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Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag by UbiSoft

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Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 85.
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  • Platform: PlayStation 4
  • Publisher: UbiSoft
  • Developer: UbiSoft
  • Category: Action , Adventure

Product Details:

It is 1715. Pirates rule the Caribbean and have established a lawless pirate republic. Among these outlaws is a fearsome young captain named Edward Kenway. His exploits earn the respect of pirate legends like Blackbeard, but draw him into an ancient war that may destroy everything the pirates have built.

  • A BRASH REBEL ASSASSIN - Become Edward Kenway, a charismatic yet brutal pirate captain, trained by Assassins. Edward can effortlessly switch between the Hidden Blade of the Assassin's Order and all new weaponry including four flintock pistols and dual cutlass swords.
  • EXPLORE AN OPEN WORLD FILLED WITH OPPORTUNITIES - Discover the most diverse Assassin's Creed world ever created. From Kingston to Nassau, explore 50 unique locations where you can live the life of a pirate including:
    • Loot underwater shipwrecks
    • Assassinate enemies in blossoming cities
    • Hunt for rare animals in untamed jungles
    • Search for treasure in lost ruins
    • Escape to hidden coves
  • BECOME THE MOST FEARED PIRATE IN THE CARIBBEAN - Command your ship, the Jackdaw, and strike fear in all who see her. Plunder and pillage to upgrade the Jackdaw with ammunition and equipment needed to fight off enemy ships. The ship`s improvements are critical to Edward` s progression through the game. Attack and seamlessly board massive galleons, recruit sailors to join your crew and embark on an epic and infamous adventure.
  • EXPERIENCE THE GRITTY REALITY BEHIND THE PIRATE FANTASY - Stand amongst legendary names such as Blackbeard and Benjamin Hornigold, as you establish a lawless Republic in the Bahamas and relive the truly explosive events that defined the Golden Age of Pirates.
  • MULTIPLAYER EXPERIENCE - Play with your friends in the ruthless and critically acclaimed multiplayer experience. Choose from an eclectic cast of characters from the Golden Age of Pirates and fight to the death in exotic locations.

Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag

Pursuing The Root Of All Evil

review by Joe Juba on October 29, 2013 at 03:00 AM
  • Concept:
    A hotheaded pirate and his crew gain wealth and infamy on the high seas
  • Graphics:
    The water looks amazing, but the framerate is unstable on current-gen platforms and Wii U
  • Sound:
    The fantastic collection of sea shanties make this my favorite soundtrack in the series
  • Playability:
    Changes to the fast-travel and weapon selection significantly tighten up the on-foot controls. Sailing usually works well, but steering a ship in combat is often more frustrating than fun
  • Entertainment:
    Fun when you're chasing down your interests, but the enthusiasm deflates when working through the campaign missions
  • Replay:
    Moderately High
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Important Information:

Purchase or use of this item is subject to the PSN Terms of Service and User Agreement and this item's use restrictions. This item has been sublicensed to you by Sony Computer Entertainment America. One-time license fee for play on purchasing account's designated, primary PS4 system and other PS4 systems when signed in with purchasing account. © 2013 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Assassin's Creed, Black Flag and Ubisoft, and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the US and/or other countries.

Important Information:

If you are a fan of the Assassin's Creed franchise, check out all of the latest Assassin's Creed Syndicate games and accessories available now for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.

Game Informer Rating:

Rated 8.25 out of 10 by Game Informer.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Environment I'm not a hardcore gamer, but I just got a PS4 because I wanted to be able to escape every once in a while. This game is perfect, the world of it is incredible, the story is great and the gameplay is challenging enough to keep you invested but simple enough to make you feel like you're halfway decent at gaming.
Date published: 2016-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favorite assassins creed i tried other assassins creed and didn't like them. This assassins creed is the best of the "newer" ones in my opinion.
Date published: 2015-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from First Assassin's Creed I've played since 2. I haven't picked up an Assassin's Creed game since AC2 on PS3. I was starting to get bored with the series. With Syndicate coming out soon, which looks incredible, I figured "Hey, why not try one of the most recent ones and give it a shot before it comes out to see if things have gotten any better?" To my surprise, I loved it. Pillaging, plundering, taking over ships... It's the whole package. While the other games let you ride horses to other destinations, which became drab after awhile, this one allows you to drive ships around and attack others, taking their goods for your own. It adds an entirely new level of gameplay that I feel the other games lacked. Overall, the game is just flat out fun to play. The graphics, while could be a little better given I'm playing it on a PS4, are still stunning. It looks and feels how I imagined the life of a pirate would be like. I can't wait to try out Syndicate. Thank you, Ubisoft, for giving us the gift of piracy. I'm sorry... "Privateering".
Date published: 2015-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from this game is pretty cool. TBH this game is pretty cool but the graphics are really better on xbox one and even if i dont have a xbox one its pretty cool Bc i played on my uncles system
Date published: 2015-07-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A Treasured Booty. The graphics update to this game is certainly a welcomed and gorgeous addition. The environments are lush and verdant. The water is crisp and clean. The whales are large and noisy. After playing this on the PS3 and then immediately on the PS4, it's a very appealing upgrade. The biggest issue is still the free running system. I absolutely hate when Edward just randomly climbs something or jumps into something while pursuing someone. If we could get that little work-around in motion then this would be an absolutely perfect game. The Naval Warfare is the pinnacle of fun in this game. Nothing is quite as thrilling as listening to your crew sing their shanty and then blow a schooner to bits moments later. Never has a pirate game made you feel like you're truly pirating until you shiver some timbers, murder a crew, and steal some rum.
Date published: 2015-03-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Setting The story is really one of the worst in Assassins Creed franchise, but the huge map and fun gameplay makes up for the story.
Date published: 2014-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best franchise still delivers I've been a huge AC fan since the original. I played them all, including all the DLC, and I got to say, they are still keeping me very interested. My least favorite out of the franchise was revelations, but if that was the only AC game, it would be rated a 10/10, but because people are so used to the franchise, they always expect more and more. This game is just plain amazing, Ubisoft always delivers, so you If you haven't played this yet, this is a must play.
Date published: 2014-11-01
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Over rated. Poor Controls I never really cared for the original assasins creed and this is my first return. But to me the controls are nothign great he always accidentally runs up walls when you do not want him to. Prince of persia moves much better. and the story is so dumb. just make it an actual pirate in actual pirate times. not some guys thoughts trying to make a movie or something stupid walking through a building. my last time in the assasins creed genre. it is an ok game but not worth buying. once i finished never gonig back.
Date published: 2014-10-23
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