Embark on a brand new adventure with memorable characters such as Ezio Auditore da Firenze, and Altaïr ibn La-Ahad in the latest sequel from the Assassin’s Creed series- Assassin's Creed: Revelations. Revelations is a direct sequel to Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, and is the fourth instalment in the Assassin’s Creed series.
The game is for everyone who has grown playing the Assassin’s creed series. Targeted at hard-core gamers, the game portrays the grand history of assassins during the crusaders period. The third-person action adventure game has an open world environment where you don’t have the confines of a level based gameplay. You can move around as you like, accomplish tasks as you seem fit. Revelations is available for the PS3 platform and carries a Mature rating from ESRB.
Synopsis and Features
The story in Assassin’s Creed Revelations revolves around master assassin Ezio Auditore, who is following the footsteps of his legendary mentor, Altair. The journey takes him through the path of discovery and revelation. As the story moves forward, Ezio travels to Constantinople, the heart of the Ottoman Empire, where a growing army of Templars threatens to destabilize the region.
The story of Assassin's Creed Revelations is more complicated as it features all 3 assassins from the previous series, including Desmond Miles. Developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft, Revelations takes you on a memorable journey combining all the stories from the previous games and intricately weaving a new one.
The single player campaign of the game is as entertaining as ever. You still accept missions and progress through the story as each one gets completed. The game also consists of mini games that are fun to play. You can earn revenue, search for hidden treasures and even recruit your own group of elite assassins who can be summoned at will, depending on the game status.
The game is visual leap over its predecessors as everything can be viewed in high-detail. From the markets at the grand bazaar to famous landmarks in the game like Hagia Sophia, the game offers beautiful and visually spectacular graphics. One of the many highlights in Revelations includes its sound. The voice acting is top notch and the soundtrack is amazing. Every sound is designed to suit the scene you are playing in, drawing you into the game and multiplying your joy of playing it.
The game introduces new elements such as the Hookblade. This addition is doubly helpful as you can zip line across buildings or use it to kill your enemies with one sharp blow. You can also seize districts of the city from Templars, thus expanding your revenue stream. The collectibles in the game now include Data Fragments that replace the Borgia Flags.
Revelations also brings with it the ability of bomb crafting. As you progress, throughout the game, you can collect ingredients that can be assembled into three different categories of bombs. The bombs can be anything from a standard smoke bomb to a version where the bomb shoots out coins that lure dozens of peasants. It is a good addition as you can use it to distract soldiers. Fans of 3D will love this game as this version of Assassin’s Creed is playable in full 3D.
The multiplayer of the Assassin’s Creed game series is different from the other games in the market. You get special characters who have special abilities and different missions that need to be completed to move up in the ranks. As you level up, you move up in the Abstergo Templar rank and gain access to more information about the company. The different multiplayer modes include Artifact Assault mode, Deathmatch and story-oriented quests.
Revelations also offers customization options to its players. You can change your character's appearance and weapons anyway you seem fit. You can even start your own guild, based on the appearance and weapons you choose. The DLC’s for the game include the Ancestors Character Pack and the Mediterranean Traveller Map Pack that features 6 new maps. The PSN network allows you to connect and download updates and many other things that make playing the game a wholesome experience.