E3 2013: Watch_Dogs

#1 Posted by arecibo (4 posts) -

Delicious.

#2 Posted by Nerolus (247 posts) -

I like to imagine this guy hacks the shit out of soda machines and orders free pizzas all the time.

#3 Edited by mrcool11 (469 posts) -

It seems they watched the first few minutes of Drive

#4 Edited by DocHaus (1377 posts) -

I'm liking this game more and more.

#5 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13629 posts) -

Is this different then what they showed on stage? Didnt he miss the first shot at the police guys leg on stage?

#6 Posted by smekke (79 posts) -

@mrcool11 said:

It seems they watched the first few minutes of Drive

Yup.

#7 Posted by jerseyscum (926 posts) -

@smekke said:

@mrcool11 said:

It seems they watched the first few minutes of Drive

Yup.

That's not a bad thing. Not at all.

#8 Edited by MagicWuff (8 posts) -

@the_laughing_man: Yeah, this looks like a different play through. It is kind of disheartening that they used the exact same tactics in this playthrough as they did last night, because during the Sony conference they claimed there are so many different approaches to everything...

#9 Edited by The_Laughing_Man (13629 posts) -

@the_laughing_man: Yeah, this looks like a different play through. It is kind of disheartening that they used the exact same tactics in this playthrough as they did last night, because during the Sony conference they claimed there are so many different approaches to everything...

DIdnt the live demo freak out?

#10 Posted by Swimteampie (7 posts) -
#11 Posted by fernanthonies (10 posts) -

I'm hoping it's not as 'open world' as these previews are making it look. I've had my fill with all of these big open world games.

#12 Edited by nathanaelgdn (7 posts) -

@fernanthonies: Your joking? I hope its so open world I can walk all the way to your house in the game world, and pop out of your usb slot, sit down for a cuppa. Then tell you how good open worlds are, go back into the computer, hack some lights/billboards/ATM's, save some helpless civilians, run a long hot bath and think about how much I love open world games.

#13 Posted by avantegardener (1155 posts) -

Incroyable.

#14 Posted by RedRocketWestie (381 posts) -

I'm hoping it's not as 'open world' as these previews are making it look. I've had my fill with all of these big open world games.

I agree. The most interesting thing I've seen so far has been that Republique-looking segment where he's guiding T-Bone. I can do without more driving around, shooting, and open-world filler quests (like stopping muggings).

#15 Edited by compwhizii (1 posts) -

@the_laughing_man: Yeah, this looks like a different play through. It is kind of disheartening that they used the exact same tactics in this playthrough as they did last night, because during the Sony conference they claimed there are so many different approaches to everything...

I don't blame them though, screwing up the demo would be pretty embarrassing. Better to stick to the plan.

#16 Posted by Mezmero (2076 posts) -

I can not wait for Wonder Dawgs.

#17 Edited by Kevin_Cogneto (1179 posts) -

A friend of mine's brother is a Cook County patrolman, and he used to crew the Sherriff's Office helicopter as its infrared camera operator. So I'm getting a little extra enjoyment out of imagining him as the incompetent fucker up there with the floodlight...

Also, the subtitles say "Mad Mile"... Surely they mean "Mag Mile"? As in magnificent? I hope those aren't in-game subtitles, because that'd be kind of embarrassing.

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#18 Edited by Jonnyflash80 (506 posts) -

lol. I think they messed up the subtitles at 3:30.

"A prototype ship I ain't never seen!"

I'm pretty sure he didn't say ship.

#19 Edited by jerseyscum (926 posts) -

6:10: Ok....that's actually a damn cool touch for people playing on tablets. The trolling potential is just too good to pass up.

#20 Edited by Robopengy (481 posts) -

*Kid's. Gotta fix that

#21 Posted by Rocospi (263 posts) -

Bets on the tablet stuff never being used for what it's supposed to do?

#22 Edited by Darson (448 posts) -

I'm really getting sick of all these tablet/mobile player features. First it's motion controls, now we have this.

