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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Assassin’s Creed Revelations to get Ancestors Character Pack DLC

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Just as gamers are beginning to refine their online skills in Assassin’s Creed Revelations, the title’s first DLC release, The Ancestors Character Pack, will be launching on Live and PSN. The 320 MS Point/$3.99 pack will hit on December 13 with four new characters for multiplayer: the Privateer, Corsair, Brigand, and Gladiator. Each character will come packing their own taunts, weapons, and assassin moves.

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Assassin’s Creed Revelations now available for 360, PS3, soon for PC

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Ezio Auditore’s journey is coming to an end soon with the release of Assassin’s Creed Revelations for the 360 and PS3. The master assassin continues his war with the Templar as he makes his way to Constantinople, where the Templars are attempting to undermine the Ottoman Empire and cause chaos. Multiplayer also returns with more modes, maps, and characters, which should make hunting people all the more enjoyable.

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PlayStation Vita launch date announced

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Sony has announced that the PS Vita, the successor to the PlayStation Portable, will launch on February 22 for $249.99 (Wi-Fi) and $299.99 (3G/Wi-Fi). The system features an OLED front touch screen and rear touch pad, dual analog sticks, motion sensors, and dual cameras. Social network integration will also feature prominently with support for Facebook, foursquare, Skype, and Twitter. Over 100 titles are said to be in development, including new versions of Assassin’s Creed, Resistance, Uncharted series, and WipEout.

Spec hounds can find the full details below.

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