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Watch Dogs frustrates gamers with exclusive missions

Watch Dogs frustrates gamers with exclusive missions

Ubisoft has frustrated gamers with news that retailer exclusivity deals for Watch Dogs will mean some of the special levels will be out of reach unless people buy multiple copies of the game. Amazon and GameStop will each offer exclusive packs to gamers who preorder the upcoming title, Tom's Hardware reports, with each containing a single-player mission that will not - at least initially - be available anywhere else.

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Watch Dogs gameplay depicts 21st century ninja

Watch Dogs gameplay depicts 21st century ninja

As launch time approaches, the game developer teams at Ubisoft have revealed a full 6-minute gameplay video of the upcoming title Watch Dogs. This game works with a hero character that, at the time this game began development, was a futuristic smart city dweller. Fast forward 4.5 years later when the game is about to be released and the entire environment has become so real that technology security experts have been brought in to consult on the final product.

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Watch Dogs game true-to-life hacking developed with real security pros

Watch Dogs game true-to-life hacking developed with real security pros

The development team at Ubisoft have been working on the game Watch Dogs for an unusually long time. This hacker-themed game has been in development for 4.5 years, long enough for the original concept to have gotten so close to real life that its developers have been able to easily consult with a team of real-world security experts at Kaspersky Lab, bringing the game to a place where, at release, it wont be impossible to imagine its action as a real-world situation.

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Xbox 720 integration tipped by Ubisoft in Watch Dogs push

Xbox 720 integration tipped by Ubisoft in Watch Dogs push

While Ubisoft already made it clear that it would be releasing its next open world action-adventure game for the PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Wii U, and the Xbox 360, it still didn't confirm whether or not Watch Dogs would be released for the next-gen Xbox (although then again, why would it leave it out?). In the official Watch Dogs world premiere gameplay trailer released today, Ubisoft tips that Watch Dogs will most likely head to the Xbox 720.

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Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon: the one April Fool we wish wasn’t

Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon: the one April Fool we wish wasn’t

If there's one single joke we've seen today that's so radical and excellent that we'd rather see the real product than laugh at the trick, it's the DLC for Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon. In an effort to bring us back to the 1990's, a magical time when .gif images were used as webpage decorations, the folks behind this fantastic webspace have created a site, a teaser video, and more pixelated greatness than you can shake a joystick at - enter the Blood Dragon!

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Ubisoft foresees a rise in Wii U sales

Ubisoft foresees a rise in Wii U sales

Xavier Poix, the managing director of Ubisoft France's studios, stated that he isn't disappointed in the Wii U's current struggling sales. He believes that Nintendo's Wii U just needs more time to appeal to consumers. With the addition of new, more popular titles, and with more consumers warming up to the idea of the Wii U's gamepad, Poix believes that Wii U sales will become more successful.

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Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag gameplay trailer released

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag gameplay trailer released

We heard back in February that the next Assassin's Creed title would be arriving sometime in the future, and earlier this month developer Ubisoft confirmed that Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag would be the next installment in the series. Finally, the first gameplay trailer for the game has been released, and it gives gamers an idea of what they'll be in for.

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Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag screenshots leak

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag screenshots leak

It's been quite the week for Ubisoft, who finally confirmed Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag last week and announced some more details earlier this morning, but the announcements ultimately got away from the developer, as information was being leaked left and right. However, even after most of the details have finally become official, more info about the game is still being leaked, including these screenshots.

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Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag confirmed for October 29 launch

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag confirmed for October 29 launch

The announcement of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag definitely got away from Ubisoft quickly, after details were leaked a couple of weeks ago, and then the release date and the teaser trailer leaked out within just a couple of days of each other. It's been a mess for Ubisoft, but at last, all the details are confirmed and finalize, save for a couple of things.

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Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag reportedly launching October 29

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag reportedly launching October 29

Just yesterday Ubisoft officially announced the next installment in the Assassin's Creed series, but details were quite scarce; we merely got a look at the box art and that was it. However, a screen capture of a landing page on Ubisoft's website (which has since been taken down), says that Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag will be launching on October 29 on "next-gen consoles."

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Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag confirmed

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag confirmed

This technically isn't the first time that the fourth installment in the Assassin's Creed series has been announced -- Ubisoft confirmed earlier this month that the game would be coming to gamers at some point. However, Ubisoft today announced the title of the new game, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, as well as revealed the box art that will be plastered on PC, PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii U versions of the game.

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Ubisoft wants to improve its relationship with PC gamers

Ubisoft wants to improve its relationship with PC gamers

Stephanie Perotti, director of Uplay, has stated that Ubisoft wants to improve its relationship with PC gamers. The company has had immense popularity with console gamers and has shown favoritism to consoles in the past. One example would be the company releasing games, like Assassin's Creed 3, to the consoles one month before they become available for PC gamers. Ubisoft has been working to attempt to balance its love between both console gamers and PC gamers.

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