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GF Rating
8.7

1379 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
5

Fair

Game Freeze

posted by ssdavis70 (PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL) Jan 2, 2014

Member since Mar 2011

1 out of 2 gamers (50%) found this review helpful

Game was awesome until it got to Sequence 13 and it freezes up, so you can not go any further on the main missions.

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GF Rating
5

Fair

fun but frustrating

posted by Jervon (CHANDLER, AZ) Dec 12, 2013

Member since May 2013

1 out of 2 gamers (50%) found this review helpful

I would not recommend this game because it wouldn't let me continue on to another mission. It showed no mission marker. And alot of people had the same problem.

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GF Rating
7

Good

Above average. Captures the pirate vibe decently.

posted by StyleGamer (FOUNTAIN, CO) Nov 16, 2013

Member since Sep 2010

3 out of 7 gamers (43%) found this review helpful

Admittedly this is my first Assassins Creed. From what I played the game has gorgeous environments, detailed characters and robust character interactions.

Unfortunately I felt like the missions although fun, seemed repetitive and not much variety. Its always sneak here, assassinate person X, or sink person Z's ship. The story and visuals really pick up this games slack and mask a lot of its faults. Another thing that irked me was the repetitive nature of the side activities on the islands. Its always collect X amount of animus fragments, loot X number of chests, etc.

Another complaint is the character movement. I expected the character movement to be very precise with almost zero glitches given assassins creed reputation. Boy was I wrong. The sprinting feature feels clunky and a lot of times I found Edward grappling onto edges I didn't intend.

I didn't play too much of the multiplayer but it seemed average. The hunter/hunted mode was fun but not nearly enough to keep me engaged. I didn't even bother with the clan feature as not enough people I know bought the game and there didn't seem to be a lot of folks online.

Overall fun pirate theme, good graphics, commanding a ship is fun but average gameplay, repetitive missions and side missions and lackluster multiplayer.

7/10

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