The lights are on
Along with comedian Aisha Tyler, NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski will be making an appearance in the upcoming Watch Dogs.
It's unclear exactly what his role will be, but it doesn't sound like he will be an integral part of the game's story. Instead, like Aisha Tyler, it seems like he will just be an NPC that exists in Watch Dog's universe. As you will be able to do with every NPC, protagonist Aiden Pearce will be able to hack his profile in order discover untold secrets.
Watch Dogs is coming to PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, and PC on November 19, 2013.
Xbox One and PlayStation 4 releases are planned for those systems'
Our TakeSometimes the appearance of celebrities in games can be distracting and break the suspension of disbelief for a world. I'm curious if this will be the case with Watch Dogs. Will virtual Chicago feel more real with the presence of real recognizable people? Or will it just seem weird? I guess we'll find out on November 19.
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Just include D Rose and we're all happy :)
Untold secrets? Like the fact that he's a race-car driver? Lame.
Can I run him over or something?
I wish you could drive around in his sprint cup car. That would be awesome!
Eh...as much as I don't care for Keselowski as a NASCAR driver. As I am a Fan of NASCAR. Yet really I think it is awesome but only wish his car could be highjacked in the game to drive. Yet can't really hack it as a NASCAR stock car has no computer what so ever on it. Yet if it was a F1 Indy Car. That is a different story.
He'll be the least interesting character in the game. All he is programmed to do is repeatedly turn left.
Depending what his role in the game will be I'm already planning to hack his account & steal his money along with the car in the background.
Already have this game pre-ordered can't wait
Cool how they're adding in us normal folks haha.
My expectation of most games is that I am entering into a fictional story, which means for me the characters are fictional, and events. When adding in real life characters and events it begins to get a little less interesting for me. I know this expectation is gone with sports professional sports games, however that may explain my preference to play collegiate level sports games where names are not included(which means that Johnny Football, is but doesn't have to be Johnny Football in my game). I think for me, I would find it odd to interact in a game with a real life celebrity being that celebrity and it would take away some of the allure of the fantasy world. Honestly, Watchdogs has not caught my interest just yet...I get this Assassin's Creed vibe of repetitive mini-missions in order to accomplish larger hacks. I could be wrong, and probably am, but it will not be a day 1 release grab for myself, and will have to wait until I experience it on another person's console(which at this point I do not know of anyone who has committed to me that they want it). It will depend on how they work the characters in, but for me it is a negative.
What that race Nascar O_O
If I hadn't read this article, I wouldn't know the difference.
I just wanna drive that car in the background.