of content that upsets radical people, have lots of ppl in close contact, and generally dont have a lot of security personnel on site to stop them.
     
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  12. Social Distance Warrior Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    hope this ends peacefully and without bloodshed
     
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    What in the fuck???!
     
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  14. Confucamus Last of the V8s Platinum Member

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    Apparently it was an armed robbery at the building or nearby that went wrong. Maybe they got chased into the building and made a split decision to hold hostages?

     
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  15. Confucamus Last of the V8s Platinum Member

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    FYI, I hope they're okay. If they're hiding inside somewhere, DO NOT mention it here or anywhere online.
     
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    Bad decision, he can really do damage but will be eliminated. I bet he is assocciated somehow to that PC game.
     
  17. SteveColdStone School of Self Awareness

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    Yeah you make a good point as to why somebody would target them. I just don’t think ive heard of a game studio being held hostage. Perhaps once.
     
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    What is he holding them hostage with? A copy of Assassin's Creed Unity?
     
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    Why not?
     
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    they called the police instead of social workers? interesting...
     
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