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Assassin's Creed III review 0

I don’t think I’ve ever played a game that created so many conflicting opinions in myself that I’m left unsure as to what I actually think of it. Assassin’s Creed III is partially the best game of the series, and is partially a broken, convoluted mess that crumbles under the weight of its own ambitions. But believe me, those are some lofty ambitions that Ubisoft is chasing.The most obvious change to the game is that after three outings, we finally get a new protagonist and era to explore and sli...

16 out of 16 found this review helpful.

Hardly a Revolution 0

As someone who would consider themselves something of an Assassins Creed fan, I looked forward to Assassins Creed 3 more than any other game this year, and while I have enjoyed my time with it, it’s overwhelming similarities to previous entries in the series and the inclusion of some issues that have plagued the series for a number of games now without change has left it feeling underwhelming and a little by the numbers.The biggest change this game is the setting and characters, after a trilogy ...

7 out of 7 found this review helpful.

A fresh environment, but not a refreshing experience. 0

(Please Note: This is a review for the single player portion of the game.)I've been a fan of the Assassin's Creed franchise for a while; always looking forward to each release. Although the fatigue was indeed setting in after the previous title Assassin's Creed: Revelations, I still had optimism for this next numbered title. While my experience with the game was good, there were some select issues with the game that need to be ...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Assassin's Creed 3 Review: Rotten Apples 0

The Assassin’s Creed series is among the darlings of this generation of games for me, with the first title in the series breaking completely new ground and really bringing a feeling of “freshness” way back in 2007. AC 2 and Brotherhood have undoubtedly been the high point of the series, but with the announcement of Assassin’s Creed 3 Ubisoft looked set to stem the feeling of annualised stagnation with the biggest entry yet. A new setting and protagonist, new gameplay mechanics and a break with ...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

We Should Be Proud (spoilers) 1

Asssassin's Creed is the bravest goddamn game series in a long, long time. You play as a Muslim dude killing knights in the holy land, an Italian dude killing corrupt Catholics (and chilling with people of all cultures in Istanbul), and a conflicted Kanien'kehaka (or something close to that) dude figuring out how to protect himself, his people, and his ideals when all the white mother fuckers just want his land and his killing arm. Desmond goes from a slacker bartender to a creepy killer/ enslav...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

A buggy, unfocused, hyper-political mess. 0

Assassin's Creed III is the most dramatic overhaul in the series. It proudly features a new engine with streamlined controls, revamped combat, and reworked animations, among a host of other changes. It introduces a groundbreaking new setting with unflinching, unromanticized depictions of history. It promises to finally deliver on Desmond's potential and end his part in the overarching storyline.Assassin's Creed III is also a total disaster from start to finish.Many of the game's problems are sub...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Birth of a nation, end of a saga 0

Back when the original Assassin's Creed came out, it was once lauded yet criticized for being really ambitious yet still not enough things to do. Strange how it turns out to be with Assassin's Creed 3 being really ambitious but give you way more things to do and yet still manage to be just as flawed. Well don't get me wrong, this one is clearly the better game as far as storytelling and more gameplay mechanics to throw at you and yet for all that the game does to entertain and even wow, it still...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Solid entry, but uncharacteristic issues hold it back 0

Leaving the Old World behind and moving the action to 18th-century America,Assassin’s Creed III’s setting is a clear indication of the forward progress the series has decided to take after two years of retreading old ground. The relative side stories of Brotherhood and Revelations were great games in their own right but ACIII is the first full sequel since the series became an annual fixture. It’s big, ambitious and final, concluding the overarching tale of Desmond Miles while telling the story ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

As asinine as its faults may be, AC III is still a killer romp. 0

Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed series began its life with a flawed but promising progenitor; a game with ideas but not enough confidence to venture beyond the small group of repeating missions that led to each of the game's set-piece assassinations. Assassin's Creed II managed to do what all video game sequels aspire to; not only be bigger and better, but use what its developers had learned from the mistakes of their earlier project to perfect the formula. That the same formula has been used for eve...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Assassin's Creed III 0

My playing of Assassin's Creed III mirrored the range of emotions I've experienced through the last few games in the series, though with higher highs and lower lows than what I experienced last year with Revelations. There's still fun to be had here, especially if you've enjoyed a nice long break since playing the series, but there is so much glut and messiness that it's easy to think this series' best days are truly behind it.It's Still FunAt its core, Assassin's Creed III is still fun because ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The Segment They Didn't Teach In Your US History Class 0

It's time to hop back in the Animus with Desmond and friends in the newest installment of the Assassin's Creed series, Assassin's Creed III. The game is a mixed bag. It includes some things you'd expect, some things you wouldn't expect, and some things you don't want to endure.Taking place around the time of the American Revolution the player takes control of a new character, Connor, a Native American who's out to avenge the death of his friends and family all while aiding the Americans to fight...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Downloadable Content and User Generated Content 0

