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Assassin's Creed Origins
« on: June 26, 2017, 01:28:19 AM »
Anyone else interested in this? Going to Egypt and basically an attempt to be the very first canonical entry in the AC series.

I'm not really an AC fan, but for some reason I feel like playing it.
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Re: Assassin's Creed Origins
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2017, 10:26:39 PM »
I dunno. I loved Enzo's arc in AC2's series, but AC3 felt like a step down, skipped Revolution and was so bored with the one set in London that I just put it down. Just felt like I was just redoing a lot of boring fetch quests and not really experiencing anything that different / aweinspiring.

I'd have to see if the reviews make it sound like a fun RPG hybrid or a boring sandbox game with 5000 markers to clear off.

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Re: Assassin's Creed Origins
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2017, 12:22:13 AM »
I hated AC3 more than anything but I just can't push the AC series out for some reason, it tries really hard to be engaging I guess.
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Re: Assassin's Creed Origins
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2017, 11:43:03 AM »
I'm interested in the setting, as I've always been with this series. But yeah, I'll have to wait for reviews, too. I really want it to be good, but you just never know with Ubisoft...

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Re: Assassin's Creed Origins
« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2017, 01:59:53 PM »
For those interested, here are my thoughts on the game so far.

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Re: Assassin's Creed Origins
« Reply #5 on: October 27, 2017, 10:37:14 AM »
For those interested, here are my thoughts on the game so far.

90% of your impressions praised the game. Then the final paragraph damns it to hell for reasons that aren't contained in the body of the work. I'm sorry, but if your opinion was that it was bland out of the gate, you should've provided more context and have more of a focus on what you felt could be done better - especially since it is a preview and theoretically it could get better. Instead you made it sound like a really fun game that you don't want others to play. :/
« Last Edit: October 29, 2017, 04:18:23 PM by Mickeymac92 »

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Re: Assassin's Creed Origins
« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2017, 10:18:03 AM »
Should you really be posting that analysis publicly?  In any case, I've never played an Assassin's Creed game.  This could be a good introduction to the series, but I don't know.

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Re: Assassin's Creed Origins
« Reply #7 on: October 29, 2017, 04:21:06 PM »
Considering how many other sites are posting previews - even hour-long game videos! - I doubt they'd be doing anything wrong here. If anything, it'd be really bad publicity if Ubisoft tried to keep people quiet about a game that they want people to believe is shaking up a notoriously same-y series.

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Re: Assassin's Creed Origins
« Reply #8 on: October 29, 2017, 10:30:34 PM »
Should you really be posting that analysis publicly?  In any case, I've never played an Assassin's Creed game.  This could be a good introduction to the series, but I don't know.

This is past the embargo date, there is nothing wrong with posting this when reviews are going up. There's so many people keeping an eye on what we post, you don't need to worry about us.


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