Submitted by Aclay 1107d ago | review

Giant Bomb- Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified Review

Giant Bomb- Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified attempts to bring some of the flavor of 2010's Call of Duty: Black Ops to the PlayStation Vita by giving you new missions that put you in the boots of that game's main duo, Frank Woods and Alex Mason.

While this could have served as an interesting segue between the events of that game and the just-released Black Ops II, Declassified is a disjointed mess of meaningless missions played against a clock backed up with a multiplayer mode that occasionally approximates something that resembled proper Call of Duty combat.

More often, though, the game feels too small to be entertaining, with maps so tiny that you'll literally spawn with an enemy in your crosshairs... or vice versa. This would be a questionable purchase at traditional downloadable pricing. But at $50? No way. (Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified, PS Vita) 1/5

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LOGICWINS  +   1107d ago
NukaCola  +   1107d ago
Yeah. I guess this game isn't what it should of been.
Amazingmrbrock  +   1107d ago
With all the games getting dual releases on the vita and ps3 you almost have to wonder why they didn't just port black ops 2 over to it direct.

I think acti just don't care for sony products as much. Probably not anything personal, its more likely that they just really like the money microsoft pays them for timed content, and sony in comparison is rather cheap.

I'm sure if sony had offered them a few more mill to put a good cod game on the vita they would have jumped to it.
Akuma-  +   1107d ago
this illustrates why reviewers in todays gaming industry are useless. i bought this game with a bit of apprehension on account of this game being developed by a novice dev team but i am surprised about how great of a game it is for a handheld. this game isnt a game being developed on a ps3 with engines that has been refined due to multiple iterations of a game. this is a first generation ''handheld'' game.

this game is amazing and i prefer playing this over the samey experience of blops on ps3. blops ps3 is a good game but it literally feels like the other cod before it which is good and not a negative. id like a mass improvement in tech overall in the cod series so i i cant wait to get a xbox 720 or ps4 version next year. the experience of a cod game on a handheld that is quite similar to console versions is a feat and a treat but i cant expect it to be pixel to pixel or close to the tech of everything on the console versions.

to each their own but this game deserves a way higher score indicative of the game being good. i love it
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guitarded77  +   1107d ago
This sucks... normally I wouldn't put too much credence into such a low score, but Giant Bomb is one of the few review sites I usually agree with. Still plan on getting the game for Vita, but I'll wait to score it at $20.
BattleAxe  +   1106d ago
Generally when I see a large number of bad scores, I know the game isn't that good, especially after being burned many times myself from not listening to the reviews. Medal of honor is a good example of a game that got hammered by reviewers, and for good reason.

But with CoD:BOD for Vita, just what are they comparing this game to? Its probably the best shooter game to ever be released on a handheld. Theres no doubt that reviewers are not taking into account that this is a portable device, and while I'm sure that the Vita is capable of far bigger gameplay and graphics, as Killzone: Mercenary should prove, these reviewers have absolutely no perspective. The only thing that I see that is really wrong with this game so far is the price point. It shouldn't cost more than $30.00.
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Ju  +   1106d ago
^^ You were on a vendetta against MoH AFAIR, and I stil do not agree with your assessment.

I, however, agree with what you say about Declassified. This is a quick game mode CoD for a handheld device. I looks great and the controls and game speed is CoD. I am not sure why those reviewers actually expect a console version when it was clear it isn't. None of the games are - well, I would like to see a full console game on the Vita.

Declassified - and AC Liberation (and Burnout, err, NFS) show that visually those game can hold up. Its a design decision if anything to cater to a quicker get in and out of a game. That's all. But it sure doesn't reward a game a 1/5 score.
darkziosj  +   1107d ago
Funny how people are still defending this game, IT's 50$ for a half-ass cod. with a very bad mp and sp.
TKCMuzzer  +   1107d ago
If he's enjoying it then why can't he defend it. At least he is explaining his reasons, you on the other hand I think may be a little lost. Have you played it?
some people will like games that others will not, personally I thought Halo 3 was utterly mediocre yet there are millions who would disagree with me and will defend it's over inflated scores (Yes I mean Halo 3, Halo 4 looks quite decent).
So no it's not funny how people are defending it is the answer.
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Klonopin  +   1107d ago
They can slap a big juicy turd in a plastic case year after year, the sheep will still buy it.
dubt72  +   1107d ago
This is more about people defending a game for a system that's an abortion.
tubers  +   1106d ago
Half assed? More like a quarter if you ask me.

