Our examiner, Eamon Gaudio, first checked Assassin's Creed Revelations 2 years ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 7 weeks ago.
You play Altaïr Ibn-La'Ahad in 12th and 13th century Masyaf, and Ezio Auditore da Firenze in 16th century Constantinople. The game mainly follows Ezio's journey to unlock the secret of Altaïr's vault in Masyaf. It creates an open world Constantinople, Rhodes, Masyaf and Cappadocia. Constantinople is the largest and is split into four districts: Constantine, Bayezid, Imperial, and Galata.
Like other games in the series, gameplay focuses on stealth, exploration and combat. You can hide from enemies not only in grass and bushes but can pull down your hood and slip into crowds to use them as cover. The main protagonist, Ezio, can use the hook blade to access zip lines across the environments. The hook blade is one of the new features introduced in Revelations. You can also use different bombs for tactical advantages.
Expanded in this game is the task of seizing districts of the city from the Templars. Like in Brotherhood, the Templars will send reinforcements to recapture districts, which Ezio must defend in a tactical "tower defence" sub-game.
Rated for younger players in Australia. Rated Mature Accompanied (MA 15+) for Strong violence.
12+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Still, it's important for parents and guardians to consider the maturity required to process the game content. It's also important to ensure children understand in-game purchases and have spending limits set-up. You need to have patience and forward thinking for the assassinations. You also need to navigate the large map and work to collect the items you need. Resilience also helps when things don't go to play.
Assassin's Creed Revelations
- In-Game Purchases: Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience.
A remastered version available for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 as The Ezio Collection:
- Assassin’s Creed II – Ezio’s saga begins as you fight and explore the open world of the Italian Renaissance in an era of art, riches, and murderous conspiracy.
- Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood – Journey into Italy’s greatest city, Rome, the centre of power, greed, and corruption, as Ezio takes leadership of the entire Brotherhood of Assassins.
- Assassin’s Creed Revelations – Two Assassins, one destiny. Embark on Ezio’s final adventure as he walks in the footsteps of his great mentor, Altaïr, on a journey of discovery and revelation in 16th-century Constantinople and the heart of the Ottoman Empire.
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Release Date: 15/11/2011, updated in 2012
Out Now: PC, PS3, PS4, Switch, Xbox 360 and Xbox One
Content Rating: PEGI 18
Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds
Accessibility: 15 features
Components: 3D Third-Person
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