Hello Assassin’s Creed fans! Maybe it won’t come as a surprise for you, but for those who don’t know it yet, Ubisoft will release a new version of your favorite game this year!
Good, maybe now they can actually focus on Assassin like things and actual new stealth gameplay. Maybe a crouch button Ubisoft.
would love amanual crouch button. so many games have left it out and i hate auto crouch as totally ruins stealth) assassins creed uncharteds tomb raider
YES! I never understood why they dont give you a crouch button.
Agreed. Frustrates me to no end.
So how much milk is there in a cow? Let me call Activision for a minute...
How does crouching make you more stealthy? I think thats unrealistic.. In fact makes you stand out in a crowd like a sore thumb to be honest.. You try it go outside and walk around crouched. I bet you will get people giving you funny looks.. Walk around quiet and nobody would give you a second look. Assassin creed goes for realism not what gamers perceive or have been fed as realism. On the note of AC the game needs a break now.. There too often and 4 only didn't get stale thanks to boats. they remove it and the sales will drop again.
Plus in general, the controls in AC have become so "streamlined" now that the characters kind of just do whatever the hell they feel like half the time. I can't tell you how many times in Black Flag I wanted to hide behind some boxes only to have Kenway climb on top of it like an idiot.
What I don't understand is why they let us stand by default in a "forbidden" space. I mean in -earlier- Splinter Cells, my default stance was crouching, I rarely stood up. I can understand why they won't give us a crouch button because stealth in the first games were about hiding into the crowds rathen than the traditionnal MGS/Splinte Cell style stealth (which has become more present in the recent episodes). They could give us a contextual stealth button, like in the first game where you were walking & praying but this time, making you crouch instead.
This series just needs to go into a coma and stop being a released for a good couple of years. Pirates and the caribbean??!?! Don't get me wrong I know lots of people enjoy that but to me its not an Assassin's Creed game. Story has long gone of the rails and ubi do nothing but add more and more features that make killing the AI a cakewalk. All that work in making ships and shit and next game won't have any?!?! LOL
i dont know... that last one was pretty good. if the next one stinks or when they have two stink bombs in a row id agree with you.
I enjoyed AC4 pretty much so... So long they drop with the whole American stuff and go to feudal Japan or Egypt, the big ancient cities, they have my blessing
Yeah they stopped caring about the story a long time ago. only about the history itself. And the way assassins and templars get implented in the games gets worse with every release. I'm not talking about the latest, because I have only played it for 20 minutes outside story.
What is so disagreeable about being a Pirate who is also an Assassin. Because that is what the game was about. And what do Pirate's do? In the AC Universe, there have been/ will be many many many many Assassins in the world, and not all of them are monks or rich ladies men. Adéwalé for example, an ex slave. And Connor, a native American. And all of them have a story and gameplay reminiscent of their lifestyle/position in the world. If we ever get an AC game featuring an Assassin who is also a Cab driver, then I fully expect to be driving a Cab around. An AC game is not defined by running around a city climbing up walls, that is just what previous characters have done. EDIT: At the end of the day, it is not up to US to say what an AC game is or isn't, it is the game developers who do that. They decided to make a Pirate Assassin, and I loved every second of my 50 hour trip with it.
Yeah the game is good but the Pirate thing was such a "WTF" moment, Edward as a character was great but I just wished he was in a proper Assassin game It just felt like they wanted a new IP for the tec they used for the Naval combat in AC3 and created a Pirate game using the AC brand. Not too mention the modern day sections got even worse, who knew that was possible, at least with Desmond they were more interesting and not in crappy First Person mode. It 's just sad they focused on these Pirate like things and the stealth stuff was non existent. If it was called AC3: Black Fags then it would be fine since we could class it as a spin off game but it was called AC4...that number should of been kept for a full on next gen title.
Needs to take place in Japan. A Samurai betrayed by his feudal lord and becomes a ninja. Not exactly an original story but would fit the universe.
