Best PS3 Games of the Generation: Assassin's Creed II
- Posted October 13th, 2013 at 03:37 EDT by Garri Bagdasarov
Players would run into historical figures throughout game that will aid or deceive Ezio on his quest. One such figure, Leonardo da Vinci, becomes a loyal friend and aid to the Italian nobleman. Creating new weapons and tools for Ezio to use through schematics "Codex pages" left by Altair, Da Vinci would create dual hidden blades, allowing Ezio to stealthily kill two guards at once and a hidden single shot pistol. Combat was another aspect of the game that Ubisoft Montreal worked on. Giving players the ability to pick up weapons dropped by enemies, Ezio was able to not only wield a sword but maces, axes, and cutlasses became part of the arsenal too, opening up new strategies for dealing with foes. Gamers were also able to disarm opponents when counter-attacking unarmed, allowing Ezio to steal his enemy's weapon and use it to instantly kill them.
Assassin's Creed II has an average Metacritc score of 91/100. The game has won multiple "Game of the Year" awards from major publications and has sold over 10 million units. PSU gave Assassin's Creed II a 9.0 with an Avg. user score of 8.2.
What started off as another Prince of Persia installment turned into one of Ubisoft's most successful franchises spanning seven games And, with an eighth installment coming to current and next-generation consoles, it's easy to see that the franchise is still going strong. Creating some of the most awe-inspiring locations, a simple yet complex battle system and continued innovations, the Assassin's Creed franchise continues to expand and ask players, what time period will Ubisoft send us to next.
Assassin's Creed II is another "PS3 game of the generation,' stay tuned to PSU as we showcase more of what we consider the best games on the PS3. If you agree or disagree with Assassin's Creed II let us know in the forums or comments below.
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