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By naming its flight combat franchise "HAWX," Ubisoft created an expectation of ... something more. Something to do with the letter "X." It wasn't "HAWKS" -- that X was a built-in promise, right there in the title, of something x-otic and x-treme. While the first game in the series attempted to make the genre a little more x-citing, its sequel isn't so much a...

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Get $1 PC games from Ubisoft's new Uplay client

Uplay the vague Ubisoft online service is now also Uplay the PC client, through which Ubisoft sells games and offers friends lists and other services. It's worth checking out, because the company is offering a selection of $1 PC game downloads, one a day. Today, it's HAWX 2; tomorrow, From Dust,...

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Cheap Tom Clancy DLC sneaks onto Xbox Live

It seems Sam Fisher has hacked into Xbox Live, reducing prices on a large selection of Tom Clancy-related DLC for Gold members. What's that? You say Sam Fisher isn't a real person? This is just the Deal of the Week? Well fine, Mr. Smarty Pants. Find the deals after the break....

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HAWX 2 is 50% off on Steam through this weekend

That's right: Ubisoft's Tom Clancy's HAWX 2 will be half-off on Steam this weekend, bringing it down to a more alluring $24.99 price point. The sale even extends to the "Open Skies" DLC currently available on Valve's service; it's also 50 percent off during this sale, bringing it down to $4.99. ...

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HAWX 2 for PC grounded until further notice

The PC version of Ubisoft's HAWX 2 won't be making its September 30 take-off date. As for when the PC port will launch, that's sorta, um ... not known. A Ubisoft representative tells Joystiq that it could "possibly be November," but the publisher isn't certain at this time. We're told a new date...

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HAWX 2 review: The mild blue yonder

By naming its flight combat franchise "HAWX," Ubisoft created an expectation of ... something more. Something to do with the letter "X." It wasn't "HAWKS" -- that X was a built-in promise, right there in the title, of something x-otic and x-treme. While the first game in the series attempted to...

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Tom Clancy's HAWX 2: The 8-bit Game has a missile lock on our heart

It feels so weird to be telling you this, but Ubisoft has made an advergame based on Tom Clancy's HAWX 2 and ... it's kinda good! It's a pretty basic shmup with an 8-bit theme, though it's a bit more forgiving than most traditional games in the genre. (Your plane can actually take more than one hit...

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HAWX 2 demo soars next week on PS3 and 360

Ubisoft sends word that a demo of its latest combat game taking place in the wild blue yonder will soon be available on the mundane colorless expanse of the internet. A single-player sampling of HAWX 2 is scheduled for arrival on the Xbox Marketplace next Monday, August 16, with the PS3 demo...

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HAWX 2 recruits your friends for multiplayer dogfights

The competitive multiplayer of the first Tom Clancy's HAWX game was limited to a single deathmatch-type experience. In Tom Clancy's HAWX 2: HAWX HARDER, there will be a full-on multiplayer mode in addition to the four-player co-op capabilities of the campaign, survival, free-flight and arcade...

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HAWX 2 spreads its wings September 7

It's time to kick the tires and light the fires! Actually, September 7 is when you'll be kicking and lighting. That's the release date for Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2 on Xbox 360, PC, and PS3. Wii owners, unfortunately, are grounded until November 7. In addition to the date (provided to Big Download...

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HAWX 2 debut trailer masters the art of irresponsible flying

Did your recent, annual Independence Day viewing fill you with a desire to live the life of a Will Smithian combat pilot, soaring through canyons while locked in dogfights with intrepid, equally skilled adversaries? You might be satisfied by turning your eyes upon the debut trailer for HAWX 2....

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