Watch Dogs Legion - Post-Brexit London setting - E3 2019 reveal and gameplay

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by Jenuall » Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:32 pm

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Tafdolphin wrote:https://www.pcgamer.com/watch-dogs-legion-is-the-most-impressive-e3-demo-ive-played-in-years/


Watch Dogs Legion is the most impressive E3 demo I've played in years

Let me tell you about Abe Welch. He's a hired goon who is now in a hospital. I put him there, after performing a melee takedown on him in Camden Market during a mission in Watch Dogs Legion. It was at this point I decided to save him to my collection of tracked people in the game. A menu screen tells me he hates Dedsec, no surprise after I knocked him out. But, having hacked into the hospital, I can now prioritise his care, which will begin to change his mind on Dedsec. From there, I can help him with the other troubles in his life, like his sister who's being harassed. Eventually, I will have the chance to win Abe Welch to my cause. If all goes well, he'll have gone from being a random enemy goon to my new playable character.

If this works as advertised, and as it works now according to the above, this could be something very special indeed.



I just can’t get my head around how they could have done this. The possibilities just seem so endless, it makes me think it’s going to have a lot of smokes and mirrors going on.

Yes, stuff like this and the idea of recruiting anyone sound incredible but almost certainly in the "too good to be true" category.

Really excited to find out the reality of it and at least it shows a developer trying to push things a bit beyond - bigger guns, bigger spaces, bigger explosions etc. Even if the end result is not perfect I'm down with supporting that ambition.

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PostRe: Watch Dogs Legion - Post-Brexit London setting - E3 2019 reveal and gameplay
by Tomous » Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:38 pm

I wonder if “completing” the main story will actually be quite short and concise, but due to the way you can get from A to B, you’ll want to keep doing it again and again to explore the different characters and possibilities.

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by Knoyleo » Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:40 pm

Tomous wrote:
Tafdolphin wrote:https://www.pcgamer.com/watch-dogs-legion-is-the-most-impressive-e3-demo-ive-played-in-years/


Watch Dogs Legion is the most impressive E3 demo I've played in years

Let me tell you about Abe Welch. He's a hired goon who is now in a hospital. I put him there, after performing a melee takedown on him in Camden Market during a mission in Watch Dogs Legion. It was at this point I decided to save him to my collection of tracked people in the game. A menu screen tells me he hates Dedsec, no surprise after I knocked him out. But, having hacked into the hospital, I can now prioritise his care, which will begin to change his mind on Dedsec. From there, I can help him with the other troubles in his life, like his sister who's being harassed. Eventually, I will have the chance to win Abe Welch to my cause. If all goes well, he'll have gone from being a random enemy goon to my new playable character.

If this works as advertised, and as it works now according to the above, this could be something very special indeed.



I just can’t get my head around how they could have done this. The possibilities just seem so endless, it makes me think it’s going to have a lot of smokes and mirrors going on.

It's going to be like RDR2, when people were posting about all these amazing, organic interactions with NPCs, and then weeks later, you realise everyone's having the exact same interactions, and it's all scripted. It's just a case of how many different scenarios they script and how regularly they will be recycled.

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PostRe: Watch Dogs Legion - Post-Brexit London setting - E3 2019 reveal and gameplay
by Somebody Else's Problem » Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:43 pm

Tafdolphin wrote:https://www.pcgamer.com/watch-dogs-legion-is-the-most-impressive-e3-demo-ive-played-in-years/


Watch Dogs Legion is the most impressive E3 demo I've played in years

Let me tell you about Abe Welch. He's a hired goon who is now in a hospital. I put him there, after performing a melee takedown on him in Camden Market during a mission in Watch Dogs Legion. It was at this point I decided to save him to my collection of tracked people in the game. A menu screen tells me he hates Dedsec, no surprise after I knocked him out. But, having hacked into the hospital, I can now prioritise his care, which will begin to change his mind on Dedsec. From there, I can help him with the other troubles in his life, like his sister who's being harassed. Eventually, I will have the chance to win Abe Welch to my cause. If all goes well, he'll have gone from being a random enemy goon to my new playable character.

If this works as advertised, and as it works now according to the above, this could be something very special indeed.


That sounds absolutely amazing. If they pull this off as advertised, it could be my game of the year 2020.

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by Tafdolphin » Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:44 pm

Knoyleo wrote:
Tomous wrote:
Tafdolphin wrote:https://www.pcgamer.com/watch-dogs-legion-is-the-most-impressive-e3-demo-ive-played-in-years/


Watch Dogs Legion is the most impressive E3 demo I've played in years

Let me tell you about Abe Welch. He's a hired goon who is now in a hospital. I put him there, after performing a melee takedown on him in Camden Market during a mission in Watch Dogs Legion. It was at this point I decided to save him to my collection of tracked people in the game. A menu screen tells me he hates Dedsec, no surprise after I knocked him out. But, having hacked into the hospital, I can now prioritise his care, which will begin to change his mind on Dedsec. From there, I can help him with the other troubles in his life, like his sister who's being harassed. Eventually, I will have the chance to win Abe Welch to my cause. If all goes well, he'll have gone from being a random enemy goon to my new playable character.

If this works as advertised, and as it works now according to the above, this could be something very special indeed.



I just can’t get my head around how they could have done this. The possibilities just seem so endless, it makes me think it’s going to have a lot of smokes and mirrors going on.

It's going to be like RDR2, when people were posting about all these amazing, organic interactions with NPCs, and then weeks later, you realise everyone's having the exact same interactions, and it's all scripted. It's just a case of how many different scenarios they script and how regularly they will be recycled.


It says in the article they have 20 different archetypes, and each of the hundreds of different NPCs will be one of these. 20 is still shitloads though if each is fully written and voiced.

I mean, games aren't magic. It's all smoke and mirrors. What matters here is that, so far, both the smoke and the mirrors are very, very good.

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PostRe: Watch Dogs Legion - Post-Brexit London setting - E3 2019 reveal and gameplay
by Vermilion » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:31 pm

Trailer looks great, the city layout is looking pretty accurate, and i'm loving the futuristic London buses.

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by The Watching Artist » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:43 pm


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PostRe: Watch Dogs Legion - Post-Brexit London setting - E3 2019 reveal and gameplay
by Tomous » Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:15 pm

Brilliant :slol:

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PostRe: Watch Dogs Legion - Post-Brexit London setting - E3 2019 reveal and gameplay
by KK » Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:58 pm

Techradar has taken an in-depth look at how accurate Watch Dog’s representation of London appears to be:

https://www.techradar.com/uk/news/how-a ... he-trailer

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PostRe: Watch Dogs Legion - Post-Brexit London setting - E3 2019 reveal and gameplay
by BOR » Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:26 pm

I think it looks brilliant.

I loved the first one even it got some flaws and the sequel was a lot better.

So I have a faith with them for this one.

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by Pedz » Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:06 pm

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Amazing. Best thing to come out of E3.

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