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Driver San Francisco review: A beautiful dream

The Driver series has spent the majority of its twelve year lifespan in Grand Theft Auto's shadow. The original Driver may have hit consoles a full two years before Grand Theft Auto 3, but it was GTA that secured pole position in the minds of the public, and Driver has been struggling to keep up ...

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Full Driver: San Francisco car list has two Spiders, two Beetles and a Hornet

After the break, you can find the full list of 125 cars in the upcoming Driver: San Francisco, from the classic 1951 Hudson Hornet to the Pagani Zonda Cinque. Above, you can watch a few of those cars flinging themselves around at speeds that seem inappropriate for crowded cities....

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Open source Kinect camera driver released

Well, that didn't take very long. Just two days after NUI Group's AlexP announced that he had managed to access Kinect's functionality via PC, a lone hacker by the name of Hector Martin has managed the same thing. What's more, Martin has openly released his code to the public. NUI Group, for what i...

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Driver comic series debuting at Comic-Con

With all of the comic book news lately, you'd think Comic-Con was right around the ... oh. Well, Ubisoft has another comic book based on one of its properties ready to roll out at this week's event, this one based on the upcoming Driver: San Francisco. Unlike its Assassin's Creed book, which will j...

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Driver: San Francisco slides into early 2011

Though Ubisoft never officially declared a release window for upcoming Driver reboot, Driver: San Francisco, it appears that the title has been pushed back to early 2011. The company declared as much in today's estimated earnings report, citing "the competitive market at Christmas" as the reason fo...

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Driver: San Francisco coming to 360, PS3, Wii and PC

Ubisoft has announced even more details about its upcoming relaunch of its gritty, open-world franchise, now titled Driver: San Francisco. We make it out to San Francisco for a few days every year for GDC, but we've never witnessed a single act of gritty crime, so we're not sold on how eventful the...

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Braking: Ubisoft's new Driver teased in video

Ubisoft has released a teaser video and a countdown site for its relaunch of the Driver series (the last title of which was released back in the heady days of aught-seven). We knew that there would be a new Driver to see at E3, and the site's countdown lines up with 5 p.m. PDT next Monday, June 14,...

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New 'Driver' game parked at Ubisoft's E3 booth

Considering Ubisoft hasn't formally announced another entry in the Driver series, we found it a tad on the odd side when we received the publisher's official E3 press release (that's a new one for us too) declaring the game to be playable at this year's LA convention. "Video games exhibited at the ...

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Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, Driver: San Francisco domains registered by Ubisoft

Thanks to a good catch by Superannuation, we may now know the title of Ubisoft's proposed follow-up to Assassin's Creed 2: "Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood." That's the name of a currently inactive domain registered by Ubisoft earlier this year. Additionally, the publisher has scooped up "driversanfr...

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Ubisoft's Guillemot not trippin' about franchise fatigue

Ubisoft's current focus to iterate its "major franchises" seems to expose its key brands to franchise fatigue and, with it, dwindling sales -- just look what happened to sales of Guitar Hero and Tony Hawk when Activision implemented a similar strategy. However, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot remains un...

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