Assassin’s Creed: Liberation

No, we’re not at the pirate game yet. Soon... Assassin’s Creed: Liberation (PC, PS3, PS4, PS Vita, Switch, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Released Oct 2012 | Developed / Published: Ubisoft The second game in Ubisoft’s dalliance with 18th-century America, Assassin’s Creed: Liberation was a simultaneous release alongside Assassin’s Creed III. Originally released solely on the … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed: Liberation

The Tyranny of King Washington

Assassin’s Creed is an inherently silly series. It’s a sci-fi with pretensions of being a historical action-drama that produces, with poe-faced seriousness, a narrative which posits all of history has been a never-ending conspiratorial war between Assassins and Templars, who are fighting over relics of an ancient, omnipotent precursor race. It’s utterly daft, which makes … Continue reading The Tyranny of King Washington

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations

What’s that, "More Ezio!" I hear you cry? Yessir, we’re on our third game starring our favourite Florentine vagabond-turned-Master Assassin, but this time we’re definitely in the endgame. And perhaps, just like our hero, we’re all getting a little bit tired. Assassin’s Creed: Revelations (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One [reviewed]) Released Nov 2011 … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed: Revelations

Assassin’s Creed: Origins – The Curse of the Pharaohs

And so we come to the end of my time with Assassin's Creed: Origins. The Curse of the  Pharaohs is the final major piece of DLC for Ubisoft's adventure through Ptolemaic Egypt about one angry man and his love for stabbing lots and lots of people. Like The Hidden Ones before, it serves as an … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed: Origins – The Curse of the Pharaohs

Assassin’s Creed: Origins – The Hidden Ones

When it comes to downloadable content, the Assassin's Creed franchise tends not to do too badly, in my opinion. There are certainly some entries that have embraced the plague of pathetic balance-breaking microtransactions - Black Flag immediately springs to mind with its option to purchase upgrading material rather than plunder it in-game like an honest … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed: Origins – The Hidden Ones