I am so pumped for Watch Dogs

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#1 Posted by SpaceCatThe1st (20 posts) -

Watch dogs looks like a game that could be played for hours upon hours without getting boring. I am considering pre-ordering it. What are your thoughts on Watch Dogs?

#2 Posted by CrimsonBrute (23070 posts) -

It looks interesting to say the least but I'll wait a while before deciding on a purchase.

#3 Edited by Lulu_Lulu (8608 posts) -

The Trick to staving off boredom in Open World games is alternating between multiple tasks in short periods of time.

#4 Posted by sukraj (21611 posts) -

It looks nice but I doubt I will get the game.

#5 Edited by mjorh (596 posts) -

I'd say wait for the reviews , it's damn promising and i'm expecting an average score of 9 !

#6 Edited by blangenakker (2060 posts) -

Too be honest i'm just wanting to see videos of the PC version because that looks amazing. But for the actual game itself? I need to see some actual people playing it first.

#7 Posted by Lulu_Lulu (8608 posts) -

@ blangenakker

Its not that simple with open world games. The Majority of people think Open World automatically makes it worth playing. They'l add Open World to anything and everything if you let them.

#8 Posted by _Judas_ (599 posts) -

The game has always been a pre-order for me, even through these tough times of graphics comparison (I've pre-ordered it for the PS4).
I would very much like for the game to look like the E3 preview, but I have come to accept that this is highly unlikely :/
Nonetheless; the gameplay looks absolutely amazing, a fresh take on open-world, giving the player one more level of control. I am very positive :)

#9 Edited by blangenakker (2060 posts) -

@Lulu_Lulu: I'm not sure what part you're replying to? o.o

#10 Edited by marcheegsr (2431 posts) -

Defiantly going to pick it up day 1. I expect it to get at least 8/10. Will see.

#11 Posted by groowagon (2739 posts) -

i'm not overly excited about the game itself, but i really wanna play it just to see what it looks like when everything is maxed out lol

#12 Posted by vickyjohn1 (35 posts) -

In watch dogs game ,the Aiden Pearce (game character) can control other peoples mind it seems.. However Aiden Pearce controlled my mind to pre order the game ... =D

#13 Posted by yokofox33 (28934 posts) -

My hype for this game has dropped considerably. I'm going to wait for reviews and a price drop. Ubisoft games tend to drop in price or go on sale pretty quickly.

#14 Edited by Bigboi500 (28804 posts) -

I've lost almost all interest in the game. I'll still get it eventually if it doesn't turn out terrible.

#15 Edited by amari24 (1895 posts) -

The delay killed a lot of my anticipation but I'll still pick it up on release or some time after.

#16 Posted by The_Last_Ride (68911 posts) -

I am so getting it ;D

#17 Posted by jasean79 (2218 posts) -

Considering what's out there now in terms of PS4 games, I think I might be getting this one. Like others said, it will depend on how well it's received by people.

#18 Edited by ShepardCommandr (2127 posts) -

I am not

It's made milkisoft/boringsoft so no

#19 Edited by groowagon (2739 posts) -

btw, i wonder why a newish i7 is recommended for Watch Dogs on PC, but then the game is also releasing on Wii U... it doesn't add up.

#20 Edited by Grieverr (2544 posts) -

My interest has fallen off a bit, too. What was an automatic day 1 purchase is now going to be wait-and-see for me.

I really feel like Ubisoft will not be able to deliver on what they have said/shown. I also feel like all the best hacking will be part of scripted scenes. So I'll wait and hopefully be proven wrong. I really like the concept and hope it's as good as it can be.

#21 Posted by HipHopBeats (2840 posts) -

I was interested until the delay. The recently announced season pass has convinced me to wait for a price drop or the GOTY edition if gameplay videos are to my liking.

#22 Posted by rockinpapa (40 posts) -

I was really pumped up about the game at the first glance, then when some graphics comparison and overall skepticism came over the Internet I, myself, became skeptical too, but now when I see all this truly great gameplay I know it will be great!

#23 Posted by hrt_rulz01 (5466 posts) -

Definitely on my wish list.

