City of deceivers – how Watch Dogs holds up a mirror to GTA
A chat with Ubisoft’s Dominic Guay about multiplayer, interiors and side stories.
Reality is catching up with Watch Dogs. The game’s ideas – that all digital information is connected, and all under surveillance – are truer than Ubisoft Montreal could have suspected before announcing the game at E3 2012. Information on every human’s digital activity is harvested, stored, distributed and shared between corporation and state, and more and more everyday objects have been bestowed with sweet, hackable computers.