Ubisoft's new game features a hacker who can access people's personal information and control public transport.

‘Watch Dogs', the latest game from publisher Ubisoft, enables players to assume the role of a hacker with a criminal past. They can get access to anyone's personal information, locate targets and also control public transportation, making it a powerful and exciting character to play as.

All of the hacks available to players in the game are based on ones that can be performed in real life, and it focuses on the public's fears about the NSA, privacy and cyber-snooping. ‘Watch Dogs', which was in development for over five years, introduces hacking as a new gameplay mechanic and offers a skill tree for players to level up in different areas and improve their hacks.

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