A total rip-off for 50 dollars.

MP looks serviceable though but not for 50 dollars.
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GribbleGrunger  +   1107d ago
You know, something smells a bit here. We now know there are problems with the new COD on the PS3 and funnily enough there are currently 3 reviews for the PS3 version up on Metacritic and 44 reviews up for the 360. mmmmm... It's time for PS3 fans to boycott Activation me thinks. This is looking more and more like the Skyrim situation
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ronin4life  +   1107d ago
Two separate parties are ending up in a similar position, and the only connection is a party that is suddenly a victim?

No. The only constant in this case is Sony. The other devs are the variants. And many more have been having problems this gen, not just these two.
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Sheikh Yerbouti  +   1107d ago
Just buy good games.

You really can't blame Sony, when so many devs make great games on it - both first and third party. If they find it hard to develop, it is STILL their shortcoming when good PS3 games are out there.

If ActiVision obviously phones in a game with poor quality, they're the ones who should suffer. But as long as BO:D is in a bundle, Sony should be happy. Kids are stupid enough to buy crap; it's just their parents money.
miyamoto  +   1106d ago
The question is: Regardless of review scores, since when was a CoD PlayStation version better than a Microsoft one this generation?

Remember all the problems gamers had to put up with the past PlayStation versions of CoD everywhere?

Unfortunately this problem has carried on the PSV even if Sony of America CEO Jack Tretton was an Activision employee for five years.

It will be interesting to watch how CoD turns out on the Wii U, too.

Also let us see how AAA developer handles Sony's flagship shooter, Killzone. Then we can make a better analysis of the situation.
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andibandit  +   1106d ago
The only thing that smells here is Declassified, it's bad, just plain bad....bad bad bad.

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XabiDaChosenOne  +   1106d ago
@ronin4life "Two separate parties with atrocious track records and close ties to a different third party that is in direct competition with the third party in 'question'." Stop leaving out variables just because they make your argument look stupid.
killerhog  +   1107d ago
Yeah "wow" some of his critism of the game is similar to its console brethren but yet this gets a 1 but blacks ops 2 (even with reported errors/bugs) is getting 9's to perfect scores?

Spawning on your enemies crosshairs happens repeatedly on the console cod, which has the worse spawning. Just for an example. I'm seeing videos of cod black ops 2 with lag, bad hit detection, crappy spawning infront of enemies etc..
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Cosmit  +   1106d ago
Really? You're seeing VIDEOS!?!? NO WAY DUDE! Play the game yourself before being a blind N4G CoD hating sheep.
cleft5  +   1106d ago
Yeah I don't trust Giant Bomb any more than I would Gamespot. Reviewers just can't taken seriously anymore.
StraightPath  +   1106d ago
People trying to defend this awful game becayse theytrying defend the vita. They thought this game will save the vita and increase its sales. No one cares to buy this downgrade of a game over the console version. Which idiot will buy this instead of the actual black ops 2 experience let this join medal of honor as one of the worst pathetic games this year and this gen. So farvita hasno good fps. Resistance n now cod awful. Hope killzone dnt join them soon. System needs games badly only triple aa games so far is lpb. gravity rush was enjoyable but nothing amazing.

Vita defenders dnt embrass actual vita owners by hyping each shovelware game to be the,killer app. Its not stop trying making urself fools. Awful gamr is awful.
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Tapewurm  +   1106d ago
Don't believe this review...have it ...love it.....online is actually a blast and runs great...a lot of fun to be had here....it's a mini console version and damn good...It's a different story and a nice stand alone game...exceded my expectations...pleasantly surprised.....review is full of bull puckey. Oh, and who is giantbomb.com?....someone got mommy's credit card and made a website 8)
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NonApplicable  +   1106d ago
"someone got mommy's credit card and made a website"

Oh, the ignorance...
Haha123  +   1106d ago
Ill take GiantBombs review over yours anyday...
Cosmit  +   1106d ago
Don't believe this review? Then why should we believe your short uninformed "review"?
Tapewurm  +   1106d ago
To all the kids in their mom's basement at giantbomb that disagreed and commented on my post. I have spent a lot of time with this game.... The campaign is made up of short missions and basically plays like every call of duty before it. The online multiplayer is stable, rooms have been full since launch, and the killstreaks, perks, and everything that makes it call of duty's little brother work great. There is a Hostile mode that plays more akin to the modern warefare survival mode...wish it could have been zombies, but I'm not complaining. For them to have put together this type of CoD experience on a handheld system in the timeframe that they did is a feat in and of itself. I like the effort they put into it and the result is a fun shooter that you can take on the go. I realize that we all have opinions, but I can tell by the review that noone at "giantbomb" owns a vita or the game for that matter. Have fun in your mom's basement guys :)
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Christopher  +   1106d ago
I've seen a total of about 30 minutes of multiplayer gameplay. It looked pretty good for a portable game to me. The maps weren't that small for 4v4 and you didn't always spawn on top of someone else, it was fairy random and infrequent actually.

