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7.4
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Score Breakdown Based on 1404 ratings
  1. 10 (195)
  2. 9 (276)
  3. 8 (310)
  4. 7 (283)
  5. 6 (147)
  6. 5 (65)
  7. 4 (44)
  8. 3 (21)
  9. 2 (12)
  10. 1 (51)

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  • Rating:6

    Disappointment that should have been avoided

    This game had great potential but the whole experience was disappointing in the end. Story was decent. Protagonist is very uninteresting and his personal story is more frustrating than anything else. However, game has g... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    The problem was to be compared with GTA.

    Watch Dogs is considered by many to be one of the biggest disappointments of the generation, is that so? I do not think it's obvious that talking about who would be the competitor of GTA V made a lot of people get excite... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    A Tale of Revenge In Big Brother's Chicago

    Watchdogs is an open world third person action adventure game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft.The game was released worldwide on May 27, 2014 and later on the Wii U in North America on November 18,... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Watchdogs, the instant classic

    Watchdogs is a quick thinking shooter game. Not only do you shoot your enemy but this is one of few games where you hack rather than just mindlessly shoot your attackers. The reputation system is good but a little troub... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    "Grand Theft Auto" for the Wi-Fi generation.

    "Watch Dogs" is a genuinely entertaining take on the "Grand Theft Auto" formula. It's also a mix of satire and seriousness that lacks a consistent tone. Like Ubi Soft's "Assassin's Creed", the game didn't live up to expe... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Watch Dogs: The Story, Hacks, and Cars

    Watch Dogs is amazing. The hacking is so simple, but still is amazing to use, from traffic lights to bridges to gates. The hacking is simple, but isn't simple as in too easy.The story was so intriguing I finished it in a... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Despite a boring protagonist and poor vehicle handling, creative hacking and plot make this game a thrill to play.

    Watch_Dogs is a game set in Chicago, a city run by an operating system known as ctOS. It runs everything in the city, including traffic and trains. Everyone seems to have a smartphone and you depend on your smartphone t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    A new and fresh series with loads of potential

    Audio:The quality of the voice acting varies through out the game. Solid sound track with a wide variety of genres.Visuals:Visually, It looks fine for the most part. Would have been nice to see a bit more variety in the ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Highly fun & addictive !

    For me, this one is better than GTA !OK, I understand that bumping on a pole (street lights) with a bike should crash the bike & not the pole, but this is just a game. After all, I don't think there is a game in whic... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Better Than GTA 5

    I grabbed Watch Dogs from my local Target store for the bargain price of $23, thinking well if it's crap it's only $23. Wow.This game is really good, a darker grittier open-world game with a central character you actual... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful