A man enters a machine called the Animus that lets him relive the memories of his ancestor, a 12th century assassin named Altair.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lucy Stillman (voice)
Altair (voice)
Desmond Miles / Abbas (voice)
Warren Vidic (voice)
Peter Renaday ...
Al Mualim (voice)
Malik A-Sayf / Damascus City Guard / Jerusalem City Guard / Kingdom Guard / Abu'l Nuqond's Guard (voice)
Acre Bureau Leader / Damascus City Guard / Jerusalem City Guard (voice)
Damascus Bureau Leader / Damascus City Guard / Jerusalem City Guard / Acre City Guard / Kingdom Guard (voice)
Jean-Philippe Dandenaud ...
Robert de Sable (voice)
Tamir (voice)
Hubert Fielden ...
Garnier De Naplouse / Monk (voice)
Talal / Masun / Rauf / Kadar A-Sayf / Damascus Eavesdropping Target / Damascus Pickpocketing Target (voice) (as Jake Eberly)
Harry Standjofski ...
William De Montferrat / Damascus Informer (voice)
Jubair Al-Hakim / Abu'l Nuqund / Jerusalem Interrogation Target (voice)
Majd Addin / Damascus Eavesdropping Target / Damascus Interrogation Target / Damascus Pickpocketing Target / Jerusalem Interrogation Target / Masyaf Greeter (voice)


A man enters a machine called the Animus that lets him relive the memories of his ancestor, a 12th century assassin named Altair.

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13 November 2007 (USA)  »

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Assassin's Creed I  »

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Al Mualim: I hold here a list. Nine men adorn it, nine men who need to die. They are plague-bringers, war-makers... Their power and influence corrupt the lands, ensuring that the Crusades continue.
Al Mualim: Find them, kill them... In doing so, you will sow the seeds of peace, both for the region, and for yourself.
Altaïr: Nine lives in exchange for mine...
Al Mualim: A generous offer indeed. Have you any questions?
Altaïr: Only where I need begin.
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3 January 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Assassin's Creed is basically a cross between Grand Theft Auto and the Hit-man series set during the Third Crusades. The game has a strange premise, it is both set in 2012 and 1191 and you play two characters. In 2012 the main character is Desmond a former assassin who is kidnapped by a company called Abstergo who wanted to access the memories of one of his ancestor. Abstergo place him in a machine called the Animas and the theory behind it was that DNA also contends the memories of out ancestors. In 1191 the playable character is Altaïr Ibn La-Ahad, an assassin. He is a young skilled assassin, but also an argonant man. After a mission to Solomon's temple which led to death of one of his companions Altair was demoted and had to work his way back to ranks (its all an excuse to teach you new skills). The master of the creed sends Altair on missions to assassin leading Knight Templars who had taken control of key cities.

The game is action packed and takes you the cities of Jersulaum, Damasacus and Arce and it does take a little getting use to. But once you master it then the gameplay is pretty easy. It is also very cinematic in it approach and violence with the sword play. The plot is weak, but it doesn't matter so much with games.

However I did find two major problems with the games. First I found it too easy and repetitive; the games doesn't challenge you as much as GTA and Hit-man do and you are just repeating yourself with your actions. Secondly the games is too short and ends too quickly.

It is a decent game a sequel is one its way.

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