Excerpt: Open world games often give you a sense of discovery, and reward you for exploration, and Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag gives you plenty of this. Taking the naval sections of Assassin’s Creed III, and giving you the ocean to explore are some of Black Flag’s greatest strengths.
Conclusion: While it has its flaws, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is a huge improvement over AC III. It’s more enjoyable, the ship battles are well done and exploring the Caribbean is a wonder to see.
Plunder, Pillage & Pirates | Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Review
New Gamer Nation
11 November 2013
Conclusion: Overall, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is an excellent game despite the major changes to the franchise. Sure the story has changed but this game does a good job at making you feel like you are a pirate. The new open world feel to the game works great and this game is just fun to play.
Excerpt: What an interesting position I'm in as I once again sit down to play the latest entry in the Assassin's Creed series; it's the same position I was in upon playing Assassin's Creed III: Liberation on the Vita last year, because both games suffer and excel in similar ways for similar reasons.
Summary: For their sixth AC game in six years, Ubisoft have decided to take their flagship annual release to the high seas. It’s a very enjoyable adventure and offers an expanded group of activities that you can take part in.
Excerpt: Edward Kenway is a man with a dream – to become a wealthy pirat…privateer – so he leaves behind his life in jolly ol’ England to embark on a seafaring adventure to the West Indies, but when he becomes embroiled in the power struggle between the Assassins and the Knights Templar, Edward eventually...
Excerpt: upgrades and additions to the gameplay that made it a positive step forward for the franchise. However, I also wanted the developers to take a year off, as this “annualization” concept puts a definite strain on innovation.