The first years of the new millennium brought us the seventh generation of video game consoles, and with that came a whole new family of attractive men and women. With new evolutions, this decade introduced the start of increasingly realistic-looking characters.
A Canadian military garrison has a rush order out for 500 video games, a requisition that a headquarters spokeswoman admitted is "strange."
Last month the worldwide effort to thwart the illegal copying and sales of video games took a turn to the draconian, with a number of publishers introducing new measures that often seemed to impact legitimate gamers as much as pirates.
Assassin's Creed 2 is set in an era of history famous for the creation of beautiful art and master inventions, a fitting backdrop for a game that leaps beyond the achievements of both its predecessor and some other vaunted works.
It may not be the iPhone game, but iPhone users can definitely get something of an AC2 fix with the Assassin's Creed 2 Experience iPhone app.
The man in charge of Assassin's Creed II wants to continue his dialogue with you. He's changed his game in some ways you requested. But he still wants to send obsessive collectors a message and struggles with a grand idea.
Patrice Desilets is both the creative director of the Assassin's Creed games and a jovial interviewee eager to advance game design. I thought he'd be troubled that we always stare at video game characters' backs.
With less than two weeks to go before Gamescom kicks off in Cologne, the list of games that will be present and playable continues to grow.
This fall's Assassin's Creed hero isn't just a better killer than his predecessor. He lives in a world in which he can swim, the sun sets and thieves can become allies, the game's executive producer, Jade Raymond, showed Kotaku yesterday.
Ubisoft put together this montage of footage from their Assassin's Creed 2 showing at Comic-Con in San Diego last weekend.
VG247 is reporting that a DS version of Assassin's Creed 2 will be released with the other platform versions on Nov. 20. Amazon's got a product page up about it, too.
As seen on the grass outside Comic-Con.
This first developer diary for upcoming Ubisoft action-title Assassin's Creed 2 gives us a glimpse into the backstory of the main character.
Swimming is something you and I can probably do — and will do more this summer. But swimming has long been an ability less common to video game characters than running, jumping or shooting shotguns. I asked top developers why.
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Like any other high-profile (or even mid-profile) game these days, Assassin's Creed 2 will be available in a collector's edition. Let's take a look at what's inside.
Here's some more screenshots for Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed 2. And yes, in one of them, he is flying.