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? Ubisoft has a lot of promises to deliver on, as the various trailers and promotions have made it one of the most pre-ordered products in the company’s history, and expectations are on a par with titles like GRAW, Oblivion and GoW which ushered in the ‘next gen’ on the Xbox 360.
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. While not the first game to feature hacking to date it by far one of the most enjoyable ones that I’ve played in years.
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: 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. With new twists on the open world action format and a storyline that keeps you wondering, impressive visuals and a world of things to do this game is one that will keep people involved for quite a long time.
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 almost reminds me of the very first Assassins Creed; it was a great game with plenty of potential to turn into a major franchise but the first iteration left me a little short of being completely mesmerized. As a concept, WD is brilliant. It is highly innovative and in a market where writers are falling short of ideas, someone has come up with a pretty genius concept for a game.