‘Assassin’s Creed: Unity’ review: bigger doesn’t mean better

I loved the first 3 Assassin’s Creed games (I, II, and Brotherhood), particularly the second in the series, but each successive release feels like it is tarnishing the series even more. Revelations was (IMHO) terrible, AC:3 frustrating and dull, and Black Flag simply didn’t interest me enough for me to play it. Sadly, it seems like the new “next gen” game, Unity doesn’t really do anything to move the series forward:

When everything clicks, Unity reminds me why Assassin’s Creed has become so popular. The joys of scaling a massive building or expertly pulling off an assassination are unique to the franchise, and they’re thrilling. But aside from the beautiful setting, there’s not much here to distinguish Unity from past games. A bigger game doesn’t make for a better one, and while Paris offers more places to go, it doesn’t give you new things to do.

via The Verge.

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