I get the campaign may be lackluster, but for a portable title, it beats what you can get elsewhere IMHO. I think comparing it to the console version does a disservice to that fact.

Also, a 1/5 for a game with no serious flaws other than it's not as enjoyable or as big as their console alternatives? Seems weird, but I will respect their opinion.
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Moncole  +   1107d ago
There you have it, a big game site with a great game journalist saying its bad and now you know the game is bad.
TKCMuzzer  +   1107d ago
Great game journalist? Did not know they existed.
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cleft5  +   1106d ago
I don't trust any game journalist. None of them have an ounce of credibility as far as I am concerned. Game journalist are to quick to hide behind the nonsense that their review is just an opinion to be taken seriously. Also, keep in mind that these guys sold their company to Gamespot, after Gamespot fired them for writing an honest review. Yeah I don't trust these guys.
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brettyd  +   1107d ago
I've heard nothing but good things from gamers about this game, weird.
admiralvic  +   1107d ago
Same thing happened with Resistance Burning Skies, but that doesn't make either person right.
Ultr  +   1107d ago
no that one was aweful :D great great gameplay, but totally pale on Story side and presentation...
about declassified ..I dunno, I have not played it to be honest, but that developer.... I dunno
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bryam1982  +   1107d ago
Man I'm thinking the same now i can't make my mind if buying it or no, reviews say game is bad but the gamers say the opposite wtf?
Hdz54   1107d ago | Trolling | show
admiralvic  +   1106d ago | Helpful
Let me help you out.

If you want Single Player, DO NOT BUY.
If you really only care about MP, I would consider it.

The controls are good.
AI is dumb.
Offline is short.
No co op or Zombies.
has an enemy rush mode (offline / ad hoc) mode called Hostiles.
MSRP is $50.
Comes with Roads to Victory (PSP CoD game).
Visuals are better than Resistance, but not the best the Vita can do.
and finally... unknown future. The developer is moving to iOS / Android, so it's hard to say if we get DLC, many patches or anything.
dennett316  +   1107d ago
A lot of gamers who have invested in struggling hardware with a drought of quality games tend to kid themselves that they're having more fun than they're actually having. It happens a lot.
Fez  +   1107d ago
Exactly, was just about to say the same. Also reviewers don't have to pay for the games meaning they can be more objective about it as they haven't shelled out £40 for it. I found myself able to be more critical and objective about LA Noire after I got it free with Max Payne 3 than I would have been if I bought it for £40.
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Hdz54  +   1107d ago
lol. so true. i feel bad for all the ppl who dropped $50 on this game and are trying to convince others that it was a good purchase.
Sheikh Yerbouti  +   1107d ago
Depends on the person. I'm finding most who like it only do so for its multiplayer, which to me isn't anything I'd appreciate. It is easy to invalidate another's opinion by calling them fanboys. But some may indeed enjoy the game. You might too if you tried it.

Still ain't worth $50, can't get around that tho.
bicfitness  +   1106d ago
RO, Dokuro, D3, Silent Hill, Little King, Gravity Daze and P4G around the corner. I guess it depends upon your taste in games. For Japanophiles like me, I love the Vita library and Soul Sacrifice, God Eater 2 and PSO 2 are out early next year.

If you're into hugely Western franchises or genres, then yeah, the Vita doesn't offer much. I hope the system picks up, but at the same time, I'm fine with it being niche for the next while so that I keep getting more obscure Eastern titles.
Sanquine90  +   1106d ago
i sounds you find it funny that the system is struggeling?
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soljah  +   1107d ago
review scores seem to be a lot different from people who are actually online playing the game. most of what i have read on n4g and other user forum has been positive. a bite sized COD on the go.
game will still end up being one of the top sellers on the vita no matter what and activision knows this.
inf3cted1  +   1107d ago
Black ops is a crappy game? No kidding
XabiDaChosenOne  +   1107d ago
"The graphics are often decent, but the stilted, awkward character movement just makes the action look strange."
"Multiplayer matches are often hard to connect to"

You mean just like its sibling titles on the 360 and the PS3? I'm done, the hypocrisy...this is just ridiculous.
Godchild1020  +   1107d ago
I think most reviewers are taking this chance to finally give CoD the review that it deserved a year or 2 back.