#24 Edited by yixingtpot (1310 posts) -

I'm bored with it and haven't even played it yet. The entire spying aspect is intriguing but honestly when the Supreme Court just tossed out Net Neutrality and nobody cares about it what's the point? Net Neutrality never existed and anybody who paid attention to reality has known that for at least the past decade or so. The internet/mobile is corporate/government controlled. I don't see a point in playing the game.

People should be outraged about so many things regarding our actual lack of tangible freedoms. Choices that matter, not commercial choices and product placement.

#25 Posted by schu (9217 posts) -

I haven't looked into this game that much, but the screenshots look good. Does anyone know if there will be stunts in this game? One of the things I liked the most about GTA was the crazy stunts you could do once you had finished the main game. I'd like to see a full fledged tony hawk-esque system in place for stunts.

#26 Posted by cooolio (428 posts) -

I'm bored with it and haven't even played it yet. The entire spying aspect is intriguing but honestly when the Supreme Court just tossed out Net Neutrality and nobody cares about it what's the point? Net Neutrality never existed and anybody who paid attention to reality has known that for at least the past decade or so. The internet/mobile is corporate/government controlled. I don't see a point in playing the game.

People should be outraged about so many things regarding our actual lack of tangible freedoms. Choices that matter, not commercial choices and product placement.

To have fun and enjoy its mechanics and gameplay?

#27 Posted by sukraj (21611 posts) -

I'm more interested in Wolfenstein the new order.

#28 Posted by aatire80 (5 posts) -

No offense to Ubi fans but I believe Ubisoft games tend to get repetitive pretty soon like in FC3 or AC series..Although i am really looking out for WD i have a tiny feeling that it will disappoint although i hope that does not happen.

#29 Posted by Ariabed (1099 posts) -

@Lulu_Lulu: sometimes open world games are the emptiest games going, big open spaces with not much to do in them are the worst.

But I'm pretty excited for watch dogs hopefully it's amazing. I'm gonna try and wait and not just get it on day one release, wait and see what a few reviews say.

#30 Posted by Lulu_Lulu (8608 posts) -

@Ariabed

I just hope its as Open Ended as it as Open World. But I doubt that.... Still should be good though.

#31 Edited by dethtrain (384 posts) -

Another open world Ubisoft game.... I'll pass

#32 Posted by Jacanuk (3649 posts) -

Watch dogs looks like a game that could be played for hours upon hours without getting boring. I am considering pre-ordering it. What are your thoughts on Watch Dogs?

Watch Dogs looks fun if you are drunk and have 60 quid you don't want.

Ubisoft so ruined my hype over this game with is insane bad graphics and then its "oh you need a Titan to be able to run this fully"

#33 Edited by SpaceCatThe1st (20 posts) -

@Jacanuk: I agree that 60 is a lot for the game/games in general. But also this game will provide plenty of content for my YouTube channel and I enjoy the Assassin's Creed series and Watch Dogs reminds me of this. I will probably be waiting for it's release and a few days after before buying though.

#34 Posted by SpaceCatThe1st (20 posts) -
@ariabed said:

@Lulu_Lulu: sometimes open world games are the emptiest games going, big open spaces with not much to do in them are the worst.

But I'm pretty excited for watch dogs hopefully it's amazing. I'm gonna try and wait and not just get it on day one release, wait and see what a few reviews say.

Yes open world games can be like that (Amazing Spider-man 2 is extremely underpopulated) but watch dogs looks like a game that has plenty of content, well it better with this long of a wait on it.

#35 Edited by gajbutler (93 posts) -

I'll wait for a Steam sale, no rush.

#36 Edited by Jacanuk (3649 posts) -

@spacecatthe1st: Ok, good luck competing with the million and 2 other youtubers trying to get watch dogs content and make it popular.

But honestly i think im going to wait, i have plenty of indie games to get me past E3 and Gamescom.

#37 Posted by blangenakker (2060 posts) -

btw, i wonder why a newish i7 is recommended for Watch Dogs on PC, but then the game is also releasing on Wii U... it doesn't add up.

They're allowed to downground the game for it ya know.

#38 Edited by groowagon (2739 posts) -

@groowagon said:

btw, i wonder why a newish i7 is recommended for Watch Dogs on PC, but then the game is also releasing on Wii U... it doesn't add up.

