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The Crew arrives on November 11, closed beta begins July 23

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 09, 2014 3:32pm PDT

The Crew drove into the Ubisoft E3 Media Briefing, bringing good news for racing fans. In addition to a new trailer, The Crew now also has some dates of note to reveal. The game will release on November 11, with the beta set to kick off on July 23.


Just Dance 2015 and Just Dance Now app announced

By Steve Watts, Jun 09, 2014 3:20pm PDT

Ubisoft announced two more entries in the Just Dance series: Just Dance 2015, and a smartphone app called Just Dance Now.


Watch the opening minutes of Far Cry 4

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 09, 2014 3:09pm PDT

Ubisoft kicked off their E3 Media Briefing by taking us on a bus for a trip through Far Cry 4. While the trailer doesn't reveal so much about the game's main character, it does continue to familiarize fans with its villain by showing the first five minutes of the game.


"3 was way better than 2 but they should just skip the terrible story and mind numbingly dull ..."

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Watch the Ubisoft 2014 E3 Media Briefing here

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 09, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Ubisoft keeps the E3 party going with Aisha Tyler hosting their Ubisoft 2014 E3 Media Briefing, set to begin at 3:00PM PDT (6:00PM EDT)! Your official thread is right here, so watch and join the conversation!


"What? The story would better and more focused without the alien conspiracy junk. It doesn't ..."

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Tom Clancy's The Division getting DLC on Xbox first

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 09, 2014 10:50am PDT

Massives to the E3 stage to reveal some more footage of Tom Clancy's The Division. And along with that new footage came the news that DLC for the game would hit Xbox consoles first, in another case of timed exclusive releases.


"This game looks so UNF. I think its the only title Im looking forward too lately."

- limpossible see all 3 comments

Assassin's Creed Unity to feature co-op

By Steve Watts, Jun 09, 2014 9:56am PDT

At Microsoft's E3 press conference this morning, Ubisoft took the stage to show off Assassin's Creed Unity. As we suspected from a banner showing off multiple assassins, this one will feature full co-op with up to three other players.


"Does this mean it will "require" co-op play? If so, it's a no-no for me."

- aoleon see all 2 comments

E3 MVPs: The games most likely to be seen at today's press conferences

By Steve Watts, Jun 09, 2014 7:50am PDT

We break down each of today's press conferences and predict which games are most likely to show up at each.


"When does everything happen? Xbox and some general PC stuffs."

- kagath see all 7 comments

Five fun facts about Tetris

By Steven Wong, Jun 06, 2014 10:00am PDT

Tetris turns 30 years old today! To celebrate it and the announcement of Tetris Ultimate, we're sharing five fun facts about the on of the most prolific games of all time.


"LMAO, thank you for the link. I had tears rolling down my face at the end."

- Fpsnut see all 18 comments

Watch Dogs' first DLC, Digital Trip: Conspiracy!, now available

By Robert Workman, Jun 05, 2014 10:00am PDT

The first DLC for the hit Ubisoft game is now available, and it's a trip.


"You can't run it on Ultra with that system. Turn some settings down."

- Mr. Goodwrench see all 6 comments

Shacknews Live: Watch Dogs Again! [Update: It's over!]

By Steve Watts, Jun 05, 2014 8:30am PDT

Today on Shacknews Live, our own Sam Leichtamer hacks into Twitch with Watch Dogs.


"Sounds like vsync on with double buffering? That would explain 60 to 30fps dips."

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Watch Dogs guide: Where to find all the QR codes

By Shack Staff, Jun 05, 2014 3:00am PDT

Need to know the full location of the QR Codes in Watch Dogs? Read on to find out where they're hiding.


Watch Dogs: A second look

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 04, 2014 2:00pm PDT

With over a week to reflect on the game, reviewer Robert Workman looks back at Watch Dogs to answer some review follow-up questions from Shack EIC Steven Wong.


"Ditto, I think there only been one race that I haven't come in first and that was while I was ..."

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Tetris Ultimate coming this summer to PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 04, 2014 10:15am PDT

With Tetris about to celebrate its 30th anniversary, it's time for the ubiquitous puzzle game to make the leap into the next generation of consoles. Ubisoft has announced that they'll be teaming up with Tetris creator Alexey Pajitnov to create Tetris Ultimate for Xbox One an...


"And no microtransactions. Please please please don't make that Penny Arcade comic a reality."

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Watch Dogs guide: Where to find all the ctOS Towers

By Shack Staff, Jun 03, 2014 5:00pm PDT

In Watch Dogs, the city of Chicago is under the constant surveillance by the ctOS monitoring system. This guide will take you to all 13 ctOS Tower locations, and shows you how to hack your way to them so that you can install backdoors onto them. Doing so earns you the Clear ...


Watch Dogs walkthrough guide: Act V: Sometimes You Still Lose

By Shack Staff, Jun 03, 2014 4:00am PDT

Information is power. When you're moving through the city of Chicago and hacking into its systems, you need all you can get your hands on. Get the download with our Watch Dogs walkthrough guide and hack your way through the final Act V mission: Sometimes You Still Lose.