Writing for Paste Magazine, Patrick Lindsey looks at the history of how computer hacking is depicted in games, and explains how games like Watch Dogs and Deus Ex: Human Revolution have lost sight of cyberpunk's political undertones.
Okay, I got a chuckle out of the title, but the rest of the blog is a bit of a bore. The idea of how something should be perceived changes over time, a hacker is not exempt. What the writer really seems to forget that Watch Dogs is a AAA game, it's going after the LCD, so of course hacking, and in effect the image of what a hacker should look like, takes a back seat.
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