Reviews and Problems with Assassin's Creed: Revelations
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Assassin’s Creed: Revelations (PC)
8 January 2012
Excerpt: At its best, Assassin’s Creed: Revelations will make you feel like an untouchable assassin during times when things were still simple, but at its worst, you’ll get a sense of déjà vu, kind of like you have been there before, killed that guard before and clambered up this building before.
Excerpt: It happens every time. Every time I see footage and screenshots of a new Assassin's Creed game, I get excited. I get hopeful. Here's the strange thing though - I've strongly disliked pretty much every Assassin's Creed game I've played up to this point.
Summary: Assassin's Creed: Revelations tells a perplexing story, but its well-developed characters and fully-realized settings redeem its irregular pace and partially disjointed design. The thrilling action the series is known for remains, but takes a back seat.
Pros: Fully-realized environments, Great character development
Summary: The fourth Assassin’s Creed game is out on PC now, for once merely weeks rather than months behind the console version. I’ve been dragging old man Ezio across its rooftops and into its underground lairs of conspiracy for the last few days, and as such… well, you know how this goes.
Excerpt: In a sense, Assassin’s Creed: Revelations perfectly represents the best and worst elements of the “annual update” model Ubisoft apply to the franchise. On the plus side, we’re treated to yet another high-quality instalment of the Ezio/Altair chronicles, and the producers have again delivered a huge...
Pros: Great story, Perfect control, Hours of gameplay
Cons: Enemy selection, Tower defence, No real evolution
All will be unveiled: an Assassin’s Creed Revelations review
15 November 2011
Excerpt: The highly-anticipated return to the world of the Assassins is here, and promises answers to your questions… albeit not all of them. You return again as Ezio Auditore da Firenze, a now-distinguished old man, but still a spry Assassin and mentor of the Assassin Order.
Review: Ezio Takes On The 'One Last Job' With Splendor in "Assassin’s Creed: Revelations"
14 November 2011
Excerpt: As a special treat in our review, check out the above video Complex Magazine put together featuring Rakim, the famous MC that blew you away in the 80s and keeps it real in the current day, and our own Video Games editor, Tina Amini .