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Average Player Score Based on 1797 ratings
8.6
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Score Breakdown Based on 1797 ratings
  1. 10 (518)
  2. 9 (735)
  3. 8 (324)
  4. 7 (109)
  5. 6 (35)
  6. 5 (16)
  7. 4 (12)
  8. 3 (6)
  9. 2 (6)
  10. 1 (36)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:9

    Assassin's Creed is back !

    I was very skeptical when this game was announced last year, after just experiencing Assassin's Creed III i wasn't in any hurry to play the next. In my opinion i thought Ubisoft had taken the series back a step and it wa... Read Full Review

    25 of 28 users found the following review helpful

Most Helpful Critical Player Reviews

  • Rating:3

    Huge Game, Huge Disappointment...! (on PC).

    The only positive thing I can say about the Assassins Creed 4 is that it's big and the scenery looks nice. But that doesn't make up for all the disappointment. The gameplay is tedious and very repetitive. There are no re... Read Full Review

    7 of 9 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

  • Rating:7

    Fun yet repetitive

    Audio:Soundtrack, Sound effects and the voice acting are fantastic. No complaints here.Visuals:As is typical with an Assassin's Creed game, There are a few bugs and glitches that effect the visuals. That being said thoug... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Best Assasin's Creed by far

    Before the release of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag I was very unsure about whether I should pre-order the game or not because I was rather unimpressed by its predecessor Assassin's Creed III as it took too long to bui... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Great game

    This game is a joy to the eye, The Carribean Islands are absolutely gorgeus and the seas are so wonderful.Story and characters are also great.I finally manage to make the game run smooth with everything turned at maxim... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Assassin's Creed Black Flag combines fluid combat moves, stealth attacks and swashbuckling action all in one.

    Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag combines strategies and tactics in stealth attacks and effective combat moves in Fencing along with swashbuckling adventures on the high seas. The game is about a pirate turned assassi... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    superb.....game......

    In the game the story is great....and fighting styles and weapons and levels are good.... The crafting option and side missions are good.....that the name of a hero is great.....the ship adventure is most differ from ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    Identity Crisis

    Playing this i was confused. I didn't know if i was playing a pirate game, an assassins creed game, or a shambled mix up of the two. The pirate elements are what makes the game enjoyable. At times extremely enjoyable. Sa... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Great Pirates game , bad AC game

    10/10 Gameplay (Plundering and sinking ships , Upgrading the jackdaw , Capturing Forts and Killing guards was more fun than the story imo..also sinking the legendary ships was awesome "10/10 Graphics7/10 Story "Well, Edw... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:4

    Still a fail due to broken combat mechanics

    I didn't like the previous installments, but I gave it a try because of naval combat. I find that's the only good part of the game, adding variation (though still easy). Sadly, the majority of missions are still done on ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    Bigger but in my eyes SO much smaller...

    This game to me is proof that they are slowly getting away from all the things that made the Assassin's Creed franchise so good. I used to be a HUGE AC fan and I still am a big fan of previous games but I'm really losing... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Who has never dreamed about being a pirate?

    I just finished this opus and all i can say is that it is probably one of the most beautiful game i have ever played. The best point of the game is the unlimited freedom it offers to you: you can sail wherever you want,... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful