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It looks like Watch Dogs 2 is in development

It looks like Ubisoft is going ahead with a sequel to last year’s new IP, Watch Dogs, which was hyped to no end prior to release but ended up disappointing many after the fact thanks to downgraded graphics and repetitive gameplay. While it is clear that the original game had …

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Larry Page wants Google 2.0 to build cities and airports

Google really does want to try and do everything, it’s got driverless cars, Internet carrying balloons- heck, the company is even trying to eradicate death itself. However, apparently all of that isn’t enough, as Google’s CEO, Larry Page, has reportedly started up a new project, ‘Google 2.0’, with plans to solve more …

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Ubisoft to take PC gaming more seriously

Apparently, Ubisoft finally wants to patch things up with PC gamers and take the platform ‘more seriously’. The change of heart comes down to the fact that PC gaming is continuing to rise, despite the release of the Playstation 4 and Xbox One. Speaking with MCV at Gamescom, European Ubisoft …

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Ubisoft teases new city for Watch Dogs

It looks like Watch Dogs is set to get a new playable city as Ubisoft is teasing some upcoming DLC on Twitter. The Watch Dogs Twitter account sent out a picture saying “The City of Camden had the highest crime rate in the US in 2012. A 24/7 surveillance program …

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Final version of Watch Dogs E3 graphics mod released

The final and stable version of The Worse Mod has been released, allowing those of you that still have Watch Dogs installed to experience the game with its original E3 graphical settings along with increased NPC density and performance improvements. The mod was revealed shortly after Watch Dogs was released, …

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Watch Dogs has shipped 8 million units

It looks like Ubisoft’s investment in Watch Dogs is paying off as the publisher has confirmed some highly impressive sales figures. While Watch Dogs isn’t the fastest or highest selling game in the world, it has managed to shift 8 million units in just six weeks, which is very good- …

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Ubisoft: ‘DLC is pretty much accepted’

Have gamers finally accepted DLC? According to Ubisoft we have. Talking to Games Industry, Ubisoft’s Vice President of Digital Publishing, Chris Early, explained that modern gamers are apparently comfortable with amount of digital content developers provide, using Assassin Creed IV’s ‘Time Saver’ DLC as an example. Assassin Creed IV’s time saver …

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The Division developer downgrading PC game?

We’ve already seen first hand that Ubisoft had downgraded the PC graphics for Watch Dogs, the publisher is also claiming that Far Cry 4 on the PS4 and Xbox One will look the same as the PC’s ultra high settings. However, now we have some information suggesting that The Division …

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Watch Dogs patch to address many PC issues

The upcoming patch for Ubisoft’s recently released Watch Dogs is set to be released over the next few days on multiple platforms. Though it will be mostly focused on improving the PC experience, some changes to the console versions should tweak gameplay and the online experience too. The major gameplay …

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Ubisoft and Nvidia extend Gameworks partnership

Ubisoft and Nvidia’s Gameworks partnership has been extended passed Watch Dogs, Nvidia will now power several upcoming titles including The Division, Far Cry 4, Assassin’s Creed Unity and the upcoming racing sim, The Crew. The Gameworks partnership recently stirred up some controversy after AMD claimed that it wasn’t given a …

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Bomb squad called during Watch Dogs PR stunt

A PR stunt for the release of Watch Dogs didn’t go quite as planned as a bomb squad was called in to a newsroom to inspect a mysterious, “creepy” looking package sent anonymously from the PR team behind Ubisoft’s most recent game. A black safe was delivered to the Australian …

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The Division has been delayed until 2015

In the wake of Ubisoft’s recent fiscal year loss it has been announced that its next generation title, The Division, has been delayed until at least the second quarter of 2015 on the PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The upcoming game is running on the new Snow Drop engine, which …

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Watch Dogs sure does have a lot of preorder options

Pre-orders are something that gamers, and PC gamers specifically, have a funny old relationship with. They’ve allowed companies like Mojang to turn Minecraft into a money printing machine, adventure having and educational tool for millions of children (and adults), they’ve made it possibly for stunningly beautiful games like The Banner …

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Does this 1080p, PC Watch Dogs trailer top 2012’s one?

There’s been a lot of controversy over Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs, mostly around graphics. While the 2012 version looked stunning for the time and still, the latest trailers have fallen a bit flat and look like everything in the game world has been scaled back. Ubisoft maintains that that’s just for …

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