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Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (2013)

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A video game where you play as sailor, privateer and assassin Edward Kenway exploring on and around the islands in the Caribbean Sea during the early 18th century.

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Credited cast:
... 'Calico' Jack Rackham (voice)
... Anne Bonny (voice)
... Charles Vane (voice)
... Spanish Sailor / Spanish Soldier / Spanish Merchant (voice)
... Peter Chamberlaine (voice)
... Additional Voices (voice)
... Desmond Miles (voice)
... Laetitia England (voice)
... Edward Kenway (voice)
... Edward 'Blackbeard' Thatch (voice)
... Melanie Lemay (voice)
... Ruggiero Ferraro / Abstergo Entertainment Marketing Analysis Director (voice)
... Additional Multiplayer Voices (voice)
... Joe (voice)
... Benjamin Hornigold (voice)
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A video game where you play as sailor, privateer and assassin Edward Kenway exploring on and around the islands in the Caribbean Sea during the early 18th century.

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In this game, a woman comes to you when you're out of the Animus and tells you that the head of Abstergo Industries, Olivier Garneau, had a meeting in Chicago ("Watch_Dogs" takes place in this city) but hasn't returned. In one Watch_Dogs side mission, you kill Garneau. Should the player then decide to profile Garneau with Aiden's phone, his descriptor even reads "Targeted by the Brotherhood" clearly referencing the Assassin brotherhood in these games. This puts both games in the same universe. See more »

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Edward didn't tell Torres the location of the observatory when he was in prison but somehow Torres knows where the observatory is in the final sequence. See more »

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Edward Kenway: For years I've been rushing around, taking whatever I fancied, not giving a tinker's curse for those I hurt. Yet here I am... with riches and reputation, feeling no wiser than when I left home. Yet when I turn around, and look at the course I've run... there's not a man or woman that I love left standing beside me.
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Over the Hills and Far Away
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Words by George Farquhar
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The best pirate video game I've ever played
31 January 2017 | by See all my reviews

Alright. I have only played Sid Meier's Pirates! (PC) and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (PSP) but it still stands.

It's the sixth instalment in the Assassin's Creed series and the familiar game mechanics perfectly suit life on the high seas as a swashbuckling, self-serving, no nonsense pirate.

The ship battles. The choppy voyages in the ocean. The shanties, hidden treasures, multiple factions and the game's economy system mean it is a rewarding play through.

For those familiar to the series Black Flag follows a similar story arch to previous titles: Assassins attempting to thwart the Templars grand plans (albeit from a different angle). But the game's lure isn't in the story line but yet another beautifully constructed sandbox world full of dozens of islands to explore and different types of side missions to embark on. Black Flag isn't a game to be rushed but a world to immerse in and enjoy at your own leisure.

Nevertheless, with the morals of the Creed creeping in it isn't the complete pirate experience but the best one I've had yet.


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