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Nvidia to restrict driver updates to GeForce Experience users

Come December Nvidia graphics card users will need to sign up to and install the company’s GeForce Experience software to update their graphics drivers. While GeForce experience has been an easy way to install driver updates for some time, users currently are also free to obtain drivers from Nvidia’s website …

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There’s a new Driver game coming (it’s F2P, on smartphones and you drive speedboats)

The next game in the Driver series is almost certainly not what you expect. The original 1999 Driver is a cult hit but the series hit tough times in 2004 following the release of Driver 3. 2011’s Driver: San Francisco, however, surprised many critics – although few of them would …

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Watch Dogs was born from cancelled Driver-style game

So it turns out that the upcoming – and highly anticipated – hacking title Watch Dogs could have been an entry in the Driver series. Ubisoft was working on a driving title – potentially a new Driver game – but the publisher decided that it wanted to make a more …

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AMD releases Crossfire-fixing 13.8 beta driver

Graphics card specialist AMD has finally released its long-awaited beta driver aimed at fixing the problems faced by multiple graphics cards users. Microstutter has been an ongoing issue for those who use two or more AMD graphics cards (a process known as Crossfire) in their PC. The issue effectively led …

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Driver: San Francisco available on PSN – for £57.99

Digital retail will be the end of the High Street. Or not, if these sorts of decisions continue. As part of this week’s PlayStation Network update, Ubisoft’s recent release Driver: San Francisco – which hit retail on September 2nd – is available to download in full. That kills off any …

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GameStop: Breaking streets dates is not part of our plan

The UK arm of retailer GameStop has insisted that it intends to observe street dates in the future. Some customers who pre-ordered Gears of War 3 last week received their copies as early as Saturday (September 17th) – complete with a note requesting that users refrain from playing until tonight. …

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Uplay Passport gaffe in North America

A printing error” has lead to some copies of Driver: San Francisco in North America being sold to customers without a Uplay Passport code. Driver is the first game to ship with the code. It is required for users to access the title’s online features. As a response, Ubisoft has …

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UK CHARTS: Deus Ex fends off Driver

Despite a 46 per cent drop in sales, Square Enix title Deus Ex: Human Revolution has made it two weeks at the top of the UKIE Gfk Chart-Track All Formats Top 40. Ubisoft’s critically lauded Driver: San Francisco enters the charts at No.2 four years on from the last release …

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Life in fast lane beckons for Ubisoft

A new Driver finally makes it to store shelves today – five years after Ubisoft spent $24m buying the brand and its studio.But it’s just the first step in Ubisoft’s plans for both the re-engergised franchise and the driving genre, says CEO Yves Guillemot. Driver: San Francisco takes the series …

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Driver dev defends Uplay Passport

Publisher execs claim that the public like them. Gamers have often seemed less enthused. But the founder of Driver developer Ubisoft Reflections has defended the new Uplay Passport model. Like EA’s Online Pass, games that partake in the Uplay Passport include a code in the box that can be redeemed …

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