Ubisoft Pulls ‘Prank’ To Promote Watch Dogs

Posted by Bob Muir on May 20, 2014 in Videogames

Watch Dogs

After a lengthy delay, Watch Dogs is finally being released next Tuesday, May 27. Advertising the open-world game even more seems almost unnecessary, but this latest video takes the game’s hacking system and transposes it into the real world. Several customers go to get their phone fixed, only for the repairman to add an extra app to their phone that allows them to hack the street nearby, with disastrous consequences. I hesitate to say whether or not this is a real “prank,” since something seems off about the customers, which makes me wonder if they’re really actors. Either way, it’s a funny sketch, and I’d like to imagine it happened in real life. For that matter, I’d love to have such an app on my phone! Read more…

Tags: ,


Watch Dogs Film Gets Zombieland Scripting Duo

Posted by Ben Huber on Apr 25, 2014 in Cinema, Videogames


The writers behind Zombieland have latched on to Ubisoft’s big new game, Watch Dogs. They’ll be writing the movie script for a live-action adaption of the game, which will (presumably) follow the tale of Aiden Pearce, a hacker who wants to avenge his family after a violent tragedy (I assume murder). Because MANPAIN! You want to hack anything? He can, and will! If you can’t sense the sarcasm, I’m a little bored of Watch Dogs at this point, because we’ve seen it advertised for so long and the backstory simply makes me sleepy. Still, the amount of talent behind the game is big, and it looks like it’ll also get a good script from Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese.  Read more…

Tags: ,


Copyright © 2024 Fanboy.com All rights reserved. Theme by Laptop Geek.