A Closer Look At How Three Assassin's Creed Games Have Handled Slavery

Slavery in the Transatlantic of the 1700s was a complex, interconnected network of financial systems, social engineering and psychological repercussions. The Assassin's Creed video games that have dealt with it head-on made good use of that subject matter but also stumbled in particularly clumsy ways. "Collecting freed… » 3/31/14 12:40pm 3/31/14 12:40pm

Sources: Assassin's Creed Comet Will Let You Play As A Templar

Last week, we told you all about Assassin's Creed Unity, one of the two games in Ubisoft's action-adventure series that will be out this fall. Today we've got some new details on the second game: Assassin's Creed Comet. » 3/27/14 1:30pm 3/27/14 1:30pm

Leaked Images Reveal One Of This Fall's Two Assassin's Creed Games

One of this fall's big Assassin's Creed games, called or code-named Unity, is set at least partly in 18th-century Paris, according to early leaked screenshots obtained by Kotaku. » 3/19/14 1:16pm 3/19/14 1:16pm

​Soon You Can Play Assassin's Creed IV's Freedom Cry Without AC IV

Starting this month, PS3 and PS4 owners won't need to own the full version of Assassin's Creed IV to play its excellent Freedom Cry DLC. Ubisoft's just announced that they're releasing the Adéwalé-focused add-on as its own standalone release on February 18th. Make fun of the Black History Month timing all you want, but… » 2/05/14 12:00pm 2/05/14 12:00pm

Middle School Flag Team Twirls it to Assassin's Creed Liberation

Video games often have epic music. The Encounter music from Metal Gear Solid will always be burned into my mind as something that instills urgency. Music from the Assassin's Creed series is the same, so no wonder that students from Taipei's Dongshi Middle School used the music for their flag-twirling performance. » 2/05/14 6:40am 2/05/14 6:40am