Happy Eleventh of July! Before you celebrate with leftover explosives, why don’t you catch up on a week’s worth of GamesBeat’s news and stories?

Below, you’ll read about Cliff Bleszinski’s explanation for coming out of early retirement, what happens when PR takes a wrong turn, and Ubisoft’s sales of 8 million copies of Watch Dogs.

Enjoy, and have a great weekend!


Pieces of flair


Watch Dogs Wii U

Above: Watch Dogs is a big hit.

News


Kent Wakeford of Kabam and Malathi Nayak of Reuters.

Above: Kent Wakeford of Kabam and Malathi Nayak of Reuters.

Image Credit: Michael O'Donnell/VentureBeat

Mobile and social


Previews and interviews


Reviews


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