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Assassins Creed 2: Overrated?

02-02-2010, 11:04 PM
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Assassins Creed 2: Overrated?

I believe (and this will be greeted with roars of outrage) that Assassins Creed 2 is right now one of the most overrated games on the app store. In myind, it simply a hack-and-slash with stunning graphics. The only test is how quickly you can mash the attack button. There is not depth: simply move, kill a guy, jump a platform, run, kill some more guys, run some more, and jump a couple more platforms. I am sure that many of you disagree with me, so tell me: what makes Assassins Creed 2 special? Why is it more than a jazzed up hack and slash? What justifies it's price tag? Or do you agree with me that it is incredibly overrated? Looking forward to quite a debate
02-02-2010, 11:05 PM
I have to agree. Don't flame me too much plz.

02-02-2010, 11:07 PM
I agree. Worst part is, it's just not the same game! Your 2D In a 3D enviroment, cool it's Mario with a sword on ectasy...fun game

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02-02-2010, 11:09 PM
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Location: Austin, TX
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I'm enjoying it, but I have to agree it is fairly overrated.
02-02-2010, 11:11 PM
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I don't think it's overrated. I like it because it's extremely fast paced, has great animations, a ton of replayability, and an interesting story.

02-02-2010, 11:11 PM
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I really hate to agree with this, but I think I have to. I don't think it's a bad game. I really enjoyed the gameplay actually, as well as the visuals, and the zooming in during a kill. However, you're right, it's a 3d game compressed to a 2d sidescroller, and it doesn't do the title justice. I'm not hating on this game, but I do think that its getting a bit more praise then it deserves. But remember, this is all just my opinion.

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02-02-2010, 11:12 PM
Originally Posted by Fruho View Post
Why is it more than a jazzed up hack and slash? What justifies it's price tag?
Well, for one, it's not a hack and slash game.

In any event, this is a pointless thread. People who love the game will disagree with you; people who don't will agree. No debate.
02-02-2010, 11:13 PM
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 5,678
Its a good game, doesn't run as smoothly as I hoped on my Touch. There are a lot of areas that could use improvement..I'm about 40% through and have yet to unlock a new weapon..So I'm thinking there aren't any new weapons. In which case that leaves you with the basic 1-2-3 combo, and counters. The moves aren't anywhere varied enough, I'm already tired of the same things over & over. The vast amount of stealth missions is also fairly annoying..


But don't get me wrong, it is a good game.
02-02-2010, 11:13 PM
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: USA
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From what I'm gathering, it doesn't live up to the "Assassins Creed" name. But as a side scroller, is it any good?
02-02-2010, 11:14 PM
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: LA,CA
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overrated, but not as much as when gta came out