Edge Magazine - Assassin's Creed III devs: "Easy mode often ruins games".
The AC games aren't exactly a shining beacon of difficulty so I'm not sure what he was getting at there. I enjoy them but you pretty much just push a button and watch Assassin Theater, there is way too much contextual automation done on behalf of the player.
Playing: Dark Souls 2: Scholars of the First Sin Watching: Mr. Robot