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AC4 Black Flag High Sea trailer

AC4 Black Flag High Sea trailer

Ubisoft released this new trailer of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, showing a bit more of the life of a pirate in the game.

Pirate's Life on the High Seas

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Commented on 2013-07-16 18:19:57
Maybe it's just me but AC bore the hell out of me lately.
Commented on 2013-07-16 18:41:29
They created an interesting, well paced dynamic trailer! Obviously have a lot of experience now after making so many videos.

Never played any AC games tho, only one of the first ones for a few minutes.
Commented on 2013-07-16 19:16:34
Well At least they didn't use Dubstep this time..
Got to say I'm not expecting much from this, Haven't even played AC3 yet but the Piracy theme is appalling to me. I've always wanted a Open world pirate game.
Commented on 2013-07-16 21:33:42 In reply to ace9846
Posted by ace9846
Well At least they didn't use Dubstep this time..
Got to say I'm not expecting much from this, Haven't even played AC3 yet but the Piracy theme is appalling to me. I've always wanted a Open world pirate game.
then why is it so appalling?
Commented on 2013-07-16 21:44:50
Yeah, if you could just take out the assassins and the templars and completely overhaul the game mechanics, that'd be great!
Commented on 2013-07-16 21:51:15
I think that after watching this trailer, I've seen everything the game has to offer. so why should I still buy AC?
Commented on 2013-07-16 22:19:09
It's a vast improvement over the depressingly dull and disturbingly racist AC3. Looks very much like a current gen game though.
Commented on 2013-07-16 23:14:09
I cant seem to get interested in this, I think im just burnt out on AC.
Commented on 2013-07-17 00:28:36 In reply to droezelke
Posted by droezelke
I think that after watching this trailer, I've seen everything the game has to offer. so why should I still buy AC?
Funnily enough, it was just the same with the Red Dead Redemption trailers and nobody cared. The same goes with GTA V, we saw basically most of what could be done in the game and it makes people want to play. There must be something about Ubisoft, or more likely about Rockstar. Yet, gameplay mechanics in Rockstar games are far from being the best out there (clunky controls when on foot, terrible gunplay mechanics compared to other third person shooters, boring mini-games, etc.).

Don't get me wrong, I loved Red Dead and I'm really looking forward to GTA V, but it seems nobody wants to see their flaws, which includes the way they're advertised too. I think the main difference is that the Rockstar guys don't release many trailers or images. When they do, they show just as much as the other games in a couple of videos only, but since it's rare, people are eagerly waiting to be spoiled. Ubisoft would be well inspired to follow their example. Because they've released so many episodes in the past few years, and because they can't stop making trailers (which are basically all very similar as, in the end, we haven't really seen much of the game to be honest), they are going to bore people out even more (if possible).
Commented on 2013-07-17 06:29:30 In reply to Megion
Posted by Megion
Maybe it's just me but AC bore the hell out of me lately.
Bored the hell out of me after AC2.
Commented on 2013-07-17 11:45:15
I have played Assassin's Creed 1 and 2. And liked them a lot. 3rd AC is under consideration, but it may be that I won't get it after all. Because I am not planning on getting AC4.

I just find it stupid that whaling has to be in this game. I can't imagine how whaling would be a nice thing to do. Something that people would like. Is it like targeting reticule must be pointed at hard to hit target. Then pushing the button rapidly to get that nice harpoon deep into the creature. And then trying to keep your ship or boat balanced when the whale is struggling, bleeding and slowly dying. The whale would be the one that I would root for.
Commented on 2013-07-17 12:17:36 In reply to itaintrite
Posted by itaintrite
Bored the hell out of me after AC2.
I feel your pain. AC3 is sitting on my shelf wrapped since the day of release. Unless they overhaul everything from visual style to combat/movement mechanics it is not going to change. Gameplay is simply not appealing.
Commented on 2013-07-17 15:21:14 In reply to Janman
Posted by Janman
I have played Assassin's Creed 1 and 2. And liked them a lot. 3rd AC is under consideration, but it may be that I won't get it after all. Because I am not planning on getting AC4.

I just find it stupid that whaling has to be in this game. I can't imagine how whaling would be a nice thing to do. Something that people would like. Is it like targeting reticule must be pointed at hard to hit target. Then pushing the button rapidly to get that nice harpoon deep into the creature. And then trying to keep your ship or boat balanced when the whale is struggling, bleeding and slowly dying. The whale would be the one that I would root for.
I think the whaling thing is in there because that was a real deal back then. Perhaps that action in the game will promote sympathy from more people, you never know. It was a part of life in those days and I don't see why we should gloss over some of the "uglier" facets of history.

I actually loved AC3( near completionist), but I also hadn't played one since AC2 so I'm not burnt out yet :)
Commented on 2013-07-17 16:01:12 In reply to Frozpot
Whaling is happening nowadays too. Making it something that is potentially fun is disturbing. I do realize the difference between real life and gaming, mind you. But of all the violence in games, violence against basically defenseless animals just feels bad.
Commented on 2013-07-17 19:14:37 In reply to Megion
Posted by Megion
I feel your pain. AC3 is sitting on my shelf wrapped since the day of release. Unless they overhaul everything from visual style to combat/movement mechanics it is not going to change. Gameplay is simply not appealing.
You aren't missing anything with AC3, it was awful.
Commented on 2013-07-17 20:31:04
I am a big AC fan. So I will definitely like it. Hope it is the best one yet
Commented on 2013-07-18 17:29:27 In reply to GangStarr
Posted by GangStarr
then why is it so appalling?
Mega typo I meant Appealing. I need to start typing slower.

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