T1 - There’s a surprising amount to see and do in Watch Dogs – even watching NPCs go about their business can be a lot fun, thanks to the stellar animation and AI work from the devs at Ubisoft Montreal.
Stellar AI? Scripted animations (like soccer playing against a wall) and recorded audio files (beat boxing) is not AI. The AI in this game is pathetic, to be honest. Horrific. Everything this article is talking about is scripted, not AI.
Well maybe not the civilians, but the cops in this game are pretty decent. Some chases last a good long while more then I had anticipated, because the A.I for them adjusts fairly quickly.
Sometimes the police AI suffers from being overpowered, as it is in alot of games. For example, I was well out of sight, a couple of blocks away. Jumped out my car and got into a parked car and pressed circle to hide. The police appeared about 30 seconds later and instantly knew where I was. So many games suffer from AI having seemingly supernatural abilities, but in this case its only minor and Im still having a great time.
Also, in some shootouts, I have witnessed pretty good flanking. Although, at times, enemies can still be oblivious to where you are...and at others almost god-like awareness. But, I have witnessed some pretty good driving maneuvers from the police.
Cops are horrible in vehicle is like that they won't stop hitting your car so believe me since I am Mr. FanMan
Blame consoles for limiting what the devs could do with the AI.
No. AI this bad isn't because of consoles. It's bad developers.
lol, the NPC getting flattened was funny. And the hair one was just weird.. It does give life to the world when they add in this much detail to the characters, regardless if it's just scripted stuff or not.
Thanks for the stellar A.I Ubisoft love shooting people in the face while other A.I just stand there doing nothing thank you.
And when I blow up a car, people either stand around waiting for the car to move as if it's just a minor obstruction, or they run INTO the fire D:
In a particular mission I did last night I witnessed a rather public act of oral sex. As someone above stated its not AI its scripting, sound files and animations. But they are good in this game and contribute to a more believable realistic environment.
At first these scripted events are cool but after hacking the same conversation, hearing the same rap, seeing the guy play soccer and the drunk scenario for the 20th time it starts to become boring and you see that it is just another game.
And GTA 5 is that much different/better am I right? Playing as Trevor as an offshoreman moving large crates around was an absolute blast! Loved that mission! /s
Well it's a game, not real life so that's to be expected. The ai in this game is way better than gta though, for sure!
I want next gen and this aint it, nice game but not next gen.
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