"Developed by the same team that created Prince of Persia and Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell, Assassin's Creed has managed to stir up almost more publicity than Heather Mills' recent GMTV appearances.
Talk of free-roaming, outlandish choreography in the style of the hit movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon has made many a gamer's mouth water, but is the reality any different?
Set during the third crusade on Holy Island, players take on the role of Altair, an assassin whose job is to take the lives of nine men across the cities of Damascus, Acre and Jerusalem.
From a presentation and technical viewpoint, this game is simply outstanding. Bustling streets, sublime architecture and countryside that oozes realism, with graphical attention to detail that is truly mouth-watering. If you're looking for a game that shows off the power of your next-generation console, then look no further". -Digital Spy