Posted Thu Apr 17, 2014 at 10:24 AM PDT by Brian Hoss
John Shirley is credited with creating a new 'Watch Dogs' story.
Today, Ubisoft detailed '//N/Dark Clouds,' an interactive eBook set in the 'Watch Dogs' universe. The eBook has been written by noted cyberpunk author John Shirley, but does not retell the game's story and instead looks to capitalize on the same atmosphere pushed by the game. This eBook is the first of its kind in terms of Ubisoft properties and could easily lead to both more 'Watch Dogs' eBooks, as well as other Ubisoft properties.
From John Shirley, "Working on Watch Dogs was enormously interesting to me because its world offers the convergence of cyberpunk and the edgy tech reality of our times; it all plays out with action and energy against the inner city backdrop that I thrive in. With hack tech in one hand and gun in the other, Aiden Pearce is a believable fusion of hacker and action hero who deliberately slips between the cracks of society to relentlessly pursue his agenda. The novel introduces Mick Wolfe, an ex-military, who get caught in a dangerous game in Chicago’s hyper connected and violent underground. Working with Thomas Geffroyd and Kevin Shortt at Ubisoft to develop the book was a rocking experience – Ubisoft is right out there on the frontier of videogame development. I couldn’t ask for more inspiration."
The '//N/Dark Clouds' is set to release on May 27th, the same day as 'Watch Dogs.'
You can find the latest info on 'Watch Dogs' linked from our Video Game Release Schedule.
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