Far Cry 4

Following on from a brilliantly-received predecessor has to be hard. There must be a nagging thought that follows you, constantly asking whether you need to be as inventive as your precursor, or whether you ought to simply copy what they did and hope that lightning strikes twice. That discussion must have taken place at Ubisoft … Continue reading Far Cry 4

Assassin’s Creed IV: Freedom Cry

We're carrying on from where Black Flag left off, it's time for some more vaguely Assassin-themed piratical nonsense with Freedom Cry, a standalone expansion for Black Flag. Assassin’s Creed IV: Freedom Cry (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One [reviewed]) Base Game: Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Released Dec 2013 | Developed / Published: Ubisoft … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed IV: Freedom Cry

Assassin’s Creed: Liberation

No, we’re not at the pirate game yet. Soon... Assassin’s Creed: Liberation (PC, PS3, PS4 [reviewed], PS Vita, Switch, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Released Oct 2012 | Developed / Published: Ubisoft Genre: Action-Adventure, Stealth 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 … 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