I'm one of those Vita owners that picked this game and finding it enjoyable. This has been another Vita game that I have played, that made me look for my charger before it died and the first Vita game that I stayed up all night and morning playing.

This is a step up from Resistance Burning Skies and the next best thing to the proper FPS that we want for the Vita.
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GribbleGrunger  +   1107d ago
There was a conversation about this over at Neogaf. lots of people loved the game but they said it would get a bad score from reviewers because the review copies weren't shipped before the release. Now I'm not saying that this particular review is a response to that lack of a review copy, but what I will say is that the majority of people are enjoying it.
Fez  +   1107d ago
I noticed a lot of people around here saying that the game would get bad reviews for a number of reasons... reviewers ALL have it in for Vita, the review copy was sent late, IGN take bribes, etc. It's almost as though people were preemptively coming up with excuses so they could disregard any bad reviews...

It's fine to enjoy the game but reviewers have to objectively review the game which I don't think a lot of gamers are doing.

Also, Sony fans were praying that this game would be a hit and Vita owners especially have this very very defensive attitude about the system (understandably because it didn't exactly shoot out the blocks).
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insomnium2  +   1106d ago

So you mean that being absolutely objective about this game it deserves a 1 out of 5? Gosh and I thought that the worst of the worst review scores were only given to games with crippling design flaws and game breaking bugs. The game should be downright unplayable.

To be fair I'll admit that I haven't played this game. My Vita is in the mail and I should be able to pick it up today (hell yeah!). But to think that this game is 1/5 don't you think we would've heard something about this game being almost broken? I mean BESIDES this review?
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Fez  +   1106d ago
I haven't played it either but 1 out of 5 looks objectively closer to the "true" score than the kind of numbers n4g users are coming out. I don't think games with crippling design flaws and game breaking bugs should even be released, so 1 out of 5 could be a viable score to give a game that just is not worth the punters purchase in any way. Giant Bomb should have given this a two word review...Giant Bomb.

Some n4g users: "Oh, this game is a solid 8 or 9 out of 10"... c'mon seriously! So this is one point off the best the Vita is capable of... I doubt it. The machine itself could produce brilliant portable titles but Sony has to give better developers more time and more money and then we would see actual 8 and 9 games. Many portable games are given to a devs "second" team...which obviously won't have as much experience and probably not as much talent as the "first" team. And Nihilistic unfortunately didn't seem up to the task on this title...and also seemingly were given little to no time to create it.

If Vita games aren't gonna get much better than this as n4g users would have you believe there is absolutely no way I'm forking out over £200 to play! I'll wait for a Vita slim and price cut at this rate.
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chukamachine  +   1107d ago

Weird, alot of people are having alot of fun with it.

I haven't played the vita version.

But i'm actually enjoying black ops 2.
kopicha  +   1107d ago
i am playing both of them concurrently. Both BOD and BO2. When I want to get serious, I would go on BO2. When I want to take a break and have some casual COD fun, I will pick up my Vita and play BOD. The game is indeed fun despite all the bad score that some review sites are dishing out now. Many people who tend to bash it only because they have only READ reviews and make comments but have not actually own and play the game. People that I know who own the game and play it actually like it which include myself. I even have conversation evidence from people messaging me and asking me for my opinion on the game and they gave theirs from an owner's point of view. Many who own the game dont even understand why so much hate. The game is not awesome but it is good enough not to deserve such hate.
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Der_Kommandant  +   1107d ago
Vita doesn't deserves this, i hope Nihilistic stop doing games for good.
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Acquiescence  +   1107d ago
Ahh well...
Could be worse.
Lior  +   1107d ago
it looks crap it plays crap and it smells crap
SaffronCurse  +   1107d ago
Im convinced these guys are doing crack while writing the review, as much as i hate Nihilistic games; Declassified is a solid game that has tons of replay value.
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Kirnisorey  +   1107d ago
All I can say is that I like it. I don't really care about single player and hostiles mode is fun when I don't have wifi. Multiplayer is always quite populated and I lose the hours playing it. Which isn't something I can say on my ps3 call of duty.
Hdz54  +   1107d ago
lol. so you can honestly say that declassified is a better and more addictive experience than the console versions?
Kirnisorey  +   1106d ago
To me yeah. I can find more enjoyable on the vita. Yes I know it is a more stripped down experience but I play on the go a lot. When I am playing the console I do not play shooters.
PontiacPete  +   1107d ago
Resistance Burning Skies was a far inferior game, and that got some pretty decent reviews; some consecutive 5/10s-7/10s... this game is an improvement in almost every way and it's getting reviews below 50%. Really? This game isn't even half bad, the patch that came out this morning fixed a bunch of big issues. Also, this isn't a FULL fledged Call of Duty experience; it's a portable one. People should think before they're quick to judge. This game isn't THAT BAD.
SpinalRemains138  +   1107d ago
I don't know what all of you guys are talking about, or what this article is talking about, but the game is good.

