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Since the entirety of the "PC Games" section seems to swamped by pages among pages of Crysis 2 related threads, has anyone actually picked up and played AC: Brotherhood?

I know it's been out for months on the consoles, but it did just release for the PC on the 22nd, and was of course overshadowed by being released on the same day as Crysis 2.

I've always been a fan of the AC series, and i've thoroughly enjoyed both the first and second installments. I find the storyline to be top-notch, and they've made some decent improvements with each iteration of the series.

I started playing Brotherhood today and have been greatly surprised by the amount of variety Ubisoft Montreal's been able to throw into the game; it also looks very, very good, from a graphics standpoint, and it's pretty well optimized.

If you're a fan of the series I would highly recommend Brotherhood; I know i am playing Crysis 2 like a lot of other people (and Shogun, and Dragon Age II...) but Brotherhood is definitely worth a pickup and so far seems to be an improvement over the first two titles in the series.

Is anyone else enjoying AC:B right now, or am I the only one?
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It's a great game. The graphics are excellent as well.
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My roommate and I are both huge fans of the series, enjoying it tremendously. Have yet to try multiplayer though, anyone have a positive experience with that?
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Skipped on Crysis 2 and grabbed Brotherhood.. the single player was awesome, still gotta finish DLC and multiplayer - man, finally something new and worth the time. Was getting sick of all the fps games (Homefront, Crysis 2).

I have played mp for like 16 hours already, still want more. And yeah, it's sad that this game isn't so popular amongst pc guys, it's actually a very nice title.
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My roommate and I are both huge fans of the series, enjoying it tremendously. Have yet to try multiplayer though, anyone have a positive experience with that?
I told myself i'd wait to try MP until i've completed the campaign, so i am holding off on that for a bit.

I am curious as to how many people actually play it or if it's any fun, but to be honest in that regard I don't expect much out of AC:B, as I tend to think of the series as a primarily single-player game anyway.
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Just make sure to use a 360 controller with this game.
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Just make sure to use a 360 controller with this game.
Yeah, single player has some nasty mouse acc. while mp has none and is perfect!
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I actually just got done installing it a few hours ago, and just started playing it. I REALLY like how they're basically continuing it from the second game. So far it's beautiful visually, gameplay is the same since there really isn't much to change. Story so far as I said it really good, and I'm only about 30 minutes in.

Definitely enjoying it a lot more already than previous AC games. I heard from a LOT of reviews this was the best one in all aspects so I gave it a chance, and so far I am not disappointed.
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Started playing yesterday after a long day... stopped at like 2am. Was really impressed by my body being able to play for a long time like this. The game is just awesome, it's going to keep me happy for a while! (until Portal 2)

I'm wondering how well they balanced the mid-late game economy... I remember that in AC2 it was hard at first, but then it got so easy and I had tons of money that I had no clue what to do with it... I saw that you could invest, but I haven't tried it yet...

All in all, I understand why one the photographers that works with my girlfriend was so proud talking about how they were developping it and how awesome it will be!
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One of my favorite games, I love Brotherhood more so than the first two, put a LOT of time in into it and I'm not even that far in the story!
    
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