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  • Summary: 1868 London. The Industrial Revolution. An age of invention and wealth, built on the backs of the working class. As gangster killer Jacob Frye, you recruit a gang to fight for justice on behalf of the oppressed working class. Lead the underworld to reclaim London in an adventure filled with1868 London. The Industrial Revolution. An age of invention and wealth, built on the backs of the working class. As gangster killer Jacob Frye, you recruit a gang to fight for justice on behalf of the oppressed working class. Lead the underworld to reclaim London in an adventure filled with action, intrigue and brutal combat. With Jacob as the leader, players can establish UK's fiercest gang, the only force that can challenge the elite and defeat rival gangs to bring freedom to the oppressed folks. Enemy strongholds can be infiltrated by using an arsenal to dominate London’s underworld. From robbing trains to rescuing child workers, players will do everything they can to bring justice to London’s lawless streets. [Ubisoft] Expand
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  1. Positive: 61 out of 86
  2. Negative: 2 out of 86
  1. Oct 28, 2015
    91
    Assassin’s Creed Syndicate is a fantastic game. Let me repeat that: It’s a fantastic game. The lingering control issues (and even these are minimized) and some minor pacing issues as a result of the two-protagonist approach can’t taint this gargantuan project.
  2. Oct 22, 2015
    90
    A triumphant return to form for a franchise, and presents a beautifully structured tale with heart and soul to spare.
  3. Oct 28, 2015
    85
    The game's high production values were a bit diminished by the series' longstanding fallacies, such as random lag and instances of poor texturing, but London remains a gorgeous place to visit.
  4. Oct 22, 2015
    80
    The Assassin's saga is starting to feel a bit tired when it comes to structure and gameplay, but Syndicate does pretty much everything that Unity tried to do better (well, except for the multiplayer, completely taken out of the game), and grabs the player's attention with great characters and finally a decent storyline. Also, the virtual London is splendid, but you expected that, right?
  5. Oct 22, 2015
    78
    Quotation forthcoming.
  6. Oct 22, 2015
    71
    Assassin’s Creed Syndicate gets more right than it gets wrong, but in trying to amend some of the sins of the series, it exacerbates the issues instead of offering a cure. Despite that rather lengthy list of cons at the bottom of my review, one thing’s for sure: Assassin’s Creed Syndicate is still a hell of a lot of fun.
  7. Oct 22, 2015
    40
    Syndicate is a massive shame. Ubisoft’s yearly development cycle is really beginning to leave its mark on the series. Assassin’s Creed has been good. It is a series that can be great, but unfortunately Syndicate is a misstep. For a series concerned with making its players historical tourists, it is ironic that it is so stuck in the past.

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