It's fun and gun all the way!

Is it amazing? No, it's a COD game.

Is it fun? Yes it's a COD game

To give this game a 1 and the ps3 game a 9 is proof of the ludicrous scoring. I mean, c'mon.
DivineAssault  +   1107d ago
I knew this game would suck.. When the 2nd wave of titles come in like Killzone, im sure owners of this game will throw it in the trash..
ronin4life  +   1107d ago
I don't own a vita. But I do know that there are games WORTH defending on it. Games that are good. Ragnorok odessy and assassins creed are supposed to be good to great and are getting relatively meddling scores... but people decide to promote and defend this trash instead?(granted, those games gave recorded positive reviews and don't require defending but my point is comparatively they deserve the good attention far more)

And like you said, that's right where it will end up once their denial wears off.
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spok22  +   1107d ago
I disagree with many of the points in this review. Actually the only point I agree with is that this game shouldnt be priced at $50 with the amount of content it has. Hopefully they release dlc for this later on. Their complaints about the controls are unwarranted. It's obvious that whoever reviewed this didnt put much effort into the game. Sure the game takes a little bit of getting used to at first but after a little bit of sensitivity adjustment and time its becomes second nature to control. Bad review and that's my honest opinion.
7/10 for me. hoping for dlc soon
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Sanquine90  +   1107d ago
I bought this game. And it is pretty solid. It is cod and the fun thing is. I have more problems with black ops 2 ps3 version xD
braydox21  +   1106d ago
Argh im so confused, gamers are saying its good, reviwers are saying its bad im so confused i think i will just have to get it myself,
JoeReno  +   1106d ago
I did the same, and I am no fan of COD, but I really wanted to see how awful this game must be to get the scores it has been, and its honestly fun. Then Again I like games.
braydox21  +   1105d ago
thanks for that, that will concrete my purchase
deletingthis34675334  +   1106d ago
Score is probably a little lower than it should have been, but I agree this game isn't worth the $40. Wait for Killzone if you want a real FPS on the go. But then again what kind of surprise is this? It's Nihilistic, they are a mediocre developer and it was already guaranteed the game would have sucked just like EVERY OTHER GAME THEY DEVELOPED.
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rawshack  +   1106d ago
I got a vita today had a choice between black ops and creed I got creed because it had a slightly better review score
izumo_lee  +   1106d ago
Vita owners should not be surprised by all these negative scores for COD Vita. So far the only game getting the scores it deserves is a game that nobody in their right mind can talk ill about & that is Persona 4.

Sure Sony has said that the Vita is 'console quality' gaming on the go but c'mon those comparing games to the actual console should look in the mirror & give their head a shake. Use some common sense people...we are complaining that Sony hasn't marketed their games well this gen & when they give out a marketing slogan people take it seriously.

I have yet to see an actual Vita game get compared to another portable game either on current gen handhelds, iOS games or past gen games. For example Assassin's Creed Liberation is a much better game than Bloodlines or any of the DS games....did i see any reviewer make reference to that..NOPE.

Now take this game. Sure i know Nhlistic has had a poor track record but COD is much improved over Resistance Burning Skies, any reference to that? Nope! COD:Declassified looks & plays much better than the DS Call of Duty games & the iOS game, any references to those? Yup you guessed it Nope!

I have given up on looking at reviews to give judgement on if a game is good or not. If i have listened to reviewers i would have missed out on some of my fave games this gen like the Atelier series or GT5. Heck i love the Neptunia series but if i took advice from reviewers i would miss out on that otaku gem.

Through the years game journalism & reviews have lost credibility...with news of bribes & whatnot. User reviews though some may be skewed have more credibility now that some guy getting paid to review a game.

