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Average Player Score Based on 1845 ratings
8.6
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Score Breakdown Based on 1845 ratings
  1. 10 (517)
  2. 9 (765)
  3. 8 (336)
  4. 7 (113)
  5. 6 (37)
  6. 5 (18)
  7. 4 (13)
  8. 3 (6)
  9. 2 (6)
  10. 1 (34)

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:9

    Assassin's Creed brings forth a story that is as less Assassin as its protagonist, which delivers with success.

    Anyone who's been keeping up with the series will be familiar with the Desmond saga that had been the staple of the series so far. However, with that story line having ended, the next installment had a challenge as well ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    Far Cry in Caribbean setting, very mediocre, huge map, thousands of things to collect & repetitive campaign missions.

    Massive naval navigation and tropical islands start to get repetitive in about the 6th sequence of the campaign. Edward Kenway is way powerful enough and hardly a moment in the game when melee combat offers challenge. Ev... Read Full Review

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

    Terrible Controls

    I've played all the Assassin's Creed games up to now and I have to say this is my least favorite one.The controls are just awful on the Xbox One, in my opinion. Using the sticks to do all the precision movement that's r... Read Full Review

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

    Buying this game feels about as good as being violently mugged

    As a huge fan of the so-called Ezio trilogy, I was immensely let-down by the abysmal Assassin's Creed 3. The shift of location to the Americas stand out to me as the single greatest fault the series ever made. AC3 was b... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    awesome

    -2 points because of repetative and hard controlling naval missions , also because of the boring tail and listen missions...................................................................................................... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Great Game But theres some problems

    Overall the game story is excellent but the same moves and attacks are repetitive. After you beat the story there isn't much to do except for capturing forts, raiding ships and finding treasure. If you're looking for a ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • 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