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Is Watch Dogs doing anything original?

Watch Dogs begins with a tutorial mission that heavily accentuates the game’s aspirations as a thriller about modern surveillance.

Set in a sports stadium, this sequence forces the player to make use of cameras and security servers in order to demonstrate power over the world. It is an overlay of semi-transparent lines, criss-crossing the physical realm, bending and warping reality; a conspiracy-theorist’s fantasy user interface.

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