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The driving force behind some of Ubisoft's most successful franchises and best moments is no longer with the game maker as of today. Jade Raymond, executive producer on Assassin's Creed II, Watch Dogs and Splinter Cell: Blacklist, has left the company after ten years of service, the company announ...

October 20th 2014 at 9:11pm 0 Comments
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It seems like there's even more truth to developer Ubisoft's ode-to-hackers, Watch Dogs, than we first thought. Like we've previously reported, the game's depiction of a smart city that connects drawbridges, traffic lights and its population's smartphones (among other things) all to a single opera...

July 9th 2014 at 6:13pm 0 Comments
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Welcome, ladygeeks and gentlenerds, to the new era of gaming. The one where you get to watch, and comment, as other people livestream gameplay from next-gen consoles. Because games! They're fun! What would you do if you could control your hometown with nothing more than a smartphone? That's what...

May 27th 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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The advanced technology in Watch Dogs is not just indistinguishable from magic – it IS magic. The game would have you believe you're the world's most powerful hacker, bending surveillance cameras, traffic control and all manner of personal electronics to your one-touch whims. But in this par...

May 27th 2014 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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It starts out simply. One day, you're scrolling through the Naval Criminal Investigative Service database, identifying a perp's body when an alert flashes red on your monitor. "INTRUSION DETECTED," it screams. You're getting hacked and there's only one solution: Call your bumbling partner over and...

May 23rd 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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When Ubisoft showed off Watch Dogs for the first time in 2012, there was no such thing as PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Well, okay, they existed in some sense of the word, but both consoles were far from publicly ready, making Watch Dogs an unbelievably pretty game for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Un...

March 6th 2014 at 10:31am 0 Comments
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Ubisoft's major next-gen launch game Watch Dogs is now set to release in Spring 2014. The French game publisher announced as much this afternoon, also noting that The Crew is being pushed to the same window. That means that neither game will arrive until at least April 1, 2014. Though Watch Dogs...

October 15th 2013 at 12:22pm 0 Comments
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Gran Turismo's not the only game venturing into Hollywood, folks. Today at its Gamescom 2013 presser, Sony announced that it's teaming up with Ubisoft to produce a movie based upon the forthcoming next-gen game Watch Dogs. Sony Pictures will be collaborating with the publisher to make it happen, b...

August 20th 2013 at 2:23pm 0 Comments