Watch Dogs

Watch Dogs 2 detailed in full: release date, San Fran, editions

Watch Dogs 2 detailed in full: release date, San Fran, editions

This morning the folks at Ubisoft confirmed the existence of Watch Dogs 2. This game will be the direct descendant of the first Watch Dogs game - which we reviewed many moons ago - and will take place in the San Francisco Bay Area. This is a game about hacking. You live in a futuristic version of San Francisco where all devices are connected and your smartphone can access essentially anything - private information about your enemies included. You'll use your hacking abilities to cause chaos and solve missions.

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Watch Dogs 2 confirmed as Ubisoft’s first big E3 reveal

Watch Dogs 2 confirmed as Ubisoft’s first big E3 reveal

E3 2016 is less than two weeks away, and one game developer is already announcing what new titles it will show off at the industry event. In an email today, Ubisoft has revealed a handful of the games it will present during its press conference, with the biggest surprise being Watch Dogs 2. Well, may 'surprise' isn't the right word, as the game has been rumored for months now, but this is the first confirmation of the title from Ubisoft, with E3 being its official debut.

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Watch Dogs sequel confirmed for release by April 2017

Watch Dogs sequel confirmed for release by April 2017

Watch Dogs, the much-hyped open world game that put players in the role of a hacker, is getting a sequel, it turns out. While the first game, released in May 2014, was received by fans and critics with a fair amount of disappointment, developer & publisher Ubisoft has confirmed that work has begun on Watch Dogs 2, and that it's due to be released by April 2017.

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Watch Dogs released on Wii U at long last

Watch Dogs released on Wii U at long last

As of this week, Watch Dogs is available for Wii U. This is after the initial delay of the game for all platforms, word that the game would never get to Wii U, and a final - normal - release of the game for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. This release for Wii U may very well be Ubisoft's last port of an adult-aimed game for Nintendo systems as they've previously mentioned they'd not be bringing Assassin's Creed: Unity to the Wii U or any other Nintendo system through the future.

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Acer 28-inch 4K G-Sync XB280HK Monitor Review

Acer 28-inch 4K G-Sync XB280HK Monitor Review

After previewing the G-Sync technology all the way back in December of 2013, we’ve been chomping at the bit to get the chance to check out a real-deal consumer-ready G-Sync monitor. Today we get to bring that to you with the Acer XB280HK. This 28-inch beast also brings on 4K resolution for good measure.

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Ubisoft on Watch Dogs mod: prettier but broken

Ubisoft on Watch Dogs mod: prettier but broken

If you've been playing Watch Dogs on your PC with a certain TheWorse mod installed, then you might want to heed Ubisoft's official take on the matter. While the game maker does admit that there are certain options lurking beneath the code that have been disabled for the PC version, they were disabled not to make the game less visually appealing but to make it actually playable and enjoyable.

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NVIDIA Watch Dogs drivers released with big graphics boosts

NVIDIA Watch Dogs drivers released with big graphics boosts

If you plan on playing Watch Dogs on your PC and you want it to look good - really, really good - NVIDIA happens to have a few pointers for you this week. NVIDIA works very closely with Ubisoft on all of their major releases, and as Ubisoft has developed Watch Dogs, NVIDIA has made with the graphics tweaks galore.

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Watch Dogs torrent installs Bitcoin miner for unsuspecting thieves

Watch Dogs torrent installs Bitcoin miner for unsuspecting thieves

While the official download and physical copies of Watch Dogs will be available on the 27th - this Tuesday - cracked and broken versions are appearing on torrent sites across the web. One - or more - of these downloads are also appearing with less-than-pleasing contents for the unsuspecting thief.

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Watch Dogs gameplay and opening sequence leaked

Watch Dogs gameplay and opening sequence leaked

The following spoiler-filled video of Watch Dogs has been leaked this morning, likely by an intrepid reviewer aiming to get themselves kicked out of the gaming review circuit as fast as possible. What you’re going to see is the opening sequence as well as a few minutes of gameplay. This game is being played on an Xbox 360 and is said to be running at 720p at 30fps.

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Watch Dogs launch overdrive: documentary series on tap

Watch Dogs launch overdrive: documentary series on tap

This week Ubisoft is kicking out all the stops when it comes to reminding the public about Watch Dogs. This game is a multi-platform release, coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC, and eventually Wii U as well. In addition to a full-powered launch trailer, Watch Dogs is the inspiration behind a three-part documentary called "Phreaked Out", all about real-world hacking.

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Watch Dogs pranks real people with “real” hacks

Watch Dogs pranks real people with “real” hacks

In what might be one of the most terrifying visions of the future the creators of Watch Dogs have released yet, a set of pranks has been unveiled. A crowded Los Angeles street has several unwitting victims filmed attempting to get their phones fixed. When they do, a phone-fixing shop owner gives them an app with unbelievable power.

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Watch Dogs characters: just so you know

Watch Dogs characters: just so you know

This week the folks at Ubisoft are letting it be known who you’ll be getting to know in the game Watch Dogs. "In a city of over 3 million people," the company says of the plot line inside futuristic Chicago, "you’d be surprised at how few you can trust." Today we meet the main character of Watch Dogs Aiden Pierce’s friends - and his enemies.

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