Parents' Guide to

Assassin's Creed III Remastered

By Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Violent but historically accurate adventure still impresses.

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What you will—and won't—find in this game.

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age 12+

Based on 8 parent reviews

age 11+

Is Assassins Creed 3 Remastered Violent?

As a parent at first I wasn't enthusiastic about this game. Me and my son agreed that I would let him get the game as long as he would let me watch him and he would return it if it was too violent or inappropriate. I watched him and I found out of a feature on this game that Common Sense Media completely ignores. You can turn of blood for the whole game. I watched him play and without the blood the game is completely fine. If your child has seen any of the new Marvel movies and it didn't bother them then I would say he can get the game if they turn off blood because the violence without blood is exactly the same as those movies. If your child has seen those It movies the one the clown then they're definitely fine for this game with blood and without blood I guarantee it will be fine. The game isn't as bad as people have said. This game is truly fine for people even if they're mature 10 and up. Also it's a great less violent alternative to Odyssey which is the one that takes place in Greece.

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Easy to play/use
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age 2+

This game is so good

My son really wanted this game and so I got it for him as a Christmas gift a while back last Christmas There is a option to turn off blood and there is no sex common sense why did you guys say that

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Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Any way you slice it, this compilation of two action/adventure games is a pretty good bargain for gamers. Not only does Assassin's Creed III Remastered provide a pair of games (one of which, Liberation, may not have been played by many fans, given its handheld origins), but it delivers updated graphics and slightly enhanced play mechanics that make both fit surprisingly well on modern systems. Thanks to a little help from Ubisoft's developers, both games appear to have aged very well. Assassin's Creed III remains the main draw, thanks to its sprawling, politically charged campaign, fantastic naval battles, and focus on a compelling and capable Native American protagonist. The story of how Ratonhnhaké:ton was born, how he was reluctantly thrust into the role of a hero, and how he became a major player in the Assassins/Templars legacy remains as engaging today as it was when the game first released. The enhanced visuals are still a treat, whether running through Boston or New York, exploring the frontier, or engaging in high seas naval combat. The highly choreographed swordplay feels a bit stiff compared to modern games, but grows satisfying once you've learned its intricacies. Plus, as the concluding chapter in modern-day Desmond Miles' story, it delivers a kind of closure lacking in most of the series' games.

Assassin's Creed Liberation, meanwhile, is neither as fully formed nor as epic as Assassin's Creed III, but it nonetheless serves as a nice companion piece. Noteworthy not only for tackling the thorny issue of 18th-century American slavery, it was also the first game in the series to provide players with a female protagonist. Aveline de Grandpré is instantly likable and just as lethal as her male counterparts, serving up justice for subjugated New Orleanians in confident and skillful fashion. The story's a bit too sparse and piecemeal to satisfy in a manner similar to the series' primary games, but it's also easier to digest in smaller play sessions and requires less of a time commitment. With both remastered games -- plus downloadable content (DLC) -- bundled together at a bargain price, there's good reason for the franchise's newer fans and longstanding ones to give Assassin's Creed III Remastered serious consideration.

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