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Watch Dogs PC specs announced, R18+ reclassification in Australia

Two doggie-snack sized bits of Watch Dogs news to report, starting with Ubisoft Montreal releasing the minimum specifications required to run the hacker game on PC. To become a Watch Dog you need a 28.8 BPS modem, an active-matrix display with a million psychedelic colors... oh wait, wrong specs. ...

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Rumor: Watch Dogs closed beta spotted on Xbox One store

Two Reddit users posted separate photos of a Watch Dogs closed beta listed on the Xbox One Games Store yesterday, suggesting Ubisoft might be giving players an early hack at the game. The listing's not on the storefront currently, so if it was there, it's been swiftly baleeted. We've reached out to...

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Watch Dogs sets May 27 release date

After a delay that pulled its newest open world title from the roster of two console launches, Ubisoft has set a new release date for Watch Dogs: May 27, 2014. The new release date targets versions in development on PC, Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360 and PS3. During a financial call in February, Ubis...

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Rumor: Watch Dogs see all May 27

Watch Dogs, prepare to get voyeuristic on May 27. For the second time this week, UK retailer GAME has leaked a big announcement, as VideoGamer captured the social media spread of the release date. NeoGAF also has a link to the game's trailer with the image above at its conclusion. [Image: Ubi...

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Ubisoft lowers drawbridge on The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot beta

Ubisoft's free-to-play dungeon crawler The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot has gone into open beta. Anybody can sign up and start playing through Steam, the game's official website or Uplay. In The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot, players choose a hero from four different classes and raid other players'...

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Watercolor JRPG Child of Light tells its story on April 30

The whimsical Child of Light, inspired by Japanese role-playing games, will launch on Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, Wii U and PC through Steam on April 30, Ubisoft has announced. The game will be a $15 download across all systems. Child of Light is the product of a small internal team at Ubiso...

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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon director building 'dream team' for new project

Dean Evans, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon's director, is already assembling a team for his next game. It's not a follow-up to the standalone laser-filled neon shooter, but rather a new game – a "dream project." "It's the one all of us have always wanted to make and it seems like they're gonna le...

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Report: GameStop Italy refusing pre-orders on Watch Dogs on Wii U [update 2]

Update 2: The canceled pre-orders were a glitch, and Watch Dogs will be available on Wii U again in the US and Italy, GameStop Italy and a US "source" tells Kotaku. Why didn't you just say so, Ubisoft? Update: By means of an email from GameStop Italy's customer service, we're told that in regard...

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Hacktivists and Watch Dogs: How real-world threats inspired Ubisoft Montreal's new open-world

Once relegated to campy and inaccurate parodies in Hollywood movies, hacking is increasingly becoming a part of our daily lives. With the PlayStation Network, LinkedIn, Twitter and, most recently, Target all being attacked, as well as the countless attacks fielded by various "hacktivist" groups, co...

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Assassin's Creed 4's 'Freedom Cry' heard tomorrow

Taking place 15 years after the events of Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, Freedom Cry follows Kenway's quartermaster Adewale as he tends to some personal issues with the slave trade in the Caribbean. The DLC is available tomorrow and features a "more than four-hour, self-contained story," ac...

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