Best Fantasy Combat Game
Swordplay: Altair frequently stumbles into fights with Templars, and combat controls are uncomplicated, with two buttons for sword actions (working them together makes some nifty moves). Along the way, you'll also learn to use other gear, too, like grappling hooks and bombs.
Keep Quiet: It's not all fight, fight, fight. Altair prefers to avoid attention, sticking to the beams and rooftops above the street, and stealth challenges require you to keep a low profile. Even Altair's weapon of choice is silent, a hidden dagger that dispatches enemies quietly without attracting guards.
Assassin's Creed: Altair's Chronicles
Version reviewed: 1.1.5
Battle evil from the shadows of medieval cities in this sensational Middle Eastern adventure, featuring rich environments and sword fights aplenty. Altair is bent on avenging a slaughter by the Knights Templar, and you guide him to a chalice which may help end the crusades. The game's much more than hack-n-slash, with mental and physical acrobatics to overcome.
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