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'Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag' will be a unique experience like never before

Assassin's Creed" is one of the most beloved franchises in gaming, with its most recent installment selling well over 12 million copies, but its next installment is looking to put a fresh spin on the wildly popular series.

In an exclusive interview with Examiner.com, "Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag" game director Ashraf Ismail took the time to discuss what Ubisoft learned from the previous installment in the series, the type of individual Edward Kenway is, the open world of "Assassin's Creed 4," the journey gamers will take to create their ultimate ship and the gameplay people can expect.

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HannibalBarca1195d ago

Don't they say this every year with each new installment?

Root1195d ago

Yeah they do

It's basicaly milking the naval missions in AC3 and making a game out of it. Which is why I still believe this should be AC3: Black Flags.

If it's mostly naval missions which not everyone liked then they should of just either created a new pirate IP with it or done something else.

I mean doing something we've seen in the last game isn't really an unique experience

matrixman921195d ago

with each assassin they change the number, which is why this is 4. AC3: liberation was a completely different story, due to the crossover it pretty much had to be a part of 3. This is a completely different time with a new assassin...it had to be 4. And the game is not just "milking the naval missions in AC3 and making a game out of it." Ubisoft has gone into detail many times about the different islands and exotic locations you get to explore on foot.

Root1195d ago

Yeah but this guy is Connors grandfather, he's related more to Connor by only two generations. While the others have been generations apart.

They could of done two spin offs off Assassins Creed 3. This one with Haythams father and then Haytham himself in the next one.

sir_fortesque1192d ago

My guess would be because the real story has been about Desmond. Desmond's story was completed in AC3. A numbered title suggests a main entry in the series but the subheading shows it's a slight spin off. That's what it looks like to me anyway

sengoku1195d ago (Edited 1195d ago )

i'm not a fan of the franchise have played some of them but found them to be a bit repetitive.

this is the first one i'm going to be open minded about and might buy purely because

1. it's it's a launch title

2. i like the whole pirate setting,
could be great to rob boats hunt them down have a shoot out (which on a boat with only side cannons is quite a nice change and can be quite tactical)

3. there could be a massive map with lots of different city's / country's to roam through.

so for me this could indeed be a very different assassins creed game

ddurand11195d ago (Edited 1195d ago )

Itd be interesting if they switched to a first person perspective and incorporated mirrors edge style running/gameplay mecahnics.

Sandmano1195d ago

That's actually a pretty good idea. I'm not a fan of AC but I would love to see a first person AC game.

HeavenlySnipes1195d ago

lol call me when they add real stealth to their ASSASSIN franchise then I'll believe them

Sandmano1195d ago

No but they Really mean it this time :P

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