First Impressions: Assassin’s Creed 4

Damn straight I’m taking over this vessel!

I’ve been able to spend (most of) the weekend with my shiny new Xbox One and my first launch title, Assassin’s Creed 4. In previous posts, I have expressed some concern over the direction that the series seem to be taking. Over the course of the series, it has steadily moved away from its stealth roots in favor of more open combat. Also, Assassins Creed 3 was felt incredibly siloed, to the point where it was one of the few games where I felt no need to go exploring further in to it’s deepest corners, but more on that later. In short, I’m enjoying AC4 much more than AC3. Yet at the same time, I’m still feeling a bit let down. Still, this is simply a “First Impressions” post, and since I’ve waited until I purchased an Xbox One, I’m more than sure that others have progressed farther than I have and already know the answers to some questions I’ll be posing further down!
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C3 WiR(e) for 2013-11-25

Ranters! It is the week of November 25th, 2013. For Sports Rants Gaming, I am Anthony Rossi from the Coffee and Cornchips gaming blog with the C3 WiR(e), a week in review recap of the gaming world. This week’s headlines include:

  • Major League Gaming launches its own Sports Network
  • Xbox One won’t support Twitch TV Broadcasting until 2014
  • Microsoft confirms that their Kinect cannot see through your clothes
  • Next Gen is now officially “Current Gen”!

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C3 WiR(e) – 2013-11-18

Ranters! It is November 18th, 2013. For Sports Rants Gaming, I am Anthony Rossi, aka Hyp3rSint4x from the Coffee and Cornchips gaming blog with the C3 WiR(e), a week in review recap of the gaming world. This week’s headlines include:

  • Thief Developers drop Quick Time Events
  • Ubisoft attempts to reignite JRPGs with Child of Light
  • A 30min gameplay trailer of Dragon Age 3 gets leaked
  • Southpark spoofs the coming Black Friday Console War

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C3 WiR(e) – 2013-11-11

Ranters! It is November 11th, 2013. For Sports Rants Gaming, I am Anthony Rossi, aka Hyp3rSint4x from the Coffee and Cornchips gaming blog with the C3 WiR(e), a week in review recap of the gaming world. This week’s headlines include:

  • Classic board game RISK now has a Mass Effect edition!
  • Rambo the video game now has a trailer
  • Need for Speed: Rivals now a PS4 Launch title
  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director’s Cut has launched!
  • Valve gives some updates for their Steam Machines
  • Call of Duty: Ghosts takes in $1B in day one sales

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C3 WiR(e) – 2013-11-04

Ranters! It is November 4th, 2013. For Sports Rants Gaming, I am Anthony Rossi, aka Hyp3rSint4x from the Coffee and Cornchips gaming blog with the C3 WiR(e), a week in review recap of the gaming world. This week’s headlines include:

  • South Park: The Stick of Truth gets delayed!
  • Eidos stated as a possible studio to develop the next Final Fantasy
  • Can Jonathan Ross help change the thinking at Xbox?
  • Halo: Spartan Assault to come to Xbox 360 and Xbox One
  • New Call of Duty Mode lets you take on Aliens

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