If I Was in Charge of… Assassin’s Creed

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Sit down, take some deep breaths, and calm yourself; I’m mere seconds away from probably causing an implosion within your brain. Another Assassin’s Creed is set to release, starring the swashbuckling privateer assassin shown above. Shocking, right? A precedent hasn’t been set for such behavior. I mean, I’ve almost forgotten about this cash cow franchise Ubisoft continues to push out over and over again. Although slowly descending into sarcasm, my point stands. Assassin’s Creed continues to be a powerhouse of a franchise, outselling nearly every other game, so what is the problem? What is Ubisoft doing incorrectly with one of the most signature set of games in the generation? What would I, a mere gamer, do with such a coveted golden goose? Funny you should ask.
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If I was in Charge of… Ratchet & Clank

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I’m not VP or CEO of many things, but I can do things the everyday man can do… like pretend I can do a better job at something I’m not in charge of. That’s a little extreme, as I’m not saying these people are bad at their jobs, but I do feel like I should step in and voice my opinion on a particular topic that I feel is a little misguided. A mindset such as this birthed this feature where I find something and say what I think should happen to it to put it back on track.

Mascots have come and gone through my childhood, as evidenced by the coveted PS1 stars Crash Bandicoot and Spyro. They’re both relics from my early years of gaming; ones seared into my mind and responsible for molding my gaming persona. After being sold off and crushed into oblivion, the fondest memories of Crash and Spyro will stay just that: memories. Ratchet and Clank have been in my collection since pretty early on but haven’t been sold off and completely raped at market like the two aforementioned mascots. A decade later, Ratchet and Clank still see almost yearly releases, with ten big titles and two more if you count the mobile title and Secret Agent Clank PSP game.
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