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Tuesday, 30 October 2012 10:50 GMT By Dave Cook

The Assassin’s Creed 3 embargo has now lifted. Get the scores for Ubisoft’s revolution-fuelled adventure below.

Got a score we’ve missed? Whack it in the comment box and we’ll publish it above.

Assassin’s Creed 3 launches in the US today and in Europe tomorrow.

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58 Comments

  1. Rodrister

    Don’t look at the Meristation review. They had problems with Ubi and they are always trying to sabotage Ubi’s games, specially this saga.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. KAP

    I wouldn’t call an 8.5 sabo, would you?

    If Megan Fox honestly and truthfully rated you an 8.5 you’d have a spring in your step.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Dave Cook

    Yeah, 8.5 isn’t sabotage. It’s on par with the rest of the series imo.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. K-V-C

    8.5 is still very good for any game :) anyways cant wait to get my hands on this one more day to go :)

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Dave Cook

    @4 Unfortunately for some gamers, anything less than 9/10 is garbage. It’s a sad world we live in.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. ududy

    Meristation review seems fair and balanced. I’d trust it more than the 10/10 ones.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. GK

    yes,but to kill game score just for it have some bugs? or glitch? they gonna fix that,they allready fixing.
    of course,it’s bad thing,but that is easy fixsible :)

    so,enjoin the game :)

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Mike W

    @5

    I agree, this gen has been corrupted with sales and score ratings. It’s sad, but it’s the truth.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. Hirmetrium

    @7: Go read any recent non-high profile release, and some of those too. Darksiders 2 got ripped for Bugs, as did Medal Of Honour. I’d say its fair game – release anything with something that stops progression or negatively impacts enjoyment of playing (say making an otherwise cool and well designed skill useless, like possession being unable to possess people in dishonoured) should be rated very harshly.

    Also, Ubi’s QC is shocking IMO. Ghost Recon should of proved that. As does the Day 1 patch thread.

    I always thought it was bollocks that games like Skyrim got such high scores when they should of ripped apart for their bugs. Granted its a huge game, but some of that shit just shouldn’t happen.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Dave Cook

    @8 that’s why I’m glad we don’t use review scores on this site. Numbers are bad.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Mike W

    @10

    Good job bro, good job.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. GK

    9,but it’s look funny to read reviews after 1 month then game is totaly clean :)

    you want to say COD without bugs is better than AC3 with bugs? and they gonna fix soon everything.
    COD is total crap game and for them does not help even game without bugs :)

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Dave Cook

    @12 I don’t think it’s crap. CoD is my favourite online game :)

    #13 2 years ago
  14. EvilGost

    French Website PS3Gen : 9,5/10

    French link: http://www.ps3gen.fr/test-review-assassin-creed-iii-3-conor-animus-templier-ubisoft-article-28777-4.html

    via N4G : http://n4g.com/news/1110254/assassins-creed-3-review-ps3gen-fr

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Cozzy

    @13 But what about Halo? :)

    #15 2 years ago
  16. jon_

    As usual here is our review in spanish. No score given yet but we are working on that for future reviews ;) http://playerslink.la/players-review-assassins-creed-3/

    #16 2 years ago
  17. hives

    For me less than ten games in whole gaming history are 10/10… I can’t understand why some reviewers are giving away this score so often and for games that are just “more” of the same :P Don’t get me wrong, ACIII will be awesome for sure. But it’s not something like Deus Ex or System Shock…

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Ireland Michael

    @17 In its denfense, AC3 freshens things up almost as much as AC2 did for AC1.

    But regardless of that, the reality is that most of these sites simply have an inflated scoring system where 7 = bad and anything under that doesn’t even exist. Why anyone would even bother to acknowledge those reviews is beyond me.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. JamieSI

    9/10 from Strategy Informer – http://www.strategyinformer.com/xbox360/assassinscreed3/reviews.html

    #19 2 years ago
  20. JebusF

    http://www.godisageek.com/2012/10/assassins-creed-iii-review/

    7/10 from GodisaGeek.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. DanteDestroyer

    EDGE 8/10
    http://www.edge-online.com/review/assassins-creed-iii-review/

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Edo

    Destructoid 7.5/10
    http://www.destructoid.com/review-assassin-s-creed-iii-237623.phtml

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Sneak-Out

    Playfront.de – 10/10

    http://playfront.de/test-assassins-creed-iii-ein-grandioser-ausritt-ins-18-jahrhundert-singleplayer/

    #23 2 years ago
  24. GuerrillaDawg

    4Gamers (Belgium)

    http://ps3.4gamers.be/reviews/20718/3/Assassins-Creed-III 92/100

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Cozzy

    Although these are fantastic scores I’m actually a little surprised this hasn’t scored all 9s and 10s across the board after all the hype. There are plenty more to come of course but I was expecting higher with the incredibly over the top scores every game seems to get these days.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. Cozzy

