GameSpot: "Despite a strong protagonist and a wealth of interesting ideas, Assassin's Creed III: Liberation falls short of the series' standards."
More like a rant than a review The problem with game reviews is they are mostly done by immature kids The best done review of this game was done by Kotaku , talking about the good and the bad without mixing the objective and the subjective
Ouch indeed. Gamespot is usually my go-to for reviews. I generally don't bother with anything under 7. Based on this and other reviews, I think I'll pass on this title, unless I pick it up in a discount bin or something down the road. It's too bad. I was hoping for something on par with Uncharted Golden Abyss. The last thing that's going to help the Vita's sales are a bunch of highly anticipated titles turning out to be "meh" titles.
Agree completely. I'm still looking for enough reason to purchase a Vita. This would have been an awesome selling point along with Uncharted and Little Big Planet for me. I have a feeling Call of Duty is going to be awful so I'm pretty much hoping on a GTA, Metal Gear, Final Fantasy or maybe a God of War game to help me part with my cash.
yeah a 7 from gamespot is not a bad thing. im still going to buy this in a few months and play it before ac3 xbox. the vita has alot more potential than meh. if i had the money right now id go with ragnarok. looks solid ya know. what would be a big downer is if the soul game next year is meh. anyways
I've been playing it quite a bit. I gotta say I'm really disappointed with the frame rate. If you can get past that it's a pretty descent game. I really hope they come up with a way to fix it. I have AC3 on my PS3 also, and it too has serious frame rate problems when a lot is going on. It runs smooth when you are in the open or roaming the frontier. So disappointed:(
I've noticed maybe one slight frame rate dip my entire time playing through the game on PS3, but the rest of it has been extremely smooth (especially combat).
Not to mention that a new patch was just released fixing most small issues that early review copies had. I've been playing it for 3 hours now, and not a single problem so far. I'm not saying that others are not having issues. Just pointing out that I haven't experience any of them, not a SINGLE one...
Someone needs hits. They should make any article about how they hated Arkahm City... oh wait, someone already did.
ohh man this shit scares me i just ordered the vita ac3 bundle!. someone tell me i didn't make a mistake.
Please don't let review scores scare you away from a system and game :<
ill try :P ill calm down once i see how nice to the vita looks in white
Dude , i play this game for three days and i am having a blast. This game is great. Read the destuctiod review far better. I would give it an 9.
Constant framerate drops means i cant give it more than 7
It's an awesome game, definitely not a mistake.
If you like AC you will like this game.
You didn't... There are frame rate issues in it, but they really aren't that bad... You should also pick up the new NFS... It's the best looking hand held racing game ever!
me tooo! im looking out my window for the ups guy lol scratch that, I just got it!!! :D
No, you didn't. Everyone who played the game thinks that it's a great game for a portable. You'll see it for yourself.
I own one and you didn't I give the game a 8.4 its a great handheld game. Reviewers these days are being lazy especially this time of the year when the have 10 other games to review. I would ignor them play it yourself and make your own assessment.
I don't have anything against a wide range of reviews on a title, but is it just me or has Gamespot gotten extra critical in all their latest reviews?
Depends on the game it seems.
damn.. lol 1 point less than the console review.. Gamespot is harsh lol
Look at the overall scores between both titles and you can clearly see that most critics are giving positive reviews for ACIII and most are giving Liberation mixed. Quit trying to rationalize the facts!
XBOX app IGN gamespot super low bros
Gamespot is Worthless!
besides the fps issues, i have to say i enjoy playing the game a lot
I agree with most of this review and Gamespot hit the nail on the head. It's definitely a C spinoff with performance issues and weak storytelling. You are only defending this game only because it is a Vita exclusive spinoff. That is sad to know that you cannot look past your dumb fanboyism. Take off the goggles and look at the game now, you'll see that it's really a mediocre run of the mill game. Had this been on the 3DS or iOS everyone here would've been different.
Had it been released on 3DS or iOS, it would be Bloodlines level quality.
Lots here have played the game and enjoyed it despite the frame rate, and the story depends on opinion
Its a solid game that doesnt do anything particularly amazing. Story is dull and jumps around with no explanation, city is decent sized but lacks cool stuff to do. Its just compitent and nothing more. Looks good though and running around is fun. Def better than the psp game but still feels watered down and missing what made AC2 great. Still its th bst vita game besides Gravity Rush or Uncharted. Just glad to have a new game on me vita. Id say solid 7 so far.
Really don't get these negative reviews I hav been playing this non-stop and haven't even started ac3 on ps3 yet. I am really blown away by the game. 9/10 from me. P.s all these people saying bad frame rate it,s sprong up 3% of he time I have been playing and it doesn't spoil the gameplay. As for lightoff dont worry if you like an ass creed game you are in for a treat.
ass creed? ...
So let me get this straight. According to Gamespot AC:Liberation is marginally better than AC:Bloodlines for the PSP ( http://www.gamespot.com/ass... Is worst than AC:Discovery for the DS ( http://www.gamespot.com/ass... Finally a tad better than AC:Altair's Chronicles for the DS ( http://www.gamespot.com/ass... Ummm..ok.
I agree it doesn't seem to make sense. Why all the hate GameSpot?
Also notice all the portable AC games were reviewed by Kevin Van Ord but for Liberation it was done by Shaun McGinnis? Gamespot kept a consistent reviewer for the games but all of a sudden a different guy does it...a little odd.
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