As we all know, video games have been around for a while, it has gone better as new technologies emerged and became even long-lasting with the increase use and benefits of the internet. Playing video games has never been as outstanding and tremendous like now. Years ago games were less animated, in 2D, blurry and less challenging. Today’s video games are better developed, astonishing to play and gone beyond belief to blow our imagination with jaw dropping displays and graphics, amazing music an...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

"Because No One Else Will" 0

I came into Assassins Creed 3 knowing I wasn't a big fan of the first few games. They weren't horrible, but the good parts simply weren't enough to outweigh the annoyances or differences in taste. With AC3 I knew the setting was completely different as well as the characters, enemies and story. That alone was enough for me to give it a shot and I'm glad I did as AC3 while still having some tedious bits also has some amazing ones that are well worth experiencing. The gameplay over all is stunning...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

A Rough Trip to The 18th Century, But One Still Very Much Worth Taking. 0

I've been on an Assassin's Creed tear since Black Flag arrived at my doorstep for the Playstation 4. While being wholly aware that the previous games aren't required to fully enjoy the latest one, I felt that if I played 4 it would be difficult to go backwards. So I burned through Revelations and Liberation, enjoying the former and loathing the latter. I paused on whether to play 3 given the bad criticism it received, and its collective dismissal as a worthwhile entry in the series on the Giant ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Assassin's Creed 3 Review 0

I've always thought of this series as a nice time-machine-like game where I get to explore and sort of experience what the world was like at the chosen time periods where their stories take place. They always seemed well researched with plenty of information that you could skip and dig into as much as you wanted. This entry is no different, as we're taken to 1700s during the American revolution where we are in control of Connor. But if you're reading this chances are you kinda probably know abou...

2 out of 4 found this review helpful.

2012's Biggest Disappointment 0

I've neglected to write this review for the past two weeks because I've felt so strongly about my disappointment for what this game boils down to in the final hour(s), but after thinking long and hard, I can't sit in silence any longer. Note that this review will be full of spoilers, so if you haven't played the game yet, and you are brave enough, you can dive in, but note that I'm warning you here, Assassin's Creed III is a huge let down.When I started my journey into the world of Assassin's Cr...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Viva La Revolution 0

Assassins Creed III a true follow up to the original video game by UbiSoft developed during the Ezio trilogy saga ACII Brotherhood Revelation that I'd like to pretend never happenedACIII takes place during the American Revolution when the brits were being butt hurt and the present time with some dude named Desmond or Neo What I like + Petting dogsStabbing peopleTomahawks What I don't like - No zombiesNo vampiresCan't assassinate Lincoln...

0 out of 11 found this review helpful.

An appreciated change of scenery for the franchise. 0

I suppose in the interest of full disclosure I should note that at the time I've writing I've yet to finish the game.I'm reckoning I'm over the halfway point at least, but I don't feel it matters none.I'm not scoring the game on it's story. A great game can have a terrible story, a terrible game can have a great story or anything in between and thus far I feel like AC3 is somewhere in between.But again, it matters not. Because it's pretty fun to play.That being said though this is an Assassins C...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Assassins Creed Pee. 0

The Assassins Creed franchise has been of a consistently high quality, even at its lower points, it functioned well for what it set out to do. Assassins Creed 3 does none of that. The game is mediocre in almost every area; the story, gameplay, graphics, frame-rate, characters, controls, camera, name any part of an Assassins Creed game, nay, a game, and you'll find it better in any of the other entries.The story:The story in Assassins Creed 3 seems like a side-note in a larger story. Without spoi...

0 out of 2 found this review helpful.

My Thoughts on Assassin's Creed 3 0

When Assassin’s Creed 2 came out, it was a huge leap forward for the series and it was almost a different game that the first game. Over the years since then, Ubisoft has refined the game systems and generally made improvements. With Assassin’s Creed 3, I was hoping that there would be another huge change in the way this game was played and while there are some nice changes, its not as big a change as it was from 1 to 2. Is that a bad thing? Read on to find out!GameplayI’ll start out with the co...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Doesn't live up to it's hype, but it's still a good game 0

Pros:-Great graphics and setting-Huge open world to explore-Good attention to detail-Interesting storyline and characters-Naval combat is epic-Game runs at a constant high frame rate-Parkour elements are much improved-Cities offer plenty to doCons:-Combat is still too easy-A bit buggy-Lack of side missions in Frontier is disappointingAssassin's Creed 3 is an ambitious sequel, and while it may make not fulfill all it's promises, it's still a good step forward for the series.Assassin's Creed 3 put...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Heartbreakingly Disappointing 0