I saw the gameplay for the Middle Earth game. And while I still love AC 4, now I AC should had been more like that in the first place. That game looks quite impressive. Its like a polished version of AC but with rpg elements and providing players with choice as to how to tackle an enemy and a mission plus it looks so much more polished in terms of gameplay then any ac game to date specially with stealth.
Yeah not having a crouch button in a stealth game is pretty insane. I feel like without the ships though, the next game will feel gimped.
Yeah, especially if it's in Japan. Ninjas Vs. Samurai (Don't know if that HAPPENED in history, it would be cool though).
AC3 made me never want to play AC again. I gave in and just beat AC4 about 2 days ago and it's by far the best AC since AC2. The setting is beautiful, good music, good cast of characters, mostly good gameplay, tons of stuff to do, surprising amount of islands, good assassins gear to buy,ect.... It's a solid game, and saved me from ignoring the series completely. * Take the best from AC2 + AC4, and add new ideas and stuff that makes sense to add, + cool location and you get a good game.
Don't know why you hated AC3 so much, I don't know why anyone would. It was a great game to me. AC4 has been my favorite though, previously AC2 was. Agree with all your points on AC4. My only problem with AC4, is that they showed you what all the Outfits looked like from day one..... all you had to do was open the outfits menu. There was literally NO surprise in acquiring any of the outfits, which kind of ruined my desire to get them.
* 300 B.C * 1900-1925 France, England, Germany
While AC IV was amazing compared to ACIII (TOTAL GARBAGE EVERYTHING!), it still got stale way too fast for me. I really really really want another ACII, give me a great location with a truly amazing character like Ezio.
Japan would be even better. Although either one would be absolutely awesome. I'm a big fan of the series, I don't care what the hipster contrarians have to say. I love the historical settings and characters, the huge worlds to explore, the traversal mechanics, lots of interesting mission types, the combat, and the narratives. If you pay attention you can actually learn quite a bit about history from playing Assassin's Creed games. That said, I DO think they need to make it into MORE of a stealth game. More options for stealth, like being able to crouch at will with a button press are logical places to start. I did like the fact that starting with AC3 they added in things like concealing yourself in shrubbery or hiding around corners. It helped it to start feeling more like a stealth game should.
I still think of the Ninja/Samurai artwork that was rumored to be a setting for AC. Feudal Asia seems a great setting for an AC game.
China, Japan or Korea is all i want. Unfortunately i doubt it's a possibility as ubisoft said they weren't going to do it because other games have already done it. I wish i knew what games they were talking about.
Tenchu is only one even somewhat resembling AC as Ninjas aren't that dissimilar from Assassin characters. You had multiple options to get the job done and different tricks up your sleeve as well. It was basically one of the influences in a sense. It was far from AC though. I would love a new real Tenchu though but doubt we will see one. Tenchu Z looks like it could be fun but by no means a true Tenchu game. If Tenchu went open world like AC though and refined its mechanics (wasn't perfect game by any means) it could become bigger than it ever was. On an Asian based AC, the Sea of Japan would make for a great setting allowing for multiple countries (including western nations depending on time period) similar to BF with plenty of room to still be unique.
God I wish we could get a new Tenchu game. Sadly, I have to agree with you that the chances of that happening are looking pretty slim. That's why I hope that the next Assassin's Creed game can fill that niche. Improve the stealth mechanics and it could be like a truly incredible modern Tenchu game.
They have said recently that Japan is a possible future setting for the series.
They don't want to do an asian setting because it was done before ? Ok lets make another assassins sailing simulator playing in the same century in the same area. Common Ubisoft we see you made big efforts with the sailing in AC but please a new setting and time period would be awesome instead of more of the same.
Maybe give that fighting mechanism a dynamic redo.
never really enjoyed the actual mechanics of the fighting in the series. I love the games and dont get me wrong combat was never boring per se but it was predictable and easy. something more dynamic, fluid, idk proper combos would be great.
I read the title and thought Ubisoft was making Bastian and Atreyu the next pair of Assassins.
