Ubisoft Shows Off Pirate Gameplay In Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

Assassin’s Creed III introduced a lot of elements to the franchise that mostly garnered a resounding “meh” from gamers, but most can agree that its introduction of ship battles was definitely the highlight. That enthusiasm for naval combat may have…

Assassin’s Creed IV Is Being Made By 7 Teams From Around The World

The Assassin’s Creed franchise has the longest end credits sequence of any title in the industry. That’s because the game has to credit developers from at least four different studios. The credits in the latest game – Assassin’s Creed IV:…

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Takes Place During The Golden Age Of Pirates

Ever since its announcement, we knew that the latest Assassin’s Creed title – Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag – would have pirates playing a large role in the narrative. None of the trailers, until now that is, have really played…

Here’s Another Inside Look At PS4 Development From The Assassin’s Creed Team

Last week, Sony treated us to an inside look at PS4 development with the team behind Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs talking about the new hardware. Now Sony is back at Ubisoft again, but this time with the team behind Assassin’s Creed…

Assassin’s Creed “VIP Program” Launched

Bungie popularized the ‘online community tied to a specific shooter’ concept with Halo Waypoint, and EA and Activision took it to its logical conclusion with subscription services like Call of Duty: Elite and Battlefield 3 Premium. Now publishers have begun…

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Gets Debut Trailer

Despite being one of the best genres in fiction, pirates are woefully underutilized in games. Last year’s Risen 2: Dark Waters was a fantastic, and somewhat broken, stab at pirate fiction, but we haven’t seen anything quite like Sid Meier’s…

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Announced

It was around this time last year that Assassin’s Creed III marketing materials began to leak onto the internet, so it’s no surprise that the past week has been filled with leaks for the next yearly installment of the free-climbing,…