My bundle should be waiting at my house when I get home from work. I've never been so excited to play with a right stick before. Though according to GAF, they nerfed c-stick usage when you do in mid-air (assuming it was done on purpose). I hope they change that, sounds fucking stupid.
They should nerf c-sticking completely, as far as I'm concerned. And I'm a shit tier player, I know what I'm talking about.
I'm in sequence 6, I think? Can't remember if I just beat 5, or started it.
Still really liking the combat a lot. You can't get surrounded by a lot of enemies and expect to kill them all anymore. I wouldn't mind them being more aggressive, actually, but it's a step in the right direction.
The sneaking is fun. It's Splinter Cell style, obviously, but the missions where you have to infiltrate houses and get to targets are pretty fun. I like trying to clear out the whole house before I take out the main target.
Murder mysteries are neat. There's potential there, I think. They could be made a lot more interesting without a ton more effort. The two that I've done were super obvious.
The core assassination missions are the best in the series, easily. It's been a lot of fun to do the optional stuff up front, and see the results of that during the actual assassination attempt. I wonder if I've missed some things, as I haven't had the "close up" style kill in any mission other than the (very light spoiler)
confessional kill, where you pop through the screen)
Co-op is fun. I should look to see if anyone here wants to play, since people tank through the stealth bits. It can be difficult to solo the co-op missions effectively.
Anyway, I'm really liking what I've seen so far. I'm still waiting for that one AC game that nails EVERYTHING (no character has been as well developed and fun as Ezio, the assassinations have never been as good as Unity, none of the games have had as much freedom as Black Flag, none of the games have approached how Assassins could help the people as well as III / Liberation, none of the games have had as much of a shocker as II, etc.)... and I'll probably be waiting forever. But Unity has been a pleasant surprise after all the deserved criticism about the state of the game at launch, especially on consoles.