Why Modern Games Can't Hack It

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.

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Dying_Jester2503d ago

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.