Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Review

Assassins-Creed-IV-Black-Flag-PosterI have not touched the Assassin’s Creed series in nearly four years.  It began with the prior two numbered titles, and I certainly enjoyed them at the time, but past-me is an idiot, as he didn’t like 999 and was adamant about defending Final Fantasy XIII, as that is why he bought an Xbox 360.  So, skipping three iterations, my thoughts on this installment could have been summarized by how I ended my first day of 11 hours of play with, “Well, today was devoted to Assassin’s Creed IV.  The game is fun, but it probably won’t be 40 hours in.” Which it sure as sugar wasn’t. Continue reading