Multiple gamer reports from a hands-on event confirm that Assassin's Creed Unity combat is harder than its predecessors, at long last.
Challenge is good :)
Yeah, some challenge is or u feel like u r just taking part in a huge interactive movie.
Definitely. These previews sound so good. They are getting me so hyped for the game. I also really loved this quote: "The first thing I did was climb the building next to me. It wasn’t so high but what I saw when I got to the top was insane. You could just see Paris spread out as far as the eye could see. The sense of scale was insane. It really felt like this huge city that was alive. The amount of people of the streets were also breathtaking."
It was not easy in previous chapters, it was BORING
Acutally Brotherhood had some fun combat, but it was simplified for the games after its release. Before you have to dodge, block and parry. in Black Flag you just kept attacking...
It was both, unfortunately. Combat has long been one of the thorns in the side of Assassin's Creed, if they truly improved it then Unity could be great.
I played it at Gamescom and I literally cried out in shock when I began the combat.It's WAYYY harder than any AC game you've played before.Even harder than AC1.
Actually, I thought the combat was fun and looked badass, it was just too easy. If they fixed that then it's golden.
It was extremely easy and boring, counter then, kill, kill, kill. Its the reason I haven't enjoyed the series lately. Combat has sucked so it makes it feel pointless to play.
dont mind more challenging combat, this was always the flaw in the AC series
Same, looking forward to having to work even just a little to kill all every guard ever...
Loved AC 1 - AC Brotherhoods combat. After those games, it got incredibly easy. Really excited for Unity's release :)
If I remember 2 still had the counter kill stuff The combat has always been easy
You could counter, but it would never lead to an instant death, apart from the really easy soldiers. AC 1 actually had the most complex sword fighting system, with light and heavy attacks, along with more aggressive AI and quicker response needed for counters.
Ya in 2 you could just hold block and smash counter until everyone was dead. There was only that one enemy you couldnt counter, but then you just do the same thing with dodges. It has been a very shallow combat system which ruins the game imo.
I appreciate games that slap me across the face when I get careless. Not every game needs to be Demons Souls, but they should respect the player enough to kill him if he is careless. I love AC, and would wholeheartedly welcome any additional challenge they feel would be appropriate to their vision.
I like the easy combat, i just want to play a game for the story and experience, making it really hard adds new experience, like Shadow Of Mordor, that was so hard until i learned how to play, after i got it figured out it was like i bought a second - easier game.
i am the opposite. When I play a game where a huge part of it is combat I would like to actually PLAY and not just do the same thing and kill everyone. ACs combat just felt like a waste of time and is the reason I havent finished one since ac brotherhood.
I agree with what you're saying but i wanted to waster time, make the same mini fighting montage every go.
It felt right with Ezio that with each game release he be more of a honed combatant. It doesn't feel right in the next few games, when you move on to new greenhorn characters that they instantly fight like masters.
Not going to lie these changes sound fantastic. Especially these lines for me. "You had to "aim" your parry in the direction it came from and you had to time it right. You couldn't just press it and expect him to 180° and parry. Oh and you could do a combat roll if you press A and a direction, that was handy when you get surrounded!" This as well... "Well you die a LOT quicker than before. I think it was about 3 hits and then he got stabbed. Also the screen didn't go super dramatic red so I didn't even notice it so much and all off a sudden I got a sword through my chest ^^. And as for the style of fighting, usually in AC I just tend to be the stand there and wait for them to attack me kind of guy. This time I really had to pay attention to what they were doing because if they surround you it quickly goes to shit. The combat roll really helps in that aspect." So hope all this is true. Hyped either way.
Yeah, that all sounds like some incredibly positive changes. I can't wait for this game.
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