Assassin’s Creed III: A Good Game for Current Events

I really have just about given up on decent female representation in these games. It’s not even that women aren’t in Assassin’s Creed III—we do get a few characters, and they are anything but poorly written. They’re just not in … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed II: Another Game Done Mostly Right

I finished the second Assassin’s Creed game sometime last week, and now that I’m working my way through Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, I think I can safely say that the series is becoming one of my favorites. I loved the first … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China: A Step in the Right Direction?

I’m sure most of us have faced a situation like this: a friend or acquaintance has some problematic views and, in turn, we point out what’s wrong in hopes that they change their ways and recognize why what they were … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations: These Games Still Have a Women Problem

After the previous game, I was a bit hesitant to start on Revelations, the fourth game in the Assassin’s Creed series. But as it was the only installment in the main storyline left separating me from Assassin’s Creed III, the … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood: Okay, This Series Has Some Issues

I want to start this post off by saying that I don’t hate this game. I actually ended up enjoying the gameplay a lot more than I did its predecessors. And again, as someone who used to live in Italy, … Continue reading

Trailer Tuesdays: The Assassin’s Creed Movie

This is the trailer that got me to jump right into the Assassin’s Creed fandom, and I am so excited to go see it. That said, as much as I want this movie to be amazing, a really big part … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed: A Game Done Mostly Right

Recently, I saw that an Assassin’s Creed movie is in the works, and while I’m hopeful for its success, I can’t say I’d be surprised if it did poorly, considering how bad other game-to-movie adaptations are. Nevertheless, the trailer reminded … Continue reading

A Few Steps Forward, a Few Steps Back: E3 Stumbles at Reclaiming Connection with Non-Industry Audience

Rin: Maybe it’s something that comes with age, but going into E3 no longer has the hype it used to. In the years before, there was at least one game I was interested in hearing about. This year, though, I … Continue reading