Assassin's Creed 2 Talk

Joystiq confirms plans for an Assassin's Creed sequel, relating comments about the project during Ubisoft's first-half fiscal 2008-09 conference call. A sequel to the successful stealth/action game was probably a given, but the confirmation indicates they are shooting for a release during Ubisoft's fiscal 2010, which would make for a holiday 2009 release using those old-fashioned non-fiscal calendars the rest of us are saddled with. GiantBomb has their own light to shed on this news (thanks Destructoid), as during the taping of an episode of Gametrailers' Bonus Round they picked up word from tapped-in industry analyst Michael Pachter that the middle ages setting of the first Assassin's Creed will shift several hundred years forward into the 18th century, perhaps to be set during the French Revolution. This news of a time shift is not confirmed, and other details like target platforms are not available at this time.
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Uh, by that logic, every game should just have one button that does everything for you, since you're usually playing a character that's very proficient at what he/she does.

No, that's your logic. It's a gameplay decision made by the developers who thought that managing his every move while freerunning would've reduced the enjoyment value of the game. If you disagree with that you're free to not purchase it or it's followups. I found the game interactive enough to be quite enjoyable and my only hopes are for improved combat and more content in the game world itself.

Developers frequently have to make choices during product development to go a certain path with game features. Reducing complexity doesn't always make things "dumbed down", sometimes too much complexity just isn't fun. They didn't make Mirror's Edge, they made Assassin's Creed. If you can't see the difference then I don't know what more to say.
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