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Far Cry 4 is Far Cry 3's worst enemy

In Far Cry 3, you are the savior that fell from the sky. Unfortunately, you are also Jason Brody, the rich white kid diving out of an airplane joyride, and ultimately rescuing a tribe of Pacific islanders from vicious pirates. As fun as Far Cry 3 was in the midst of a gunfight, its story was rooted...

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How Assassin's Creed: Unity brings the brotherhood into co-op

It seems one major rule of cooperative assassination is "keep your distance." Few know that as well as Ubisoft, which reacted to some of our questions about Assassin's Creed: Unity's cooperative multiplayer component. Assistant Art Director Patrick Limoges told Joystiq that co-op missions are onlin...

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Watch Dogs sells 4 million copies

Ubisoft sold four million copies of Watch Dogs in the game's first week at retail, the publisher announced today. The game is now Ubisoft's "best-selling game ever in week one," according to its internal sales estimates. Watch Dogs launched last Tuesday for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. I...

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UK charts: Watch Dogs hacks up records, Mario Kart 8 boosts Wii U

Watch out Glenn Beck, because Watch Dogs is turning Brits into hackers too. The Ubisoft game broke the UK charts record for most copies sold by a new intellectual property at launch, toppling previous holder L.A Noire by a chunky 58 percent. No surprises it's Ubi's biggest ever week 1 seller in the...

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Why you can't visit Soldier Field in Watch Dogs

In March, playing a preview build of Watch Dogs in Montreal, I found myself fixated on one word: Soda. In one of the random missions available to me, I spotted the word brandished on the front of a vending machine deep within a building that protagonist Aiden Pearce was assigned to invade. Somethin...

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Metareview: Watch Dogs

The first installment of a new Ubisoft franchise just wouldn't be the same if it didn't create critical disagreement. Reviews for Watch Dogs were formed with all the gestational efforts and subsequent knee-jerk commenter fervor that we haven't seen since the original Assassin's Creed. Our review...

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Watch Dogs mobile griefing app out today

Ubisoft's mobile companion app for Watch Dogs is now available on Android and iOS, and gives players the opportunity to interact with others in the game's online sections. Though the word "companion" doesn't have the same ring to it in the "ctOS Mobile" app, as players use it to mess with others' s...

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Take a trip across Chicago in Watch Dogs video

Some players may want to familiarize themselves with the world ahead of Watch Dogs' release tomorrow and need all the resources they can get. With that in mind, this video guides viewers through the game's map, courtesy of the YouTubers at PlayStation Access. The video does miss a few areas of th...

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Conan reviews Watch Dogs, turns it into Grand Theft Auto

You give a man like Conan O'Brien an open-world game like Watch Dogs, he's going to play it like Grand Theft Auto. After deriding the concept of a city run by one operating network, the chat show host goes about destroying Chicago in almost every way possible....

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Watch Dogs on Commodore 64 teaches old system new tricks

Man, that Watch Dogs sure looks like a Commodore 64 game, no wonder Ubisoft delayed it. Joking aside, there's a poetic side to Balazs Kalocsai's retro vid: Hacking rose to prominence in the 1980s, with films like WarGames really bringing it into the public eye. So in that way, a Commodore 64 take...

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