Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Assassin’s Creed

New Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag narrated gameplay video released

Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag’s director Ashraf Ismail talks gamers through the life of a pirate in a new gameplay trailer. The footage features Edward Kenway, Royal Navy officer turned pirate, sailing the ocean in search of treasure to loot and enemy ships to capture. Kenway upgrades a captured ship, takes on new crew members, and takes controls of a fort after a successful raid.

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Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, Watch Dogs announced for Xbox One

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Ubisoft has confirmed that both Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag and Watch Dogs will be available for Xbox One. Those are only two of at least six titles that the studio plans to release during the system’s first year. Both ACIV and Watch Dogs are scheduled to launch for the Xbox One later this year.

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Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag gameplay trailer released

Ubisoft has released the first gameplay footage from Black Flag, the fourth entry in the Assassin’s Creed series. The video shows the latest assassin, Captain Edward Kenway, pirating about the West Indies in search of plunder and Templars.

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Tyranny of King Washington: The Betrayal live for Assassin’s Creed III

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The Tyranny of King Washington: The Betrayal, the second entry in Assassin’s Creed III’s three-part add-on, has launched for 360 and PC. PS3 owners will be able to download it tomorrow. Continuing from The Infamy, The Betrayal finds Ratonhnhaké:ton making his way to Boston to link up with a new ally. During his journey, he unlocks the power of the eagle, which enables short-distance flight.

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Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag detailed, trailer and screens released

As mentioned last week, Ubisoft has released new details about the upcoming sequel to Assassin’s Creed 3, Black Flag. The next installment has been in development for around two years, with efforts headed by Ubisoft Montreal and six other Ubi studios in support, and will be available for 360, PC, PS3, PS4, and Wii U, as well as “other next generation consoles” (i.e. Xbox Square, or whatever it’ll be called). The game will be available for the current slate of systems—360, PS3, and Wii U—this fall, on October 29.

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Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag confirmed by Ubisoft

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The rumored pirate-themed fourth entry in the Assassin’s Creed franchise has been confirmed today by Ubisoft. The notice was pretty sparse, save for the piece of included art, with only a notice that the official title is Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag and that more will be revealed on March 4.

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Assassin’s Creed III gets Tyranny of King Washington: The Infamy

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The first part of Assassin’s Creed III’s new three-part downloadable campaign The Tyranny of King Washington, The Infamy, is now available for 360, PC, and PS3. The Infamy begins with Ratonhnhaké:ton awaking to find Washington sitting on the throne as king of the colonies. Gamers can begin their quest to topple the new regime for $9.99/800 MS Points. Wii U owners will get their chance at a later date.

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Ghost Recon Online gets new Assassin’s Creed-themed gear

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Worlds collide today as Ghost Recon Online gets a touch of Assassin’s Creed in honor of the latter’s upcoming three-part downloadable campaign, The Tyranny of King Washington. The first part, The Infamy, is set to launch on February 19 for 360, PC, and PS3, and to kick things off, Ghost Recon Online players can equip their character with new Assassin’s Creed-themed gear. The set includes five apparel items—a Hood and four armor variants—and six new weapons inspired by Abstergo Industries’ security forces: F2000 SP AC, Fiveseven AC, MG36 KV AC, P90 C AC, Sentinel SR-1 AC, and Pentagun SP AC.

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Assassin’s Creed III – The Tyranny of King Washington packs dated

Assassin's Creed III (360, PC, PS3, Wii U) King Washington DLC Pack Release Dates Announcement - Screenshot 1

All release dates have been announced for the upcoming three-part downloadable expansion for Assassin’s Creed III, The Tyranny of King Washington. The single-player campaign follows an alternate timeline where George Washington has himself crowned king and proceeds to terrorize the newly independent colonies. The packs, detailed below, will being their rollout on February 19 with The Infamy for 360, PC, and PS3, and on the Wii U at an unspecified later date.

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Assassin’s Creed III – Tyranny of King Washington to kick off Feb. 19

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You might have thought that George Washington had no interest in becoming king, but you would be wrong. Well, technically you would be right, but we’re talking about alternate timelines here. The Infamy, the first in a three-part downloadable series centered on dethroning George Washing, Tyranny of King Washington, has been dated for February 19. The pack, available for 360, PC, and PS3, and later for Wii U, will cost $9.99/800 MS Points.

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