Raise your hand if you haven’t seen this coming. Watch_Dogs 2 was supposed to be released this afternoon, but instead it go leaked, apparently via a Twitch ad
the art and design teams of Ubisoft must be a bunch of duche guys trying to be cool...completely repelled by the aesthetics/theme /general concept
I can't say I'm too impressed myself, but I'll wait to see the full thing before judging.
I lost interest in the first one before it even released, so this one has a lot of proving to do.
i regret buying the first one, true story
@saywat247 Garbage standpoint you're taking. It's a trailer which is supposed to build momentum, but it didn't. You can legitimately criticize it if it didn't do anything to hype you up. You want to see an example of a trailer that got everyone hyped up and it's very similar to this trailer? https://www.youtube.com/wat... ...GTA: San Andreas Amazing music choice, great camera angles, and nice action sequences. The Watch Dogs 2 one looks like it's using cutscene footage and they look terrible for cutscenes. But, let's be fair, even this 1st teaser was nicely done as a first showing... https://www.youtube.com/wat... "we don't even know what it freaking looks like or plays like yet!" They didn't show a black screen throughout that trailer. It either looks equal or worse to the cutscenes. And right, like how Watch Dogs 1's looked similar to retail and had no downgrades. And how it plays like? Nobody was talking about how it plays like... They were talking about how it looked terrible or uninteresting. "how about you guys all gather and make a game that's better" *sigh* You do know that...you need millions and millions of dollars for that, right? How about you hook us up with the money and we'll figure something out. And to be honest, it should be better than anything Ubisoft throws out these days. Anyone down on making an open world game with Silence of the Lambs type psychological drama and engrossing characters with me? Like Gotham City, but you're no hero like Batman, just a crooked detective living in a world full of crazy, interesting killers and criminals. With a descriptive narrative like Max Payne... And then, it turns out, you were pulling the strings all along and had a multi personality disorder... Do you kill yourself, turn yourself in, or take the city for yourself? Branching story and so on... Gameplay would be a mix of True Crime: New York City and GTA 5. Just an idea...
I get the vibe that they felt they missed the DDOS/ Hack Kids Demographic the first time and decided for a younger approach this time around. Seems pretty typical.
This teaser managed to kill my interest in 30 seconds.
Pretty much this, I'm actually playing through the original Watch Dogs at the moment for the first time and absolutely loving it but wtf is this rubbish? It looks like it was designed by a bunch of teenage Anonymous fanboys who watched Mr Robot one too many times.
just a damn teaser and it's already getting hate! we don't even know what it freaking looks like or plays like yet! people in these comments straight up annoy me with how quick they are to judge no one could please you guys these days huh? some "gamers" you guys are how about you guys all gather and make a game that's better since you guys are so quick to judge others art and work. entitled brats much?
So, saywat, should 30 second trailers just be ignored then? It has its informative value, it shows a lot of the direction the game is going, or at least should, since it is its "first trailer". Also none is saying the GAME is terrible. The general reaction is "what a f******* terrible TRAILER was this?". And yes, it has an impact on how interested people are on the game. Otherwise they wouldn't exist. Take Battlefield's trailer on the other hand. WD's is closer to CoD's.
@saywat since when did having an opinion become entitlement? The "leaked" teaser was designed to build hype for the announcement, for myself and many others (going by here) it had the exact opposite effect. Fortunately after watching the reveal, the game looks a lot better than that teaser made it out to be and I'm now actually looking forward to it.
Check the leaked gameplay that was released a few hours ago, looks far better than this teaser trailer shows
So its a day one buy for you.
What did I just watch :( let's be real the first one took 5+ years to make.. Well it seemed forever anyway this seems to have taken 5 minutes to make so my thinking will be a cut and paste job will just a new story so my expectations are not very high on this game.
They can't be serious with that trailer. https://cdn.meme.am/instanc...
It hasn't shown off anything haha
How did you get the aesthetics/ theme/ general concept from a 30 sec teaser? We haven't seen anything yet so we should wait before we start hating.
I think weve seen plenty here to get a feel for where they are going with this game. They are clearly pandering to hipsters, you know the ones who wear tight skinny jeans with oversized white sneakers? The same people who couldnt care less about videogames... Its justified for those like me to get angry, i bought Watch Dogs, i really liked Watch Dogs, and now i get fucked over by Ubisoft.
WTF? Aesthetics, theme, general concept are some of the few you can actually get from short trailers...
This literally shows nothing. Maybe save the torches for the actual reveal.
After watching I have a difficult time believing this is even real. Nobody, and I mean NOBODY in their right mind enough to fathom driving an automobile would think this trailer was okay. Basically, if you can operate a vehicle, your intelligent enough to know this is absolute shit. Every relative who saw the trailer would cringe... HARD. "S-so what you think, lil BRA?!" "Uhh... ohh man... Was that a joke?... Like... I guess it has pretty cool graphics, lol?" "HAHA U THINK SO TOO HU? YO THIS BE TIGHT, E3 GONNA DROP" Ohh they will... Holding their tummy's, laughing. It'll be healthy tbh, i'm sure several people that day will need some laughter.
And here you are hating on it when we know nothing about it yet, yeah that's not douchey at all.
