Influential Sequels – Assassin’s Creed: The Kenway Saga

Last week I spoke of the characterisation in the Assassin’s Creed series and since then, thanks to a very generous if not controversial Steam Sale, I managed to complete my collection of the main series, meaning I bought Assassin’s Creed Rogue and Syndicate.

As I played Rogue, and having written the article last week, I started to think about the many Assassin’s Creed sequels and spinoffs and realised that the Kenway Saga is perhaps the most influential sequel in the series or at least tied with the Ezio Trilogy. They added new elements to the gameplay, expanded on the universe and created characters that we’re still talking about today. I’m a massive Ezio Auditore fan, he’s still my favourite character in the series and perhaps the most influential of all protagonists in Assassin’s Creed, but as a whole, I think the Kenway Saga tops Ezio’s in innovation, risks and variety.

Let’s take a look at what the Kenway Saga brought to the series, what it added to the mix. Continue reading Influential Sequels – Assassin’s Creed: The Kenway Saga

The Road So Far – Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation

Carry on my wayward son, there’ll be peace when you are gone. Lay your weary head to rest, don’t you cry no more…

Someday I’ll turn these articles into awesome highlight videos with that song playing in the background, similar to Supernatural season finales. But as my editing skills more than suck, I’ll just write it all down.

Yes, another Let’s Play on The Mental Attic’s YouTube channel and picking up where we left off on the road to playing all Tomb Raider games in reverse order. This time it’s Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation. Continue reading The Road So Far – Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation