GN writes, "First glimpses of Assassin's Creed 2 captivated me, and while I generally don't play games the first day of release, this was an exception; I was determined to play Assassin's Creed 2 as soon as I could. Come hell or high water, I would play it sooner rather than later. Thankfully for me, the omnipotent 'Rental People' sent me a copy on the release date. I was one of the people that loved the first game, repetitive or not. To be a part of it, to experience life almost 1000 years ago made every downfall the game had seem trivial. I just had a great time. Assassin's Creed 2 only improves on what AC1 had, effectively eliminating those few marks that marred its sheen. The combat system is more varied and fluid this time, there's more information, more things to do, and perhaps most importantly, there are more than just 3 things to do in every location.
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