Yeah I don't like the concept either, but it must be hard making games, and it's no wonder gaming is in a tumultuous time right now, you make a product and then there's immediate backlash, must be hard to deal with or make a company deal with, that said maybe the backlash is due to the extreme corporatizing of games so maybe it's deserved. And Ubisoft is ironically releasing games like watchdogs that critique corporations while acting like a greedy corporation that releases games too early full of bugs and dlc and fails to meet the expectations created by its videos that don't look like final product. Speaking of the art teams at Ubisoft, I've noticed that the art and design in their games focuses a lot on symbology and has multiple meanings etc. the new logo for this game looks like the sigil/seal of Saturn. Wonder what that is about. Look it up, I've noticed lots of games have deeper hidden symbols and motifs. Wonder why.
It's like they want to be a realistic hacker Jet Set but not understanding either.
Teaser trailer wasn't all that good in my opinion
wow that looks hella disappointing no surprise
There is gameplay out, it looks good I admit
Looks like crap
WTH? WTF was THAT?
N4G can be odd at times. If you criticise ubi you get downvotes. If you praise watchdogs you get downvoted. I actually quite liked the game. It at very least attempts to have its own identity. I think WD2 could be a decent game, but my expectations are not high due to the development time.
I appreciated what the first game tried to do... But it definitely fell short in many ways. HOWEVER, I think what they potentially have is a great franchise if they don't annualise it, learn from their mistakes and deliver on the fluidity of online that they promised for the original title. I don't know why everyone is whining about this trailer, I thought it looked pretty cool. Granted it's a CGI trailer but still... Looks to have a hell of a lot more going for it thematically speaking than the first did.
Agree with that. Certainly has potential, and i can appreciate the opinion of people who think the game fell short. Trailer does look decent, but for some reason the term 'asian hipster' is being branded around. It doesn't make sense. With the first game there was absolutely no way a cross gen titles was going to have ground breaking graphics. Though yeah, like you said the first game laid decent enough foundations.
Yeah I guess people just need something to complain about. So if it wasn't an "Asian hipster" would people prefer another round with the soul-less shell that was Aiden Pearce? Or any other typical dark haired, white skinned, stubbly male represented by a good 90% of games? Indeed.
This is what happens when a bunch of suits in their 50s try to pander to what is "hip" or "cool".
Wow not only was that cringeworthy, it featured the usual Ubisoft trailer that won't look anything like the final game. They never learn.
Its more Sleeping Dogs 2 than Watch Dogs 2.
I'm not feeling that at all. You sure you played Sleeping Dogs?
Spaz if you want to....WD2 is here! #hype
video quality looks like crap, i'm excited to get back into hacking though. The first game had some promising mechanics, so I expect WD2 to be a lot better.
Did 19 seconds into the video point to first person view/option, or is it just a cinematic ?
what an awful trailer
I thought I saw parkour. Not sure what to make of this trailer. I get the feeling of The Purge or something like it. To be honest although I didn't like the main character of part 1, I did like his trench coat and look. This new art direction looks silly as hell. I hope the game play is phenomenal and they offer a Aiden skin off the bat.
The guy from the first one looked cool but had no depth or any good character development to go by. This time around I feel the protagonist seems so out of touch and generic.
It was their duty as developers though to fix Aiden and his flaws not toss him a way like a cummy tissue
You guys complain too much
Why are people judging before they even see gameplay for it?
Because the trailer was pretty bad? You do know the purpose of the trailer is to get you hooked. What's wrong with people not liking a trailer because it does nothing to hook them into the game?
No people are saying the game will be bad based on the trailer. How do you know a game is bad by just looking at a trailer. You have to play it first.
***No people are saying the game will be bad based on the trailer. How do you know a game is bad by just looking at a trailer. *** Because the trailer makes the game look bad. Opinions can change when more information comes along, but right now... that game does look bad based on all the information we have. At least IMHO. You're acting like the whole purpsoe of the trailer isn't marketing, and are acting surprised when it fails to show the game in a good light.
And how much real gameplay was revealed here ? just a bunch of BS real Life made trailers
I think it looks good!
I cringed hard watching that. Maybe a full length trailer would be better..
I sense some Mr.robot style going here,I like it
Is Uibisoft full of hipsters?
lets wait for the full reveal though not keeping my expectations high like last time...
The f* did i just watched? it looked like a guy wanna be a cool and scrambled this sh*t to show off.
This looks like every hipster cliche rolled into one.
At least as far as hipster 'hackers' are concerned, I'd agree with that. But, did you see... they got 1millioin followers in only like a few seconds!
Downgrade confirmed! Those are the worst graphics ever - it looks like 600P all over again. Oh wait - it's live action you say? Then it must just be the hipsters that hurt my eyes. Hype level at 0
What in the blue hell did I just watch?
I still dont get the hate the first game got. Sure it wasnt what UBI showed in the infamous e3 vids, but it was a good game in its own right. I enjoyed it despite its glitches and Im looking forward to checking this out, despite the lame teaser I just watched.
The story was mangled by later-development changes and felt thrown together. The gameplay wasn't horrible, but a sequel could definitely iron out a ton of it. But, now... this is a whole different direction and makes me question what they are doing a ton.
Ok,I can't tell but was most of that gameplay or was most of it live action?
This does not inspire my confidence Least the first game had that Person of Interest vibe...this.....I don't even know what this is
Will wait to see gameplay before judging.
II can't remember a sequel to a new IP causing so much discontent. The first game definitely was a disappointment but some folks on the net have a major vendetta towards the franchise.
Leaked? HAHAHAHA. All of these trailers are released quietly. It's great PR. Jeez people are stupid... These, "forum insiders", who link this stuff, "or whoever does", are probably relatives to the project lead or art designers who have a knack for manipulating stupid people.