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

Assassin's Creed III Was Disappointing. How Does Black Flag Stack Up?

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag had a lot of making up to do. I thought the previous game in the series, Assassin's Creed III, was a resounding disappointment. I've already weighed in on the new, pirate-themed Black Flag: It's pretty good. But for those who felt burnt by the last game, a more thorough comparison may be … » 11/07/13 9:00pm 11/07/13 9:00pm

According to game director Ashraf Ismail, Assassin's Creed IV will be coming to the PC a "few weeks" late. D'aww. At least they'll have some extra time to iron out some bugs, hopefully. That, and the new graphics options. Best not forget those! [via RPS] » 6/20/13 5:40am 6/20/13 5:40am

Assassin's Creed III's Alternate Universe Is Not Worth Saving

Nearly six months on and I'm still torn on Assassin's Creed III. I loved the setting, loved the combat, loved anything and everything to do with the Aquila. But I couldn't stand the mission design, and the game was so humourless and drab it would bum me out just booting it up. » 4/25/13 11:00pm 4/25/13 11:00pm

This Assassin’s Creed Heroine Is a Great Black Game Character. Here’s…

The odds should've been against Assassin's Creed III: Liberation. It starred a woman—specifically the half-black, half-French heroine Aveline du Grandpre. And it was an exclusive on the PlayStation Vita, a system that many people see as a sadly under-supported platform. » 2/27/13 9:00am 2/27/13 9:00am

The Infamy Shows Assassin's Creed III Still Has A Little Room For…

Assassin's Creed III was, for me, an agonising paradox. It's both one of the best games of last year and also one of the most frustrating, one where a strong foundation of combat and exploration was undone by poor pacing and mission design. » 2/25/13 9:30am 2/25/13 9:30am