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GamesBeat weekly roundup: Watch Dogs launches, a new Battlefield, and the history of Mario Kart

Above: Luigi isn't driving off the road by accident -- anti-grav karts open up new course design and racing strategies.

Image Credit: Nintendo

Happy Friday! And, of course, that means it’s time for another weekly collection of GamesBeat stories. This time, the anticipated open-world blockbuster Watch Dogs finally came out for new and older consoles. We got the first details about a new Battlefield game, and we also explored the complete history of Nintendo’s Mario Kart series.

You’ll find all of that and more below. Enjoy, and have a great weekend!


Pieces of flair and opinions


Battlefield: Hardline is real, and EA will give us the details at E3.

Above: Battlefield: Hardline is real, and EA will give us the details at E3.

Image Credit: Electronic Arts

News


Mobile and social


Battlecry is a bloody mess, but a pretty one.

Above: Battlecry is a bloody, pretty mess.

Image Credit: Bethesda

Previews and interviews


Reviews


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