Desmond Miles is on the run. The place where he relived his memories is no longer safe. In order to find the real reason why everything has gone haywire, Miles must uncover secrets hidden way back in the 15th century. With his trust already broken, can Desmond believe anyone ever again? Assassin's Creed II attempts to find out the answers for all the questions that were left unanswered at the end of its predecessor. Toggling between past and present, you have to now help Miles to maintain his sanity and uncover all the secrets before it’s too late.
The sequel to Assassin's Creed and the 2nd game in the Assassin's Creed franchise, Assassin's Creed II includes many tweaks and additions that make it a stellar buy. The game is targeted towards gamers who like playing video games that revolve around historic events. The open world action-adventure video game has stealth elements embedded into it. The game DVD is available for the PC and carries a Mature rating from ESRB.
Synopsis and Features
Abstergo labs have turned into a hostile territory. The genetic memory reading device, Animus, which allowed you to access the memories of your forefathers is unsafe now. Teaming together with Lucy Stillman, you, as Desmond Miles, must travel through time using an advanced version of Animus to become Ezio Auditore da Firenze. Arriving in Italy, you must play the game set during the Renaissance period in the late 15th century to become an assassin and find out the truth behind a series of family murders.
Developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft, Assassin's Creed II bridges the gap between the previous and current title. The minimum hardware specifications essential to play the game smoothly on your computer are Windows XP, a broadband connection that is 128 kbps or higher, 1.8 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo or 2.4 Ghz AMD Athlon X2 64 processor, 8 GB hard disk space, 1.5 GB RAM and a 256 MB RAM equipped NVidia or ATI Radeon graphics card.
The game’s single-player campaign takes you throughout the country of Italy. You can visit places like Venice, Florence, Forlì, San Gimignano and others. The game borrows all the popular elements from its predecessor including the Leap of Faith: a feature that allows you to jump down from high-structured buildings into a bale of hay.
There are many different things tweaked in Assassin's Creed II. You can now climb walls faster, sneak around smoothly in front of enemies, leap farther when you hop around rooftops. All this adds to the entertainment quotient of the game, making it more interesting to play. The game has several side missions that include searching for tombs.
Tombs hide ancient artefacts that can be recovered, leading to larger prize. Tombs also give rise to puzzles. These puzzles sometimes require you to travel from one place to another to solve them. The journey is very entertaining as you can take alternate routes and employ any technique you want to successfully solve them. The weapons that Ezio Auditore can use include the dual hidden blades, spears, axes and many swords. The combat has been reworked as you can down swing down from a ledge and take down an enemy with ease.
Optional objectives in the game include finding hidden treasures, reinforcing establishments and pickpocketing. All this gives more strength to the gameplay, increasing the game’s replay value. Re-establishing business house will earn you income which you can spend on upgrades or for buying villas and more.
Assassin's Creed II allows you to hire an array of different groups of people to distract the soldiers. You can hire a group of courtesans or a group of thieves to fight against the guards. All this shows how versatile the game is, making you to play it more and more. Assassin's Creed II adds in a great deal of variety as you can now swim underwater or discover hidden glyphs that assist in tying the dual storylines together. The updates, DLCs and extra content for the game can be downloaded directly from the company’s website.
The best AC game, period.
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Good Game , But Poor DRM !!
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An Incredible game!
hats off yo Ubisoft !!
Prithvi Raj S
Certified Buyer, Hyderabad
Assassin's Creed 2