Submitted by BattleReach 337d ago | rumor

Ubisoft teases new city for Watch Dogs 2?

How would you feel about a new Watch Dogs game taking place in Camden, New Jersey? (PC, PS4, Watch Dogs, Xbox One)

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Yi-Long  +   337d ago
I'd hate it if it would be set in New Jersey...
... there are so many games set in American cities, which are mostly pretty boring as it is anyway.

I would much prefer to see it set in a modern Asian city, like Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul, or Singapore or something.
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Pandamobile  +   337d ago
If you want a Watch Dogs-esque game set in an Asian city, try Sleeping Dogs.
Yi-Long  +   337d ago
I did try Sleeping Dogs, but it's depiction of Hong Kong wasn't very good. Bad even.

I did like the gameplay, although the fighting didn't really have enough depth (the Arkham games are so much better in that area), and I felt the story just didn't turn into anything special, and main character wasn't very interesting.

It did feel it had a lot of potential, so hopefully the sequel will be much better.

However, I don't see why a new Watch-Dogs should be set in an American city? We've already seen sooooo many games set in American cities, it's getting very boring. I'd love to see some new interesting locations.
Eonjay  +   337d ago
OMG. Camden New Jersey...
-Foxtrot  +   337d ago
I know right

Why do all these games need to be set in the US

I really want to see a game set in London. I thought Ubisoft would of liked to choose cities that haven't really been done much in games.
cfc78  +   337d ago
I think people see America as some big action packed country that's why games/movies and so on seem to be set there frequently England doesn't give off the same vibe but you never know Uncharted 3 and Fast and the Furious 6 was partly set there so there's always a chance of others.
-Foxtrot  +   337d ago
Wouldn't that make it better though, I mean London isn't a action packed place where over the top action shit takes place in films/games so if it did it would feel more "special" and out of place...but in a good way

I mean it would offer some interesting design choices...like how in the UK they don't have guns like the US do.

Maybe in WatchDogs though the laws have changed and the police are now allowed guns to go along with the recent attacks against the CToS buildings.
cfc78  +   337d ago
Yeah it would i'd like to see it happen at some point,one i've always liked the idea of is a Fallout game set in apocalyptic UK that would be friggin awesome in my opinion and like you say the design choices would be totally fresh and new which is what this gen needs,it's a nice dream maybe one day but for now alls i see is more of the same old sh*t.
christian hour  +   337d ago
London would be a nightmare for the driving sections of watch_dogs 2, but being one of the most monitored cities in the world with a CCTV camera everywhere you look, its PERFECT for watch_dogs. Hell with a new lead character and a proper script with believable characters with depth to them and a setting like LANDAN, ubisoft could really undo all the bad they did with the original game (not saying it was ALL bad, just, most of it :P)

Foxtrot I think we may have talked about london being great for watch_dogs before actually, shortly before the release of the game.

One of the things I loved about the original Getaway was it was the first game I'd ever played that was set in place I'd actually been to (I have cousins living there :D). One of the things I loved about Broken Sword 1 when I was a kid too was there was a segment set in Ireland (albeit a very stereotypical one, i still didnt care!)

I would love to see non western cities get the sandbox treatment this gen, I know all those old middle age city layouts are thrown together all haphazardly after centuries of progress and rebuilding on top of foundations and aren't as easy to design in a game as american city blocks, but they are SO much more interesting to explore than square and rectangular streets.

Other games that should get some mention for being sandboxes and set outside of US;

The Saboteur
Far Cry 1/2/3
Just Cause
I know theres more... help me out here guys :)
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cfc78  +   337d ago
@ Yi-Long

Maybe email Ubi and see if they'll put your house in there as well.
Yi-Long  +   337d ago
Sadly, I don't live in any of those cities. I live in crappy Holland.
christian hour  +   337d ago
I'm sure you mean AMAZING Holland... at least, the part I've been to was amazing (Amsterdam) and I'm sure you can figure out why I thought it was amazing :P

But I can understand why you think it's crappy.

I live in crappy Ireland.

To a lot of people Ireland is a beautiful country, but when you live there your whole life and have to witness embarrassing government parties you didnt vote for screw things up on a daily basis, the inherent racism of the older generations being passed down to "chav" culture, our nomadic people destroying our environment and being cruel to horses etc... its painful.

And I'm sure it's the same for you in Holland. And for most people in most countries. Visiting a place is always awesome... Living there, not so muuuch. Grass is always greener kinda thing haha. Though I do love my country, jsut not the cities and the politics.

Also while im on the subject, I felt very much at home in Amsterdam, it reminded me a lot of dublin city. And it was small enough it was easy to get around, learn the streets and not get lost, a lot like Dublin :)
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Yi-Long  +   336d ago
@Christian: I know what you mean, that living somewhere is different than visiting, but I've lived in Hong Kong last year, and it was just sooo mcuh better.

Gorgeous city with lots of nature (yes, really), and very affordable food and cheap public transportation.

Holland is very expensive. You visited Amsterdam, which is nice for a few days, but other than that, Holland has very little of interest to offer, plus it's expensive as hell, and public transportation is terrible and expensive. Politics is terrible as well, but that goes for most western countries nowadays.

