The new installment of Assassin's Creed (for PC will be released on November 19), the franchise created by Ubisoft, is already available for PS4 and Xbox One. On this occasion, it is located in the London of the industrial revolution, during the end of the 19th century. It has two playable characters, the twins Jacob and Evie Frye, members of the brotherhood of assassins, who face the Templars who control London. For this game, developers have focused solely on single-player history, eliminating the multiplayer modes of previous Assassin's Creed.



As in the whole saga, one of the points that are more careful is the recreation of the city in which the action takes place. Within the game, London is divided into seven districts, representing both the most industrial areas, with factories and warehouses, to the wealthiest areas, such as the City. The player can walk the exterior of all the iconic buildings, such as Big Ben and the Parliament, Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London or the Cathedral of Saint Paul, and on occasion also the interior of one of them. Victorian London has a large number of historical figures, such as Alexander Graham Bell, Charles Darwin, Charles Dickens, Karl Marx or Queen Victoria, who will have their representation and importance in the game, mostly as allies of the protagonists .


To take into account: In each district, a series of missions and commissions will have to be carried out, such as freeing child laborers from a factory, or helping the police to capture criminals, to end a battle between gangs and freeing that zone from the influence of the Templars.


From the top of Big Ben, the player will have a spectacular view of the entire center of London and you can see a Thames river crammed with boats.



This new game keeps the gameplay seen throughout the series. It will control both Jacob, more focused on direct combat, and Evie, more focused on stealth. You can switch between them from the pause menu. They change the available weapons for the protagonists, which in this occasion are the cane-dagger, American fists and Kukri knives, apart from the hidden blade. As for the tools available to murderers, highlight the revolver and the great novelty of this delivery, the string launcher. This tool allows the brothers to quickly climb the buildings, as well as to cross between the roofs separated by the large avenues of the city. Another of the novelties that are included are the horse-drawn carriages, which we can use to move around the city and make races. In this installment, the main base of the protagonists will be a train that will be traveling through the extensive railway network of the city. In it you can review the different chapters of the story and see the collectibles that have been obtained, all of them while the train is traveling through London. Both the trains that transit the city and the ships that sail through the Thames will not be mere means of transport, since some missions will take place in them.


To take into account: apart from the quick trip to a watchtower (the game allows you to instantly change positions to any of the highest points in the city that have already been visited), the use of carriages and the rope launcher allows you to travel quickly great distances, so the player will have more options to move around London.


Players will quickly get used to the controls, which are similar to those of previous installments.



As usual in this saga, the game features dubbing Castilian (and subtitles during cinematics) that allow total immersion in the story, helped by music, signed by Austin Wintory (nominated for the Grammy Award for best soundtrack by Journey in 2012), which perfectly complements the action that takes place in the game.


To take into account: All the important dialogues of the game are dubbed into Spanish, we will only hear some comments in English from the citizens of London when we are walking around the city.


Six ballads are included as if they belonged to the period in which the game takes place, which are sung by the inhabitants of the city.


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