The more we see of Ubisoft’s much-ballyhooed Watch Dogs, the more Batman-esque the whole affair seems. As we’ve seen previously, Aiden Pearce has his own itinerary and methods of pursuing his unique brand of high-velocity-ballistics-to-the-manplums justice in the city. With his unprecedented access and hacking abilities, and his reckless lack of regard for anyone else’s personal property and/or personal space, he’s as much of a menace to the authorities as to the bad dudes. Whether he’s pummeling your face right in the face or checking out your porntacular internet history (“Horses? Really? What the shit?”), nobody is safe when Aiden’s about.
That gray area between sun shines out of my buttcrack, apprehend that human trafficker good guy and homicidal crazy bastard is always a pleasing middle ground to occupy. On the anniversary of its first appearance (the game was unveiled at E3 2012), then, Watch Dogs brings us that very thing with its latest theatrical trailer. Behold!