Ok...thats it for my rant.
Braid  +   1106d ago
"For example Assassin's Creed Liberation is a much better game than Bloodlines or any of the DS games."

Better than "any" DS game? That's a bold statement right there, mate.

Have you ever played any of the Ace Attorney or Professor Layton games, or Hotel Dusk games? How about Castlevania games? The World Ends With You, Chrono Trigger, Scribblenauts, GTA Chinatown Wars, Okamiden? Nope?

And why would I be hyped about Liberation when I can play AC III on my home console? I'd rather play as Connor and Desmond, not some Aveline "Flambé" who's not even a direct descendant of Altair.

The game is good, but it doesn't change the fact that it's just a side story that's kind of irrelevant to the main story arc.
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izumo_lee  +   1106d ago
Umm i was referencing the DS Assassin Creed games like Altaïr's Chronicles & Discovery.

And if you were reading what i wrote i said

'any of the DS games' NOT 'any DS games'
Braid  +   1106d ago
Ah, my bad izumo. Sorry for that.

You're right, Assassin's Creed games on DS are horrible, so are the ones on PSP. Liberation might not be on par with AC III in terms of story but it at least plays well enough.
Kingthrash360  +   1106d ago
Bad ratings, bad reviews. Its becoming the norm now.

To all gamers out there who are looking to these reviews for help on deciding to play... Get gamefly or even cheaper goto GameStop or target and play for yourself and make your Decision to buy or not. It seems that a lot of misleading articles are being produced and thrown out. Make it your choice and try for yourself. I give the game an 8.0
chiwoo  +   1106d ago
My friend has the game and I played it for over an hour and it's nowhere near a 1/5 reviewers are just hating on it thinking it has to be on par to the consoles but should remember it's a handheld I would give it a solid 7/10
OmGitsRussleCrow  +   1106d ago
They not hating, but they do have their heads far up their a**.
momthemeatloaf  +   1106d ago
They should have kept the game classified
KevPC  +   1106d ago
i dont get why the score is a 1/5 ...if its for the price i understand its probably orth half that...but it still is a fun game.

Reviewers need to understand that this is a portable game and there isn't any other portable device (phones or 3ds) that can do what the vita can. Can you imagine how a game like this would play on a phone....or how it would look on a 3ds eeww.. :)
0pie  +   1106d ago
i heard the game is about 1-2hours.
chazjamie  +   1106d ago
people hoped it would be that long. its 40 minutes
boybato  +   1106d ago
here's a real review.


also if you're a vita owner, do yourself a favor and subscribe.
OmGitsRussleCrow  +   1106d ago
Is this your channel?
boybato  +   1106d ago
nope though best reviewer I've found on the net.
Christopher  +   1106d ago
That is a good review. Furthermore, you see directly that he has experience playing the game and what he experienced.

I think when this hits $30-40 price tag, people who like FPS and want one on the go should pick it up. I think the biggest issue with the game is Activision being greedy.
boybato  +   1105d ago
Yup, not worth the price of admission especially considering the two hour campaign.
OmGitsRussleCrow  +   1106d ago
Come one people don't listen to these critics that demand every game to be just a game they prefer. I know a lot of people both personally and in the gaming community that say this game is just very awesome and is just what they needed. I am talking about the multiplayer. the campaign is a bit short yes but when it comes to CoD, who really goes straight to the campaign anymore? I myself have not tried it, but to regular gamers like us, we should just find out for ourselves how good or bad a game is not not listen to these very judgmental critics from IGN, GAMESPOT or, MACHINIMA. I'm pretty sure they all demand this game to be exactly like other CoD games. Have they forgotten that this game is for the PS vita? And they do not take in consideration that we, PS VITA users, have not have a very decant FPS game or a very good, non childish looking game for the PS vita? Think of it this way, EXAMPLE: Resistance Burning skies was like CoD one. It was kinda crappy. Then all of a sudden they give us Black ops Declassified which is like Black ops one. It's a huge difference! So please, give this game a chance. Yes there are bugs but it basically just got released! Give it some time. And no they did not make this game in 5-6 months. It had been a working project before the PS vita even came out. So they did not rushed this game like Resistance. Talk to anyone who just a PS vita with this game and I'm pretty sure they will tell you, it's just as entertaining as playing CoD on a PS3 or Xbox.
b-dash  +   1106d ago
There is truth in the customer reviews of AMAZON and PSN.
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