Well, it's finally here. Assassin's Creed 3. If I spent anymore time anticipating this game, I probably would have flunked out of school.And why shouldn't I have been excited? We have before us 4 extremely above average games that managed to innovate more given their production periods than any other series I know of, and we were promised a BIGGER leap from AC2 to AC3 than from AC1 to AC2 (that's saying a whole lot).But then we have AC3. I wanted this to be amazing so badly. "Please don't suck" ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Review: Assassin's Creed III 0

With Assassin’s Creed III being the first properly numbered sequel since 2009’s Assassin’s Creed II, some major changes are to be expected. Assassin’s Creed III finally ditches Europe and hits the shores of colonial America, where the backdrop of the Revolutionary War plays a vital part. Ezio Auditore steps out of the spotlight and Ratohnhaké:ton, or Connor as we’ll call him, takes the role of lead assassin. While these changes were needed for a franchise that was beginning to show its wear, som...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

You Shouldn't Have Worn a Red Coat Today 0

My expectations for Assassin’s Creed 3 were very high. A few shorts months ago I was trudging through Assassin’s Creed Revelations; the last entry in the main Assassin’s Creed franchise to deal with Ezio Auditore. Revelations gave an interesting closure to the characters of Ezio and Altair, but the familiarity of the experience wore on me. The promise of a new numbered entry in the series gave me the push I needed to complete it for the sake of story. Assassins’ Creed 3 places the player in the ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Has this revolution been worth the wait? 0

The highly anticipate third instalment in the Assassin's Creed series has been three years in the making and it's the biggest most complete Assassin's Creed yet. Continuing Desmond's story, players are taken from the setting of Renaissance Europe and thrown into Revolutionary America; a change of landscape to say the least.Right from the get go it's clear how much of an improvement visually this sequel is in comparison to it's predecessors; a particular highlight is when roaming across the Ameri...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Assassin’s Creed III is an ambitious monster of a game. 0

Assassin’s Creed is a franchise that I have not got on well with. In fact, it is more to do with me not fully giving the games a chance. My first experience with the series was with Assassin’s Creed, which came out in 2007. I was fairly hyped for the game, mainly due to the free running aspect, where you could climb pretty much anything you wanted to in the game. I got to the 9or 10 assassination and just gave up. I did not get on with the tedious and simple combat and I got seriously bored play...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

assassin's creed 3 review 0

Over the recent break, I played and completed assassin’s creed 3. Without giving away any spoilers the first 4 sequences were surprising to say the least, and was an incredible step up from the disappointment that was assassin’s creed revelations.The Desmond sequences return and a lot better from the previous parkour training and brief combat sequences. You go through large parkour challenges, stealth sections and surprisingly satisfying combat sequences that are somewhat fully fleshed out level...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Press Circle The Game 0

After seeing the first trailer for this game I got excited for it. Finally something else than Italy! But I didn't want to hype myself up too much because I wasn't a big fan of Brotherhood(the previous game that I played in this franchise).The first five seconds of the game is you walking 10 feet and seeing a cut scene then you walk another ten feet and another cutscene also I noticed that I can bearly hear the other character's voices. Their lips don't move(not even during cutscenes). I gave it...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

It's pretty good 0

I came in to this latest installment in the ever popular Assassin’s Creed series with some pretty high expectations. And for the most part they were all met. I'm a pretty big fan for the older games in the series, so I was pretty hyped to play 3.Assassin’s Creed 3 picks up Desmond's story after the events of Revelations, and there is a nice recap of the story so far at the top of the game, if you missed a game or two like me, but several characters that were introduced in Revelations were new to...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Call of Duty 0

I have really enjoyed the Assassin's Creed series. The games up through Brotherhood were especially great with each one adding much more to the game and really showing a lot of potential. So I was very excited when I learned that the new installment would take place on the other side of the Atlantic with a fresh new face, new gear, new places and hopefully a lot more variety in everything.In some ways that is what is delivered in Assassin's Creed 3 but the overall feel of the game is that is was...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

A buggy de-volution of the series 0

Assassin's Creed 3 is a stealth and combat focused RPG which switches between modern times and the american revolution. You primarily switch between Desmond Miles, from the previous games, and Connor, a native american. The story starts out slow but eventually picks up slightly.The graphics are improved slightly from the previous iteration, but it is really nothing to write home about. Those improvements are marred by performance issues in the form of a horrible frame-rate during high-action sce...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

