Assassin’s Creed is a rather polarizing series. With elements of historical context and modern day sci-fi wizardry, the juxtaposition can be a bit much for some. When you combine that with elements of freerunning and perhaps a bit too much intrigue for one person to handle, and you have one rather large pair of shoes to fill.
But for what they are, I heavily enjoy the Assassin’s Creed games, mostly because they offer up sprawling, interesting worlds to explore, with compelling characters to boot — the newest iteration, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is no exception. By the time I arrived at the finale I had encountered a few issues that hampered the experience, but overall I have to say, Black Flag is one of the best pirate simulators of all time.
It’s also a damn good Assassin’s Creed game. Read more… »