Tons of things to collect.
Gigantic, lovingly crafted cities to explore.
Ezio is a terrific new character.
Tombs put a spotlight on the excellent and enjoyable platforming.
A good variety of weapons, missions, and stealth techniques.
Incredible production values.
Vastly improved design.
Great plot & presentation.
Frequently broken copy protection scheme requires constant Internet access.
High price point.
Some additions are a little contrived.
One or two bugs.
Combat gets a little easy.
By Game Observer on December 14, 2010
In the end, however we want to put it, Ubisoft Montreal did a hell of a job on Assassins Creed II. So much fan feedback and such labor over mistakes were definitely last seen a very long time ago. Whatever Ubisoft has planned for the future of the...92
By PC Advisor on July 07, 2010
Assassin’s Creed II is one of those rare sandbox games that actually has a sandbox that you want to explore and play in. When you’re not assassinating enemies (fun) or further revealing details on the complex conspiracy (also fun), just...90
By Techworld on July 07, 2010
While the screen resolution for Assassin’s Creed II isn’t what it should be, the game is on the whole every bit as immersive, rewarding, and free as the console version. Assassin’s Creed II is one of those rare sandbox games that...-
By Maximum PC on June 25, 2010
Even restrictive DRM doesn't stop this game from soaring Assassin’s Creed II, like its predecessor, is an ambitious third-person action adventure game with a clever conceit: You’re a modern-day bartender reliving your assassin...90
By GameZone on March 21, 2010
Forward into the past … Firesign Theater used that as a title of a comedy album back in the 1970s, but that phrase seems apropos when talking about Assassin’s Creed II. After all, to save the future, the main protagonist has to travel back...85
By IGN Gear on March 12, 2010
Assassin's Creed II transforms a middling action game into an intriguing and consistently entertaining open-world adventure. Based on this game, Ubisoft Montreal should run a clinic on how to iterate a franchise and if the series continues in this...89
By Games Radar on March 09, 2010
It’s brilliant. Don’t buy it. The copy protection of Assassin’s Creed II requires you to be connected to publisher Ubisoft’s servers every moment you play. Any interruption to that connection kicks you out and erases all the...90
By GameSpot on March 08, 2010
The PC version of last year's beautiful action adventure is lots of fun, but you'll have to overcome its online-only copy protection and high price...80
By NowGamer on March 05, 2010
Assassin’s Creed II is a prime example of the genre that is even better on PC and well worth waiting for. 9.1/10Print this pageUser reviews (0)Share this pageNoticed something wrong? Report...91
By Expert Reviews on February 24, 2010
With all the polish of the original game, this renaissance-based adds the variety of gameplay that was missing....100