At the end of the day, the dinosaurs of Jurassic Park are part of the established JP IP, in which dinosaurs are represented as not having feathers. How would they explain in-movie the sudden appearance of feathers on the dinosaurs?
The way EA manages the Sims francise looks more and more with each release like the Reaper cycles from Mass Effect; allow a galactic civilisation (version of The Sims) to develop to almost complete 'maturity', destroy reaping the benefits, and start all over again.
Sims 3 did away with the...
Of course the other possibility is that the universe is predestined, everything that will happen has in effect already happened, and you can change nothing because your 'change' is what already happened. IE we know that noone ever goes back in time to kill Hitler, because he didn't get killed.
Is it worth pointing out that the protagonist in AC Liberation was a woman? Not only a woman, but a woman of mixed race?
I'm not saying that excuses the lack of a single female protagonist in AC Unity, but it's not like Ubisoft has never had a female protagonist.
Just thinking about it now I actually found the film similar to Speilberg's reboot of The War of the Worlds. It makes sense given that Gareth Edwards is obviously a big Speilberg fan - that open scene with the helicopter was right out of Jurassic Park.
Man, Bob, you've really gotten me on a downer with your review. I was so looking forward to this, I think for essentially the same reasons you were - 21st century kaiju fights on the big screen FTW - but without having yet seen the movie I can already absolutely appreciate your criticisms...
By the way I'm genuinely usure, being a Brit rather than an American, as to whether I fall into the Millennials or our very own Gen X. I was born 1988 but seem to have a lot more in common with most gen-Xers. Perhaps I'm some sort of cross-generational freak.