Amsterdam is our capital, yet it's just a big village which closes at 6 o'clock at night. Compare that to Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Hong Kong, etc etc... which are cities that are always awake and alive.
3-4-5  +   337d ago
eww watch dogs 2?

New ip please
RioKing  +   337d ago
Be prepared for at least two more Watch Dogs games :/
ColeMacGrath  +   337d ago
Watch Dogs Brotherhood after the 2nd one.
iNFAMOUZ1  +   337d ago
so true but the kiddies will disagree, we need more european countries based cities
gamernova  +   337d ago
Why does everyone want to leave the US? That's why we have assassin's Creed. Although new Jersey is meh to me, I don't want to leave the US for this series. Not enough attention is paid to places like new york, San Francisco, Las Vegas, etc. I'm really hoping for Las Vegas.
ARESWARLORD  +   337d ago
Bring it to Toronto. We have china town little Italy and much more. Watch Dogs Toronto. epic.
XiSasukeUchiha  +   337d ago
Los angeles.
ForgottenProphecy  +   337d ago
I would love for Watch Dogs to take place in Camden, right outside my home town!
averagejoe26  +   337d ago
Me too!
RioKing  +   337d ago
Sorry about your luck...
C-H-E-F  +   337d ago
Doesn't matter where it is, not buying it brand new again that's for sure.
Heisenburger  +   337d ago
Wisconsin! Don't cha know!
mr233  +   337d ago
Camden?! I live in New Jersey. Camden is worse than Baghdad. That city would be ok for Battlefield, but I don't think it would work out for Watchdogs.
gamernova  +   337d ago
SlapHappyJesus  +   337d ago
Hopefully the next city will be filled with a bit more fun.
jcole97  +   337d ago
New Orleans would be cool
ThichQuangDuck  +   337d ago
How would you feel about Watch Dogs 2 having a well written story and character development?
HeavenlySnipes  +   337d ago
This is Ubisoft we're talking about
Muzikguy  +   337d ago
Not so tedious and repetitive either?! Maybe graphics more like we were shown? I agree!
Heisenburger  +   337d ago
Ubisoft: Did I ever tell you the definition of insanity?.....
bixxel  +   337d ago
What about London? Next to Chicago,it's got the most surveillance.
Muzikguy  +   337d ago
I don't want to hear about a Watch Dogs 2. They completely botched the first one IMO. I don't for one second believe they'll do a decent representation of wherever they pick. The city of Chicago in WD was terrible (also IMO). I won't fall for they hype of a new game either. For 2 years I was led to believe there was one amazing game coming, possibly a GTA killer. Now my game sits untouched for months and still isn't being used. I got the PS4 version... You know, the "real WD experience" or whatever was said
danny818  +   337d ago
Why dont they do el salvador
Macdaddy71  +   337d ago
I hate when a game not even got cold yet n they start talking bout the next installment, Money Money is all it's bout,
aLiEnViSiToR  +   337d ago
LOL talking about Watch Dogs 2 already xD wow ubi really want to forget that 1st mess i guess, also it would be great is next WD would be in say Tokyo, Beijing, Houston, London or even New York.
Flare149  +   337d ago
Or maybe since it just came out and it's a smaller area it's just DLC?
R-A-S-0  +   337d ago
Today is the 1st day I've actually been able to play W_D on my PC. Someone should tell Ubi that "treat 'em mean, keep 'em keen" doesn't necessarily apply to retail. I'll buy the sequel used on PS4.
ColeMacGrath  +   337d ago
I suggest Tokyo, Japan.
DoggyBiscuit  +   337d ago
New jersey really
Uh, new jersey? why there?
PhantomT1412  +   337d ago
I think they still lean too much on GTA mechanics like shooting, and thus would make it take place in the US (for the guns). If we could do even more awesome things with hackings, I think people wouldn't bother if they won't be able to shoot. I tried to play Watch Dogs using guns as less as possible, and when I was forced to use it it annoyed me.
DJNOSTYLE  +   337d ago
I wonder if I'll be able to get to my old house if it takes place in Camden
Benoski  +   337d ago
This has to be DLC. Watch Dogs has only been out for two months, so it's too early to even think about a sequel.
BattleReach  +   337d ago
Ehh we're talking about Ubisoft.
modesign  +   337d ago
they should set it in pittsburgh or philly, or both.
Harmy666  +   337d ago
Japan or London are by far the best locations a game like Watch_Dogs should be set in...
PeanutPower00  +   337d ago
tokyo and london would be great because those cities are very crowded in the streets
Benoski  +   337d ago

Yep. It's DLC coming later this year, guys.

I would rather see WD2 set in London.
rockbottom3076  +   337d ago
How about doing chicago right instead of based on kind of chicago.
Universal 08  +   336d ago
Its interesting that they are having this as DLC but if they cant make NJ correct either then dont bother. It totally annoyed the heck out of me what they did to my city, if they actually made the city more correct then I would have been fine but they added the fake landscape on the north west of the map and whatnot. Heck I wouldnt have even minded they having a airport to make it more real, I hear planes flying all the time in Chicago but in the game absolutely nothing.

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