Another year, another Assassin’s Creed game. But will Assassin’s Creed Syndicate‘s Victorian London setting make up for the sins of its series’ past? Yeah, we’re looking at you, Unity. Developed by Ubisoft’s Quebec studio, Syndicate will put players in the shoes of sibling assassins Jacob and Evie Frye, stalking the streets of London during the height of the Industrial Revolution. With the developer’s claim that this is the fastest-paced game in the series to date, all eyes are on Syndicate to see if it lives up to the hype and delivers on the gameplay fans are craving. Join Jessica Chobot as she breaks down the new features, talks about a change fans have clamored for, and inspects the potential pratfalls of Assassin’s Creed Syndicate!
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