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The Ending to Assassin’s Creed 3

This post contains major spoilers for Assassin’s Creed 3.

Upon completing Assassin’s Creed 3 I had many questions, but the most notable one was what I said when the credits rolled. “What the hell just happened?” The very last moments of Assassin’s Creed 3 are among the most baffling and poorly executed moments I’ve ever witnessed from a video game. It fails in just about every possible way that an ending can fail. The only good thing I have to say about the ending is that it’s so sudden and detached from the narrative that it doesn’t spoil Connor’s story (the one in the American Revolution), which luckily makes up the bulk of the narrative. To be honest, it doesn’t feel appropriate to call this an ending so much as the game simply stops the story and abandons it completely.

You know an ending is bad when people are pissed off over the treatment of a character that no one cares about.

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