The lights are on
Watch Dogs, one of E3 2012's highlights, has gone dark since the show this summer, but Ubisoft finally showed off more of what the game has to offer.
Ubisoft began its presentation by talking about connectivity and how the future allows us to play anywhere at any time, and that games will become deeper, richer and more believable with the PlayStation 4.
Then, they jumped right into the gameplay. Watch Dogs' theme is that hyper connectivity has changed us. The video begins with a pan of the city pausing to show off everything that is connected online.
We see the protagonist walking down a highly detailed street with lots of people milling about. As he walks down the street, icons pop up over everyone's head offering little details about their history. He stealthily hops over a fence and sidles up to a car to see a man mugging a woman. The protagonist brandishes a gun. The mugger freaks out and takes off running into a convenience store. The protagonist gives chase, jumping over a table in the convenience store, running out into an alley. He sees a lamp that he can access with his phone, makes it explode, and it distracts the mugger long enough for him to get tackled.
After the mugger has been taken care of, police start showing up chasing the protagonist. He starts setting off the environment using his phone and hacking capabilities, causing police vehicles to crash. He climbs a building, avoiding the police, and comes across a train. Using his phone he causes the train to stop in its tracks, and climbs on top.
The viewpoint changes to a random camera on the side of a building watching him ride the train, which he promptly disables using his phone. The gameplay footage ends saying, “everything is connected. Connection is power."
We still don’t know about Watch Dogs' release date, but we now know it’s coming to PlayStation 4, and it continues to look impressive.
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That looks soo good
I actually had to change my underwear after watching that demo.
looks damn good!
Being a dog I know what its like to watch others, but dang does this game make it look good.
I've been a sony Playstation fan throughout my entire childhood and life. The Playstation 4 is going to be Legen...wait for it...dary.
In case anybody doesn't know, kotaku has the video for this herekotaku.com/.../watch-dogs-is-coming-to-the-playstation-4
I'm probably never gonna get to the story, I'll be too busy getting in chases with cops and wrecking their cars in the most elaborate ways possible...
Wow...just wow! I love it!
This is one of my most anticipated games. That and the new inFamous. PS4 is gonna be great.
Time to live out my cyberpunk fantasies, boy oh boy does this look good.
Looks awesome when I do get the ps4 watch dogs will be one of the many games I get!!
the fact that the game is set in chicago makes me want it!
That was so awesome! Can't wait for this and GTA V.