Vicki Dolley writes: "The Assassin’s Creed series is well known for its incredible open-world design, always emphasised by the stunning pan shots when your assassin synchronizes atop a tall perch. The rich history and mythology support the intriguing narrative well, creating a fascinating, addictive experience.
Italy’s iconic cities Venice (Venezia) and Rome (Roma) are two of the most beautiful, well-designed locations in Ezio Auditore’s narrative – both steeped in historical intrigue, timeless art and grand architecture. How do they compare to the real locations? How have they changed from the Renaissance to modern day and how have they changed in the transition to video games?"