Sooooo… husby convinced me to get a Peloton bike a few weeks ago. I was kind of meh about it because it just struck me as being far too expensive for what it is and it has the whiff of faux luxury to me. (Incidentally, this is also how I Read more…
I’ve only just started playing! But because I think it will be about fourteen years before I’m done playing this game, I figured I’d go ahead and write a review based on my initial impressions.
This game is frustratingly expansive and overwhelmingly detailed. It’s a long, slow burn with many of the best parts of past AC installments like sailing, hunting, and serial murder.
(5/5) Frozen Wilds takes all the fun stuff in the original game and adds a bit more to it. You get a few more weapons. You get some new skills. There are a couple of new challenge formats. And even though I was eventually 20 levels higher than the highest quest level, it was still a very enjoyable challenge.
(4 of 5 stars) The oddly flat style of art and a control layout that I found rather awkward gave me a bad first impression of this game, but I’m glad I stuck with it because it ended up being a lot of fun. The story is only so-so, but I enjoyed the new game mechanics. Critics will likely complain that missions are repetitious, but that’s a hallmark of the series by now, right?