Watch Dogs

Watch Dogs Reviews Summary

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

Rating Summary

Based on 103 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

67%

Critics Recommend

Based on 103 critic reviews
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7 / 10
May 26, 2014

We've got a Watch Dogs guide that will help you beat some of the trickier missions in the game.

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Dan Stapleton

Top Critic

8.4 / 10.0
May 27, 2014

Watch Dogs is an excellent open-world action game with some unique hacking-magic that makes it a memorable experience.

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87 / 100
May 27, 2014

Creative hacking and covert multiplayer modes bring exciting new life to otherwise familiar open-world man-shooting.

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7 / 10
May 26, 2014

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.

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May 27, 2014

Watch Dogs' interconnected world is a wonderful, explosive, high-tech playground. Shame the people who inhabit it are so forgettable.

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8.5 / 10.0
May 27, 2014

The hacking abilities are a legitimate game changer and give Watch Dogs its own identity

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8 / 10.0
May 26, 2014

WATCH DOGS OPEN WORLD IS TRUMPED BY ITS SMART, LAYERED MECHANICS

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8 / 10
May 26, 2014

Watch Dogs' attempts to say something serious are overshadowed by how enormously fun it is to create chaos in its impressive open world.

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May 26, 2014

Watch Dogs is a solid open-world game that doesn't do enough to set itself apart from the pack.

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No
Jun 3, 2014

An ambitious but flawed game that loses focus on its best ideas.

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