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Ubisoft talks hacking: 'Watch Dogs' players can hack enemy worn IEDs

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While it was definitely worth the wait to find out the release date for Watch Dogs, knowing all of the things you can hack in the game is still a bit of a mystery.

Ubisoft's Colin Graham and Danny Belanger, who are the animation director and lead game designer at Ubisoft Montreal, respectively, talked about the things they enjoy hacking the most in Watch Dogs, and revealed a new type of hack players can make.

"There's these guys that have IEDs, they have bombs on them, they are the same ones that Aiden throws. I really like hacking them because they're kind of unpredictable, and it's really funny to watch a guy try and figure out why his belt is beeping, look at it and say, 'oh no.'" It's pure fun," Graham said.

"It's so hard but I'll have to go with jam-coms because if you disrupt people, the cell phone, the police scanners, it has so many applications, it's so cool. It's an all around tool," Belanger said.

Previously, we'd seen Aiden hack an IED he sets out himself, but we did not know about his ability to hack into an IED worn by an enemy. This definitely presents some wild potential for gameplay moments.

Other items we've seen as hackable are things such as cell phones, cameras, stop-lights, helicopters, garage doors, steam pipes, cranes, road blockers, gates, doors, electric keyboards, ATM machines, trains and surely much more.

Watch Dogs will finally launch this coming May 27th on Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. For all of our latest exclusives, previews, reviews and features, follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook. Game On.


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