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In Watch Dogs multiplayer, your game will get hacked

By John Keefer, Jun 12, 2013 6:00am PDT

Watch Dogs senior producer Dominic Guay takes us on an in-depth tour of multiplayer hacking in the game.

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"im glad for the opt out option but forcing us to experience it once is cool!"

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Assassin's Creed 4 to launch with free companion app for tablets

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 10, 2013 4:15pm PDT

Assassin's Creed 4 will launch with a free companion app for tablets, enabling "second screen gameplay" that's so trendy nowadays.

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Assassin's Creed 4 won't 'waste any time' with a long intro

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 10, 2013 4:15pm PDT

"We're not going to waste any time," the lead writer of Assassin's Creed 4 promised. "He's going to be a pirate when you press Start."

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"That wasn't the issue. The issue was how boring the narrative and missions were, and that there ..."

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Getting rid of Desmond makes Assassin's Creed 4 the best game for newcomers

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 10, 2013 4:15pm PDT

Assassin's Creed 3 ended Desmond's story, letting go of narrative baggage that was holding the franchise down. "It was a barrier to entry for people that want to pick it up," Darby McDevitt, lead writer of Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, admitted.

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Watch Dogs E3 trailer is jolly nice CGI

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 10, 2013 6:45am PDT

No, CGI trailers don't represent gameplay. Yes, they are fluffy marketing to get you unduly excited. But by gum, the cinematic E3 trailer for Ubisoft's open-world cybervigilante 'em up Watch Dogs is awfully pretty, if a bit eerie. We can still enjoy it as an attractive and w...

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"With the last trailer, I was like "This looks like Person of Interest." Now the main character ..."

- kenclopz see all 11 comments

Watch Dogs trailer shows off 'brutal street fighting'

By John Keefer, May 31, 2013 3:00pm PDT

Aiden Pierce is a technical genius in the upcoming Watch Dogs from Ubisoft Montreal, but he will also display a violent thug mentality when it comes to combat, according to a new video focusing on the motion capture for the game.

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"Haha very nice video. Gotta luv the part at the end where the "community manager" just freaken ..."

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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon walkthrough trailer summons cyber-dragons

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 25, 2013 6:00am PDT

You may already have seen proper gameplay footage from Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon after it leaked through Uplay, but any commentary on it was mostly likely a teenage YouTuber hurling obscenities. No, what you want is creative director Dean Evans narrating eight minutes of actio...

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Assassin's Creed 3 Washington DLC ends today on most platforms, begins on Wii U

By John Keefer, Apr 23, 2013 2:45pm PDT

The Tyranny of King Washington comes to an end with the finale of the three-part DLC package released today for Assassin's Creed 3.

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The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot gameplay video shows off competitive dungeon building

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 22, 2013 3:00pm PDT

A new trailer reveals the gameplay of Ubisoft's The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot, a competitive dungeon-building game for PC.

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"I played this a while ago internally and its super fun. Hope you guys give it a try!"

- mnok see all 2 comments

Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag trailer reveals gameplay

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 25, 2013 10:25am PDT

Juggling two jobs can be difficult for anyone, but Captain Edward Kenway seems to take the responsibilities of both pirate and Assassin in his stride. Ubisoft today dropped the first "gameplay" trailer for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, showing the kind of salty shenanigan...

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"I hope it has real melee combat this time instead of QTE melee combat."

- pizzaput see all 8 comments

Assassin's Creed 4 dev: pirates no longer 'for kids'

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 11, 2013 10:00am PDT

You and I know pirates to be cheery drunkards, perhaps made of plasticine, who plunder cursed booty and battle sea monsters. Yet, Ubisoft Montreal claims, this is all fiction. The developer has said it is "giving pirates the HBO, reality treatment" in Assassin's Creed 4: Bla...

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"I don't see why... Planks are fun. And well... Hooks could make for some BRUTAL kills =]"

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Far Cry 3 patch 1.05 rolling out with outpost resets, Master difficulty

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 05, 2013 7:30am PST

Ubisoft has started rolling out patch 1.05 for Far Cry 3, bringing shiny new features including the promised option to reset outposts and the new 'Master' difficulty level. If the archipelago's feeling a little tired and fusty for you, huzzah, you can now explore new and exc...

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Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag preview: refreshing a franchise

By Kat Bailey, Mar 04, 2013 6:00am PST

Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag represents an opportunity to refresh the franchise at large. Building upon the excellent ship-to-ship action of Assassin's Creed 3, almost the entirety of AC4 is set on the high seas. It's deeper too. Think of it as The Legend of Zelda: Wind Wa...

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"Sorry, I was being sarcastic. After doing all that and uncovering everything in the first three ..."

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Watch Dogs also confirmed for Wii U

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 21, 2013 6:45am PST

Ubisoft had hinted at a Wii U edition of open-world hack 'em up Watch Dogs before, but only formally confirmed it last night alongside the announcement of a PlayStation 4 version. No, obviously it didn't drop this news during Sony's big shindig, but in a press release afterw...

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"Of course not, it will only be cutting edge on PC! And maybe PS4. But it'll be more cutting edge ..."

- Grape Flavor see all 10 comments

Far Cry 3 adding optional outpost respawns, Master difficulty

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 18, 2013 11:00am PST

"The definition of insanity," Ubisoft made a point of having Far Cry 3 antagonist Vaas say in most trailers, "is doing the exact same fucking thing over and over again, expecting shit to change." If you like to get a little crazy, though, Ubi is working on an option to reset...

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"Yeah, thats my favorite part of the game and I just have one left."

- not work safe see all 34 comments