This Assassin's Creed III: Liberation Glitch Created an Anti-Gravity Alligator

I like the portable Assassin's Creed game a lot. But it clearly could have spent more time in development. One bug I encountered had an alligator spawn about five feet in the air. That didn't stop me from killing it, though, which left its sad carcass floating aloft as a warning to those would mess with Aveline. Or… »11/01/12 5:01pm11/01/12 5:01pm

I'm Surprised By How "Black" Assassin's Creed Liberation Feels

History often seems lightyears away, doesn't it? Even game franchises like Civilization-where you zip from ancient Rome to space flight in the span of hours-put a layer of abstraction over the experience that make it feel distant. The Assassin's Creed games use history exceedingly well, but none of them have felt as… »11/01/12 11:15am11/01/12 11:15am

Assassin’s Creed’s New Black Heroine Represents a New Kind of Liberation

Aveline—heroine of Assassin's Creed Liberation for the PlayStation Vita—isn't that different from the other characters of Ubisoft's historical action series . Like Altair and Ezio, she's an Assassin, a near-mystical stealth warrior with abilities that let her be unseen whenever she wants. But one thing about her… »7/23/12 11:30am7/23/12 11:30am

Assasin's Creed on Vita Manages To Make Combat Easier, Yet Harder. It's Complicated.

I've just had a chance to see a hands-off demo of Assassin's Creed: Liberation, the new Assassin's Creed game exclusive to Sony's handheld Vita. I've complained in the past that Assassin's Creed combat is way too easy, and yet this newest iteration in the franchise manages to make combat even easier. »6/05/12 6:30pm6/05/12 6:30pm