"AC: U was the first one in the AC brand where we saw that it was a much lower Metacritic," one staffer observes. Or, as another more bluntly puts it: "It's like you're a kid being told you're ugly and you're fat. It hurts. Your heart breaks a little bit."
It can't have been easy for a major publisher to admit to a black mark on its flagship franchise, but it was a refreshing bit of honesty that has us feeling more optimistic about what Ubisoft has in store for Syndicate, the trailer for which you can watch below.