Experience the Third Crusade Battle for the Holy Land in Assassin’s Creed
Ubisoft Entertainment Software has developed dozens of video games. Few are more popular than Assassin’s Creed. Since its first launch for PlayStation 3 and box 360 in 2007, it has taken on a cult-like reputation. Early in 2008, Ubisoft Montreal released a version developed for Microsoft Windows OS. Based on real-world, historical events, Assassin’s Creed tracks the ancient battle between Assassin’s and Templars. One strives to bring peace through free will, while the Templars want to control how the world feels peace.
Game Play & Features
Gameplay mostly takes place in a fictional world dating back a full millennium. Battles between characters occur as part of the Third Crusade, a 12th-century struggle to control the Holy Lands.
The primary characters are part of the Secret Order of Assassin’s, derived from the Hashshashins, and the Knights Templar.
Players see this ancient battle through the eyes of a modern-day character named Desmond Miles.
Miles utilizes a machine called the Animus to control the minds and view the memories of his ancestors.
The primary character is Altaïr Ibn-La’Ahad, who is a member of the group of Assassins.
The plot revolves around each side’s determination to gain control of the Apple of Eden, an ancient artifact that can control people’s minds.
The goal of Assassin’s Creed is to complete all the assassinations called upon by the Assassin leader, Al Mualim.
Players travel across the Holy Land through three cities, Jerusalem, Acre, and Damascus. They are searching for an agent of their Brotherhood in each of these cities.
First, find the agent and then the player will complete a series of reconnaissance jobs while living in a safe house.
The missions include things such as interrogating enemies, stealing, or other requests by fellow Assassin’s. Complete these tasks and
There are optional targets to add intrigue to the adventure as well. Players can map out the city from atop towers, or try to save citizens who are being harassed by guards. These additional objectives don’t help with the ultimate aim to assassinate a designated individual.
Players maintain their vitality and health by working to synchronize the memories of Desmond and Altaïr. When the main character is injured, Desmond views it as a visual memory.
Assassin’s Creed is full of sword battles with guards, leaps off tall garden towers, and anxious attempts to calm riots that ignite in the crowds.
With the completion of each assassination, players are awarded weapon upgrades before going after their next target. Players have the freedom to select the order of the targeted killings.
The game received average reviews from general critics, but overwhelmingly positive approval from the gaming community. Assassin’s Creed generated high praise for the storyline, visual graphics, and design. There have been subsequent versions released, which address a sense of repetitive gameplay and evolve into different periods of history.