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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However, dumbing down is not subjective. Holding one button to make a character automatically run, jump, climb, roll, hop and swing is dumbed down regardless of whether or not you find it enjoyable.

Yes it is subjective. First off you're using the term in a way one might phrase a backhanded compliment and it's not fooling anyone. Complexity does no one any good if they can't understand it or find the game fun. Dumbing down to you is streamlining to a different person.

just as nobody can argue (except you) that AC's platforming wasn't dumbed down when compared to every platformer in existence.

Also ridiculous statements like that make your credibility nil. Every platformer in existence, really? Could you be a bit more broad and vague? So we're talking Super Mario Brothers here too? I guess any platformer that allows you to land without mashing an intense button combination is just "dumbed down!".

I know your penchant for arguing anything and everything on these boards but even I was surprised when you posted that little "gem".
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