New Assassin’s Creed III Trailer Shows Mayan Ruins Pre-Order Mission

Ubisoft may have ditched its game-breaking always-on DRM requirements, but the company is still driving the pre-order exclusives into the ground. For Assassin’s Creed III, players who pre-order the game from GameStop will receive an exclusive, day-one DLC mission called…

Ubisoft Ditches Aggressive, Always-On DRM

With two of the most anticipated titles of 2012, Assassin’s Creed III and Far Cry 3, just over the horizon, Ubisoft has no reason to question the way it conducts business. For years now, gamers have complained loudly about Ubisoft’s…

New Assassin’s Creed III Trailer Discusses Weapons of the 18th Century

The release of Assassin’s Creed III is now only two months away (unless you want it on PC), and the marketing team for the game has revealed nearly all the secrets to the game’s background and that of it’s PlayStation…

New Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation Info and Trailer From Gamescom

Gamescom 2012 is shaping up to be the best gaming conference of the year. While developers and publishers teased gamers at E3 with hints of what is to come, Gamescom is becoming a show-and-tell-all event. Of course, part of the…

Assassin’s Creed III PC Release is One Month After the Console Version

Ubisoft confirmed today that the PC version of Assassin’s Creed III will be coming late. Specifically, the PC version of the title will be released nearly one month after the console versions. The game’s publisher, Ubisoft, announced the PC release…

Assassin’s Creed III for PS3 Comes With an Extra Hour of Gameplay

If Nintendo jumping onto the trend is any indication, retailer-specific pre-order exclusives are here to stay. Luckily, most of the pre-order bonuses offered for games haven’t yet been completely game-breaking, and consist mostly of early access to extra content, different…

The Live Action Trailer for Assassin’s Creed Is Slightly Polarizing

Do live action trailers for video games work? I mean, sure the one Bethesda commissioned for Skyrim worked, but the anticipation for that game was at least as much as Assassin’s Creed, if not more. Of course, seeing such a…

Assassin’s Creed 3 Gameplay Walkthrough Released

The gameplay footage of naval battles shown during Sony’s E3 press conference demonstrated that Assassin’s Creed 3 would be more than a gimmicky romp through the American Revolutionary War. Today, the guys at Ubisoft have released a seven minute walkthrough…

Assassin’s Creed III Ubiworkship Edition On Sale

Ubisoft has announced a special edition of the upcoming Assassin’s Creed III that it is calling the “Ubiworkshop Edition.” From the product description on Ubisoft’s order page: Knowledge is power. Content is king. You have enough gadgets on your shelf…

Halo 4, Assassin’s Creed, and Max Payne 3 Top Nielsen’s Gamer Anticipation List

Nielsen yesterday released a list of what it says are the most anticipated console video game titles for the remainder of 2012. According to a Nielsen blog post, the list was “derived from combining eight key consumer metrics, including Awareness…