As Aiden Pearce, you can hack into this entire system and make Chicago your ultimate weapon in you quest for vengeance. But what happens when your personal quest collides with an entire city?Read full description
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All it takes is the swipe of a finger. We connect with friends. We buy the latest gadgets and gear. We find out what’s happening in the world. But with that same simple swipe, we cast an increasingly expansive shadow. With each connection, we leave a digital trail that tracks our every move and milestone, our every like and dislike. And it’s not just people. Today, all major cities are networked. Urban infrastructures are monitored and controlled by complex operating systems.
In Watch Dogs, this system is called the Central Operating System (CTOS) – and it controls almost every piece of the city’s technology and holds key information on all of the city’s residents.
You play as Aiden Pearce, a brilliant hacker and former thug, whose criminal past led to a violent family tragedy. Now on the hunt for those who hurt your family, you'll be able to monitor and hack all who surround you by manipulating everything connected to the city’s network. Access omnipresent security cameras, download personal information to locate a target, control traffic lights and public transportation to stop the enemy…and more.
Use the city of Chicago as your ultimate weapon and exact your own style of revenge.
HACK THE CITY
Watch_Dogs takes place in a fully simulated living city where, using your smartphone, you have real-time control over the city’s infrastructure. Trap your enemy in a 30-car pileup by manipulating the traffic lights. Stop a train, and then board it to evade the authorities. Narrowly escape capture by quickly raising a drawbridge. Anything connected to the city’s CTOS can become your weapon.
Living in inner city Chicago where violence is best answered by violence, you have the skills to take the fight to the streets. Take down enemies by delivering devastating blows with your baton, or experience a shoot-out like never before with a physics simulation that rivals anything in the shooter category. Use a combination of shooting and hacking to gain advantage in any given situation. The streets are designed for you to create your own plan of attack. Overall, you will have access to more than 30 traditional weapons.
HIGH OCTANE DRIVING
Ubisoft Montreal has partnered with studios such as Ubisoft Reflections, the acclaimed studio behind the award-winning Driver series to bring you a game bursting with horsepower. Get behind the wheel of more than 65 vehicles, each with state of the art physics and handling, and explore the massive city while completing missions.
EVERYTHING IS UNDER CONTROL
Disrupt, the all-new game engine dedicated to Watch Dogs, uses advanced processing and graphics to deliver a stunning visual and an incredibly realistic experience. Disrupt gives you the power to affect the story, the city and the life of the population with your choices creating a ripple effect throughout the city.
Watch Dogs gives you the ability to not only use the city’s ctOS to your advantage, but the streets as well. In real-world Chicago, cut through buildings or climb to the rooftops to catch your target.
SEAMLESS MULTIPLAYER EXPERIENCE
Discover new levels of interaction, cooperation and confrontation between players thanks to a brand new multiplayer game system that links the single and multiplayer modes into one seamless experience. That means no menus, no loading screens, just instant open world multiplayer action.
STAY CONNECTED WITH A NEW WAY TO PLAY
Take your experience beyond the console with a groundbreaking, real-time, companion game. This innovative mobile platform allows players to connect and compete with friends, even when away from their home console. The Watch_Dogs companion game delivers revolutionary dual-screen gameplay that enables you to play from anywhere, at any time.
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The most funny and interesting trivia about this game is that it startet it's life as Driver game, only to be later renamed Watch Dogs. It's another open-world GTA clone with a twist - hacking. It is also little more puzzle oriented with how enemies and missions are designed and more stealthy. It is a shame that stealth is actually underplayed in this one, because it is most fun aspect in this game. Graphics are fine, so is the music, writing is simple done to death story, hacking itself and how you can use it to your advantage is a lot of fun. Downside of this game, though, is that while there are a lot of side activities, those are not much fun. Multiplayer part, though, is smart. Pretty good game, but sequel did everything better. Still, this game is worth giving it a shot.
Watch Dogs is one more GTA-like game, but with a little different approach to the action and missions. In potential this was very promising game, with original idea, but unfortunately failed in couple of important segments. Let's start from the story...Main character is successful hacker Aiden Pearce whose mission attracks attention of some really bad guys, they decide to show him who is the boss and by mistake kill his little nephew. After some time he decides to revenge her death...story is very shallow and cliche... Gameplay is not so bad, but from what we've expected we got so little... From hacking traffic lights, personal phones to cameras and computer systems, you will find use for only few of these... Game mechanics are pretty solid, except the driving that can be very frustrating even with gamepad controller. Controls are very good, and gameplay is fluid. Graphics are great, lot of detailed textures, but the game is not optimized well. Even for the open world game that are known to be hungry for graphics memory this is a bit much... All in all, solid game, but lot of bugs, unoriginal story and many unused potentials will probably make game forgettable for many players.
Watch Dogs was a big expectation due to its revolutionary system of hacking mixed with classical sandbox-gangsta feeling. As for me, most of these expectations were met - if not 100% fulfilled then at least done properly. This game totally refreshed the boring, old gameplay style from GTA and similar releases. Hacking everything gives a lot of options and is such a nice fun! What's more important - the main character has a true story - a good one and a deep one - not like typical GTA characters - you know - rolling the streets with guns but without any real cause - just to become a "cool gangsta". Aiden Pierce fights FOR SOMETHING and BECAUSE OF SOMETHING. He's also very different when it comes to style - he's cool, professional, patient and doesn't look like being taken from some cheap hip hop video or from the stereotypical slums. Seriously, he's more like a guy between Bourne and Liam Neeson. Watch Dogs has my full recommendations - 9/10. While the new part - Watch Dogs 2 is just an amazing gameplay, the first Watch Dogs offers a better vibe, mood and style. Of course - from the certain perspective.
This game was awesome. Very unique, but still a big open world game. I haven't played many games through the entire campaign. But I did finish this one. Even then there was a ton of content left to explore. The only annoying part was when you drive across town to get to the next mission only to be denied entering it because somebody has entered your game and is hacking you. Luckily, it was never very hard to find the hackers. Although when I hacked others I probably had 90% success rate. Great if you can do it close to a train line and run up onto it before hacking. Great game I would have played much more if my xbox hadn't lost my save data. Then somebody stole it. Anyways, wish I could have played more. Excited for Watch Dogs 2 (writing this on release day).
This game is fairly nice and open world game lovers should play it. First thing is this game is innovative, has kind of good story. Driving system is bad in game but gameplay based on hacks is pretty cool. Combat is good too.Not the best of open world games but its pretty satisfying for me. Graphics is good not as good as E3 trailer. But still a nice game to play. Graphics- 8.5/10 gameplay-8/10 story- 8/10 game mechanics-7/10
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