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Watch Dogs

Ubisoft, Ubisoft Montreal
May 26, 2014 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Wii U, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
Strong

OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

68%

Critics Recommend

PC Gamer
87 / 100
Eurogamer
7 / 10
IGN
8.4 / 10
Metro GameCentral
7 / 10
GamesRadar+
4 / 5
Game Informer
8.5 / 10
GameSpot
8 / 10
Polygon
8 / 10

Watch Dogs Review Summary

StrongCritic Consensus

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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Critic Reviews for Watch Dogs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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