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Watch Dogs still top dog in UK, despite the World Cup

The UK is still barking mad for Watch Dogs, even at the start of the World Cup. The footie tourney helped 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil surge to second in the charts, but it couldn't stop Ubisoft's big dog from notching its third No. 1 in a row. No surprises it's otherwise a quiet week for the UK...

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Watch Ubisoft's E3 2014 press conference stream here [Update: It's over!]

Bonjour, everyone! Ubisoft's E3 2014 press conference is happening at 3:00 p.m. PT (6:00 p.m. ET) today, and we expect plenty of tasty tidbits and news from the French developer/publisher. In fact, we'll be voicing said expectations, as well as analysis and commentary via our liveblog, so feel free...

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Watch Dogs connects with UK audience, Murdered: Soul Suspect charts

Watch Dogs broke UK sales records for a new IP last week and, despite an 80 percent drop in sales, kept its spot the top dog status on the UK charts again. Mario Kart 8 grabbed the silver cup as Murdered: Soul Suspect had a surprisingly strong debut, selling only 400 copies less than the kart...

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Conspiracy digital trip now available as Watch Dogs DLC

Ubisoft has issued a small piece of DLC for its open-world hackers-as-wizards game Watch Dogs, though instead of new weapons, vehicles or trenchcoats, this DLC adds a new digital trip, dubbed "Conspiracy." For those unaware, digital trips are a special sort of mini-game in Watch Dogs that paint...

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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....

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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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Watch Dogs on PC being taught new tricks via stability patch

Sit. Stay. Run smoothly. Good Watch Dogs! While Ubisoft's open-world hacker-vigilante adventure on PC can really put your rig through its paces - it's recommended that owners of the PC version have an i7 processor and a graphics card with at least 2GB of dedicated RAM onboard - that may soon...

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Joystiq Weekly: Battlefield Hardline, Watch Dogs review, Evil Within preview 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. With Sony upping PlayStation Plus to six games per month,...

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Watch Dogs breaks day-one sales record for Ubisoft

Watch Dogs is already setting new sales records in its first week on store shelves, as Ubisoft announced that its open-world hackathon has sold more copies in a 24-hour period than any other game in the publisher's history. "The buzz around Watch Dogs was driven by the incredible passion of our...

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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....

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