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Watch_Dogs is an open-world game set in the city of Chicago, USA. It starts as Aiden Pearce, the main protagonist, and his associate, Damien Brenks, hack into the Merlaut Hotel. However, the job doesn’t go according to plan and someone orders a hit on Aiden. His car gets shot at while he is driving with his niece and nephew sitting in the back seat, resulting in his young niece’s death. The game takes place one year after those events, as Aiden searches for the people responsible for his loss.

In Watch_Dogs, a program called ctOS (Central Operating System) controls the infrastructure of Chicago; traffic lights, surveillance cameras, ATMs, bridges, cellphones, the L-Train, etc. It also stores information about each person who lives in the city and uses this data for crime prevention, among other things. In the game, players can use Aiden's cellphone to hack the city, acquire information about Chicago residents, order cars and play various mini-games known as "digital trips".

The game is also full of side missions such as fixer contracts, convoys, human trafficking investigations, privacy invasions, etc. Successfully completing these missions will grant players skill points to spend on their hacking skills, shooting skills or driving skills. As the game progresses, unlocking those skills can help a lot to escape the cops or give the player more options on how to handle certain missions.

Watch_Dogs also features some online modes such as online hacking, invasion, online tailing and online races.

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Watch_Dogs Windows Chasing a criminal
Watch_Dogs Windows Waiting for crime to happen – only then you can intervene
Watch_Dogs Windows Every vehicle have interior
Watch_Dogs Windows Small village

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Watch_Dogs Other Road Rage
Watch_Dogs Other System Mangler
Watch_Dogs Other Read Only
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Critic Reviews

Gamereactor (Sweden) Windows May 27, 2014 9 out of 10 90
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox One May 29, 2014 18 out of 20 90
Gamereactor (Sweden) Xbox One May 27, 2014 9 out of 10 90
Vandal Online Xbox One May 27, 2014 8.7 out of 10 87
IGN Xbox 360 May 27, 2014 8.4 out of 10 84
IGN Xbox One May 27, 2014 8.4 out of 10 84
Hobby Consolas Wii U Nov 28, 2014 80 out of 100 80
Destructoid Xbox One May 27, 2014 8 out of 10 80
Gaming Age Wii U Dec 10, 2014 B 75
Spazio Games Wii U Dec 15, 2014 7 out of 10 70

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