TeamXbox writes: "Eds. Note: The following hands-on presumes that you have completed the storyline in Assassin's Creed II, which is required prior to accessing the DLC. If you haven't finished Assassin's Creed II's campaign, this section contains story spoilers that you may want to avoid.
Ubisoft's announcement of DLC for Assassin's Creed II last December was a surprise to many. The game wasn't exactly short on content, with a campaign that lasted well over 18 hours without completing every objective on offer. It should have been more obvious I suppose, given that two of the fourteen memory blocks listed in the in-game Animus were labeled as "corrupted" and skipped."