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Assassin's Creed 2 images and dev diary

Assassin's Creed 2 images and dev diary

Ubisoft released this new batch of Assassin's Creed 2 images, as always looking quite good.
Update: Added the fifth developer diary.

Dev Diary #5

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Commented on 2009-10-22 16:51:04
The look on there faces in pic 7 ... FUNNY . This is a must buy for me but not day one for the simple reason ....Modern Warfare 2 . I'm gonna give it all i can on MW2 and when it's time for something else then shooting terrorists ... this is where my hard earned money will go 2 . Countdown till mid-November
Commented on 2009-10-22 16:53:52
COLOUR!!
Commented on 2009-10-22 16:58:28
My hope for a more stealth-based game a lá Theif was completely shattered when he strapped on that flying machine and flew over the entire city. But AC2 can still be a pretty good game if they adress the original's shortcomings. The mission design for example. You can customize your gear this time, which was something I thought was lacking in AC1. Overall it seems to be an improved sequel.
Commented on 2009-10-22 17:06:17
I love the first pic,the atmosphere in there is awesome cloudy skies and that black outfit looks very awesome too.

I really hope the gameplay is good because that will decide if I buy it or not.
Commented on 2009-10-22 17:30:16
Can't wait to try it out, i loved the first one, except the repetitiveness, but it seems this one has more various stuff to it which is nice.

And it seems that once Ezio is a regular assassin, he later on gets a stubble beard when he turns to a master, pretty cool, prefer him with a stubble.
Commented on 2009-10-22 17:38:42
I have never lost interest in a game I was waiting for more so much more than for Assassin's Creed. something is not right in this game for me ... dont what it is....
Commented on 2009-10-22 18:19:36
No doubt this game will be better than the first. Will it be good enough remains the question. I have pre-ordered it, because I love the concept. The screenshots are very nice. I love the rich colors.
Hoping for the best.
Commented on 2009-10-22 19:34:50 In reply to alimokrane
Posted by alimokrane
I have never lost interest in a game I was waiting for more so much more than for Assassin's Creed. something is not right in this game for me ... dont what it is....
Why? I can't remember the last time i saw a sequel that tries so hard to really improve from the first game.
Commented on 2009-10-22 20:29:23
I've already preordered. It's just sad that i have to wait til next year to get my hands on the PC-version.

Nice video, like the fact that the story follows Ezio's life for 30 years, and you see how he changes during that time.
Commented on 2009-10-22 20:34:07 In reply to Zarsky
Posted by Zarsky
I've already preordered. It's just sad that i have to wait til next year to get my hands on the PC-version.
ditto.
Commented on 2009-10-22 21:03:29
They really do seem to be trying very hard to fix all the problems of the first game, except for one major issue...it being an open world game.

I think that what made the last gen prince of persia games so good was the linear style story and platforming puzzles. The freedom to do what you want and explore might work great for GTA, but for games of this style I'm still not convinced it can transfer into a truly AAA experience.

I have high hopes for this game, but I'd be lying if I said I felt like a preorder was a safe bet. Fingers crossed.
Commented on 2009-10-22 23:32:04
In my Opinion. AC wouldn't be so popular without that Open World Thing.
Commented on 2009-10-23 01:22:31 In reply to Smokin
so i guess now that he has twin blades the developers are gonna place hundreds of guards patrolling in pairs now. thats gonna look kinda ridiculous, as it seems like the only time u will be able to use the twin blades is when they make it obvious.
Commented on 2009-10-23 12:15:57
imo its boring like the first one
Commented on 2009-10-23 14:21:18
Graphics are a little mixed in places, but outstanding in others. Must buy for me, as I love open world stuff and games which DON'T focus on a) soldiers, b) guns, and c) modern settings.
Commented on 2009-10-23 16:18:26 In reply to mustacio
Posted by mustacio
so i guess now that he has twin blades the developers are gonna place hundreds of guards patrolling in pairs now. thats gonna look kinda ridiculous, as it seems like the only time u will be able to use the twin blades is when they make it obvious.
Or if your like I am, the two kills right off the bat will work great when you attack large groups of armed guards. My favorite part of the first game was wipeing out whole columns of soldiers. I'd ride my horse right into them, jump off, and proceed with the slaughter! Ah, good times ;)...
Commented on 2009-10-23 17:19:44
Atmosphere looks great... is it going to be completely and utterly destroyed again by a sci-fi HUD and futuristic cut scenes?

These screens obviously portray the main things people love about AC, why can't we just leave it that way? Why does everything have to end up like the friggin' Matrix?

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