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I’m Surprised By How “Black” Assassin’s Creed Liberation Feels

kotakucom:

History often seems lightyears away, doesn’t it? Even game franchises like Civilization—where you zip from ancient Rome to space flight in the span of hours—put a layer of abstraction over the experience that make it feel distant. The Assassin’s Creed games use history exceedingly well, but none of them have felt as personal as Assassin’s Creed Liberation does. As a black man and parent of a bi-racial daughter, this game hits home for me. But what really surprised me is how this portable Assassin’s Creed game comments on racial dynamics in a specific moment in time. You can feel history moving through the game.

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This is fascinating. I need to reread the article so I can get a more in-depth feel for it, but it kind of makes me want to play the game.

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    fascinating. I need...article so I can get
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    done well. sasgalkdgjadgkj stupid vita-only WHY
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    Gah, i really hope some one can lend me a vita to play this, i have no other interests in the little handheld that...
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