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Because I use the words "The beginning of something big" title of this review, because this is the complete description of this game, the game is the beginning of an immense community that meets for the love of this game "Assasins creed" where you get into the skin of a murderer, many of the games in this saga changed me one by one, but the first is always the first and nobody is going to remove that title. in principle was a game with many errors, but thanks to the effort of the developers it became what is today the best Adventure game in history.
Being an spiritual successor of Prince of Persia, Ubisoft left to die the idea of the prince to gave the assassins their own video game, and today, a successful franchise. Assassin's Creed is an interesting idea, as it is settle in the ancient story of the templars and the crusade, and how it combine history with the Assassin's Creed lore is amazing. Yet still, the game is full of bugs and constant crashes. The gameplay it's good but can repetitive, the same goes for the combat. Recommended.
The first Assassins's Creed game is quite a chore to finish. The game isn't bad, per se, but it is highly repetitive and has a number of annoyances. This first AC game essentially has you repeat the same mission 8 times: go to location X, murder target Y, escape. This game may have been a pathfinder for the series, but there is just so little variety that it isn't fun to finish. Fortunately Ubisoft fixed most of the problems in this game when they released AC2, so go ahead and skip this game to play AC2 instead.
I still remember when they first announced this game and showed the hood mechanic (which came from first "build" of Splinter Cell: Conviction - after announcement of AC, it got dropped into development hell). I was pumped, because trailer gave the idea of great mix of stealth game and action adventure. And while it is action adventure and running and jumping is fun, there is sadly barely any stealth in this game. The biggest handicap of this game are "activities", which you must do to start the mission and because of that the game becomes repetitive quite fast. Also, Desmond parts are worthless and useless padding and the ending is one of the worst offenders in gaming. While graphics are nice and soundtrack amazing (it got composed by excellent Jesper Kyd, of Hitman series fame), repetitiveness kills this game. If you want to know how franchise started, then pick it up on sale, but thankfully it is not mandatory to play it, because Assassin's Creed 2 does everything better and fills you in on everything.
Great story,set in the interesting and active world of the crusades.The actual historical world is made so good,that combined with the fun parkour and the awesome fight mechanics is making the world of Assassin's Creed really interesting.Adding the visuals and sound effects to all this,makes the game fun and really good. the games story, atmosphere, missions, characters, voice acting, etc. are all incredible. Lacks side missions and not that much to do in the world,camera problems,repeating same missions all the time and isn't that difficult.Still the game is true classic on it's own and starts a great series of games.
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