Summary: Watch Dogs is a valiant effort by Ubisoft to branch out from their usual games. However, critics agree that a mediocre plot, characters and alright gameplay stop the game from reaching the heights it aims for
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Watch Dogs is an excellent open-world action game with some unique hacking-magic that makes it a memorable experience.
Creative hacking and covert multiplayer modes bring exciting new life to otherwise familiar open-world man-shooting.
A highly enjoyable GTA clone but one that doesn't quite have the panache of Rockstar's best or the inspiration to make the most of its otherwise enjoyable gameplay concepts.
Watch Dogs' interconnected world is a wonderful, explosive, high-tech playground. Shame the people who inhabit it are so forgettable.
The hacking abilities are a legitimate game changer and give Watch Dogs its own identity
WATCH DOGS OPEN WORLD IS TRUMPED BY ITS SMART, LAYERED MECHANICS
Watch Dogs' attempts to say something serious are overshadowed by how enormously fun it is to create chaos in its impressive open world.
Watch Dogs is a solid open-world game that doesn't do enough to set itself apart from the pack.
An ambitious but flawed game that loses focus on its best ideas.