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

Sony announces two new slimmer PlayStation 3 models, bundles

Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim (Console) Announcement - Full Shot

The PlayStation 3 is slimming down for the winter. Sony has announced that a new slimmer PS3 will be available in either charcoal black or classic white in North America starting in September. There will be two models (a third with 12 GB of flash memory is a Europe-only release) released in new bundles: a 250GB model launching September 25 for $269 with a copy of Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Game of the Year Edition and Dust 514 pre-installed with a $30 voucher for DLC, and a 500GB model launching October 30 for $299 with a copy of Assassin’s Creed III.

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Assassin’s Creed III takes to the high seas in new trailer

More reveals in anticipation of this year’s Gamecom, and this one is a new Assassin’s Creed III naval-tastic trailer from Ubisoft. The new footage focuses on Conner’s ability to command a warship and lead a hardy crew through rough seas and against enemy vessels. A few new screens were also released.

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Assassin’s Creed III set to hit (and stab) PC in November

Assassin's Creed III (360, PC, PS3, Wii U) PC Launch Date Announcement - Screenshot 5

PC gamers will be able to see Ratohnhaké:ton through the American Revolution on November 20 when Assassin’s Creed III launches for Windows. Console gamers will be able to get their lurking-and-slicing fix a little sooner when the game hits the 360 and PS3 on October 30.

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New Assassin’s Creed III trailer shows off Ubisoft-AnvilNext engine

Ubisoft has released a new trailer for Assassin’s Creed III showing off the new tech behind the 18th-century adventure, Ubisoft-AnvilNext. The engine will power the physics, animation, and weather systems, with the trailer offering a bit of what that means for Connor/Ratohnhaké:ton.

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Assassin’s Creed III: Limited and Digital Deluxe editions detailed

Assassin's Creed III (360, PC, PS3) Limited Edition - Header

Ubisoft has announced a Limited Edition premium version of Assassin’s Creed III for 360 and PS3, as well as a Digital Deluxe Edition for PC. The console LE will retail for $119.99, and the PC DDE for $64.99.

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E3 2012 – Ubisoft: ACIII Liberation, Splinter Cell, Watch Dogs, ZombiU

Splinter Cell Blacklist (360, PC, PS3) E3 2012 Announcement - Screenshot 4

Ubisoft has had a surprisingly busy E3 2012. From the return of Rayman for a new Wii U adventure to the open-world, open-ended action title Watch Dogs. And of course, there were zombies, assassins, and Fishers in abundance.

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Assassin’s Creed III announced, set for release later this year

Assassin's Creed 3 (360, PC, PS3, Wii U) Announcement - Header

Ezio might be through with his journey, but the war between the Assassins and Templars rages on. The next hotspot of the war is a surprising one: the Thirteen Colonies on the eve of the American Revolution. On October 30, players will get to try their hand (and blade) at being another of Desmond’s ancestors, the half-English and half-Native American Ratohnhaké:ton. Donning the name Connor, the new assassin will fight the Templars in a battle that spans the Revolutionary War as well as the Colonies and the surrounding frontier.

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Soulcalibur V ends its long journey, now on store shelves

Soulcalibur V (360 PS3) Gold and Preorder Extras Announcement - Screenshot 2

Namco Bandai is looking to reignite gamers’ souls today with the release of Soulcalibur V for the 360 and PS3. Set 17 years after the events in SCIV, the latest follows Patroklos and Pyrrha Alexandra as they uncover their family’s history with the Soul swords. In addition to a guest appearance by Ezio Auditore de Firenze from Assassin’s Creed, SCV includes new gameplay features and a beefed-up character creation mode, with custom characters displayable in the new Global Colosseo online hub.

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Assassin’s Creed Revelations gets Mediterranean Traveler Map Pack

Assassin's Creed Revelations (360, PC, PS3) Mediterranean Traveler Map Pack DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Assassin’s Creed Revelations received some new DLC today with the Mediterranean Traveler Map Pack for the 360, PC, and PS3. The 800 MS Point/$9.99 set includes six multiplayer maps, three new and three from Brotherhood. The new maps are Jerusalem, …

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Assassin’s Creed Revelations swan dives into hay, rolls onto PC

Assassins Creed Revelations (360, PC, PS3) PS3 MP Beta Launch Announcement - Screenshot 2

Assassin’s Creed Revelations, recently released for the 360 and PS3, is now available for the PC. In the final installment of Ezio Auditore’s struggle, the master assassin’s war with the Templars comes to a head in Constantinople as the order attempts to undermine the Ottoman Empire’s authority. After rallying the Assassins, players can jump into an expanded multiplayer mode that includes new modes, maps, and characters.

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