Control yourself.

Author:Suderman, Peter
Position:Briefly Noted - Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood - Product/service evaluation - Brief article
 
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The cinematic prologue that kicks off Ubisoft's new video game, Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, informs you that you are participating in a centuries-long struggle between two shadowy sects. The sinister Templars, who favor "control"--of the economy, politics, and just about everything else--are up against the noble Assassins, self-appointed guardians of mankind's "free will."

Brotherhood splits its time between a nondescript present and a faithfully recreated historical locale--in this case, Renaissance-era Rome--where hooded warriors from both clans battle it out. The present-day battle is more political: Late...

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