Average User Score: 5.4Nov 19, 2015This had the potential to be a really good game, but it lacks a good story, non repetitive quests and interesting characters. It just feelsThis had the potential to be a really good game, but it lacks a good story, non repetitive quests and interesting characters. It just feels empty and boring. All the quests are basically the same, you get a location and you go there and shoot everybody. You just have to shoot everybody there is no other option. The dialogue system was lobotomized, the UI is for consoles and it feels dumb using it on a PC. There is some sort of crafting system for building communities and towns, but it has no real effect on the game so it's just a time-sink I guess.
All in all, the game just lacks soul and imagination to the point it just saddens me because I see the potential in it.… Expand
Average User Score: 6.7Mar 21, 2014A very fun and contagious game in the beginning, but it gets a bit repetitive and repetitive towards the end. The game actually reminds me ofA very fun and contagious game in the beginning, but it gets a bit repetitive and repetitive towards the end. The game actually reminds me of those balancing game you get on smart-phones, but here you are on a moving bike balancing your weight forwards and backwards to avoid falling over. The physics are fun, but they have their own rules which can get frustrating sometimes.… Expand
Average User Score: 7.7Mar 11, 2014The franchise really jumped the shark with this one as assassinations and history are no longer the foundation of the gameplay. Now youThe franchise really jumped the shark with this one as assassinations and history are no longer the foundation of the gameplay. Now you basically have a glorified mini-game (sailing around in the Jackdaw) and collectables as the centrepiece which is as tedious as it sounds. The story is straight out of a Uwe Boll film, and I swear you can almost imagine the voice actors flinching when doing their third rate lines. Not that this franchise ever had a satisfying story it was always more about the characters. That being said I never connected with this character, previous protagonists especially Ezio had a personal matter setting them off into the world, this guy just wants to earn some money. I mean, that's nice for him but it doesn't make me sympathize or immerse.
As a cherry on top this game coming from a franchise which used to proud itself in its presentation of history contains almost no historical facts at all. Like, in the first 2 cities you have maybe 3 or 4 buildings you can check in the animus and that's pretty much it. All in all, this game made me really sad because of its pampering to the lowest common denominator.… Expand