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: 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? […]
Conclusion: There is a sense of familiar design though, and it often doesn’t gel with what the game is working towards. Unlocking ctOS spots and opening up your peripheral activities, for example, is borrowed a little too heavily from other Ubisoft games, and works against the game being its own beast.