Watch Dogs
Gamescom 2013: Watch Dogs Interview - Dominic Guay Connects Us To Aiden Pearce
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Can you hack it? Aiden Pearce can. He's the hacker extraordinaire at the centre of Watch_Dogs, Ubisoft Montreal's ambitious open-world title in which everything and everyone is connected. And ripe for exploitation at the simple touch of a smartphone screen.

Set in Chicago, Pearce plays the role of a vigilante hacker of sorts, though his exact agenda and motivations are somewhat ambiguous. You'll be able to shape Pearce yourself as you play through Watch_Dogs, as Senior Producer Dominic Guay reveals in our interview below.

Check it out to find out more about how Aiden Pearce's character will evolve throughout the game, and how your decisions will affect the course of the story. And when you've finished watching the interview, see if you can hack our extensive and in-depth Watch_Dogs preview here.


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Comment #1 by creaper210
Saturday, September 07, 2013 @ 04:19:59 PM
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I'm getting less and less excited for this game as GTA5 gets closer and closer.

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Comment #2 by GRIM REAPER 25
Saturday, September 07, 2013 @ 04:25:29 PM
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aw man i cant wait 2 play this on my xb one the hacking and all the other stuff u get 2 do really sounds interesting i love open world games :)

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Comment #3 by TheBajan
Saturday, September 07, 2013 @ 05:33:46 PM
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@1 I'm not, I can't wait to play both

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Comment #4 by EMBRACE THE HATE 666
Saturday, September 07, 2013 @ 05:47:04 PM
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Comment #5 by noobpwner
Saturday, September 07, 2013 @ 05:49:04 PM
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Comment #6 by Dos Equis
Saturday, September 07, 2013 @ 06:17:35 PM
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This is somewhat off topic but does anyone know if I preorder this game from the UK I wont be restricted on playing it in the us? I'm interested in the vigilante edition but it seems that it's not available here :(

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Comment #8 by Hurricane Of 87
Saturday, September 07, 2013 @ 09:41:16 PM
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I'd have shot so many civilians in that recent demo they released.
Possible victim?
*BOOOM* Back-of-the-headshot

Store owner about to press the silent alarm?
Nice hand you used to have.

Fat eye witness?
No more lovehandles.

(This slightly worries me since Ubisoft have been so anti-civilian deaths in their past few games. AC/FC=kill a few civvies and suffer a random death. Splinter Cell=Sam fucked up, back to the checkpoint, understandable in that context though)

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Comment #9 by MajorMercyFlush
Sunday, September 08, 2013 @ 02:40:44 AM
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Why would you stand/sit so high above someone you are interviewing?

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Comment #10 by jackanape
Sunday, September 08, 2013 @ 03:48:38 AM
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@9 They had these weirdly shaped chairs in the lobby that meant two people couldn't sit next to each other. Thought it would be nice to let him sit down though.

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Comment #11 by UberPirateNinja
Sunday, September 08, 2013 @ 09:06:01 AM
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Can you change the main characters outfit at all? He looks like he's wearing a flasher mac, keep expecting him to expose himself to some old ladies feeding the ducks in the park.

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Comment #12 by MajorMercyFlush
Sunday, September 08, 2013 @ 12:26:26 PM
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@10 - I figured it had to be something odd :)

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Comment #13 by jackanape
Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 04:40:44 AM
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@11 It was mentioned that you would be able to change your appearance, though they didn't go into detail. Whether that means slight changes with the story or full customisation is up for grabs I guess.

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Game Info
Ubisoft Montreal


US May 27, 2014

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