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PlayStation 4’s best 4 games for now; 4 for later

PlayStation 4’s best 4 games for now; 4 for later

Sony’s PlayStation 4 is, so far, the leader in the gaming industry, thanks in large part to its outstanding design, affordable price tag, and appeal to the hard-core gaming segment that wants as many high-quality games as possible. Still, this generation is young and there’s still a long way to go before Sony’s console officially takes the top spot in total sales. And the thing that will help the PlayStation 4 achieve that goal will be its games library.

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Watch Dogs 2: franchise material

Watch Dogs 2: franchise material

As Watch Dogs hits the streets on every platform under the sun, we had a chat with Ubisoft about the game’s future. Speaking with Watch Dogs’ Lead Gameplay Designer Danny Belanger, we asked specifically what might happen if this game were to be a success. As it turns out, there’s no limit to where this franchise might go.

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Watch Dogs E3 2012 vs launch 2014: Ubisoft comments

Watch Dogs E3 2012 vs launch 2014: Ubisoft comments

Earlier this month SlashGear caught up with the Watch Dogs crew at Ubisoft, aiming to get out of them some hard answers on what they’ve done with the title over the past couple of years. Asked to describe the differences between what was shown at E3 2012 and what’s being shipped in 2014, Ubisoft’s Lead Gameplay Designer for Watch Dogs Danny Belanger suggested that it wouldn’t be a simple answer. "From us and from me, I can’t answer that with words," he said, "I think you have to play it."

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Watch Dogs skill trees: hacking, crafting, driving, combat

Watch Dogs skill trees: hacking, crafting, driving, combat

Earlier this month, SlashGear attended a several-hours-long early gameplay session with Ubisoft for the game Watch Dogs. In this session we were given the opportunity to take a relatively in-depth look at how Watch Dogs is going to play out. Our demo session gave us ample time to investigate how we’re going to be customizing our character Aiden Pearce throughout the game, giving him hacking skills and abilities as we go.

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Watch Dogs Spider-Tank gameplay: time for Digital Trips

Watch Dogs Spider-Tank gameplay: time for Digital Trips

There’s a side-game in Watch Dogs that users will be wanting to play as soon as they possibly can once the title is released next month: Digital Trips. In this altered reality, the user is brought to one of at least two optional worlds. One is Madness, the other is Spider-Tank.

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Watch Dogs gameplay first-impressions: hands-on, eyes off

Watch Dogs gameplay first-impressions: hands-on, eyes off

The game Watch Dogs begins with a quote: "secrets and lies floating in a cloud of data." From there you’re shoved into a world where you’re using the environment around you as a weapon. Earlier this month we were given the opportunity to take a 4-hour-long hands-on look at Watch Dogs for the PlayStation 4 with Ubisoft, and we’ve walked away suitably impressed.

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Watch Dogs coming to Wii U this Fall

Watch Dogs coming to Wii U this Fall

Gamers all around the world are looking forward to the launch of the game Watch Dogs. We knew that the title was coming to the Wii U, PS4, and Xbox One game consoles for a while. The game is also going to be available for PC gamers. Not long ago the minimum and recommended specs for PCs were released. Ubisoft had stated that the Watch Dogs game was coming to the Wii U, but that game was later delayed.

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Watch Dogs NVIDIA trailer: delivering PC’s highest-level graphics

Watch Dogs NVIDIA trailer: delivering PC’s highest-level graphics

With Watch Dogs’ final release right around the corner, final graphics and gameplay videos are being released left and right. Today we’re to understand from a PC Games video (now pulled) that Ubisoft is suggesting the game will be full HD (1080p) on the PlayStation 4. The Xbox One has no such confirmation. Meanwhile, NVIDIA has stepped up with their optimizations video - always an interesting spot to watch when a new game has had top-level work done with the folks that make the graphics cards you might very well be using to play the game.

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Diving into Ubisoft’s Child of Light with artist Yoshitaka Amano

Diving into Ubisoft’s Child of Light with artist Yoshitaka Amano

Japanese artist Yoshitaka Amano lent his talents tot he game Child of Light this year, and this week we’re being given a behind-the-scenes look at this master’s work. Ubisoft has pushed a video of this man in his workshop - his drafting table, that is - showing how he went about making one masterpiece of a cover image for the game Child of Light.

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Watch Dogs PC recommended specs include 8-core CPU and 8GB of RAM

Watch Dogs PC recommended specs include 8-core CPU and 8GB of RAM

There have been a couple very anticipated games announced for the PC and game consoles so far in 2014. One of the most anticipated games was Titanfall and it is now available for PC gamers. Another anticipated PC game is Watch Dogs. We already know a few of the minimum specs for Watch Dogs on the PC after they were tipped by the creative director of the game, Jonathan Morin.

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Blood Dragon 3: Vietnam War 2 teased with Aliens, Robocop, Starship Troopers

Blood Dragon 3: Vietnam War 2 teased with Aliens, Robocop, Starship Troopers

In what could just as well be another April Fools’ joke, the folks behind the game Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon have teased Blood Dragon III: Vietnam War 2. The saga begins with a tap on the shoulder to the Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon vinyl soundtrack (a real product) with the artist Power Glove in tow. Behind the director of Hobo with a Shotgun, Jason Eisner, you’ll see an image of the new game being shown with extreme clarity.

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Assassin’s Creed 5: Unity trailer taps 2014 release details

Assassin’s Creed 5: Unity trailer taps 2014 release details

It’s not long now before the next generation in a never-ending line of Ubisoft releases in the Assassin’s Creed family hits the public. Today amid leaks earlier this week, Ubisoft released their first teaser for Assassin’s Creed: Unity. This is also known as Assassin’s Creed 5: Unity, and it’s based in Paris, France, during the French Revolution.

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