A Remarkable, if Flawed Experience 0

The Assassin's Creed series has always been a point of discussion. The highly detailed historical settings have kept fans craving each installation, while technical problems and strange game play decisions have always kept the series from perfection. Assassin's Creed 3 is more of the same, and while many of the ideas at play are creative, it's the implementation of these ideas that falls flat.From its opening moments playing as a new character in franchise fiction, one thing is made very clear, ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Doesn't live up to the predecessors 0

If you were like me, you probably loved the crap out of the Assassin's Creed II trilogy. The controls worked well for the most part, and as the games progressed the control scheme was refined and improved. Ubisoft introduced tons of new mechanics and assassination tools. And despite perfect synchronization, there were a lot of ways you could approach a situation. How could Ubisoft mess up a franchise this bad then?Let me begin with this: Assassin's Creed III is not a bad game, however, that does...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Garden of Eden 0

Originally posted on www.knowngriefers.comUtterly. Batshit. Insane. There is really no other way to convey the wild storytelling of Assassin’s Creed III. After spending the past three games with Ezio Auditore, ACIII finally introduces new protagonists, not the mention an entire New World. The time-bending meta-story of Desmond Miles is also heavily featured, eventually wrapping itself around into the present day. Multiple location shifts span decades, making Assassin’s Creed III feel like the mo...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Voted Most Disappointing Game of 1776 0

Incoherent gameplay, bizarre design choices, and frequent bugs squander much of the potential of this visually and thematically stunning game. Disappointment, thy name is Assassin's Creed III.Disappointment is a peculiar emotion. I can be angry without first having felt calm, and I can feel happy without first having felt sad, but to be disappointed, I really need to have experienced something else first, usually "optimism". It is this characteristic that makes disappointment the most insidious ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Excellent A.C. Game 0

ProsLarge worldActual stealth missionsMany side missionsYou can run through treesYou get to virtually kill lots of BritishHistory lessons (which are pretty accurate - obviously ignoring the assassin's fictional role)Optional micro-management mini games (if that's your thing - it is for me)Simplified controlsVirtually hunting animals is awesomeNaval Warfare (no not your belly button - I'm talking ships)ConsOptional objectives briefly show up on screen and are easy to miss. Meaning if you want to ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Assassinate for the revolution 0

With Ezio and Altair's story behind us, Ubisoft has moved into a more recognizable time period which features new gameplay mechanics and motivations to lead both players and Desmond to continue working inside the Animus. Assassin's Creed III features a new assassin named Ratonhnhaké:ton, but you can simply call him Connor. As Desmond you will venture around the world looking for special items to help stop the Templars, and Connor's story focuses on stopping templars as well and protecting histor...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

AC 3 delivers, only a little to be desired (some spoilers) 0

I really enjoyed the game itself immensely, but was pretty disappointed in the ending. I will try and refrain from using spoilers as much I can. I really hate giving away information to people who are genuinely interested in the game, so if you want to be completely surprised, trust me, you will. Now go buy the game. Other readers / skeptics, continue on.I'll hit on a few downsides to the game, then get to the good stuff.- Glitches. While I hadn't come across more than a handful, glitches are no...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

My Assassin’s Creed III Review 0

Assassin’s Creed III may be the third main title in the Assassin’s Creed series, but it is the fifth over all, that of course is not including any of the handheld games. Ubisoft has done a good job of stripping away some of the unnecessary fat that was starting to thicken up the series in game play and mechanics, but also leave the game with some new stuff to try and make Assassin’s Creed III a little different than what we have been playing the last few years. The downside of this comes with mu...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

AC3 offers variety of mechanics though not franchise’s best. 0

Those who are familiar with the Assassin’s Creed franchise know a bit of the complexities that have been fleshed out by developer Ubisoft. Since 2007 we have followed the story of Desmond Miles as he rejoined the mysterious group known as the Assassins in their fight against the Templar. We’ve followed Desmond into the Animus – the machine that uses genetics to grant the user the ability to relive the memories of one of their ancestors – as he trained using the experiences of Altaïr Ibn-La’Ahad ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

About time 0

I have always had a place in my heart for Assassins Creed. I feel a certain kind of connection to the story, having spent countless hours collecting, purchasing, and most importantly, stabbing my way through five games. I thought the previous game (Revelation) was a sadly predictable wringing out of the Assassin sponge and was curious, though a bit put off, by AC III.So, was it any good?If you want the quick answer, than yes it was. I thoroughly enjoyed slicing my way through a well defined era....

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Epic Disappointment 0

I was looking forward to Assassin's Creed III as much as any title this year. The American Revolution seemed like a really compelling location and the hope for some basic changes to the somewhat tired Assassin's Creed series. Revelations had a very superfluous feel to it and I was hoping that this would lead to a change with the change of scenery, protagonist (OK, you're still Desmond, but different assassin, obviously).I was terribly, terribly disappointed. This game might make my list as one o...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

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