Man, that Watch Dogs sure looks like a Commodore 64 game, no wonder Ubisoft delayed it. Joking aside, there's a poetic side to Balazs Kalocsai's retro vid: Hacking rose to prominence in the 1980s, with films like WarGames really bringing it into the public eye. So in that way, a Commodore 64 take...
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Ubisoft's upcoming gorgeous RPG Child of Light launches on April 30 for Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. In a new video released by Ubisoft Montreal, the developer allows us to peek behind the curtain and see how the game is progressing. Did we mention it's gorgeous?
April 25th 2014 at 9:00pm
The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot's playerbase knows well the busywork of sorting heaps of loot to find great items, but now they can leave the task to a sidekick and focus on earning glory. Ubisoft Montreal has added four pets to the free-to-play dungeon crawler, which tag along for castle raids if...
April 13th 2014 at 9:00pm
Have you seen Child of Light
Ubisoft's platforming RPG?
It's coming on April 30
For consoles and PC.
If you hadn't already guessed
The whole story's told in rhyme
Luckily Ubisoft has better poets
Than Joystiq does. Check out our preview.
April 11th 2014 at 9:00am
Ubisoft's Watch Dogs has a season pass listed on GameStop's site for $20. According to the description, the season pass will save hacktivists 30 percent from buying each of the items a la carte. The season pass includes a "unique Single Player campaign" with a new playable character, along with mor...
April 9th 2014 at 10:30am
Woods darker than night
Shadows lost of light.
Like its watercolor visuals that flow between foreground shadows, etched lines and background shades, Child of Light is a game of several layers. The first is the painting-like look, rendered by the UbiArt engine that powered Rayman Legends, but peel...
April 3rd 2014 at 12:00pm
Splinter Cell Blacklist game director Patrick Redding left Ubisoft recently to join Batman: Arkham Origins studio Warner Bros. Montreal, where he's working as a creative director on an unannounced project. An Ubisoft veteran of nearly ten years, Redding's previous role was as a creative director at...
Two doggie-snack sized bits of Watch Dogs news to report, starting with Ubisoft Montreal releasing the minimum specifications required to run the hacker game on PC. To become a Watch Dog you need a 28.8 BPS modem, an active-matrix display with a million psychedelic colors... oh wait, wrong specs....
March 12th 2014 at 3:30pm
Two Reddit users posted separate photos of a Watch Dogs closed beta listed on the Xbox One Games Store yesterday, suggesting Ubisoft might be giving players an early hack at the game. The listing's not on the storefront currently, so if it was there, it's been swiftly baleeted. We've reached out to...
March 11th 2014 at 12:45pm
After a delay that pulled its newest open world title from the roster of two console launches, Ubisoft has set a new release date for Watch Dogs: May 27, 2014. The new release date targets versions in development on PC, Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360 and PS3.
During a financial call in February, Ubisoft...
Watch Dogs, prepare to get voyeuristic on May 27. For the second time this week, UK retailer GAME has leaked a big announcement, as VideoGamer captured the social media spread of the release date.
NeoGAF also has a link to the game's trailer with the image above at its conclusion.