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Jesus Christ, the game isn’t even out yet and already Ubisoft wants to throw the franchise up on a pinball machine and rape the hell out of it. Remember how Assassin’s Creed used to be a pretty good franchise. That is until the series went annual and the audience barely had time to finish the last game before the next game had hit store shelves. Some would say that this took a bit of the shine off the Assassin’s Creed apple, and I would be forced to agree. Well it looks like Ubisoft is thinking along those same lines for their next big game…Watch Dogs.

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Lets be honest something had to happen in a stupid way with Watch Dogs, being that it was made by Ubisoft and all.
    
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Well this won't really be bad as long as the overall quality of the games doesn't gradually decline after each release just like how it's been the case with Call of Duty and lots of other games, let's see if Ubisoft can change the trend.
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Lets be honest something had to happen in a stupid way with Watch Dogs, being that it was made by Ubisoft and all.

rarely are games ever as good as they're hyped up to be. Reality will set in I'm sure once it comes out, and we will all shift our focus to more important matters, Witcher 3 smile.gifsmile.gifsmile.giftongue.gif
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I dont see a problem with games coming out annually. (As long as they are good)
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rarely are games ever as good as they're hyped up to be. Reality has set in and I'm already focused on more important matters, Witcher 3 smile.gifsmile.gifsmile.giftongue.gif
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rarely are games ever as good as they're hyped up to be. Reality will set in I'm sure once it comes out, and we will all shift our focus to more important matters, Witcher 3 smile.gifsmile.gifsmile.giftongue.gif

Oh Witcher 3....You had me at hello:)
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Well Ubisoft is a weird company, they have all these different IPs, and there's not many games from big companies out there going out of their way to be something different, anyway, so instead of Ubisoft build slowly on them, and create something even more special they start to milk their franchises, I'm not saying a 10 year plan is a bad thing, has long has its not 1 game per year for 10 years, AC atm is suffering from fatigue, I mean AC latest games haven't been bad, (even tho they messed up with Conors, didn't feel any connection with that one),

 

Again Ubisoft has  some really good franchises but a poor planing, and a few PR/DRM fiascos.

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As long as they can keep the games fresh and up to date!

The practice is there to be able to release games frequently, not to sure about an annual release, I cant see any story based franchise be able to sustain momentum over 10 games however Bi-annually with more depth pumped into the story rather than milking a quickly put together story 10 times.

However not even knowing how well the first game will be recieved, even if the trailers and gameplay do look pretty darn good, is a pretty risky move by ubisoft- Someone there cleary thinks this is a show stopping game.
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[PA] Watch Dogs Gets A 10 Year Plan

With that news, I actually lost all of the interest in the game.

Is it so much to ask of a game today to be complete from start to finish in a single iteration? I don't want a game to end on a cliffhanger.
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