Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Review
Review by Greg Knoll
Even before its release, Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood was the victim of utter scrutinization. Many knew the premise, but most wondered if the ideas present weren't more than fancy add-on content. Multi-player they said. You don't need to make an entirely new game for that! Angry retort from the R.E. 5 fans I suppose. How so many could say such a thing about one of the most ingenious, incredible franchises is beyond me, especially after the sequel. It now seems that I must again use my superior powers of deduction and persuasion to convince the loyal Trueps that Brotherhood is far more than simply an expansion pack.
Okay, it kind of starts like one. Seconds after part two ended is where Brotherhood begins. Ezio's memory takes place only moments later, even reciting bits of the dialogue we heard at the end part two. Once the scene ends, Ezio returns to the hallway to find Alexander the VI (Rodrigo Borgia) still broken and defeated in the hallway. Yet, with all the hell he put Ezio and his family through, the assassin decides to leave him alive. Why? I wondered the same thing.
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