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You can now play one of the worst Assassin’s Creed games all over again

Assassin’s Creed 3, one of the most forgettable games in Ubisoft’s long-running parkour and stabbing franchise, now has a remaster you can buy right now for the PC, Xbox or PS4.

Yes, you can go to the American Revolution and control Connor (that’s his name, I checked) as he guts English and American soldiers alike. It’s not a bad game, but Assassin’s Creed 3 came along after the stellar Assassin’s Creed 2, Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood and Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, and had neither the charm nor the flamboyant style of those games.

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It’s a tough place to recommend jumping in, especially because this closes out the first narrative arc of Assassin’s Creed, closing out the story of original protagonist Desmond Miles, a man that makes cold porridge look engaging. However, if you’ve played it before and just want a nostalgia kick, there’s a lot of cool additions here, with 4K textures, HDR, model improvements and even physically-based rendering (PBR) which should, technologically, bring it inline with the incredibly pretty Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. Supposedly, some of the game mechanics have been given a wiggle too, although we haven’t had a chance to dig fully into this.

Also included are all of the DLC’s for Assassins Creed 3, which includes a remastered version of Assassin’s Creed Liberation, which is actually pretty decent, letting you play a female assassin with a tricorn hat stabbing her way around New Orleans and the surrounding area.

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It’s available now on your store of choice, although Nintendo Switch owners are going to have to wait until May 21.

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