Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (2015)

by Christopher
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Assassin’s Creed Syndicate: A Victorian Tale of Assassins, Gangs, and Industrial Revolution

Released in 2015, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate is the ninth major installment in the popular Assassin’s Creed video game franchise. Developed by Ubisoft Quebec and published by Ubisoft, the game takes place in Victorian London during the height of the Industrial Revolution. Players take on the roles of twin Assassins, Jacob and Evie Frye, as they fight to liberate London from the oppressive grip of the Templars and their傀儡 master, Crawford Starrick.

A Tale of Two Assassins

Jacob and Evie Frye are twins with distinct personalities and技能. Jacob is a charismatic and impulsive leader, while Evie is a more cautious and methodical planner. Together, they form a formidable team, using their unique abilities to navigate the treacherous streets of London and take down their enemies.

Jacob is a master of hand-to-hand combat and stealth, relying on his agility and charisma to outmaneuver and outsmart his opponents. Evie, on the other hand, is a skilled marksman and inventor, using her gadgets and远程武器 to eliminate targets from afar.

The Industrial Revolution as a Backdrop

Assassin’s Creed Syndicate is set against the backdrop of the Industrial Revolution, a time of great technological and social change. London is a bustling metropolis, filled with factories, railroads, and other marvels of the modern age. However, the Industrial Revolution has also created a deep divide between the rich and the poor, with the working class suffering under harsh conditions and rampant exploitation.

The Fryes witness firsthand the plight of the working class and are determined to use their skills as Assassins to fight for justice and equality. They ally themselves with gangs, such as the Rooks led by the charismatic Henry Green, to undermine the Templars’ control over London and improve the lives of the oppressed.

Gameplay and Mechanics

Assassin’s Creed Syndicate introduces several new gameplay mechanics to the franchise. The grappling hook allows players to quickly traverse the rooftops of London, creating new possibilities for stealth and exploration. The rope launcher can be used to silently eliminate enemies or create zip lines for quick getaways.

The game also features a new combat system that emphasizes speed and fluidity. Players can chain together light and heavy attacks, as well as use gadgets and special abilities to defeat their enemies. The combat is visceral and satisfying, allowing players to feel the weight and impact of each strike.

A Living, Breathing London

One of the most impressive aspects of Assassin’s Creed Syndicate is its recreation of Victorian London. The city is vast and detailed, with a variety of districts to explore, each with its own unique atmosphere and characters. From the bustling streets of Whitechapel to the opulent palaces of Westminster, London feels like a living, breathing entity.

The game is filled with historical landmarks and figures, such as Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, and Queen Victoria herself. Players can interact with these landmarks and characters, learning more about the history of London and the role of the Assassins in shaping its destiny.


Assassin’s Creed Syndicate is a masterful blend of action, stealth, and historical intrigue. The game’s setting, characters, and gameplay mechanics come together to create a truly immersive and unforgettable experience. Whether you’re a longtime fan of the Assassin’s Creed franchise or a newcomer to the series, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate is a must-play.

Additional Features:

  • Co-op Mode: Assassin’s Creed Syndicate features a four-player cooperative mode, allowing players to team up with friends to take on special missions and challenges.
  • Season Pass: The game’s season pass includes two major expansions, Jack the Ripper and The Last Maharaja, as well as a variety of additional missions and gear.
  • DLC: In addition to the season pass content, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate also received a number of smaller DLC packs, including The Dreadful Crimes and The Underground.

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