All hail Helen, the killer granny of Watch Dogs Legion

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Forget about Keanu Reeves and that adorable pitbull. Helen Dashwood is the star of E3 2019. Who? Oh please, don’t be so disrespectful to our favourite killer granny. The 78-year-old retired police engineer starred in the debut trailer for Watch Dogs Legion and has since stolen our hearts. And probably our wallets, too.

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Forget about Keanu Reeves and that adorable pitbull. Helen Dashwood is the star of E3 2019. Who? Oh please, don’t be so disrespectful to our favourite killer granny. The 78-year-old retired police engineer starred in the debut trailer for Watch Dogs Legion and has since stolen our hearts. And probably our wallets, too.

Alright, so why is there an old woman brandishing a gun in the trailer for Watch Dogs Legion? The open-world action game lets you play as anyone you see wandering the streets of its virtual rendition of near-future London. And the developers at Ubisoft really do mean anyone.

One of the operatives on show was Helen, who we know from her character sheet in the Operatives menu, owns multiple cats, is a mystery novel enthusiast, and isn’t afraid to shoot a man in the face. She’s also a hacker and engineer with an army of Spiderbots. Our nans have a lot to live up to.

And it hasn’t taken long for Helen to steal a few hearts, either…

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