Good Assassin's Creed Joke, Watch Dogs

Okay, I’m about nine months late to this, but I just finished Watch Dogs on Saturday. And I liked the little Assassin’s Creed joke I found in the game. » 3/24/15 7:34pm 3/24/15 7:34pm

We Finally Agree About An Assassin's Creed Game

Three of us on staff have a habit of disagreeing on...well, almost everything when it comes to Assassin's Creed. So what happens when Kotaku's three AC fanboys sit down with the shortest, least-hyped Assassin's Creed game in years? The unthinkable... » 3/19/15 9:48pm 3/19/15 9:48pm

Here's What Assassin's Creed Rogue Looks Like On PC

Assassin's Creed Rogue was released in November 2014 and almost immediately forgotten. Which was a shame, since it was pretty good, but also understandable, since Unity was both louder and flashier. Well, the delayed PC release of Rogue is hoping to make up for that. » 3/11/15 9:45pm 3/11/15 9:45pm

Assassin's Creed Rogue: The Kotaku Review

The biggest plot twist in Assassin’s Creed history is this: Assassin’s Creed Rogue, the least-hyped console game in the series, the one we had good reason to think would be bad, is...a very, very good game. It’s a must-play for any AC fan. » 3/10/15 10:20am 3/10/15 10:20am

Oh, So This Is How A Modern Assassin's Creed Game Would Work

If you've ever wondered/worried how a more modern Assassin's Creed game would work, with all our fancy weapons and computers and vehicles, don't sweat it. Even in the 21st-century, there's a place for an Assassin and his craft: inside the ring. » 3/05/15 8:00pm 3/05/15 8:00pm

Assassin's Creed Unity Finally Drops App, Web Requirements For Unlocks…

The latest major patch for Assassin's Creed Unity will free players from the need to connect the console or PC game to the game's companion app or Initiates website to unlock some special items in the game. » 2/18/15 12:38pm 2/18/15 12:38pm

Ubisoft CEO: 'A Few Things Were Not Perfect' In Assassin's Creed Unity

During the Q&A portion of Ubisoft's earnings call today, CEO Yves Guillemot touched on Assassin's Creed Unity's disastrous launch by acknowledging it wasn't "perfect." That's one way to put it. » 2/12/15 1:00pm 2/12/15 1:00pm

The Best Start To An Assassin's Creed Game

If I have one guilty pleasure series, it's Assassin's Creed. Normally, I'm not one to get excited about yearly releases, let alone broken games. But I've played and mostly enjoyed every game in the series. Recently, I returned to Assassin's Creed II, and, much to my surprise, I realized just how much I've lowered my… » 1/27/15 10:00am 1/27/15 10:00am

Few play Assassin's Creed for historical accuracy, but the games are set during important moments from our past. History Respawned asks experts to provide insight on the contextual backdrops of various games. This time, it's Assassin's Creed Unity and the French Revolution. » 1/22/15 12:30pm 1/22/15 12:30pm

Assassin's Creed Unity's Dead Kings DLC Is Disappointing And Glitchy

I may not have liked Assassin's Creed Unity very much, but I was still excited about its free expansion Dead Kings, which then went and failed on me twice in its first two missions. » 1/14/15 1:25pm 1/14/15 1:25pm

Delayed Assassin's Creed Unity DLC Out Mid-January

Dead Kings, the formerly for-pay expansion to Assassin's Creed Unity, will be released for free for all ACU players on January 13, according to a new trailer from publisher Ubisoft. But... the YouTube description initially mentioned a December 16. Hmm. » 1/06/15 12:31pm 1/06/15 12:31pm

Assassin's Creed Would Have Been One Odd Prince Of Persia Game

Taking us down a dark and secluded memory lane, the folks at Did You Know Gaming explore the secrets of the Assassin's Creed series, which started life as the next installment of the Prince of Persia. I'd forgotten all about that. » 12/28/14 4:30pm 12/28/14 4:30pm

Assassin's Creed Initiates, the semi-reliable web-based service used to track players' progress in Assassin's Creed games, will be down for extended maintenance over the holidays according to Ubisoft, which is making—good news—all those Initiates-tied gold treasure chests accessible to all players with online… » 12/24/14 11:38am 12/24/14 11:38am

Assassin's Creed Unity's New Patch: Wait, There's A Difference?

There's no doubt that Assassin's Creed Unity had technical problems, otherwise Ubisoft wouldn't have apologized for the game's performance and issued a series of ever-larger patches. So what's it mean if the graphics, then and now, seem to in many ways be the same? » 12/18/14 3:00pm 12/18/14 3:00pm

Luke, Stephen And Kirk On What's Wrong With Assassin's Creed Unity

Assassin's Creed Unity is a game as big as it is broken, as divisive as it is lavish. So our three biggest Assassin's Creed fans figured they'd sit down and get to the bottom of this conundrum. » 12/16/14 6:55pm 12/16/14 6:55pm

Last-Gen Gamers Are Being Left Behind

New-gen consoles have barely been out for a year, but there's already a familiar story: a game launches and runs great on the PS4 and Xbox One, much less so on the PS3 and 360. Shadow of Mordor was an egregious example of this performance gap, but it's not the only one. Is there any hope for last-gen gamers? » 12/17/14 2:30pm 12/17/14 2:30pm