With its riveting story, beautiful visuals and surprisingly lifelike world, Assassin's Creed is an incredibly deep, enjoyable game that kept us addicted from beginning to bizarre end. It's bogged down by a lot of monotonous repetition and a fighting system that's sure to frustrate hack-and-slash fans, but neither of those things really diminished our enjoyment of the game, and both were far outweighed by the thrill of tearing around its enormous cities and carefully planning spectacular assassinations. It might not be for everyone, but playing through Assassin's Creed still stands as one of the most outstanding gaming experiencesof 2007.
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|Description||Ubisoft Montreal's formerly secret project seems to mix elements of Splinter Cell and Prince of Persia.|
|Franchise name||Assassin's Creed|
|US censor rating||"Mature","Mature","Mature"|
|UK censor rating||"","",""|
|Release date||1 January 1970 (US), 1 January 1970 (UK)|