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Assassin's Creed III for the Xbox 360 offers players a completely different and unique experience compared to the previous installments. Assassin's Creed III lets players control the hooded character, Conner, through his youth up until his young adulthood years, in which he seeks vengeance. This game also offers gamers an all new kind of gameplay. For example, in Assassin's Creed III players are taken to a revolutionary America in which they may venture through forests or creep quietly among the rooftops. Assassin's Creed III will give players the experience of some of the most epic moments of this time period.

Typically, the player is given details about an object they must find. Objects are found by interrogating people and getting information in any way possible, to eventually find the target. In this specific installment, players are also given a free roaming option that allows them to explore all the many different aspects of the game. The players may try their hand at finding historical artifacts hidden within the game, or even battle British Red Coats. The game spans areas from Boston, MA to New York, and the player will experience a variety of types of terrains including expansive seascapes, leafy forests and so on.

While the player controls the Conner character throughout the game, he can also take on the part of other characters. Because the story is set during revolutionary America, there will be times when the player will interact and battle alongside the Patriots at the Battle of Bunker Hill. After a while, the player will enter the New World era of the game where, he will encounter its beautiful landscapes and scenery. Besides the story and gameplay of Assassin's Creed III, there are also a lot of improvements to the game itself. The game's physics engine has been tweaked, crowds have been reworked to behave better, and the free roaming option is an innovative feature in the series.

The combat physics engine has also been revamped and includes many new abilities and functions for the player to try their hand at. The player may interact with walls and branches as well as customize the elements on the player's HUD for optimum viewing abilities. The combat system is similar to previous systems but with improvements; there are also new combat animations programmed into the gameplay. Just like any other Assassin's Creed there are weapons but the player must visit a shop to swap certain specific weapons like swords or axes.

The multiplayer for Assassin's Creed III also has been revamped to include new features. A new mode called the Wolf Pack Mode allows players to join together to battle NPC's. Of course the standard Assassinate mode is also available in multiplayer also. Whichever gameplay mode is chosen, players are sure to enjoy the new story of Assassin's Creed III, and the gameplay changes and improvements carried out within the multiplayer mode. The game's story will keep the player satisfied and wanting to come back to complete the side missions to learn more of the story.