Forget the professional critics and bloggers and Youtubers - for the REAL downlow on the latest titles, you gotta go to the Steam reviews. Watch_Dogs was just released, and the highly-detailed, thorough reviews are already pouring in.
Graphics, gameplay, and mechanics are all second to the important "Can you drive a car?" category.
"There's nothing after the first 5 hours." - someone who has played 3.5 hours
This review was actually a little TOO helpful.
Reggie Fils-Aime avatar? Check. Played 12 minutes of the game but is still recommending it despite their only comment being about UPlay being terrible? Double-check.
This is the most blatant case of false advertising since Call of Duty (no one named Duty ever calls you in those games).
I don't think this person 'gets' Batman, but this is still a pretty solid recommendation.