Sunday 29 January 2012

The return of Ezio

So, yesterday I finally managed to finish the last sequence in the story of 'Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood' - I obviously just need a break to get my timing back.

I'd already fallen asleep earlier whilst playing Skyrim and the effects of a busy week were still catching up with me so I decided to hold of on 'Assasin's Creed: Revelations' until I'd fully appreciate it.

That was this afternoon. Desmond is back in the Animus and he's there with a ghostly Altair (although I don't doubt a more corporeal Altair will turn up later) and a rather older Ezio. Yes, the youthful, charismatic Ezio is gone. A much older and slightly dourer Ezio has taken his place. Now we've moved to Istanbul/Constantinople and Ezio has learned some cool new tricks. 

So far I've managed four memory sequences, two 100% synchs; two 50% synchs and only one de-synchronization. I haven't even had to swear at Ezio yet!

The graphics are even more beautifully rendered than ever... although if you've just come from 'Brotherhood' you'll find that some of the controls have moved about a bit.

Looking good though. Can't wait to get really stuck in again next weekend.