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We've been threatening to do it for almost two months. Everyone said we were just making empty threats. "Oh, Joystiq is all talk," they said, "what with their boasts about streaming odd ports of big budget duds on a peculiar Nintendo console! Why would they ever stream Watch Dogs on Wii U? Who wo...

January 7th 2015 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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ATTENTION: The year 2014 has concluded its temporal self-destruct sequence. If you are among the escapees, please join us in salvaging and preserving the best games from the irradiated chrono-debris. Jazzpunk Jazzpunk is likely to be misunderstood, or impossible to understand, by design. You coul...

January 7th 2015 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Modern game soundtracks are nice thanks to their full orchestras and high-definition sound, and chiptune music can be a fun trip down Nostalgia Lane. While it may seem like you'd have to choose one or the other, you can have your audio-flavored cake and eat it too thanks to "The 8-bit Time Machine,...

December 21st 2014 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Like Gamestop, Walmart has revealed plans to host a sale prior to the annual consumerist land rush known as Black Friday. Games are sparsely represented, but those looking for new gadgets may be intrigued. In the realm of video games, the sale includes two key offers: A $400 PlayStation 4 that gra...

November 20th 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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The newly-released Wii U version of Ubisoft's open-Chicago hacking game Watch Dogs has spawned two DLC content packs, though neither are the meaty Bad Blood mini campaign. The first DLC pack includes the Conspiracy digital trip originally released for all of the other versions of Watch Dogs nearly...

November 18th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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November 18 is the new October 7. Last month's $300 day tamed before it began, as the launch of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor moved up a few days while Dragon Age: Inquisition was delayed to the industry's new busy day, today. It's okay, friends, we're here to guide you through today's retail chao...

November 18th 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft has shipped 9 million copies of Watch Dogs, the company reported in its second quarter 2014-2015 financial report [PDF]. In the first quarter of the fiscal year, just three months ago, Ubisoft announced that it had shipped 8 million copies of Watch Dogs. Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot called o...

October 30th 2014 at 1:04pm 0 Comments
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The Wii U version of Watch Dogs won't receive the game's Bad Blood downloadable content, Ubisoft confirmed via Twitter. It's unclear if the console will be without the add-on entirely or only at launch or whether Ubisoft's tweet refers to all future downloadable content, as the publisher said on th...

September 25th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Watch Dogs season pass holders, your wait is over: The sizable Bad Blood DLC is now available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of the DLC are said to be "coming soon." In lieu of another story starring trenchcoat connoisseur Aiden Pearce, Bad Blood focuses on...

September 24th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Update: Ubisoft confirmed a November 18 release date for Watch Dogs on Wii U. That's for North America, with Europe locked in for November 21. Ubisoft's press release notes users can bring up a "detailed and interactive" map of Chicago on the GamePad, and that off-TV play is also supported. Origin...

September 10th 2014 at 12:18pm 0 Comments