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The advanced technology in Watch Dogs is not just indistinguishable from magic – it IS magic. The game would have you believe you're the world's most powerful hacker, bending surveillance cameras, traffic control and all manner of personal electronics to your one-touch whims. But in this paranoid vision of the future, in which every mundane device is grafted to...

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Ubisoft: Watch Dogs beats out Destiny as fastest-selling new IP in Europe

Activision's Destiny may be the fastest-selling new intellectual property in North America and UK, but the top of the puppy pile in Europe remains Watch Dogs, according to Ubisoft. A spokesperson for the company informed MCV UK of GFK data that indicates Ubisoft's game is still top dog for new IP...

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No 'Bad Blood' DLC for Watch Dogs on Wii U

The Wii U version of Watch Dogs won't receive the game's Bad Blood downloadable content, Ubisoft confirmed via Twitter. It's unclear if the console will be without the add-on entirely or only at launch or whether Ubisoft's tweet refers to all future downloadable content, as the publisher said on...

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Watch Dogs 'Bad Blood' DLC now available with season pass

Watch Dogs season pass holders, your wait is over: The sizable Bad Blood DLC is now available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of the DLC are said to be "coming soon." In lieu of another story starring trenchcoat connoisseur Aiden Pearce, Bad Blood focuses...

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Ubisoft confirms Watch Dogs Wii U for November 18

Update: Ubisoft confirmed a November 18 release date for Watch Dogs on Wii U. That's for North America, with Europe locked in for November 21. Ubisoft's press release notes users can bring up a "detailed and interactive" map of Chicago on the GamePad, and that off-TV play is also supported. ...

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Deals with Gold: Watch Dogs, Borderlands DLC blow-out

This week's edition of the Xbox Live Deals With Gold promotion features discounts on two Xbox One games, two Xbox 360 games and a slew of Borderlands 2 downloadable content. On the Xbox One side of things, the cartoonish, turn-based warfare of Worms Battleground receives a 40 percent discount...

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Watch Dogs story DLC 'Bad Blood' arrives later this month

The new storyline missions Ubisoft promised Watch Dogs owners at the game's May debut will finally arrive on September 30 as a downloadable addition dubbed "Bad Blood." The 10 missions included in Bad Blood center on dreadlocked hacker Raymond "T-Bone" Kenney as he attempts to help an old pal in...

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Ubisoft execs take the Ice Bucket Challenge as Rabbid looks on

No one is immune to memetic charity, which is why Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot and Ubisoft EMEA executive director Alain Corre are seen below the break enduring a frigid deluge in front of Notre Dame cathedral. Guillemot and Corre are taking part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, a stunt in which...

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How much is that Watch Dogs in the window? $36 on Amazon

Amazon, in a bid to recoup recent outlay, is offering open-world vigilante-em-up Watch Dogs as its Gold Box Deal of the Day. Ubisoft's game with the waggly tail is down from $60 to $36 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, with the PC version nearly half-price at $32. The PS3 and Xbox 360 versions are...

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Joystiq Weekly: EA Access, Divinity: Original Sin review, The Last Of Us revisited and more

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. EA announced EA Access this week, a monthly or yearly...

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Watch Dogs DLC tease rats out Camden, New Jersey

According to a new tweet from the official Watch Dogs Twitter account, Camden, New Jersey was the most crime-ridden US city in 2012. That's not at all true, but it's apparently a solid enough fiction for a DLC tease. "Our data indicates surveillance has become more prominent in high-crime...

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