All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Assassin’s Creed’

Anna Kendrick Talks About Ryan Gosling Sexual Tweet and Candid Social Media Presence — ‘I Don’t Give a (F-Bomb)’

Anna Kendrick is fearless (and hilarious) when speaking her mind and could care less what others may think of her candid presence on social media. In an interview with with Nylon magazine for its February edition, the actress said she doesn’t give a thought to whether her posts could be seen as offensive. “I don’t give a f***. Twitter is …

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Assassin’s Creed Unity Announced For PS4, Xbox One And PC

It’s another year and that means another Assassin’s Creed game is coming our way. Unlike last year, however, this year will reportedly see two Assassin’s Creed games. One will be released on the PS4, Xbox One and PC while the other will be released on the PS3 and Xbox 360. A tipster leaked the former to Kotaku and that has …

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‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ DLC Coming as Stand-Alone Title

Back in December Ubisoft released the first campaign-focused DLC for Assassin’s Creed IV. Titled Freedom Cry, the content put players in the shoes of Adéwale, the first mate in the main story of Assassin’s Creed IV. Today Ubisoft announced that Freedom Cry will be released as a stand-alone title for PC and PlayStation consoles. The content will be released for …

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Here’s How You Get A Job In Writing Video Games

Not everybody is cut out to be a programmer, game designer, artist or audio engineer. It’s the unfortunate truth that keeps a lot of people out of the games industry despite wanting to be involved in some way or the other. While it’s certainly not as glamorous as being a game designer, one avenue available to aspiring game makers is …

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Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD Out Now On PC, PS3 And Xbox 360

So, you’ve already played through the excellent Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and are eagerly awaiting whatever Ubisoft has in store for the franchise next. You could wait until next November for whatever Assassin’s Creed V turns out to be, or you could play the one game in the franchise that went unnoticed thanks to the platform it was on. …

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‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ Retailer Exclusives Are Coming as DLC

Many gamers consider retailer-exclusive pre-order bonuses to be a blight on the gaming landscape. The system forces those most loyal to game franchises to pick which of several digital goodies they want or else buy three or more copies of the game to get it all. Luckily for gamers, retailer-exclusive content has, so far, remained largely pointless for most games. …

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‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ Freedom Cry DLC Out Today

As promised, Ubisoft today released the first story DLC for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. Titled Freedom Cry!, the content features a new character with his own story set during the “golden age” of piracy in the West Indies. Players will step into the shoes of Adéwale, the first mate of the Jackdaw seen in the Black Flag campaign. As …

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‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ Story DLC Coming Next Week

Its been over two months now since the first story DLC for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag was announced. The Freedom Cry! DLC was announced before the main game was even released. Today, Ubisoft finally revealed that Freedom Cry! will be released next week, on December 17. The content will be available for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox …

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‘Assassin’s Creed Pirates’ Released For Mobile Platforms

After months of teasing, Ubisoft has finally released Assassin’s Creed Pirates. The title is a mobile game that simulates the ship battles and sailing seen in the main-series title Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. It is available today for $5 for smartphones and tablets via the Apple App Store, the Google Play Store, and the Amazon Appstore. Pirates is set …

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‘Assassin’s Creed: Pirates’ Coming December 5

Back in September Ubisoft announced Assassin’s Creed: Pirates, a mobile game based around the setting of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. Today the publisher has announced that the game will hit both iOS and Android platforms on December 5. The game will be sold in Apple’s App Store, the Google Play store, and the Amazon Appstore for $5. Assassin’s Creed: …

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Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Gets Dissected By Historians

One of the biggest selling points of Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed series is how it recreates historical events and locations and lets you live them in the game. You may be wondering, however, just how accurate these recreations are. Well, that’s a job for historians Bob Whitaker and Dr. Bryan Glass. Whitaker has started a new video series on YouTube called …

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‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ Mobile App Released

The trend for major game releases over the past two years has been to pre-sell gamers on DLC with season pass bundles. Those bundles are now expected and publishers have moved on ton the next trend: the so-called second screen experience. Mobile apps that tie-in with big games are nothing new, but publishers this year have begun releasing more of …

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What If The Pirates Of Assassin’s Creed IV Were Tailors Instead?

Last week, Sony UK teased something Street Fighter related for the PS4 as part of its #4ThePlayers campaign. While we still don’t know what’s up with that, Sony has released another video with intentions that are far easier to discern. The latest #4ThePlayers promo features E. Kenway & Sons Bespoke Tailors – a clothing store based heavily on Assassin’s Creed …

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‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ PlayStation 4 Bundle Announced (For Europe)

With less than two weeks until the launch of the PlayStation 4 in North America, Ubisoft today announced that an Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag PlayStation 4 bundle will be offered in Europe. The bundle will be available on November 29, the day the PlayStation 4 launches in the UK. The new bundle could be seen as a semi-apology by …

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Assassin’s Creed IV Expected To Sell 8 Million

Fortune video game writer John Gaudiosi reported today that the latest Assassin’s Creed franchise entry, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, is expected to sell 8 million copies. The number comes from video game analyst for Wedbush Securities Michael Pachter, who said “I think Assassin’s Creed is successful because of its novelty. It’s a third-person adventure game with a pretty easy-to-learn …

