I don't I ever had any high expectation for the games knowing they how the previous ones after 2 felt like rehashes in the way its design like the mission where do the same old thing like following people around and listening to them. Assassinations haven't really been much different nothing really creative just the same old options on how to approach. AC4 added the whole ship free roam which was probably the best thing about the game but if you look pass that you get the same old predictable enemies and linear story. Seems to me the overall design isn't much different.
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AC3. I didn't much care for it. I loved Haytham, he should have been the protagonist. Connor was an even more boring version of Altair. AC4. I liked it, but not so much as an AC game. It being crammed into the AC mythology box ruined it in my opinion. Had it just been a straight pirate game with ninja pirates free to tell a coherent story it could have been amazing. As is, I dunno. It was great, got scraped down to good, then just kind of got stupid. Just like AC3 I don't feel like I ever got a story payoff. It just ended. Not as badly as 3 since we got chibi Haytham, but just empty I guess.
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No. They keep on having a protagonist that is dressed so out of the ordinary, and yet fits in enough for people to recognize him. They are just doing enough to allow them to prolong the franchise's life cycle. Eavesdropping missions that do not even have a crowd or carriage to take advantage of, Assassination missions that now basically just boil down to assassinating a target that stays in one spot and the same old one button combat are just a few of the many examples of lazy design choices.
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AC4 was a great game, but a horrible AC.
Scrap naval battles, rework the mechanics of the game, basically build upon AC2/Brotherhood/Rev
I'm liking what I'm seeing so far with Unity, interested in the new parkour system.
so essentially make it Assassins Creed 2 .... which is what the TC is complaining about? at least Naval battles added a 3rd dimention to the game. they already announced that naval battles will not be in AC5.
What can they do to the franchise really without majorly changing the entire gameplay, which will despite bein stale, annoy lots of fans. people want it to be like Thief... it aint gonna happen.
AC5 will just be a next generation assassins creed, so expect nicer graphics... and thats about it.
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Not so much, no. I think that in an effort to keep annual releases and re-use assets they already have, they played it safe with the French revolution setting. I am sick of tri-corner hats. I like the boats, but would much rather see something fresh and risky like WWI or feudal Japan. While the open world feel of 4 was great, I felt the story really lacked the assassin vibe of the rest of the games in the series. The game play was great, but not the story.
So yeah... I'm ready for a radical shift in both time and place. Take some chances!
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It'll be the same old gameplay with prettier graphics.
AC: Comet will just be the same old
Little to none. I enjoyed AC4, but I didn't get the excitement I had when AC2 came out. Futuristic setting playing as a robotic assassin, change it up a bit or something.
I wouldn't like that.
The only thing that draws me into AC games are its historical settings. Honestly, the future parts are the worst part of the game. If they woud make one only set in the future, I would have zero interest.
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