Morgan Park of ProvenGamer: After five Assassin’s Creed games over the past five years, it’s surprising how little has changed in retrospect. The original AC was very methodical and repetitive, but it introduced a new kind third-person movement system and impressive tech. AC2 revamped the formula and addressed most of its glaring issues, making it one of the best games of 2009. AC took a coastal ride when it turned into a yearly franchise, churning out Brotherhood and Revelations. Both games were completely competent, and incrementally moved the series forward, but not enough to satisfy the bar set by the franchise. Assassin’s Creed 3 seems like the one that could finally break the cycle, with its three-year development period and exciting new setting in revolutionary-era America.