#23 Edited by HurricaneIvan29 (716 posts) -

Batman?

I don't know, I'm not really too crazy about this game. Seems so... simple.

#24 Edited by skrutop (3615 posts) -

I can't wait until one of those little shits on XBL beg me to help them from my mobile app. I'm going to troll the hell out of those fuckers.

#25 Posted by jerseyscum (926 posts) -

I can crash the power grid to a major US city at the push of a button. That's a bit cooler than just screwing with CCTV or the subway system. .Wouldn't that basically book you a one way trip to GITMO or ADX Florence if the cops actually got a hold of you? Kevin Mitnick did almost five years in solitary just for just accessing computer systems, let alone actual cyberattacks.

It's really damn cool to see actual environment manipulation in an open-world game like this. Other games like GTA or even Assassin's Creed...it's either kill everyone on screen or cower in someone's garden until the heat gets bored and leaves. Any game that rewards adaptability instead of just run-and-gun is worth my time.

#26 Posted by Capum15 (5002 posts) -

Day bloody One.

#27 Posted by zFUBARz (637 posts) -

Man, It really is a bad Idea to Ride a bike and use your phone, you'd think somebody this technically adept would have Google Glass or something at least.

#28 Posted by Grace_Omega (19 posts) -

This and The Division look so good I almost have trouble believing they're real. It's not just the graphics, the production values on these games are through the roof.

#29 Posted by DystopiaX (5361 posts) -

This and The Division look so good I almost have trouble believing they're real. It's not just the graphics, the production values on these games are through the roof.

And just think, at least this is still handicapped because they also are developing it for current-gen systems. Just wait until next-gen exclusives are being made and people really coax the most power out of the hardware.

#30 Posted by SHADOWINFINITE (545 posts) -

@mrcool11 said:

It seems they watched the first few minutes of Drive

Now that you mention it, it does remind me of Drive in the beginning. All we are missing now is Ryan Gosling.

#31 Posted by MeatSim (10942 posts) -

I wanna play as T-bone not this Aiden guy.

#32 Edited by cb1115 (138 posts) -

The lighting in this game is fucking incredible.

#33 Posted by HellknightLeon (467 posts) -

Man I wish this game was not so action based as it seems to be going... I was all in at first... I think I'm out now. :( Sad day for me. Oh but daaaaaaaaamn it looks nice.

#34 Posted by Bugbear (4 posts) -

@kevin_cogneto:

They probably changed the name of the districts for legal reasons. The city probably won't be called "Chicago" in the game either.

#35 Posted by Artof_War (119 posts) -

Where the hell was this style of game this gen? Boom!

#36 Posted by huser (1106 posts) -

So Chicago then. Interesting choice, hope this game comes through.

#37 Posted by radioactivez0r (867 posts) -

@darson: Serious question: why? It doesn't seem to have any bearing on the gameplay unless you want it to. With the right ideas, it could make for some really neat immersion away from your console.

#38 Edited by Darson (448 posts) -

@darson: Serious question: why? It doesn't seem to have any bearing on the gameplay unless you want it to. With the right ideas, it could make for some really neat immersion away from your console.

It just looks like another gimmick wagon like motion controls that everyone is hopping onto until we forget about it and move on to some other new silly technology.

#39 Posted by okand (77 posts) -

@rocospi: Yep, there's no way you'll find someone to help you out randomly that will actually be of use. Actually calling up someone you know won't be fast enough unless they're just sitting there waiting either.

#40 Posted by bgdiner (293 posts) -

Love it.

#41 Posted by bgdiner (293 posts) -

Love it.

#42 Posted by yeah_write (219 posts) -

So this is basically Person of Interest the game? I'm in!

#43 Posted by JCGamer (671 posts) -

Man, a little late to the party but this looks pretty great.

#45 Posted by erikalui (21 posts) -

Looks like a different game altogether and would love to try out the demo version. Hope that it gives what is said in the trailers by Sony.

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