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  • Summary: The critically acclaimed single-player experience of Assassin's Creed is back and better than ever as Ezio returns in an epic struggle against the powerful Templar Order. Now a legendary Master Assassin, he must journey into Italy's greatest city, Rome, center of power, greed and corruptionThe critically acclaimed single-player experience of Assassin's Creed is back and better than ever as Ezio returns in an epic struggle against the powerful Templar Order. Now a legendary Master Assassin, he must journey into Italy's greatest city, Rome, center of power, greed and corruption to strike at the heart of the enemy. Defeating the corrupt tyrants entrenched there will require not only strength, but leadership, as Ezio commands an entire Brotherhood that will rally to his side. Only by working together can the Assassins defeat their mortal enemies. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 24 out of 24
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 24
  3. Negative: 0 out of 24
  1. PC PowerPlay
    Apr 18, 2011
    100
    As good as open world action gets. [May 2011, p.58]
  2. Mar 22, 2011
    95
    The PC version of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood is definitely the best one. Combined with the best game in the series, this is a must-buy title.
  3. Apr 19, 2011
    92
    Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood isn't as much a sequel as a completion to the second game, and while this is certainly the best game of the three so far, you probably don't want to jump into the story without having played at least the second game first.
  4. Mar 17, 2011
    88
    Fans of its predecessor are certainly going to be pleased with the immense content that Brotherhood offers, even though it doesn't really continue the plot around the former barkeeper, now Assassin Desmond Miles and its ancestors. Everybody who's new to the series, should probably go for AC1 or the even better AC2 though. As for the now released PC-Version: Its definitely the best looking of them all and offers some additional content out of the box. So if you're able to choose between platforms, get this one.
  5. PC Games (Russia)
    Apr 8, 2011
    85
    Assassin's Creed 2.5 – in the best way possible. [May 2011, p.75]
  6. Mar 25, 2011
    85
    Brotherhood is a must have for all Assassin's Creed fans. It doesn't blow your mind the way Assassin's Creed II did, but it certainly doesn't leave an impression of wasted money. If forthcoming sequels keep the same level of quality, they can be released every six months. I don't mind.
  7. Mar 17, 2011
    80
    The game doesn't advance the wider narrative very far, the new mechanics don't really add a great deal and the mission designs rarely explore new gameplay possibilities...That said, there's a lot to like; the game is undeniably solid, while the multiplayer offers a unique experience.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 19 out of 225
  1. Apr 18, 2011
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. First of all, I want to clarify that I am playing this on the following hardware (to back up my arguments, just in case there are any doubters out there). Phenom II x4 965 BE 3.4ghz, 8gb ddr3 1600 RAM, HD5770x2 crossfire, Win7 Ultimate 64bit. So basically what happens in this game is that the frame rate drops to 29-30fps and it doesn't matter whether it's maxed out or in the absolute lowest settings possible, or in between, or whatever, it's all the same. So what can possibly be wrong with this? as you see by the specs of my PC above, this should not be happening. In other words this is a poorly optimized console port, and it is going to lag terribly on anything below what I just mentioned above (that would suck to have to buy 8gb RAM just to play this game, yikes!). That is why I warn you now, there are no patches or future updates that will fix this issue, EVER. Good luck trying to play it well, if you want to play it with different hardware and you think my hardware is the issue, than you can probably try intel processors and nvidia cards, but as I have heard, the same exact thing happens with those and it doesn't matter anyway. As for myself, I'll just max it out because it's all the same. As for the game itself, its a fun game (for me), but like I said, it may be different for weaker hardware with all the lag, and poor optimization. And if you don't have at least quad core in the 3.0-3.4ghz range or 8gb ram, or an HD5770 Crossfire (the equivalent of a single hd5870, yikes! those are expensive too) than I suggest you skip this game, because according to my observations, that's the kind of hardware you require to play it at the minimal 30fps...OUCH! Expand
  2. Jun 11, 2021
    10
    Уважаю эту игру, новая боевая система, доработанный стелс, рекруты, сюжет, новый городУважаю эту игру, новая боевая система, доработанный стелс, рекруты, сюжет, новый город
  3. Mar 30, 2011
    9
    I love this game! ive played 43 hours and cant stop playing. I believe that the actual story needs the carry on a bit more, although aI love this game! ive played 43 hours and cant stop playing. I believe that the actual story needs the carry on a bit more, although a brilliant game overall. Its a real improvement on Assassins Creed 2 and the multiplayer is fantastic. I belive this is a must buy game! Expand
  4. Dec 20, 2016
    8
    Este juego literalmente me encantó, fue hermoso jugarlo. Entonces... ¿Por qué le doy un 8?, pues porque la historia principal dura muy poco yEste juego literalmente me encantó, fue hermoso jugarlo. Entonces... ¿Por qué le doy un 8?, pues porque la historia principal dura muy poco y no tiene un desenlace épico, (recordemos que la historia de este juego es la continuación de un asunto pendiente que tuvo el Assasin's creed II... Esto hace que tengas que jugar este juego y esperes tras TODO assasin's creed 2 y Assasin's creed botherhood, que la historia tenga desenlace... Pero termina de forma patética.

    Esta es la razón por la cual le doy un 8.
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  5. Sep 18, 2018
    8
    Brotherhood is basically same as AC2. It's much shorter, has few improvements, solid story and characters. Rome is also pretty nice. If youBrotherhood is basically same as AC2. It's much shorter, has few improvements, solid story and characters. Rome is also pretty nice. If you played AC2, then AC:B will feel as a weaker, yet still very good sequel. Expand
  6. Mar 25, 2020
    7
    Although i love this game story becomes non-sense as you progress.
    Still good if you look as a part of the whole series (1-4)
  7. Sep 18, 2021
    0
    This game is perfect example how much worse AC series was before and how it slowly got better starting with AC 4, that was pretty much firstThis game is perfect example how much worse AC series was before and how it slowly got better starting with AC 4, that was pretty much first very good AC game, everything before 4 is just meaningless and boring. Unity and Syndicate were also great and Valhalla is decent. Expand

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