Assassins Creed 4 Black Flag review

Yo Ho a pirates life for me

Assassins Creed 4 left a lot to be expected after playing through Assassins Creed 3. The previous game really was the black sheep of the entire franchise, suffering from so many issues and just overall not being much fun. It is not just me that thinks that, many a fan of the Assassins Creed franchise agree that 3 was not as good as it could have been, and that Black Flag had to be the game that redeems the franchise. While I will say that Black Flag has many issues of its own it does redeem the franchise and turns out to be a good new entry.

The first matter of business in this respect, was ensuring the main character wasn’t as boring as Haytham or Conner. The person you play as, is often very important in whether you will enjoy a game or not, that was half of Assassins Creed 3’s problem, it had pretty boring characters, for Assassins Creed 4 we see an entirely different character to what we have seen before. Edward Kenway is not out to do things for honour or even revenge, all Edward wants is money, and throughout the entire length of the story he often goes on about money and the right price, but still this doesn’t make him a bad character his dedication to the pirates and his ambitions are what help to drive the game.

For the full review of Assassins Creed 4 Black Flag click here.

 

 

 

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2 thoughts on “Assassins Creed 4 Black Flag review

  1. Nice review! This game has been on my radar for a while but I haven’t managed to play it yet. It looks like a lot of fun, and as someone who never got bored of sailing in Wind Waker, I feel like I’d be able to endure the sailing in this game too! Really, though, I just want to play it for the pirate shanties.

    • Thankyou for the kind words yet again, Assassins Creed 4 is a game well worth owning and the pirate shanties just make things better, I haven’t played the game in a few months but they are still stuck in my head. Thankyou for accepting that I have to cut them short because of also writing for a videogame site.

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