ESRB Rating

May contain mature sexual themes, more intense violence and/or strong language.

Release Date

US: 2009-11-17

Genre: Action

Assassin's Creed II

Also available for: PC, PS3

Delve deeper into the secret society of assassins with the sequel to the blockbuster action-adventure game. Assassin's Creed 2 is an epic story of family, vengeance and conspiracy set in the pristine, yet brutal, backdrop of a Renaissance Italy. Ezio befriends Leonardo da Vinci, takes on Florence's most powerful families and ventures throughout the canals of Venice where he learns to become a master assassin. This game retains the core gameplay experience that made the first opus a resounding success and features new experiences that will surprise and challenge players.

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Ratings for Assassin's Creed II

Rating Description
Presentation Where else can you relive the Renaissance? Assassin’s Creed II has style, flair, and an involving story.
Graphics Only minor visual flaws are apparent in this gorgeously detailed work of historical fiction.
Sound The music sets the tone and helps to evoke emotion throughout the experience. Multiple voice tracks mean you can even play the game completely in Italian.
Gameplay With practice, combat and free running become fluid. Some of the optional content is brilliant, some can be ignored.
Lasting Appeal A lengthy game with plenty of collectibles.
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