Scott from The Controller Online writes: "We’re continually surprised by the rate at which Ubisoft seem to be able to produce Assassin’s Creed games but even after last Fall’s immense entry they’re back yet again with another ambitious effort. Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag is actually the sixth full console release in the series and bids farewell to Desmond, the long-time present day protagonist, in a favor of a new story. A story full of pirates. One that some may say is entering a market that is already saturated with Assassin’s Creed games. I say hoist the mainsail, run out the guns, and let’s see if there’s any treasure left buried in the Animus."