Watch Dogs is a new, exciting franchise brought to us by Ubisoft Montreal, the creators of games like the Assassin’s Creed series. The innovative action game is set in a semi realistic, futuristic world. Our hero is called Aiden Pierce. He is not a good person, more of an anti hero: he is an expert at hacking security systems and overcoming antivirus programs and firewalls. Thanks to his extraordinary skills, he can play with all the technology that surrounds him however he likes. He can cause an enormous crash by manipulating with the traffic control system our find out everything about a random pedestrian. This possibility enables Aiden to take part in various sidequests: he can follow a person that I’d going to get mugged in order to help them or assist someone who is preparing a revenge.
Aiden can influence almost everything in the city of Chicago full of modern technology. Everything thanks to CtOS, Central Organization System which connects all the infrastructure present in the city into one big common program. Chicago’s subway, traffic control system, electricity and CCTV at all controlled in the same way, and Idem knows exactly how.
The districts of futuristic cities are controlled by super computers owned by enormous corporation. When Pierce manages to hack the company’s security, he gains access to the inhabitants’ personal data and the city control system, becoming like a God for Chicago. In those circumstances, almost everything is a potential weapon for Aiden. If he is being chased, he can make the traffic drive into his opponent it make him Hal into water by manipulating a bascule bridge. Or, when hiding behind his smartphone gets boring, he can also engage in physical encounters with his foes, using various findable firearms, from a small gun to a big bazooka, and using a well-developed combat system featuring a cover system and hand to hand combat. Aiden can also plant mines and bombs for his enemies to step on. Although Watch Dogs is mostly a single player game, there are also some multi player modes. Most of them are pretty typical, but the game also features an innovative mode in which those players playing over the internet can use their skills to try and impede the players in single from completing missions. Also, a mode is planned in which up to eight players will be able to explore the city together.
- Developer: Ubisoft Montreal
- Publisher: Ubisoft
- Genre: Action-adventure
- Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One
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Latest Watch Dogs News
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Watch Dogs Videos
Watch Dogs Guides
Unlocking things in Watch Dogs is as simple as scanning civilians walking down the street. Sure some things can’t be unlocked until you progress further into the game but most things can be done…
|Quick Cash Guide||Cash is king and money talks! Stack the cash quick!||Read More|
|ctOS Tower Guide||Take out all the ctOS towers and unlock extra missions!||Read More|
|Weapon List: Unlock Special Weapons||Figure out which weapons you will be using in Watch Dogs!||Read More|
|Side Missions Guide||Bring down gangs and gather up skill points with this guide!||Read More|
|How To Unlock Almost Everything Quickly||Get cars, cash and weapons quickly with this guide!||Read More|
|Escape The Police||Figure out how to ditch the fuzz in style!||Read More|
|Weapons Trade Guide||Find all the weapons crates throughout the city!||Read More|
|Crafting Guide||Craft explosives and city hacks with this guide!||Read More|
|Soundtrack List||Figure out which songs you will be jamming to during your hacking!||Read More|
|Sometimes You Still Lose Guide||Walk through for the mission Sometimes You Still Lose||Read More|
|How To Fast Travel||Find out how to quickly get around the city!||Read More|
|Dressed In Peels||Walk through for the mission Dressed In Peels||Read More|
|Hope Is A Sad Thing||Walk through for the mission Hope Is A Sad Thing||Read More|
|By Any Means Necessary||Walk through for the mission By Any Means Necessary||Read More|
Watch Dogs Review
Gamers around the world have been starving for a reason to pick up their next-generation consoles and although there’s been a few rays of hope so far, Watch Dogs was to be the game that would unite us all in our enjoyment of what was previously just an incredibly expensive Netflix device, well for me anyway. Have Ubisoft managed to continue their string of success with recent releases or has the hype surrounding the release of Watch Dogs doomed it to fall short of any expectations?