    Also, Dave I think you’ve missed “embargo” out where it says “the Assassin’s Creed III has now lifted”. :)

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Telepathic.Geometry

    @5: You’re right Dave, it is sad, but the reality is that if you buy a game or two per month on average, you probably could dine on 9/10 games the whole way, that’s the level of quality and polish we have in games nowadays. You certainly wouldn’t need to go any lower than an 8.5 I don’t think…

    …I know that’s an ugly way to think, especially considering little gems like Majin (72 on metacritic) would be eliminated, but there ya go…

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Rokuro

    GameTrailers – 9.2/10
    http://www.gametrailers.com/reviews/455lbk/assassin-s-creed-iii-review :)

    #28 2 years ago
  29. Edo

    GameInformer 9.5/10
    http://www.gameinformer.com/games/assassins_creed_iii/b/xbox360/archive/2012/10/30/assassin-39-s-creed-iii-review-staggering-scope-and-breadth.aspx
    GamesRadar 8/10
    http://www.gamesradar.com/assassins-creed-iii-review/

    #29 2 years ago
  30. Rokuro

    Joystiq review here too – 3.5/5
    http://www.joystiq.com/2012/10/30/assassins-creed-3-review-declination-of-independence/

    #30 2 years ago
  31. Muetsch

    Insidegames.ch review 8.7 / 10

    http://www.insidegames.ch/review/assassins-creed-3-test-review/

    #31 2 years ago
  32. Edo

    From all the reviews that I have read so far it seems that the most questionable thing is the actual ending.

    #32 2 years ago
  33. f1r3storm

    http://www.eurogamer.de/articles/2012-10-30-assassins-creed-3-test

    8/10

    #33 2 years ago
  34. Adam Scab

    gamesTM 7/10 – http://www.gamestm.co.uk/reviews/assassins-creed-3-review/

    #34 2 years ago
  35. Rudderless

    Videogamer – 7/10 – http://www.videogamer.com/reviews/assassins_creed_iii_review.html

    #35 2 years ago
  36. 3DG

    3DJuegos – 9.7/10
    http://www.3djuegos.com/juegos/analisis/9164/0/assassins-creed-3/

    #36 2 years ago
  37. GwynbleiddiuM

    @5 couldn’t agree more.

    #37 2 years ago
  38. swillo

    TGL 9/10

    http://www.thegamingliberty.com/2012/10/review-assassins-creed-iii/

    #38 2 years ago
  39. Valky3it

    from Italy Games.it – 9/10

    http://www.games.it/sony/playstation/ps3/recensioni/assassin-s-creed-3-video-recensione.html

    #39 2 years ago
  40. Erthazus

    This game is the biggest fucking shit this year. first 3-4 hours are linear tutorial stupid missions.

    I played it for few hours and damn… This game is just the same game as the previous games in the series. Consoles can’t do much better than Assassins Creed 2.5

    My PS3 barely can do 20-25 frames per second with such horrible visuals.

    #40 2 years ago
  41. TMRNetShark

    @40

    And wasn’t that the console that had the most development time? XD

    #41 2 years ago
  42. Erthazus

    @41, I think Xbox 360 version is fine because PS3 version was always not the best port in the series, but the real issue is that Assassins Creed 3 is the same game as before.

    Nothing really changed. Enemies are stupid as always, platforming is not that good and everything else is just meh.

    About visuals and art style. It’s simple. Assassins Creed 2 but without a lot of buildings and cities. There will be Boston though.
    There is forest, farms… Our hero has the ability to travel now on trees but that is not different from the previous games. It’s the same thing but in the forest or in the field. ASS3 is nothing special.

    #42 2 years ago
  43. spiken

    http://www.fz.se/artiklar/recension/20121030/assassins-creed-iii (Swedish) 4/5

    #43 2 years ago
  44. TMRNetShark

    @42 So just in general that Ubisoft is pulling an Activision…

    We get it, gaming companies have reached their limits on the consoles. I wholeheartedly agree that this generation went on one (or even two) years too long. Developers have followed suit and kept the same engines to save money…

    I knew this might have happened (was excited for the game)… but I knew it would turn out like the last 4 games. I never really liked any of them too much.

    #44 2 years ago
  45. GK

    40,you troll or just stupid?

    AC3 game is about 40h and 3h is less than 10%,then COD single player is the same long and linear,scripted load of shit,and nobody cares about that,people buying,reviews are good :D

    42,if we believe what you told us now,we can make desicion that 99% of the games are the same and nothing special :)

    p.s. tro tro tro troll lia lia :)

    #45 2 years ago
  46. polygem

    @45…don´t let erth start about cod or even halo man…are you mad?
    ;)

    i personally never was into assassins creed. not at all. i usually like these kind of games but somehow it never clicked. i am not saying those are bad games tho, but watched some reviews now, think i will skip this game too. there´s halo 4 and epic mickey 3ds this months so it´s all good for me. greeat shooter and an awesome platformer. a great gaming month awaits me. maybe i will even keep my wiiu preorder. also still have to start and finish dishonored, so count ass creed out.

