This isn't a machinima video from 2008. It's actually a trailer for Watch Dogs that Ubisoft released today. In 2013. The game's looked great on PC and next-gen hardware, but this clip - showing what's surely current-gen footage - suggests that more than a few concessions have had to be made to squeeze the game onto older hardware.
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