They're allowed to downground the game for it ya know.

it's just that the core gameworld is designed to work with the lowest common denominator (PS3? Wii U?), so it makes you think what additional sweets can there possibly be on top of that so that modern i7 would be required to run them smoothly.

#39 Edited by BattleSpectre (5952 posts) -

I'm with you TC, you can hack EVERY NPC, this game could be played days on end without getting bored. Don't have to pre-order it though I'm sure their will be enough copies to meet demands.

#40 Posted by blangenakker (2060 posts) -

@blangenakker said:

@groowagon said:

btw, i wonder why a newish i7 is recommended for Watch Dogs on PC, but then the game is also releasing on Wii U... it doesn't add up.

They're allowed to downground the game for it ya know.

it's just that the core gameworld is designed to work with the lowest common denominator (PS3? Wii U?), so it makes you think what additional sweets can there possibly be on top of that so that modern i7 would be required to run them smoothly.

Probably some flashy graphics

#41 Posted by BigCat2K20 (245 posts) -

I was interested until the delay. The recently announced season pass has convinced me to wait for a price drop or the GOTY edition if gameplay videos are to my liking.

I'm in the same boat as you, man. I was super pumped about "Watch Dogs" for variety of reasons (It's located in Chicago & never got to play all GTA games). When it was delayed late last year, it bummed me out (iron out the bugs & less glitches are more important). I might rent it later this month.

#42 Posted by stizzal13 (558 posts) -

I'll wait for a Steam sale, no rush.

I feel the same way. It's not that the game looks bad or anything. But, there is just nothing about it that grabs my attention.

#43 Posted by jasean79 (2218 posts) -

I'm with you TC, you can hack EVERY NPC, this game could be played days on end without getting bored. Don't have to pre-order it though I'm sure their will be enough copies to meet demands.

Yes, but without preordering it, you won't be able to get the limited edition weapon skin that does nothing to enhance your overall gameplay! lol

#44 Edited by BattleSpectre (5952 posts) -

@jasean79 said:

@BattleSpectre said:

I'm with you TC, you can hack EVERY NPC, this game could be played days on end without getting bored. Don't have to pre-order it though I'm sure their will be enough copies to meet demands.

Yes, but without preordering it, you won't be able to get the limited edition weapon skin that does nothing to enhance your overall gameplay! lol

Hahaha, well said.

#45 Posted by donalbane (16139 posts) -

Yeah me too. It seems like the 'present day' Assassin's Creed everyone said they wanted, but they spun it off into a whole new game. Which is great... AC is getting a bit stale.

#46 Posted by MirkoS77 (6855 posts) -

It's on my radar.

I think introducing the idea of hacking into an open-world, dynamic environment is a pretty clever idea actually that holds tremendous potential for interesting emergent gameplay possibilities. Just a matter of if they can execute it well and not have it be dependent upon a lot of scripted moments or set pieces.

This is one game where I'm actually going to hold off to see if the Wii U version gets any benefit from the gamepad. It seems a game tailor made for it and if dealing with lesser visuals means a smoother experience due to the efficiency of the pad's features, it'll definitely be a sacrifice worth making.

#47 Edited by DanWensing (10 posts) -

I pre-ordered the Gold Edition. Very excited for this game.

#48 Posted by Jacanuk (3649 posts) -

I'm with you TC, you can hack EVERY NPC, this game could be played days on end without getting bored. Don't have to pre-order it though I'm sure their will be enough copies to meet demands.

Riiiiiiiight because its not like the NPC-programming has around 100-200 different codes that will just recycle with a small variation ;) so it won't at all get repetitive after a few hours. (<--- Sarcasm might have been used)

#49 Edited by DuaIFace (492 posts) -

Remember kiddies: DO NOT BUY THE GAME ON RELEASE DATE.

You're not getting the full game. Just wait til the game is actually worth it's honest price tag ($30-$40) All DLC and other bullshit included, ON THE DISC. Games nowadays are never worth it on release date. Never. Bugged, locked content, useless DLC, ect.

#50 Posted by foxhound_fox (86864 posts) -

The delay and mixed information coming out during the previews after the delay have me uninterested. The reveal concept was great, but now I have zero reason to get excited for it.