In the gaming world there are very few games that make you feel all sorts of ways. For me the most recent series to do this to me is Assassin's Creed.

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    Never have I hated a series so much that I thought it deserved no sequels, to enjoying the followups with all of my heart. Let's start at the beginning for me.

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This right here is one of the worst games I have ever had the displeasure of playing. What made this even worse is that not only was it my first PS3 game, it was my only for a few months. I found Altaïr to be an extremely boring and bland character. Never have I hated benches as much as I did after this game. When Assassin's Creed 2 was announced I was in complete shock that this crappy ass game got a sequel. The series was dead for me. As I stated in a previous blog, I tend to impulse buy when my brain gives in to deals. Fast forward about year ago and a killer deal showed it's ugly face and I figured as a collector since I own the first I need the rest. The games were bought but never played till last November or near that. I chose to play part 2 against my better judgment.

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Somehow this game took all of the evil feelings I had for the series and made them go "poof". I felt that this game improved from the first by at least a million times if not more. The biggest appeal was not playing as Altaïr but as the more lovable Ezio. The boring was replaced with a funny character that grew as the series grew. From revenge to an assassin master, Ezio grew. Something not many video game character do. After AC2 I jumped into Brotherhood. 

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While the story was not as enticing as the one in AC2 it was still a great story nonetheless. In this game you see Ezio grow even more as well as reestablish Assassins in Rome. I found a lot of appeal in the Christina missions. Living through experiences that help a character grow. In both AC2 and Brotherhood I have found myself wanting more of Ezio's story. 

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I am currently not playing Revelations. I chose to play something else in order to grow the urge to play more in order to enhance the experience. Despite owning all of the games I am still going to make a pointless but wanted purchase.

I have no need for this but I will still get it and it will probably never be opened. That's just how I roll. So I must show appreciation towards Ubisoft for being able to turn crap into gold and introducing me to a great character with a great story. I don't care about Rayman so I still like you guys.