Watch Dogs
E3 2012: Ubisoft Announce Watch_Dogs, Get the Trailer and Gameplay Footage Here
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Ubisoft has just unveiled Watch_Dogs at its E3 presser, a techno conspiracy thriller.

The first true surprise of E3, Watch_Dogs is an open-world action title in which you use and control the city’s web of cameras, communications and tech on the trail of someone called Demarco. It looks insanely good.

At one stage the main character Aiden accesses the traffic lights and causes a massive pile up of cars. Looks like there’s some kind of bullet-time, along with a cover system too. The explosions look incredibly good. But really, it's all about the hacking. This, my friends, is the kind of thing we love E3 for.

The trailer and the demo are below. Best reveal of E3 so far.



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Comment #1 by BLQQDCQRE
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 06:30:19 PM
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Very unique. Poppn' a Boner.

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Comment #2 by StillTIPPIN187
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 06:30:27 PM
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Best shit show at E3 so far.. Sorry Halo and AC.. I love yall, but new IPs like this are what keep me playing games these days..

Innovative? YES

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Comment #3 by dark wing
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 06:31:07 PM
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Best part of E3 yet I think. Looks quite good.

The name sounds a bit BBCish though.

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Comment #4 by Blue Thunder28
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 06:31:14 PM
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This absolutely blew me away... My most highly anticipated game ever..... just, WOW.

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Comment #5 by Shadow Warlock
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 06:31:17 PM
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Ubisoft just won E3, hell, they just won the whole goddamn year.

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Comment #6 by Californigus
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 06:32:33 PM
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This game was really a surprise, im preordering it as soon as i can, well done Ubisoft well done.

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Comment #7 by RDrules
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 06:34:09 PM
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ubisoft won again... that 3 or 4 years in a row?

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Comment #8 by Lbrun12415
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 06:34:19 PM
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Watch Dogs along with Assassins Creed 3 are day one buys for me :D

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Comment #9 by Filter x360a
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 06:35:12 PM
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Amazing. Highlight of the day for sure. Hats off to ubi once again...walk away with the show.

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Comment #10 by rjl champ rjl
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 06:35:49 PM
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That was the most beautiful opening I have ever seen.

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Comment #11 by LeeBradley [STAFF]
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 06:36:41 PM
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ubisoft win e3, despite those annoying presenters? quite the feat.

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Comment #12 by TheFalcon
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 06:38:01 PM
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Thank you Ubisoft for having the BALLS to try an interesting and amazing looking new IP instead of just whoring out sequels like everyone else. MS and EA put me to sleep today...

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Comment #13 by Guitar LInc0ln
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 06:42:49 PM
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Finally a surprise on this years E3, and what a surprise! Reminds me a lot of the elements that made Hitman and Deus Ex the awesome games they are. So unique and so the best game on E3!!!

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Comment #14 by Californigus
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 06:44:19 PM
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@12 I literally fell sleep during EA's conference not kidding.

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Comment #15 by RDrules
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 06:45:39 PM
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@11 the games speak for themselves imo, they dont even need presenters

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Comment #16 by L1E
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 06:46:17 PM
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Favorite announcement of the day! Definitely on my radar, I'm so tired of this sequel saturated market.

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Comment #17 by matt cena
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 06:49:54 PM
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They kept this game quiet and well worth wait. Hope it isnt one of them games we have to wait 5 years for though!

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Comment #18 by UberPirateNinja
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 06:51:58 PM
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interesting, but the first video tells me absolutely nothing. second video looks good tho, will be looking out for this.

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Comment #19 by Blue Thunder28
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 06:54:59 PM
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Very interesting that they didn't list any platforms for the game.. If they end up delaying this 5 years and then rush it out super dumbed down I'm killing myself. If it's next-gen and even half as good as the video I'll be happy. If it came out now I can see it being on 2+ disks.. we need new systems..

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Comment #20 by HorsemanOfWar16
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 06:58:17 PM
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That looks very interesting indeed. Loving the rain/water effects - Top notch! Looking forward to seeing more from this game!

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Comment #21 by DarthViscer
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 06:59:24 PM
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I have never been this excited, this game looks absolutely amazing. Besides the amazing graphics, the gameplay looks expansive and I was surprised by the apparent inclusion of multiplayer at the end. Just fucking awesome.

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Comment #22 by ATOMICKILA3000
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 07:00:28 PM
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Since im on my phone I can't look at the video, but is this retail or arcade?

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Comment #23 by Mandalorian831
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 07:00:31 PM
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That second video was amazing. Going to pre-order this as soon as possible.

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Comment #24 by littlejay
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 07:01:30 PM
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holy crap that looks nice!

