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Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China

Rating Summary

Based on 53 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

67

Top Critic Average

23%

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Summary: Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China is quite a departure from it's siblings due to its side-scrolling perspective. But apart from this change from the core gameplay of the franchise, it does little else.

Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Apr 20, 2015
Xbox OneApr 20, 2015
PCApr 20, 2015

Developer: Climax Group

Publisher: Ubisoft

Genre: Platformer

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles tells the story of Assassins in three diverse locations and time periods for a series of all-new Assassin’s Creed adventures. The first entry in the Assassin’s Creed Chronicles saga takes place in China, 1526, as the Ming dynasty starts to crumble. You embody Shao Jun, the last remaining Assassin of the Chinese Brotherhood, returning to her homeland with a vendetta. Newly trained by the legendary Ezio Auditore, she is hell-bent to exact vengeance and restore her fallen brotherhood.
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A stripped down stealth offering that reinvigorates Assassin's Creed by putting attention back on the sneaky stuff.

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Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China does a lot of the hard stuff well, but can't convey the rush of being an assassin.

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Though it sheds many of the series' best elements, Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China has its own charm, and is worth a play for those in search of a simple stealth experience.

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As a 2D interpretation of Assassin's Creed this works perfectly well, but the workmanlike design and bland atmosphere makes it hard to get excited about.

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