Assassin’s Creed 3 (PS3) Review

I was going to try to do a video review for this game, but the camera screwed up (time to get a new one) lol! It took me about 21 hours to beat the game (just going through the main story, no side quests) which is pretty decent for an action adventure game. Please note that I played this game of the PS3.

Without spoiling much of the story, here are some of the key points of the game that stuck out.

Story

  • Follows up right where Revelations ended – Which is good.
  • Character Named Haytham (which you think he’s an assassin…nope…Templar)
  • Then you start off with a boy named Ratonhnhaké:ton, but he’s later named Connor. He’s voice by  Noah Watts (which is actually a native American)
  • Turns out the boy ends up looking like Taylor Lautner from Twilight – but there’s no sparkly vampires in this game kids….
  • In between the story of Connor, you come to the present for Desmond’s story and find keys to unlock more parts of the temple.
  • You end up speaking to Juno ( which is Hera in case you didn’t know)
  • She tells you more about the 1st civilization and their plot to save the world.
  • Minerva comes out of out where and throws a wrench into the plot (where….play the game to find out lol).
  • Fast forward to the end – It just makes you wanna punch someone in the face…..but you might be excited for the next game.

Graphics

  • As beautiful as the game looks, this shit is buggy as hell.
  • They need to release a patch to fix it. – Too many times have I run through walls, fell through the ground, and couldn’t kill my target because of me pulling some shadowcat shit and phasing through my mark.
  • The sound is pretty good.
  • Water is so pretty.
  • The horses look like late PS2. Why did the horses look better in the 1st game?
  • The weather changing was a nice touch to the game.

Combat

  • The combat has been completely redone for this game.
  • You can no longer hold R1 and square or triangle to counter. Now you have to time everything just right.
  • And it’s pretty much your axe against their MANY guns. But if you can stay close to them, then the enemies cannot shoot, they will use the dagger part of the gun against you.

DLC

  • I have not gotten a chance to play the Tyranny of George Washington yet.

Side Missions

  • You only get to meet other historical people, nothing to jump up and down for.
  • The Naval battles where pretty fun.
  • Killing the animals was…weird.
  • They only mentioned Altair and Ezio like once.
  • There’s no tombs ANYWHERE – which I found odd since you have Achilles mentioning that there were other assassin’s but they all were killed….So we have nothing….we know nothing about them? No homage, tomb, picture…book…postcard? Damn

Overall I would say if you own all 4 of the other games, then get it. Otherwise, just wait until it goes on sale around Black Friday for $35! (Mike)

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About mikeandelio

Reviewers of Adult collectibles like dolls, statues and more. Also gamers.

Posted on November 11, 2012, in Review, Video Games and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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