Review: Five Nights at Freddy’s: The Silver Eyes – Scott Cawthon & Kira Breed-Wrisley

FNAF

3 out of 5 stars.

(Spoilers)

Released as an extension of the indie video gaming franchise Five Nights at Freddy’s, The Silver Eyes is the debut novel written by series creator Scott Cawthon and Kira Breed-Wrisley. It was first published in December 2015 in typical FNaF style – i.e. ahead of schedule and as a complete surprise to everyone keeping tabs on any sort of FNaF updates.

Personally, I have mixed feelings about this story.

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Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood – Oliver Bowden

ACB

3.5 out of 5 stars

Spoilers ahead.

First published in 2010, Brotherhood is the second book in the novelization of the Assassin’s Creed game series. The games were published by Ubisoft and the novels were written by British author, Oliver Bowden. Brotherhood continues the story of Ezio Auditore de Firenze, an Italian Assassin who joined the Order in his teens and is now in his early forties. It continues straight from the end of the first novel making it doubly important to have read Renaissance or to have at least played Assassin’s Creed 2.

It was good but it wasn’t great…

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Assassin’s Creed: Renaissance – Oliver Bowden

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4/5 stars

Spoilers ahead.

Based on the video game Assassin’s Creed 2, this novel by Oliver Bowden follows Ezio Auditore, a seventeen-year-old Italian nobleman set to continue his father’s banking empire. However, he is unaware of his family’s true legacy – his family is connected to the Order of Assassin’s, a group of elite killers set on keeping the Pieces of Eden from falling into the hands of the Templars. Who conveniently happen to be the family that Ezio cannot stand.

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Bioshock: Rapture – John Shirley

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5/5 stars

Spoilers ahead.

First published in 2011, Bioshock: Rapture is the official prequel to the video game series Bioshock, taking place before the game and explaining the events that led up to Jack’s return to the sunken city. It’s a very insightful read for fans of the game who have the patience to read through this hefty read – at nearly 500 pages, it’s the largest video game tie in novel that I own.

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