Assassins Creed 2 High Def (HD) and Standard
The follow up sequel to the popular action and adventure game Assassins Creed HD finally shows up after a long delay. Is the follow up version Assassins Creed 2 high definition (HD) as good as the first one or does it suck? Well in my honest opinion it is quite good so far comparing to its predecessor and considering the fact that I have only finished playing this game up to the 3rd level.
Assassins Creed 2 HD takes place in Italy and during the time of the Italian Renaissance in the early 1500s. You will play as Ezio who is the only son of a highly respected and honest nobleman. Both Ezio’s father and mother was killed brutally by the bad guys and conspirators who later on establishes that Ezio’s family is not as honest and kind as they pretend themselves to be, rather they are blamed by the conspirators as the one family which is doing all the wrong to the ordinary people of Florence, Italy. As you grow up you are trained to become the deadliest assassin and a street smart shadowy thief residing in the city who is willing to take down anyone as long as the price is right.
Unlike the PlayStation 3 version of the game where you are able to control almost every aspect of the environment around you, the mobile version of Assassins Creed 2 HD is limited to what you can control and touch. Nearly everyone you come across, when escaping from the enemy at any point, you will face one out of two consequences: i) Fight with them till death or ii) escape from their attention by jumping over them to the other side. As much as I can tell the HD version is also available for other PDA devices like HTC and iPhone beside the Nokia N97.
During a jump if your character even slightly touches their body in any way, you will have to engage in a man-e-mano battle and fight it all out. If you are a mobile game freak and the proud owner of a N-Gage 2.0 gaming compatible device then fighting is just super fun with multiple combos and you will love this game!
Mostly, before you undertake any mission from the highest bidder of the market you will have the details of the enemy and special insights about their ammunition, weapons, combat expertise and the possible routes through which you can escape after a successful assassination is completed. This gives you enough insights of how you want to start a mission for e.g. whether killing the guards at the entrance is a good idea or not. Compared to similar mobile games for smartphones and PDA, Assassins Creed 2 distinguishes itself by providing you complete information without exceeding the standard memory consumption of your device.
Chopping, slashing and hacking the enemies are the best possible methods to kill any unsuspecting soldiers or guards, the same does not really work when you are escaping from them. Near the end of almost all the levels you may get frustrated because of the number of soldiers after you simply is overwhelming when you are fighting them with a blade or knife and simultaneously trying to escape within a limited amount of time.
The overall pace of the gameplay speeds up when you are near the end of a level which is a smart feature that was lacking in the first episode of Assassins Creed. It certainly helps you significantly in terms of patience when you are stuck in a particular mission or a particular situation within the game. There are 9 different and detailed levels of action filled game play for you to enjoy in this game! Other than a very few objects, you can freely touch and engage with every single element of your environment. Simply put, in this Nokia game you will be the good guy who does all the bad stuff to protect the innocent people he cares about.
In Assassins Creed 2 you will have access to new combo moves and some new weapons that were not present in Assassins Creed 1. Some of these new combos are difficult to perform without previous experience but you can become a master at them if you just practice a bit. Plus, a translucent marker maps the combination of key-presses required to perform a move which comes in real handy.
Assassins Creed 2 HD actually has a standard version that came out before the High Definition version of the game. The HD version of AssAssins Creed 2 actually was made for Brew based devices but as we all know that any Brew based HD game will work on any S60 Version 3 based symbian device.
Both the versions are compatible with a wide range of mobile phones and PDA devices. In particular Nokia N95, N96, Nokia 95 8gb, N96, N97 Touch UI, 5800 XpressMusic Touch OS, 5530, N91, N92, N93, N86, N85, N81, N82, N80, N79, N78, N77, N76, N75, N73, Nokia N71, E50, E51, E60, E61, E62, E63, E65, E66, E70, Nokia E71, E72, E75, E90, 6120, etc should all work with the standard and HD version of the game.
Download the High def or HD version of Assassins Creed 2 for Nokia N-Series and E-Series based 3rd edition and 5th edition devices (Fixed some bugs for HD versions) :
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