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Comment #25 by xvatchi
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 07:01:59 PM
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Best of E3 2012. It's the new innovative games like these that make gaming worthwhile now a days.

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Comment #26 by Joey The Dawg
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 07:02:19 PM
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This is probably my favorite thing so far

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Comment #27 by ThousandLegs01
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 07:04:51 PM
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reminds me of hitman crossed with splinter cell crossed with uplink

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Comment #28 by BiggD
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 07:10:16 PM
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holy shit, I missed this part of the conference but truth be told; this game looks unbelievably amazing! Ubisoft has done it yet again!

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Comment #29 by Iceskater101
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 07:10:44 PM
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this game has a really neat concept. I wasn't sure about the trailer though, it doesn't really do the game demo justice.

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Comment #30 by tripleb2k
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 07:13:00 PM
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I love Ubisoft Montreal!

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Comment #31 by hartonwarrior
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 07:15:54 PM
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Best looking game so far....yes so tired of sequels..........fuck sake gears of War, 3 games and now another, why not try something different ya fuck duche bags....Call yourselves Game developers and should all hang your heads in shame!

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Comment #32 by PhoenixTemplar
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 07:30:41 PM
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Definitely the best thing I've seen, or expect to see. That was just amazing!

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Comment #33 by parallelTom555
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 07:36:54 PM
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Can't stop thinking about this game, it was mind blowing! If this turns out to be a PS3 exclusive or something, I'll top myself.

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Comment #34 by Preedatore
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 07:39:30 PM
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The hint at multiplayer makes me hope at the whole game is actually co-op and your crew is watching your back from above, gathering intel, spotting threats, eliminating pursuers.

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Comment #35 by LeeJ2512
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 07:39:41 PM
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FINALLY something that isn't the same thing every year, looks so unique I just love it. Is it just me that thinks the main character looks a bit like Edward Norton in the Incredible Hulk? Lol that is all I could think about while watching.

Definitely keeping my eye on this game. Ubisoft have been working on a LOT it seems, with Ass Creed 3, the new Splinter Cell etc.

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Comment #36 by LeeJ2512
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 07:45:52 PM
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@29 agreed, the trailer does NOT do the game justice, but yeah I hope to god this isn't PS3 exclusive, Ubisoft would lose out SO much if they never put it out for 360.

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Comment #37 by Will1981
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 07:46:57 PM
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Just to let u guys know this game is for next gen consoles it looks amazing though

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Comment #38 by ViperxSniper
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 07:47:40 PM
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@12- Obviously you didn't watch the rest of the Ubisoft E3 press conference that went like this:
Just Dance 4 (Really could they not open it up with something for the core gamers because hardly any casual gamers are going to be watching E3)
Far Cry 3
Rayman Legends
Some crappy MLG game that was just a time filler
Assassins Creed 3
Watch Dogs

Yeah lots of "innovations" there. Atleast Microsoft announced three new IP (Ascend:New God, Lococycle, and Matter)

OT: As awesome as this looks, I am just reminded of I Am Alive. I am afraid we will hear about this for the next few month, nothing for 3 years, then Ubisoft announces it as a rushed XBLA title.

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Comment #39 by Fire Mage
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 07:48:28 PM
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Looks fucking awesome. AND original.

Hot damn, we have a winner.

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Comment #40 by Gackt
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 07:58:38 PM
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Wow! I haven't felt this excited about a game in ages. They don't mention a platform though...I think perhaps it might be a next gen title. Looks fuckin amazing.

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Comment #41 by AsianPet
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 08:16:18 PM
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Ubisoft just pretty much took up two out of the three games I plan to purchase later this year. Besides Halo 4, looks like it's going to be AC3 and Watch Dogs for me. What a nice breather from FPS's for once.

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Comment #42 by Comatose
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 08:34:41 PM
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This kind of stuff is why i game!

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Comment #43 by Hansathan
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 09:09:20 PM
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Consider this mind blown! Awesome visuals, concept, mechanics, and especially SOUNDTRACK!

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Comment #44 by Axel Desade
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 09:10:18 PM
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Looks incredible so far, better not go the way of I Am Alive :l

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Comment #45 by Breeding
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 09:10:23 PM
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Definitely looking forward to this.

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Comment #46 by Zoron
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 09:31:49 PM
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If you listened. This game got the most applause over anything else today

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Comment #47 by deluxnugs
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 09:42:33 PM
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best thing i seen all day.halo4 was looking really good aswell.but what about that tomb raider?man that really was awsome but i guess thats off topic.still was awesome.

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Comment #48 by AKjuggaloborder
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 09:47:49 PM
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@40- Amazon has it listed for the ps3 and xbox 360, so I don't think its a next gen game.

