I'm done with both Assassins Creed and Halo, to the point where I haven't been trying any AC since 3, and I won't be continuing Halo after 5. Both for similar reasons, I feel like the story/narrative in the games went to complete shit. I am a person who really likes my continuous story line that build upon the previous games, and both these series have thrown that out for various (bad) reasons. For AC, I was one of the few people who didn't really care about the past stuff, I was in the game for the Desmond/Real life problem story line, and the history stuff was just a set piece to further explore the present. Once they quickly and unceremoniously threw that out the window with AC3 (and also everything else about AC3, what a bad game) I was done with the series.
For Halo it was similar. I really enjoyed the story between 1 to 3, and even tolerated the new launch of 4, though it had some pacing issues and failed to explain some narrative stuff, especially about the big baddie. But that paled in comparison to the shit fest of a story that 5 was, explaining nothing about anything that happened since 4 and those Spartan Ops, and not even fucking blinking at the fact that they expect you to just deal with the fact more Spartans from Master Chiefs time. I know some of that stuff is in books/side media, but in my opinion if any game that requires you to watch/read outside information for a base understanding of the game's story then that game needs to fuck right off. Extra media for games should add to the games story, not be required to understand (looking at you, Kingsglaive)
So I'm done with those game series. I enjoy my narratives, and I don't have much spare time nor money so I'm not gonna waste it on games that don't appreciate my time.
P.S. I was also going to select Mass Effect, but I felt it might be premature. While I have no faith that Andromeda will be good, seeing Bioware's recent track record and how much I despised Dragon Age Inquisition, I still would love a ME game in the vein of 1 or 2, so I don't feel like I currently "don't care" about it. This answer will change one way or the other when Andromeda comes out finally and we see what the hell it is.
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