On A quick note on Assassins Creed Rogue

So, first off, I haven’t gotten very far in this game yet. Not even two hours of gameplay so far. I’m a bit behind in even starting this game because it’s been sitting in my “to-do” stack since it came out. So to start off with, I’m pretty aggravated at this game, and so this is not going to be a kind post. From what I’ve played so far this game should have just been called “Black Flag 2” (the subtitle to Assassins Creed 4 was Black Flag). The reason I say this is that it is almost exactly the same game. Which is not saying much because I’m sure most of the games in this series are all pretty much the same game. That isn’t to say I am not a fan of the series as a whole. This game by itself just seems to be very much a … Read more…

On Console Exclusivity

This week E3 is going on and the big companies are showing off their new games and product pitches. Yesterday both Microsoft and Sony held their big presentations talking about upcoming titles and how focused they are on providing content. Both companies tend to talk about their console exclusive titles, but also talk about cross console releases as well. The thing is both companies kept talking about how they’d have this title first or have this amount of exclusive content that you won’t get anywhere else. Every time I heard that I want to get a rolled up newspaper and whack the presenter on the nose saying “Bad presenter, stop withholding content from your players!”. I think it is dumb to separate what players get just because they may choose one console over another. Personally I own a PS4 (for arguments sake keeping this next gen). I don’t own a … Read more…