So, I picked up Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate on Steam Sale.

50% off.  Downloaded it last night, have been playing it since.  First reaction: not as good as Black Flag, but I knew that going in.  For what it is it’s pretty good; I’m having a fun time. It helps a lot that, so far, this is in no way a darkly serious game.  In fact, Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate is danged absurd at times – and it knows it, but it simply does not care.  I’m fine with this, actually. I just want to be a Victorian Batman/Batgirl who kills bad guys.

As I noted: super-sale, so check it out.


Has Assassin’s Creed already peaked?

I mean, don’t get me wrong: I played the heck out of Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag. But I didn’t pick up Assassin’s Creed Unity, once I heard that the game wasn’t really all that great. And now Assassin’s Creed Syndicate seems to be going in a decidedly different direction here:

Is that good news, or bad?

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