    #46 2 years ago
  47. marqattacks

    Here’s another you missed

    http://www.gearsoftech.com/2012/10/assassins-creed-3-liberation-a-ps-vita-game-review/

    #47 2 years ago
  48. robincolon8

    Maria replied I’m shocked that anyone can profit $9910 in four weeks on the internet. did you read this web link..http://jive.to/ju

    #48 2 years ago
  49. Tatsumaki

    http://gamesurf.tiscali.it/dynamic/articolo/CHIAVE/assa1329207471112/TIPO_PAGINA/recensione GameSurf Italy 8.5/10

    #49 2 years ago
  50. marqattacks

    Ooops! Disregard. That review is for the vita version not the console.

    #50 2 years ago
  51. Moonwalker1982

    I’m only a hour in and i play very slowly, cause i check the details and explore around but so far i’m loving it. In terms of atmosphere, details, animations, graphics, it’s top notch. But i already fear for missions that probably won’t have seen much of a change. But we’ll see.

    #51 2 years ago
  52. CaptSkyRocket

    At The Average Gamer, we gave Assassin’s Creed 3 a “great”

    http://www.theaveragegamer.com/2012/10/30/assassins-creed-3-single-player-review-360/

    #52 2 years ago
  53. ItsFade

    I’ve been playing it the entire day and the first 5-6 hours genuinely felt like the game was in tutorial mode to be honest and it felt like it took way longer to get it’s shit into high-gear compared to say Assassin’s Creed 2 which also had an overtly long introduction.

    Once it finally opened up a bit it was fun but it took 5-6 hours for that to happen. There is a ton of content in the game but it sure takes it’s sweet time getting to it. Oh and the Naval battles are pretty fucking awesome.

    #53 2 years ago
  54. FLONG

    so far i’m loving it.

    #54 2 years ago
  55. FLONG

    Wonderful.

    Share a website with you ,

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    Believe you will love it.
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    #55 2 years ago
  56. Moonwalker1982

    @53

    I really prefer that. I love a slow start. The whole start of ACIII was absolutely brilliant, it really helps you getting into the story and atmosphere if you ask me. Compared to if they’d simply throw you in there. No, i highly prefer it like this.

    #56 2 years ago
  57. revolver

    Game Republic: 4/5

    http://www.gamerepublic.it/assassins-creed-iii_42167523

    #57 2 years ago
  58. R3Z0N

    TechDeville:

    http://techdeville.com/2012/11/03/assassins-creed-3-review/

    4/5

    #58 2 years ago

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  • Get a PlayStation 4 with Bloodborne and The Last of Us for $435

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  • Upcoming Battlefield Hardline patch to nerf the K10, buff battle rifles

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  • Bloodborne: you can add gestures to your messages

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  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 is now live

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  • Harley Quinn DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight is a prequel

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  • Bloodborne Vicar Amelia summon mystery solved

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  • Steven Spielberg will direct film adaption of Ready Player One

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  • Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets shouldn’t forget about the custom audio

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  • EA explains why FIFA Ultimate Team transfer prices are now platform specific

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  • Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness now available

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  • Bloodborne players are already documenting their crazy antics

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  • Halo Online is a F2P PC game in development exclusively for Russia – video

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  • SteamWorld Dig Xbox One release expected in late May

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  • SMITE celebrating first anniversary with a sale on skins, Ultimate God Pack

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  • Borderlands 2 has sold around 12 million copies, says Gearbox

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  • Broken Age releasing on PS4 and Vita same day as Act 2 on PC

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  • Star Citizen earned another $1 million within two weeks – total hits $76 million

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  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline top Media Create charts

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  • You can now learn English or Spanish on Xbox One with the Rosetta App

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  • PayDay 2 and PayDay: The Heist have sold over 9 million units combined

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  • Nintendo wants to “surprise” customers with NX, not expand upon existing hardware

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  • Kojima Station show suspended

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  • Watch Battle Royale for free this weekend on Xbox Live

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  • Bloodborne journal, part 1: managing anxiety on the path to the Cleric Beast

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  • Bloodborne video: how to unlock the first shortcut in Old Yharnam

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  • Bloodborne issue prevents summons at Vicar Amelia fight

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  • Mass Effect 3 on sale on EU PSN, but not free

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  • Elite: Dangerous Race to Elite winners announced, one player makes £10,000

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  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 coming tomorrow

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