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EU Release Date: Oct 29, 2013 (for Xbox 360)
Total play time: 55:00:00 (100% Single Player)

Black Flag Cover ArtI can’t think of many things that would make this game better. Pirates, swords, an awesome soundtrack… this game has it all.

You play as Edward Kenway, a privateer-come-pirate with dreams of prizes, plunder and adventure. Along the route, you meet with a number of famous characters from history (as you would expect from an Assassin’s Creed game), including some of the best known pirates of the age. And, even better, it’s not all generic Hollywood pirates with the tired, clich├ęd phrases (although there is a cheat for that). What I probably love most about this game is that, with the exception Kenway himself, all of the pirates actually resemble their real life counterparts – Blackbeard’s showmanship, Black Bart’s love of fine clothing, Charles Vane’s cruelty… Sure, there were a few inaccuracies, but it all made for a good story and isn’t that what really matters?
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