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Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed series has been on a bit of a rollercoaster, with extreme highs like Assassin’s Creed II and Black Flag, and unfortunate lows, like the infamously botched launch performance of Unity (a game that many hated, though I actually enjoyed quite a bit). After taking a year off from their annualized release schedule, Ubisoft went back to the drawing board with Origins in hopes of reinvigorating consumer interest.
They’ve given fans their most-requested historical setting in Egypt, providing a massive open world begging to be explored, but have also adopted many familiar gameplay elements that draw a similarity to The Witcher, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Destiny, and even their own Far Cry series.
Rock of Ages II: Bigger and Boulder
Developer: ACE Team
Publisher: Atlus, Atlus U.S.A.
Available on: Playstation 4 (reviewed), Xbox One, Steam
Price: $14.99 USD
For fans of: Tower defense games, Monty Python
Hello, and welcome to the Not-Brad hour! I’m your host, Kayla, and I’ll be taking you on another review today.
Among all of the games I’ve played, I never thought I’d be playing one that involved rolling boulders with different special abilities down hills and through herds of cattle, dodging buffalos and catapults in a land straight from Monty Python illustrations. Yet, somehow I found myself here, and I actually really enjoyed it.
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