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After losing his niece in an assassination attempt, Aiden Pierce, a street-smart vigilante, uses hacking apps on his phone to take over a new operating system in Chicago to hunt the criminals that killed his niece.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Noam Jenkins ... Aiden Pearce (voice)
R. Charles Wilkerson ... Tyrone 'Bedbug' Hayes (voice) (as Randall Charles Wilkerson)
Holly Uloth ... Charlotte Gardner (voice) (as Holly O'Brien)
Isabelle Blais ... Clara Lille (voice)
Julian Casey ... Nicholas Crispin (voice)
Daniel Kash ... Damien Brenks (voice)
Trevor Hayes Trevor Hayes ... Joseph Demarco (voice)
Jerod Haynes ... Delford 'Iraq' Wade (voice)
Nicholas Bode ... Jackson Pearce (voice)
Aaron Douglas ... Jordi Chin (voice)
Teale Bishopric Teale Bishopric ... Lena Pearce (voice)
Christopher Jacot ... Maurice Vega (voice)
Anna Hopkins ... Nicky Pearce (voice)
Olunike Adeliyi ... Donna 'Poppy' Dean (voice) (as Oluniké Adeliyi)
Myron Natwick ... Dermot 'Lucky' Quinn (voice)
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Storyline

The plot of Watch Dogs is Aiden Pearce is a hacker that has hacked a system called ctOS (Central Operating System). When Aiden takes his hacking skills too far and hacks the wrong people they retaliate by killing his niece but Aiden Pearce swears vengeance on ctOS and all who control it. With his new gained power he can now find and kill all who control ctOS and end the system. Written by Noah Morin

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Everything is connected. Hacking is our weapon.


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Canada | France

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

27 May 2014 (USA) See more »

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Watch Dogs See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago Illinois, USA

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Ubisoft Montreal See more »
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In a recent interview with Ubisoft Creative Director Justin Morin, he revealed that Aiden's character was created based on a person who had saved him from a robbery in his hometown of Chicago. When Morin asked the man his name, he replied "Archer." This created Aiden's name. A was for Archer and Pearce represented an arrow piercing a target. See more »

Goofs

Random people on the streets recognize Aiden as the Vigilante, yet it's a huge shock to sister Nikki - who despite being held captive for the bulk of the game knows all about the Vigilante's exploits - when she finds out he is her own brother. See more »

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Dermot 'Lucky' Quinn: Don't be a stoat, Mr. Iraq. Where I grew up, we shot them between the eyes.
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Watch Dogs PC review
3 December 2015 | by boris_kolarovSee all my reviews

Watch Dogs was one of the most anticipated games of the last year. When it was released it disappointed a lot of people. Gladly, I wasn't hyped about it so I had a lot of fun. Here's what I like about the video game.

1)Nice graphics. Sure, the ones from the E3 demo were better but the real graphics are great.

2)In my opinion, the story wasn't so bad.

3)Plenty of vehicles to drive.

4)I like the Car on Demand app in the game on Aiden's smartphone. You can purchase a car pretty much everywhere you are.

5)Good voice acting.

6)A sign of a great open-world video game is you to be not able to progress throughout the story in your first hours of playing it because you are distracted by the open world. Watch Dogs does it.

7)Likable characters. Yes, I liked Aiden - he is still depressed over his niece's death.

8)Everyone's profiles are different.

9)Many people don't like the music selection but I like it.

10)The open world has plenty of activities.

11)I like that you can have a reputation of a menace or an anarchist, a citizen or a protector or a true vigilante.

12)The most fun from the side activities I got from the Gang Hideouts.

13)The mission design is clever, even if most of the missions are pretty much the same.

14)Both stealth and guns-and-blazing are rewarded.

15)Collecting audio logs makes you more interested in the story.

16)Collecting and listening to Maurice's audio logs made me like him a lot more.

17)There are plenty of guns.

18)Nice minigames.

19)The open world is fun to explore.

20)The different places in Chicago are different by themselves.

21)Plenty of skills to unlock.

22)Nice puzzles.

23)The Q&R Codes are nice addition.

24)The drinking game is enjoyable.

25)There is chess, added in the game.

26)When you die you don't get the weapons removed from you.

Yes, there are lots of good things in this game, but there are same witch I don't enjoy.

1)The gang hideouts or the mission where you can be stealthy or guns-and-blazing can't be replayed after you've finished them. I unlocked a cool shotgun and wanted to shot gangsters with it. I want to be vigilante, which means I don't want to kill cops.

2)Usually in games like this it is more fun to ride a motorcycle. In this game motorcycle aren't that fun to use.

3)The Missing Persons investigations concluded disappointing.

4)The Human Traffic investigation were kinda boring except in the end.

5)You can't fire a gun from your vehicle.

6)After you've finished the cool stuff the game can sometimes get boring.

7)(Minor con) The police's AI.

8)(Minor con) Some bugs required me to exit the game and start it over. There was also a loading screen that couldn't load.

9)(Minor con) The handling of the cars is strange in the beginning.

Overall Watch Dogs is a video game, that should not have been so over-hyped. The gameplay is excellent, the story is solid, the open world is great and this can be the start of a great new franchise like Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed. From BAD 1 to EXCELLENT 6 I give it VERY GOOD 5.25.


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