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Looking to discover some new routes in Ubisoft Reflection's recreation of San Francisco? According to Eurogamer, Ubisoft is gearing up (ugh, sorry) to offer some free DLC for Driver: San Francisco starting September 15 with 12 new downloadable routes compatible with all online modes. From then on...

September 6th 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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The Driver series has spent the majority of its twelve year lifespan in Grand Theft Auto's shadow. The original Driver may have hit consoles a full two years before Grand Theft Auto 3, but it was GTA that secured pole position in the minds of the public, and Driver has been struggling to keep up...

September 6th 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Copies of Driver: San Francisco for Xbox 360 being sold by retailers do not include the Uplay Passport, a code required to access multiplayer beyond the 48-hour trial period. Driver is the first title by Ubisoft to require a Uplay Passport. Joystiq contacted Ubisoft late last week when we became...

September 6th 2011 at 9:55am 0 Comments
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Deus Ex isn't quite ready to give up the glory it earned for knocking Zumba Fitness off the top of the UK All Formats sales chart last week. The conspiratorial RPG may have experienced a 46 percent reduction in sales from its debut week, but it still had enough to keep Driver: San Francisco in s...

September 5th 2011 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Martin Edmonson, head of Driver studio Ubisoft Reflections, really doesn't get down with piracy. "You have to do something," he told Eurogamer in a recent interview, when asked about Ubi's PC digital rights management strategy -- which requires an internet verification of some sort for many gam...

September 2nd 2011 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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A full downloadable version of Driver: San Francisco will arrive on PSN alongside the retail version of the game, Ubisoft's Gareth Edmonson revealed during a Gamescom panel last week. That's right: In what's likely to be our favorite irony of the month, you don't have to actually drive anywhere t...

August 22nd 2011 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft has informed Eurogamer that the PC Version of Driver: San Francisco will not launch in the European territory until September 30, nearly a month after its console debut. Ubisoft has yet to confirm a North American PC delay, and online and packaged retailers still show a September 6 launch...

August 11th 2011 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Disclaimer: The headline of this post in no way endorses the vehicular assault of one John Madden, professional sports announcer. It is instead intended to humorously present the fact that demos for both Driver: San Francisco and Madden NFL 12 have arrived on the Xbox Live service. Though it's n...

August 9th 2011 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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Sure, said assassins, rabbids, and future soldiers will arrive in video game form, but there's at least an air of danger in Ubisoft's Gamescom lineup. The French publisher revealed its German cavalry this week, saying that all titles will be available either in hands-on versions or hands-off pres...

August 4th 2011 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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For being such wildly different games, From Dust and Driver: San Francisco sure have a lot in common. They were both recently delayed, for example, and now news has hit that From Dust will follow Driver's lead by making use of Ubisoft's ubiquitous "Ubisoft Online Service" digital rights managemen...

July 30th 2011 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft riled the masses with news that Driver: San Francisco will have always-on DRM, requiring that players be constantly connected to the internet for the game to function. Ubisoft has used constant DRM in previous titles, such as Assassin's Creed 2 and Splinter Cell: Conviction, arguing it co...

July 30th 2011 at 2:30pm 0 Comments