Should you be worried about Watch Dogs’ release day review embargo?

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Posted 11:15am on Fri 23 May 2014
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Should you be worried about Watch Dogs’ release day review embargo?
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Posted 11:15am on Fri 23 May 2014
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Posted 12:43pm on Fri 23 May 2014
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So what you're saying is no?

This isn't really as in-depth as it needs to be. What parts of the game were focused on at their announcement? What was the focus at release?

It's not just the release day 'umbongo' that unsettles the informed 'games' amongst us. It's the tonal and focus shifts that makes me wonder the most. At the start, ubi focused on the mechanics of the world, the ai, the fighting style Aiden Pearce being scrappy because 'he's just a guy' and quest acquisition. But now it's shooty shooty, shiny shiny, LOOK AT THE MOTHER F**CKING RAIN! and Spider Tank (which looks quite fun).

So that said, I'm not really bothered about the umbongo, just everything else.
Posted 1:00pm on Fri 23 May 2014
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Staff at a store (not saying which one) told me they're not happy with recent developments with the game and already cancelled their pre-orders.
Posted 1:33pm on Fri 23 May 2014
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So what you're saying is no?

This isn't really as in-depth as it needs to be. What parts of the game were focused on at their announcement? What was the focus at release?

It's not just the release day 'umbongo' that unsettles the informed 'games' amongst us. It's the tonal and focus shifts that makes me wonder the most. At the start, ubi focused on the mechanics of the world, the ai, the fighting style Aiden Pearce being scrappy because 'he's just a guy' and quest acquisition. But now it's shooty shooty, shiny shiny, LOOK AT THE MOTHER F**CKING RAIN! and Spider Tank (which looks quite fun).

So that said, I'm not really bothered about the umbongo, just everything else.

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The 'article' says nothing: It's a haphazardly thrown together click-baiting item.

The answer, as with most things, is that release date review embargos vary on whether they're a good or bad thing.

My pre order got cancelled and I'm glad it did now since the embargo is release date. If it's a decent game then I'll order it, no problem, but if not then I'll wait until after the summer when it drops down in price.
Posted 1:50pm on Fri 23 May 2014
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Predicting a 7. You heard it here first
Posted 2:41pm on Fri 23 May 2014
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Every unofficial review of the game was pretty damn good. 5/5 and 19/20. I'm also including the people who played it and loved it (podcasts). Seems like it will be a very good game. I'm guessing 8-9/10.
Posted 2:48pm on Fri 23 May 2014
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everyone should be worried about this game period...
Posted 5:59pm on Fri 23 May 2014
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Why? Previews were very high on it, 2 reviews so far are 5/5 and 19/20..game is going to sell a tonne and review well, what is it with gamers today hating on everything?
Posted 5:59pm on Fri 23 May 2014
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Staff at a store (not saying which one) told me they're not happy with recent developments with the game and already cancelled their pre-orders.

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ROFL, BS
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