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Comment #49 by ASJ07
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 09:59:46 PM
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Looks Great!!!

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Comment #50 by Bajan Elite
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 10:18:00 PM
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Watch Dogs, Assassin's Creed 3, The Last Of Us, God of War: Ascension, Beyond and Splinter Cell: Blacklist = The most impressive games I've seen so far at E3.

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Comment #51 by ReklezZTrini
Monday, June 04, 2012 @ 11:49:47 PM
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Extremely unique. Big up for this one. Lol first trailer had me spooked for a bit. Game looks amazing though. Definitely GOTY material...

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Comment #52 by SatansBunny99
Tuesday, June 05, 2012 @ 03:47:03 AM
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GTA: Hackers?

Looks amazing; I've wanted a game like this for so long. Just hope it is as open, and gives you as much choice as that demo video makes out.

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Comment #53 by allusiveturtle
Tuesday, June 05, 2012 @ 04:35:38 AM
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Wow! Never heard of this game, but the premise and the gameplay footage make this a pre-order definately worth making. Hats of the Ubi!

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Comment #54 by richardwarnercool1
Tuesday, June 05, 2012 @ 04:38:52 AM
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This looks bloody amazing! Who says originality is dead?

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Comment #55 by AlienDenzil85
Tuesday, June 05, 2012 @ 05:04:28 AM
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Sleeping Dogs this year, Watch_Dogs probably next year, I guess I'm a dog lover!

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Comment #56 by coullgfx
Tuesday, June 05, 2012 @ 05:14:08 AM
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move over gta, this has just taken my £40

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Comment #57 by TheBigChon
Tuesday, June 05, 2012 @ 06:23:39 AM
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big brother is watching

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Comment #58 by Bobo
Tuesday, June 05, 2012 @ 07:14:34 AM
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Wow!!! that is all.

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Comment #59 by JGar77
Tuesday, June 05, 2012 @ 10:11:56 AM
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What an awesome looking game. I wonder of the control scheme will be difficult.

I have to say though, I was disconcerted by the man crying in the car crash about his dead wife...

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Comment #60 by DocRevolt
Tuesday, June 05, 2012 @ 02:48:24 PM
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Holy shit does this look impressive. Even better than AC3, Halo 4, and Matter look.

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Comment #61 by punkrockfox
Tuesday, June 05, 2012 @ 03:31:30 PM
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Seems to me they could just call it "Splinter Cell:Go Loud" It still looks really fun, but I don't think it is near as unique as it is being played up to be.

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Comment #62 by Crimson Ridley
Tuesday, June 05, 2012 @ 05:40:24 PM
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This looks awesome. The shooting segment looked a little boring and the animations seemed to be a little off when firing but, that can be improved. This will surely be a fantastic game! Hopefully, it's not too far off.

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Comment #63 by CyberPunch83
Tuesday, June 05, 2012 @ 11:02:16 PM
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Joseph Demarco: the latest graduate from the Adam Jensen School of Voice Acting.

The game looks great though. Can't wait to see more.

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Comment #64 by xXthefragileXx
Wednesday, June 06, 2012 @ 08:46:08 AM
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The whole thing looked awesome.. until he got in the car and flames shot out of the exhaust everytime it shifted gears. WTF?

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Comment #65 by GodAnnihilation
Wednesday, June 06, 2012 @ 10:25:39 AM
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Oh hell yes. This is a game i need. Something tells me however, that the governments around the world are not gonna like this game. Can't wait for a good conspiracy game to play, though i can see this being a short game with the amount of variables included, but either way, day 1 for me.

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Comment #66 by Foreseen 360
Wednesday, June 06, 2012 @ 01:48:19 PM
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OMG! This is the 1st that I've heard of this game and I wish that it was out now, let's prey for a release in the not so distant future. I wanna hack the shit out of that game :D

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Comment #67 by Bacon MacAnus
Thursday, June 07, 2012 @ 08:18:31 AM
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that's pretty unique... definitely worth checking out

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Comment #68 by ll L3G3ND ll
Thursday, June 07, 2012 @ 01:14:46 PM
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i hope it has silent assassin ratings for stealth nerds ¨)

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Comment #69 by wickedclowns95
Thursday, June 07, 2012 @ 05:50:19 PM
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Comment #70 by Grimicyn
Friday, June 08, 2012 @ 07:53:55 AM
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Alright this is on my to play list. I love when devs innovate! we need more games like this. the animations look amazing as well as the sound and voice acting and... everything.

i know this is silly but the only thing that pulled me out of the experience was when he didn't push the door open on his way out of the gallery. other than that the game looks very amazing.

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Game Info
Ubisoft Montreal


US May 27, 2014

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