I’ve seen some pretty bold claims made in the name of gaming. Rock Band 3 proclaimed it could create musicians. Def Jam Rapstar proclaimed it could turn nerds in bona fide MCs. And now, Assassin’s Creed III would have you believe that its fictional war between the Templars and Assassins mattered more than the American Revolution!
There you have it! The revolution that threw off the shackles of the oppressive British Empire pales into insignificance next to the antics of a hooded wetboy hacking up redcoats, tiptoeing across rooftops and having chats in candlelit rooms with wig-wearing blokes.
This ups the dramatic stakes of the AC franchise immensely because AC: III’s story has some lofty heights to reach. Stay tuned!