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Assassin’s Creed Liberation Coming to PS3 on January 14

Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation was is of the most ambitious titles yet released for the PlayStation Vita. The game was released alongside Assassin’s Creed III last year and features a wholly new Assassin’s Creed story – complete with a female protagonist. Like Resident Evil: Revelations, however, some franchises are just too big for publishers to keep games confined to handheld …

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‘Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag’ Launch Trailer Released

The lull in gaming previews felt during October is finally coming to an end. Earlier this week Activision released the launch trailer for its biggest game of the year (Call of Duty: Ghosts), and now Ubisoft has done the same. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is set to launch next week and Ubisoft has just released its definitive preview for …

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Assassin’s Creed IV Documentary Takes On Blackbeard

Last week, Ubisoft and VICE teamed up to produce a history documentary series based on the real historical pirates that populate Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. The first episode explored the life of Charles Vane – the most dangerous pirate to have ever lived. Now the second episode is out, and it tackles history’s most infamous pirate. In episode two …

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VICE And Ubisoft Team Up On Assassin’s Creed IV-Inspired Historical Documentary

VICE is known for its brutal news documentaries that take place in some of the most dangerous places on earth. In other words, they’re no stranger to the worst humanity has to offer. Some of the worst humans ever to exist were pirates, and that’s what led Ubisoft to partner with the publication to produce a documentary that explores the …

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‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ DLC Announced, Previewed

There are still weeks to go before the release of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, but Ubisoft today began detailing its DLC plans for the title. The first DLC for the game will be titled Freedom Cry! and tells the backstory of a key Black Flag character. Players will take on the role of Adewale, the crew quartermaster in Black …

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‘Assassin’s Creed Heritage Collection’ Announced For Europe

With the sixth yearly Assassin’s Creed game (Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag) just weeks away from release, Ubisoft today announced a new collection of Assassin’s Creed games for those looking to get into the series. The Assassin’s Creed Heritage Collection will be out on November 8, 2013 in the U.K and Europe – the week after Black Flag launches in …

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Assassin’s Creed 4 Gets A New Trailer, Confirms Launch Days

With Ubisoft’s commitment to delivering a new Assassin’s Creed title every year, you can expect these kinds of updates for the foreseeable future. They usually start around the annual E3 and continue up until the holiday shopping season officially begins. This year, however, Ubisoft has a litle more work to do, because they are releasing Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag …

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Historical Pirates Previewed in New Assassin’s Creed IV Trailer

Though seemingly every aspect of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag has been previewed, Ubisoft is still coming up with new topics for weekly (or more) trailers for the upcoming game. This week, a handful of the game’s characters take the spotlight – especially the pirates. Though players will take on the role of fictional Welsh pirate Edward Kenway, there will …

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Here’s Some Assassin’s Creed IV Multiplayer Gameplay

Starting with Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, Ubisoft introduced multiplayer into the franchise in an attempt to convince people to hold onto their copies of the game. As the franchise has evolved from then, so has its multiplayer. Now with Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, Ubisoft is further refining the franchise’s mulitplayer. In a new trailer released today, Ubisoft shows off some …

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Assassin’s Creed 4 Next-Gen Features Previewed

Both Microsoft and Sony have announced several first-party games for their Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles. Though games such as Ryse and Infamous: Second Son look visually appealing, no next-gen launch titles appear to be revolutionary in the way a Super Mario 64 may have been. With console graphics already looking acceptably nice to many casual gamers, the real …

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‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ Live Action Trailer Making-Of Video Released

Live action trailers for big game releases have become something of the norm, popularized by classic Halo and Call of Duty trailers. This year’s Assassin’s Creed title is no exception. Back in August Ubisoft released an Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag trailer showcasing a sinking ship, pirating, and flaming sails. Today, Ubisoft is revisiting the “Defy” live action trailer with …

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‘Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD’ Coming to Consoles, PC

Last year, while home console users were sinking their teeth into Assassin’s Creed III, Sony handheld gamers were also treated to some Assassin’s Creed action. Ubisoft released Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation, a separate, fully realized Assassin’s Creed game for the PlayStation Vita. The game put players into the shoes of Aveline, a female assassin in 18th century New Orleans, and …

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‘Assassin’s Creed: Pirates’ Mobile Game Announced

Ubisoft has certainly been pushing pirates lately. Catching on the buccaneer theme of the upcoming Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, the publisher even brought a real pirate ship and pirates cosplayers to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Among the different previews for Black Flag one element has stood out as being included in nearly every trailer: sea battles. A large …

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New Assassin’s Creed 4 Video Shows Underwater Exploration, Tavern Brawl

It might seem like Ubisoft has already revealed every detail there is to know about Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag. The pirate simulation game’s sea battles, Caribbean exploration, assassin gameplay, and “fort assualts” have all been detailed in the past few months. Today yet another gameplay video for Black Flag was released. This one shows a few of the side-missions …

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‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ Fort Assaults Detailed in New Video

The release of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is only two months away. Though nearly every aspect of the piracy simulation game has been revealed, Ubisoft is continuing to promote every detail of the game’s plundering and naval combat. Today the publisher released a new video walkthrough of Black Flag. Narrated by Black Flag Game Director Ashraf Ismail, the video …

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