Watch Dogs

PS3, XB360, PC, PS4, WIIU, XBOX ONE / Action / Release: Nov 19, 2013 / ESRB: M

Watch Dogs promises denser city for PS4 version

By Steve Watts, May 03, 2013 10:30am PDT

An Ubisoft developer diary talks about how it plans to take advantage of the PlayStation 4 horsepower and connectivity features for Watch Dogs.


Watch Dogs launches on Xbox 360, PS3, PC, and Wii U on November 19

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 29, 2013 9:35am PDT

Ubisoft's next big original AAA IP is set to launch this November. On November 19th, Watch Dogs will be available on all current-gen consoles and...


Watch Dogs' lead platform is PC

By Steve Watts, Feb 27, 2013 2:15pm PST

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot says the company is developing on PC first and then porting to consoles like the PlayStation 4, citing Watch Dogs as an example of the strategy.


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...


Watch Dogs, Destiny confirmed for PlayStation 4; Destiny to get exclusive content

By Steve Watts, Feb 20, 2013 5:25pm PST

Both Watch Dogs and Destiny are coming to PlayStation 4, Ubisoft and Activision announced tonight. Destiny will get exclusive content on the PlayStation 4.


Report: Watch Dogs for 'all home consoles' coming holiday 2013

By Steve Watts, Feb 15, 2013 11:45am PST

Ubisoft marketing materials reportedly state Watch Dogs is coming to "all home consoles" this holiday season, implying that it could be planned for Microsoft and Sony's next-gen consoles that are expected to launch this year.


Most Anticipated 2013: Jeff's Picks

By Jeff Mattas, Dec 24, 2012 9:00am PST

The editorial team at Shacknews outlines their most anticipated games of 2013 individually, starting with staff writer and indie expert Jeff Mattas.


Watch Dogs coming in 2013

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 06, 2012 10:30am PST

Although Ubisoft is still hiring for Watch Dog's development team, the French publisher is aiming to have the game ready by 2013.


Ubisoft uses Watch Dogs trailer to recruit dev team

By Steve Watts, Nov 02, 2012 8:15am PDT

A new Ubisoft video uses Watch Dogs footage as part of its pitch to recruit new developers for the game.


Watch Dogs promotion spills real e-mail addresses

By Steve Watts, Jun 29, 2012 4:00pm PDT

An ARG to promote Watch Dogs has inadvertently leaked at least 1,000 e-mail addresses by including them in the "To" line instead of "BCC."


The Last of Us wins Best of Show from E3 Game Critics

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 26, 2012 10:00am PDT

The Game Critics Awards have finally been determined, and Naughty Dog has come on top with The Last of Us.


Ubisoft reserves Watch Dogs movie domains

By Steve Watts, Jun 18, 2012 7:15am PDT

Ubisoft has registered a handful of Watch Dogs movie domain names, hinting at a tie-in of some kind.


Weekend Confirmed 116 - E3 2012 post-show wrap-up

By Garnett Lee, Jun 08, 2012 2:00pm PDT

A plethora of upcoming games are on the menu for this week's episode of Weekend Confirmed. Special guests David Ellis, N'gai Croal, and Justin Blankenship join Garnett the two Jeffs for a special E3 2012 wrap-up, and mull over more than a dozen new games.


Watch Dogs, The Last of Us, Forza - Shacknews Daily: June 7, 2012

By Garnett Lee, Jun 07, 2012 2:15pm PDT

Garnett takes an inside look at games with choices, games with fast cars, and games which won't be out for a while.


Watch Dogs confirmed for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 05, 2012 12:31pm PDT

Ubisoft Montreal's Watch Dogs is one of the most interesting games shown at E3 so far, yet Ubisoft was conspicuously quiet about which platforms it was being developed for, leading to speculation that it may be intended for next-gen consoles. No, it isn't.