A downloadable demake for Windows

Watch_Dogs 1985 is a loosely C64-style demake of Watch_Dogs.


  • Hacking, obviously
  • Free Roam mode
  • Dynamically-spawning Police
  • Driving (inspired by Stryker's Run)
  • A "charming" retro aesthetic
  • (Very) Loose recreations of Watch_Dogs locations & characters
  • You can ride on top of the train if you want

Hearts restore HP

Batteries restore Phone Battery

Briefcases give a large amount of Hack Points, used to gain more Maximum Phone Battery

Doors can be entered by pressing Up (Arrows/D-Pad)

Cars can be entered by pressing Down (Arrows/D-Pad)

Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars
(10 total ratings)
Made withAdobe Photoshop, Audacity, GameMaker: Studio
TagsCrime, Cyberpunk, Demake, gamepad, Hacking, Open World, Parody, Sandbox, Side Scroller
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
InputsKeyboard, Xbox controller


WatchDogs1985.zip 6 MB


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This game reminds me of this youtube video

Both are actually a bit similar

that video was a big inspiration :)

Ah okay i see

I still waiiting for rom to emulation in my android device

do you have a browser version of the game?
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Make a ROM of the game?

having a hard time opening could i get help(Yes i made an account just to ask)


This is actually pretty good! I love retro demakes of modern games, and this is one of the best. I am impressed with how much work went into this. It's amazing. Keep it up! 💘


Good Work


I love the font and the artistic style of the game.

you earned my follow


yes thank you i always wanted to play a watch dogs game that my pc can dandle i have watch dogs 2 on my epic games account and now i can finaly play a watch dogs like game that is 2d and i can play on my crappy pc


You simply *must* stop making so many amazing games!

(Also, how do I get in touch with you? Regarding your other games for a thing referenced on my profile!)


Man, indeed a great feature. My congrats, that looks damn amazing. I love modern mechanics in retro-like art games. 


I really like this! The style is great, and there's a surprising amount of content.

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cool remake



seems cool!