Assassin's Creed III : The Tyranny of King Washington Episode 1 Review
2 April 2013
Excerpt: Downloadable content is always most successful when it takes a game and characters that you know well and puts them in a new, ideally implausible setting – like Red Dead Redemption’s Undead Nightmare, or Borderlands’ Zombie Island of Dr Ned. (It doesn’t have to involve zombies, but hey, that’s clearly been successful so far.) One-off “what-if” stories work best as bite-sized experiences, and DLC is ideal for that.
Excerpt: Late last year Assassin's Creed divided opinion more than any other game in recent memory. While some hailed it as a true next-gen gaming experience, others felt it was little more than a simple gameplay concept wrapped in stunning visuals. Our opinion fell somewhere in-between, with the fairly repetitious gameplay being the main reason Assassin's Creed isn't the breathtaking experience it could have been.
Conclusion: Making promises is far easier than actually following through on them but BioWare delivered and Mass Effect 2 is a tighter, better looking, better playing, more stable gaming experience than its predecessor. In addition to its improvements it adds onto an already well thought out universe with a stunning adventure that requires us to once again save humanity from a terrible otherworldly threat, all the while making tough decisions that impact the game world around us, as...
Conclusion: If you can get past the game's mission-based structure and lack of replay value for the common gamer, you'll find an epic tale of betrayal and intrigue in Assassin's Creed that really shouldn't be missed.