A boy and his horse. =)
And his flying luckdragon. Plus, the Bastian/Atreyu relationship could be a new take on the animus.
Ditch that Animus nonsense. It completely destroys my immersion. Just straight up let us play as the character. Its hard to invest in the main protagonist when I can just die and re-enter the matrix over and over...
As opposed to dying and restarting from a checkpoint?
Yes! Getting kicked out with a simulation ended message is lame. Id rather watch the hero take his lumps. Playing a game about playing a game removes the player from the immersion.
Assassin's Creed: Redundancy
Please be Japan or China. It's begging for it. The perfect franchise to actually take advantage of ninja assassins for god sake. Killing people in their sleep from rooftop rafters with poison running down string would be absolutely amazing.
I would love to see this change as well. I'm all for either Japan or China. The series needs to change, I would also personally like to see less Animus and more adventure.
I don't think the next Assasins Creed will be that good. I think Black Flag was such a great game because there was more variety in game play. All the naval combats and sea gameplay made up for all the repetitive troupes you find in an Assasin's Creed game. While Japan does seem the next logical choice what can you add to it to make it any different than past games. If it's base on feudal Japan then I can see it being pretty much Assasins's Creed Brotherhood but instead your trying to build up your clan.
Personally don't like AC series
Me too.. i hate this mainstream bs games.
Screw Assain's Creed. Give me PIRATE'S CREED
Loved AC4 even though I can see where people are coming from saying the whole pirate direction isn't really assassins creed, but I loved it nonetheless. I was hoping they'd take their time with the next one... Apparently not
I need an Assassin's Creed game set in the time of the First Civilisation, I feel like Ubisoft are totally neglecting that part of the story. Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag only gave us a 10 glints at Juno, and nothing else! NEED MOAR!
Give 5 a strong stealth setting, Japan. Then, moving onto 6 drastically change again, Egypt, we all want to ride some elephants.
next gen only please
black flag will be my last game of AC series, after long hours of play this game i realize how tire this series are for me now, even pirate is my most favor theme of all time
The last entry I played was AC3 and I loved it. Having played previous entries in the series I did not purchase Black Flag. Releasing a new AC every year will get the axe dull for me just as there seems to not be any fresh face paint for war in the Call of Duty series. Maybe tie in the past in one game to where they have to look to the present. Then release one that has to be strictly modern. Just my thoughts.
I'm pretty sure it's set in Egypt,the pyramids,pharaohs,Elephants would be cool.They've done Jerusalem,Damascus in the first AC so they're a bit familiar with the Arab world.It would be more interesting if it's set in Japan or China but there's little chance as they're too scared if their sales dwindle.
There must be atleast one AC game that is going to be in space im waiting!Inside a Space ship....
It seems like AC story will end only when they create games in all possible periods in history (as they said there will be no AC games after WW1)... personally i would like to see Japan/China scenario or at least Ancient Egypt. Also i would like if they make it more about stealth and less one-man-army... and more details about 1st civilization/templars vs assassins/present day pls don't lose your way Ubi :[
I hope this time is more centered around stealth less about wars and inflitrations.
Honestly they should of taken a year off and had a massive launch for the next AC when the hype is building up and they can better utilize next gen whilst also allowing ownership of the consoles to go up. Because all that is happening is you are killing the longevity of the franchise by releasing them year after year. Should use this year for Watchdogs.
Wow not even a year apart between AC game releases. Seriously how could anyone expect the next game to be any good? Less than a year to develop, plus it's probably gonna be multigen, so it won't even use the new gen console power to the fullest, which means it'll look subpar compared to other new gen only games. This shit never happens to games like god of war, or halo. Developers behind god of war and halo actually care about their game and their fans besides caring about money, but Ubisoft only cares about the money.
one word.... Vikings!
honestly with the release of AC4 i feel like the series has lost its focus on the assassins lore and everything
World war 2? :)
ac4 had really good gameplay but the story was crap imo. its focus wasnt on the assassins vs templars anymore
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