logo
g Text Version
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies

dailyclick
Bored? Games!
Nutrition
Postcards
Take a Quiz
Rate My Photo

new
Houseplants
Romance Movies
Creativity
Family Travel
Southwest USA
Irish Culture
Home Finance


dailyclick
All times in EST

Full Schedule
g
g Playstation 3 Site

BellaOnline's Playstation 3 Editor

g

Assassin's Creed Revelations


Assassin's Creed Revelations is yet another member of the Assassin's Creed family. If you're a fan of Assassin's Creed, you'll enjoy immersing yourself in the world. If you detested Assassin's Creed, this won't change your mind.

You're now camped out in Istanbul, with women in veils and gypsies in coin-laden skirts. You get occasional flashbacks as the old character - now a master - and it does help if you've played the previous games to know the town layout. Still, even new-to-the-series players will enjoy this.

Those who played before will note there aren't any wanted posters. When your infamy is below 20% you really just don't worry about it. Only when it creeps over 25% do the herald start appearing for you to bribe. Really what the game is driving you towards is to buy a bunch of shops, then bring down your infamy level, then buy a bunch more shops, and so on, before you progress the story line. That way, you have a steady source of income.

There are new weapons, like a hook toy that helps you climb. We like the sticky bombs that snag onto guards. Sound familiar?

You recruit assassins, help them gain levels, and take control of towns around the Mediterranean. Those also bring in revenue for you. You're learning to build an empire.

There are multiple assassin dens, and if you get your infamy up to 100% the Templars take an interest in one. This isn't always a bad thing - it's actually required for later challenges.

They've pulled out some of the tedious activity of previous games like riding a horse for 10 minutes straight.

All in all, the game is quite a lot of fun, and the graphics can be spell-bindingly beautiful at times. Sure, sometimes the character models act REALLY oddly, wiggling like snakes in the grass. We haven't quite hit perfection in game design yet.

If you're a fan of Assassin's Creed, you'll love the extension of gameplay and the interesting new atmosphere to explore. If you've found Assassin's Creed to not match with your gameplay style, you'll probably not find anything new here to change your mind.

Well recommended for fans.

We received a copy of this product to test from the Amazon Vine system.

Buy Assassin's Creed Revelations from Amazon.com
Add Assassin%27s+Creed+Revelations to Twitter Add Assassin%27s+Creed+Revelations to Facebook Add Assassin%27s+Creed+Revelations to MySpace Add Assassin%27s+Creed+Revelations to Del.icio.us Digg Assassin%27s+Creed+Revelations Add Assassin%27s+Creed+Revelations to Yahoo My Web Add Assassin%27s+Creed+Revelations to Google Bookmarks Add Assassin%27s+Creed+Revelations to Stumbleupon Add Assassin%27s+Creed+Revelations to Reddit



 



RSS | Related Articles | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Previous Features | Site Map




For FREE email updates, subscribe to the Playstation 3 Newsletter


Past Issues


print
Printer Friendly
bookmark
Bookmark
tell friend
Tell a Friend
forum
Forum
email
Email Editor


Content copyright © 2014 by Lisa Shea. All rights reserved.
This content was written by Lisa Shea. If you wish to use this content in any manner, you need written permission. Contact Lisa Shea for details.

g


g features
The Art of Final Fantasy IX

Playstation 4 Console

Dragon's Dogma Review

Archives | Site Map

forum
Forum
email
Contact

Past Issues
memberscenter


vote
Poetry
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
Less than Monthly



BellaOnline on Facebook
g


| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2014 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.


BellaOnline Editor