Excerpt: " Watch Dogs " has been one of my (and many others) most anticipated games ever since it’s extraordinarily impressive E3 2012 reveal. Now, after nearly 2 years, does the final product deliver?
Excerpt: I’ve always found the art of hacking and media relating to it extremely interesting so when I first heard about Ubisoft Montreal’s Watch Dogs I couldn’t wait to get my hands on the open-world cyber thriller.
Excerpt: I don’t think I’ve ever had more of an issue coming up with my final thoughts on a game than I have with
Pros: + Chicago looks beautiful..., + Compelling story., + Varied side missions., + Fantastic upgrade system., + Tons of content., + ROBOTIC SPIDER DESTRUCTION.
Cons: - ...the characters in it? Not so much., - Cliched and underused cast of supporting characters., - Weapon switch system is unnecessarily complex., - Open combat suffers because of #3., - Insta-fail missions need to go away forever., - Not being given the option to ignore online hacking missions.
Summary: Watch_Dogs might not be perfect, but it's a good game non-the-less and worth your money if you can get past the issues with the writing and suffer a few false starts with some of the missions. It has a lot of ambient life, atmosphere, great gameplay and value in the package.
Summary: Gamers may have had impossibly high hopes for Ubisoft's Watch Dogs before the delays and other bad buzz moments dragged them down, but I'm happy to say that most reasonable hopes have been thoroughly satisfied.
Excerpt: There are dozens of Watch Dogs reviews out there sharing details about one of the most exciting games to arrive so far in 2014, and while I am still working my way through the game I am here to answer the question I am getting from all of my friends, “Is Watch Dogs worth buying? […]
Excerpt: Watch Dogs is exactly what you think it is. It’s Assassin’s Creed 4 meets GTA 5 meets Batman Arkham City… but--despite the pedigree of its influencers--it narrowly fails to better any of them.
Pros: The hacking system is simple and delightfully fun, Fantastic non-story content will keep you busy, Multiplayer is enjoyable and smartly-implemented
Cons: Generic plot driven by cliched characters, Lots of tedious chase / tailing missions
Summary: Last year, Watch Dogs was the talk of E3 in Los Angeles. Ubisoft has been showing off the sandbox-style title for some time now, and despite a couple of delays, it would appear that the wait was well worth it.