I can't believe the believers (when it comes to watchdogs)

#1 Posted by 2AngryRalph (9 posts) -

I'm probably the most optimist person I know when it comes to video. I will give any game a chance, and I try my best not to judge a game on hear- say. With that said...I just can't jump on this Watchdogs train. I've seen demos and trailers and nothing about it says: YOU MUST PLAY ME NOW! When it got delayed people were acting like Ubisoft stole Christmas... I still don't even know what the game is? So can some one help me understand what all the hype is about?

#2 Posted by Nictel (2442 posts) -

Modern day Assassin's Creed.

#3 Posted by ArtelinaRose (1857 posts) -

@nictel said:

Modern day Assassin's Creed.

That's what I pull away from it and I'm not really into Assassin's Creed so that does not do much for me.

#4 Edited by ProfessorEss (7523 posts) -

Watchdogs 2 is gonna be great.

#5 Posted by Ares42 (2800 posts) -

Well, this is probably just me personally, but I loved AC3, I loved FC3, I loved AC4, I'm having a hard time seeing how I will not love another open-world game built on the same ideas from the same developers with a completely new setting.

#6 Posted by 2AngryRalph (9 posts) -

I'm AC'd out.....

#7 Posted by Krullban (1067 posts) -

Late title card is gonna say Assassins Creed: Watch_Dogs

#8 Edited by SarcasticMudcrab (209 posts) -

I don't let myself get hype since the burn of gta 4 but still this is my most anticipated game. It's mostly the way events seem to naturally unfold and the sheer scope of how you can effect such events, like some kind of on the fly dynamic quest creator. Meh I doubt it will turn out like that but the delay has given me hope that they are at least putting some love into it and haven't rushed it for the console release.

#9 Posted by flameboy298 (63 posts) -

I'm probably the most optimist person I know when it comes to video. I will give any game a chance, and I try my best not to judge a game on hear- say. With that said...I just can't jump on this Watchdogs train. I've seen demos and trailers and nothing about it says: YOU MUST PLAY ME NOW! When it got delayed people were acting like Ubisoft stole Christmas... I still don't even know what the game is? So can some one help me understand what all the hype is about?

I think it's mostly about Personal Preference and it I don't think we've ever had a game that was based around hacking.I honestly can't wait until it comes out,as soon as I seen the gameplay as was like "wow" It seems like it's going to be one of those game's were your decisions and actions effect the world and people around you which is a very interesting element that we don't see often.

#10 Edited by believer258 (12216 posts) -

I wasn't terribly interested in it but I understand why people are. It's something I'll probably play at some point.

#11 Edited by spraynardtatum (3739 posts) -

I think it looks fantastic and I think the subject matter couldn't have come at a better period in time. My biggest concern is that there isn't going to be enough stuff to do with the hacking mechanic. From the demos I've seen it could get stale really fast if there isn't more to Watch Dogs than meets the eye. Hopefully the delay rectified that.

#12 Posted by joshwent (2353 posts) -

When it got delayed people were acting like Ubisoft stole Christmas...

That was mostly because it was originally planned to come out just after the new consoles launched. People were pissed because they'd have to wait, but also because that was many folks main reason for wanting an XOne/PS4. So in a way, they did fuck up Christmas.

I think it looks potentally great because it offers a twist on typical open world gameplay where you can use the city's environment and tech to evade police, etc., without necessarily having to resort to just shoot/stab dudes. Nothing revolutionary, but hopefully unique.

#13 Posted by HatKing (6129 posts) -

They did a pretty thorough couple of demos for the game back when it was on the marketing tour de fucking force. There's no reason a person should be saying "I have no idea what this game is" when there is a video tab with 13 examples of what it is on the same page you're typing that.

Aside from that, I think the game was blown up largely because it was the only interesting looking launch game of the entire lot. Now that it's been pushed back, it's effectively buried itself under all the games people are actually buying these systems for. The hype for the game has been non-existent since that decision was made. Hopefully it comes together as a great game, but I doubt it'll sell as well as they think it's going to.

#14 Edited by Budwyzer (635 posts) -

This game would be more exciting if the main character had electricity powers. or smoke. Smoke powers sound cool.

#15 Posted by EdgeKasey (144 posts) -

New AAA stuff that isn't a sequel is always something to get excited about.

#16 Edited by Hunter5024 (5982 posts) -

I'm finding it hard to be excited for this game. I think that's because they've said next to nothing about the story and everything they have said is boring. Also I'm totally not into the setting. It's just futuristic enough to explain away their cyber shenanigans but not futuristic enough to be all that crazy.

#17 Posted by csl316 (9526 posts) -

I don't get it, either. Maybe Chicago just looks amazing to people that don't live here.

Granted, it's a bad ass city.

#18 Posted by Vladd (53 posts) -

New IP, with a creative gameplay that was going to be a "launch title".

So, we compared Watch Dogs to other "launch titles".
And in that comparison Watch Dogs was looking good.

#19 Posted by alwaysbebombing (1652 posts) -

I am so interested, I can't even begin to explain how excited I am for this game's release.

#20 Posted by Humanity (10145 posts) -
@krullban said:

Late title card is gonna say Assassins Creed: Watch_Dogs

Oh if they had the balls to do that oh man oh man would that be just perfect.

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