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Avatar, Assassin's Creed 2 Or Need For Speed Shift

02-06-2010, 02:45 PM
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Avatar, Assassin's Creed 2 Or Need For Speed Shift

I'm interested ln each game but can't find a way to decide. I'm hearing negative reviews on AS2 so I'm not sure. Can u help me choose! Thank u!
02-06-2010, 02:47 PM
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Definitely not Avatar. Your best bet would be Assassin's Creed 2

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02-06-2010, 02:51 PM
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I've played 'em all. Avatar is clearly best. Played it through, best gameloft game to date. NFS kinda sucks, and AC2 isn't that good and quite laggy
02-06-2010, 02:59 PM
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Assassin's Creed 2 for sure. The only reason it gets bad reviews is because it's a side-scroller instead of a huge 3d world. But I don't understand the criticism of that, because the graphics are outstanding 3d, the gameplay is intense, and the game is very long. It does not dissapoint, except those who are spoiled and expected even more. It shines above many 7 dollar games.

A more detailed look at the other games:

Avatar:

Graphics- Good. Not the best from Gameloft, though. Loading and framerate are very good for the size.
Gameplay- Somewhat restricted, kind of repetitive.
Replay- Not much besides exploring the big worlds.
Soundtrack- Mediocre.
Overall: 7/10 for its overall nice graphics.

AC2:

Graphics- Beautifully smooth. Loading is fast, but framerate is sort of disappointing, especially on my 2g.
Gameplay- Fun to watch, especially the assassination cutscenes. The killing-guards-in-a-city style might get repetitive, but it's pretty varied.
Replay- Decent. Mainly to improve your level rank, unlock hacks, or to just admire the fun of being a secret stealth assassin.
Soundtrack- Pretty good, but there isn't alot. Matches the environment.
Overall: 8.5/10 for its long and entertaining vibe.

NFS: Shift-

Graphics- Really detailed, even on the 2g. The best of the 3. Loading is good, and the framerate satisfies the fast racing.
Gameplay- Not as fun as the original console, but it does a good job. Racing is more fun, to me, than Real Racing.
Replay- High. Medals and awesome licensed cars give something to shoot for.
Soundtrack- Good. It's more modern rock/ pop/ rap, which I usually don't enjoy, but it flowed nicely with the game.
Overall: 8/10, nice graphics and replayability.
02-06-2010, 02:59 PM
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Not assassins creed if u like the console versions.

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02-06-2010, 03:07 PM
#6
I have all 3. First I would eliminate is Avatar. I hated it. And I usually love gameloft games but this one was no good to me. Bad controls, and graphics were so busy it was hard to tell was tangible and what was just 3D background. Plus fairly boring. I never watched to the movie so I'm not biased in that sense; this is just how I felt about it as a video game. I removed it from my phone.

NFS:Shift I still have. It's fun, good selection if cars, good controls. There are few tracks but each one has a lit if differnt ways to accomplish game goals on it. (race, eliminate, do a lap without going off track, ect.) so it gives each one a high replay value IMO as you need to master the track to earn stars for progressing to the next area. Decent upgrading for your cars aswell. Good controls, good sound, can play iPod playlist in background, all-in-all good racing game. But it's similar to Gran Turismo as it's racing not running from cops or anything like that-- as some NFS games have. Also, if jb thier is a patch to get $6mill dollars to buy/modify your cars. (if intrested)

AC:II - I don't get why people are comlaining. It's a great game. Maybe not a great assassins creed game, but a great game reguardless. A lot of the iTunes reviews are mad it's not a port of the ps3 version. Hopefully you are not a big enough idiot to expect this. . the game is 2D platformer with 3D graphics. Great plot, good sound, and above average graphics. The controls will take a bit getting used to especially since the buttons will change during certain events (for example stealth button will change to a hide button when near something you cam hide in). I got the game last night and already pretty used to the controls. So far 3 type of levels: NORMAL: walk/run around until you are at the end, without loosing all your health. STEALTH: same as normal but if you get spotted more than 3 times you get mission fail and start over. For me these are the hardest and requier patience. Makes it feel a little slow. CHASE: for me the funnest. You run and try to get to the end ASAP! You feel pumped and it's fast paced. Jump roof to roof and over enemies, killing as few as possible to save time. Each level you are ranked and recieve stats which adds replay value to get better scores and earn points. The points get you extra features to the game. Has a lot if little things to add to the experience like a drawing of you on wanted posters, savable wall papers, ect.

I would pick AC:II for a fun game you will play for long periods of play. Possibly NFS:Shift for it's replay value and quickrace makes it good for pick up and play.
02-06-2010, 03:11 PM
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Thankks a lot for your opinions. I really appreciate it. I believe I made my decision.!
02-06-2010, 03:13 PM
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Your desicion being...?
02-06-2010, 03:19 PM
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Assassins Creed 2 Im currently downloading.

Hope I made the right one.
02-06-2010, 03:20 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MexicanJesus View Post
Your desicion being...?
I'll just guess: AC2.

I'd say it's the best of those three games (Avatar is the worst!)