I loved AC3 for the setting; the whole colonial thing was just a total breath of fresh air. I had fun for hours just wandering around The Frontier pouncing on elk and bobcats. The story was well presented and well paced. That being said, it did run pretty terribly on PS3. I understand the argument that AC3 should have had more assassinations, but I'm glad they took the game in a new direction. The story as presented didn't leave a lot of room for Conner to run around "assassinating" people willy nilly. There were very clear, well-defined antagonists.