last week, attendees were able to get their deepest look yet at Assassin’s
Creed Revelations, with a demo that revealed quite a bit about two of the game’s
biggest additions: custom bomb-crafting, and flashbacks to Altair’s life as
experienced by Ezio Auditore. And now you can see it for yourself, thanks to this
narrated video walkthrough disseminated by Ubisoft.
a bit of content in the video, but the two big takeaways are a noticeable
visual bump up from AC Brotherhood – just look at the faces during the
cutscenes for an example – and the versatility of the new bombs, which range
from straight-up grenades to noisemakers and tripwire bombs. More than anything
else, these could change the gameplay considerably, adding new elements of
stealth and trickery to a series where being sneaky normally just means
climbing above your enemies and not being seen. We’re hoping to see even more
at PAX Prime later this week, but in the meantime this gives fans quite a bit
to chew on.
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