Ubisoft has been releasing an Assassin's Creed game annually for the past three years, and it doesn't want to end the trend in 2012 with Assassin's Creed 3.
lol, it doesnt me
I think they meant: "Yearly Assassin's Creed games suit our wallets*."
Haha, yeah I think thats what they meant. I remember it was only last month of the Devs said he would like to stop with the Annual Ass. Creed titles in an interview. But the big wigs who rake in the cash wont have any of that! MORE MONEY!
"I think they meant: "Yearly Assassin's Creed games suit our wallets*." But it sounds better if they just make up some BS like less development times gives us a edge.
I'd like Ac3 to have a good long development time.
I doubt it. Revelations is the end of the Ezio trilogy and Ubisoft has hinted that they are working toward the moment when the Desmond timeline intersects with the release schedule. That's next year. 2012=Assassin's Creed III
Well, if they are working on it already, it's not a year development time. Or, I guess I should say - have been working on it. Revelations releases soon.
It suits me as long as the quality doesn't stop. If it does, then please rethink what you're doing.
I don't know what you mean by your statement. Certainly, each Assassin's Creed game is at least as good as the last one, but the improvements are very minor. This means that the quality doesn't increase. There's stagnation. Modern Warfare is having the same problem. Each game is as good as the last (save for the MP glitches), but there's no increase in quality.
Absolutely, while the quality is still excellent, the updates are so minor that its a lot less of an impact and people take a lot less notice. Look at the jump in quality from the first game to the second... then look at each of the 2 following that. Yes, they are still amazing games, but they are essentially taking the same path as Call of Duty with their annual sequels now.
Actually, I believe the games have, so far, improved over the past iterations. They've added new weapons, new techniques, new skills, new elements..
It's because AC1 wasn't a great game so when AC2 came out, it was a huge difference because AC2 was amazing. When ACB came out, people didn't see any difference because both games are great. You only really appreciate the quality when the previous iteration is worse.
every assassins creed game has been great a game, simple as that. They come with new cities and hours of new missions along with other improvements. I would rather have AC:R this year and AC:3 next then just having a slightly better AC:3 and no AC:R or have to wait 2 years between them. Its not like they havent been working on AC:3 during this time. If you want more improvements just skip AC:R and play AC:3 and theres your 2 years of improvements. They haven't let the quality of the games slip in any way.
In comparison to the sequel, the previous iteration should always look like a worse game. AC2 was by no means a perfect game. KaBaW, adding new weapons and new fighting styles is such a minor thing. AC: Brotherhood and AC: Revelations are extremely similar to one another. There's no major improvement. Modern Warfare 2 added new weapons and techniques and elements when compared to MW1, but it was still lambasted because after two years of development time, the improvement was barely noticeable. Assassin's Creed is going down the same path. It may be a good game when you don't compare it to anything, but if you take into account all the games in the series, you can see that the series isn't improving as much as it could improve under a two or three year development cycle. I think the fact is that Ubisoft needs to release yearly iterations because AC is a very profitable franchise for them, while they continue to lose money on their other titles. They're doing this because their shareholders are upset.
with 2 year dev cycles. they have 2 teams working on it. And if you think combat isn't different between games your crazy. it was the little changes that made AC2 better than 1. like say spears and pikes. On the surface their just new weapons but they change how you fight and how combat felt in BH the kick made blocking impossible and the chainable assassinations made combat really fun. name any game with major changes
I lost interest when it was playing AC: Brotherhood. I think the games are great, but they don't do much to differentiate themselves.
Their sequels their supposed to have the same gameplay, we just need better difficulty and fixing some gameplay mechanics
I agree somewhat. I guess because Brotherhood was just a continuation of AC 2 is why it felt so similar. For me, I wanted to continue the story and I'm glad I did, I think AC:BH's fliffhanger ending was awesome. I don't expect much improvements with Revelations but I'm still getting it because I'm enjoying the story so far. I think[hope] we'll see a great improvement in AC3.
I bought AC 1 and 2 the day they came out, but I waited until I saw Brother hood on sale a few months later. I probably wont play this one till next year. I know they could make a better game it they took longer on it. Im not saying they are not great games, I just think BH wasnt as big a jump from 2 as 2 was from 1. I just am not as excited for AC as I used to be. I probably wont be excited about a new AC until the one for the next gen consoles comes out. I will enjoy the new one but its not as exciting anymore, I think every year having one might have a little bit to do with that.
Are you having trouble following the story? If not, there's no reason you shouldn't be excited
Just take a break Ubisoft and give us a Prince of Persia sequel........you can't hide behind Assassins Creed for ever.
A proper prince of persia sequel game NOT Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands 2
Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands never exsisted in my books.....it was basicaly made for a quick buck which ruined the orginal trilogy. Even though it wasn't a true movie tie in game to the film that was out at the same time since the stories were different, the way it was rushed, the way it had the Prince looking totally differen't like the one in the film and the way it included some ridicuolus things like movie tie in games do.....it kind of was in my books.
It would make more sense release brothers in arms annually.
as you can tell from my avatar i dont care if its every 6 months ill keep playing. AC is one of my favorite series this gen.
I'm right there with you! :)
I'm honestly going to wait until Revelations hits Brotherhood's price range, it dropped pretty fast after the holidays. Brotherhood felt like a REALLY good expansion pack, and I'm assuming Revelations will feel the same way.
I'd wait until $30 or less
Brotherhood was longer than AC 2! How can an expansion be longer than the game upon which it expands?
Actually the main Brotherhood game was quite short, only doing some of the optional "side-missions" (not sure what else to call them) such as taking down all Borgia towers, shop quests, Romulus tombs etc. is what made the game as long as or a short amount longer than ACII, while ACII was fairly long-ish while having a fairly linear story and gameplay.
Nate-Dog is right. I was very surprised to see how short the main story was in Brotherhood compared to AC2. At one point, I actually stopped at Sequence 7 in Brotherhood when I realized that there were only 2 more to go (not to mention that Sequence 9 is VERY short) and I started doing all kinds of side-missions just to make the game last longer before going back to the main story. In the end, I put about 10 hours more in ACB than AC2 but that is only because of the side-missions.
@Nate-Dogg and Dragonfodder So what you guys are saying is that Brotherhood was longer because it had more content than AC2? Isn't that the point?
The only thing we need is difficulty modes and better AI. Everything else is good except every game their should be a new character
Yes what ubisoft say is correct.ubisoft is the best developer and only ubisoft got the talent to do assasins creed the best game series ever.
This game became worst that CoD...one game per year great for moneymaking...
Another clown who hasn't beaten the game yet
Haha, opposite of that, i have plat from AC2 and AC:B, and as it seems i COULD have 3rd one, 3rd from the same franchise in couple of years...that's so sad...
unlike cod it aint a shitty yearly bug/noobfest and has actual fun gameplay that requires thinking.
I don't compare gameplay or games quallity, i compare devs moves for releaseing "sequals" on a years basis...that is lame. You spit on CoD because they release games every year with almost nothing innovative, and i ask you, what is difference now with Assassins Creed? NONE.
As soon as the story becomes stupid and its clear that Ubisoft are milking its fanbase then i'll stop buying them. Looking forward to "Revelations", it looks a very visually appealing game
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