"Assassin's Creed II" (PS3)
This one's a mixed bag: it's simultaneously better than the first one and far worse.
The beginning instantly drew me in, with its more personal, revenge-driven story. And simply being able to swim is an instant improvement! :D Several other new mechanics are added, including a sequence where you use a flying machine designed by Leonardo da Vinci (which, by the way, leads to an amazing reaction from the guards who spot you). It's also a lot more diverse than the original, far less repetitive – though that does mean it seems to ramble quite a bit, with a far weaker sense of story progression.
However, the major, MAJOR problem with this game is the directional control. You have to be very accurate with the joystick, or else your character take” read more