Assassin's Creed 2

XB360, PS3, PC / Action / Release: Nov 17, 2009 / ESRB: M

Assassin's Creed 2 is next Xbox 'Games with Gold' title

By Steve Watts, Jul 03, 2013 9:15am PDT

Assassin's Creed 2 is the next game in Microsoft's "Games for Gold" promotion. It will be included for Xbox Live Gold members from July 16-31.


When do Xbox Live Gold games release every month?

By Steve Watts, Jun 21, 2013 9:30am PDT

Xbox 360's "Games with Gold" promotion will be releasing its games on the 1st and 16th of each month, Microsoft has announced.


Xbox Live Gold adding monthly games

By Steve Watts, Jun 10, 2013 9:54am PDT

Microsoft announced today at its E3 media briefing that it will be adding monthly game downloads for Xbox Live Gold subscriptions. The first two will be Halo 3 and Assassin's Creed 2.


Assassin's Creed 'Ezio Trilogy' compilation is PS3-exclusive

By Steve Watts, Sep 26, 2012 10:30am PDT

Ubisoft will be releasing an PlayStation 3 exclusive Assassin's Creed "Ezio Trilogy" set, compiling Assassin's Creed 2, Brotherhood, and Revelations.


Editorial: Assassin's Creed needs more than Fassbender

By Steve Watts, Jul 13, 2012 9:00am PDT

Michael Fassbender seems like a great choice for an Assassin's Creed movie, but video game adaptations live and (more often) die on their scripts.


Fassbender to star in Assassin's Creed movie

By John Keefer, Jul 09, 2012 8:00am PDT

Prometheus and X-Men: First Class star Michael Fassbender has been chose by Ubisoft to play the lead in an upcoming movie adaptation of the Assassin's Creed franchise. He will also co-produce the film with Conor McCaughan.


Ubisoft goes after author in Assassin's Creed dispute

By John Keefer, May 31, 2012 1:00pm PDT

Ubisoft is filing a complaint of their own against the author who sued the publisher over the Assassin's Creed franchise.


PSN 'Gamers Choice' voting opens tomorrow

By Steve Watts, Feb 27, 2012 1:45pm PST

Sony has announced the nominees for this year's "PSN Gamers' Choice Awards," offering steep discounts on the titles that win after the week-long voting cycle.


Assassin's Creed 3 coming October 30

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 15, 2012 10:00am PST

Assassin's Creed 3 has been announced and dated.


Report: Assassin's Creed movie rights pursued by Sony

By Steve Watts, Oct 20, 2011 7:15am PDT

Sony Pictures is reportedly in the final stages of snatching up the rights to produce a movie based on the Assassin's Creed franchise.


PlayStation Store offers El Shaddai demo, DLC sales

By Steve Watts, Jun 08, 2011 10:18am PDT

This week's PlayStation Store downloads include demos for El Shaddai and Dungeon Siege 3, game downloads of New Adventure Island and Soldier Blade, and discounts on Assassin's Creed titles, Bad Company 2, and Warhawk.


Ubisoft's DRM No Longer Requires Constant Internet Access on Some Titles

By Brian Leahy, Jan 04, 2011 4:00pm PST

Ubisoft has confirmed to Shacknews that the always-on DRM in a few of its PC titles has been patched out, including Assassin's Creed II and...


"YOu forgot to mention RUSE ; it was the first PC game to get DRM thrown out."

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Xbox Live Deal of the Week: Assassin's Creed 2 DLC and Avatar Gear

By Xav de Matos, Jul 19, 2010 1:30pm PDT

This week's Xbox Live Deal of the Week is heavily influenced by the Italian Renaissance, featuring a number of deals for Assassin's Creed 2.For the...


"Anyone know if any of these expansions are actually any good? I enjoyed the 1st AC and I'm in ..."

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Shack PSA: Weekend Deals Include Free Games with Purchase of Sequels

By Brian Leahy, Jul 09, 2010 2:00pm PDT

This weekend, Stardock's Impulse digital distribution service will be giving away free digital copies of the original Assassin's Creed with a...


"Direct2Drive Question: Do I have to install another client/game manager like with steam? I've ..."

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Games for Windows Live Marketplace Adds New Titles, Puts Old Prince of Persias on Sale

By Chris Faylor, Jun 08, 2010 12:20pm PDT

The "Games on Demand" section of Microsoft's digital distribution platform Games for Windows Live "will soon be the home of day-and-date game...


"I'll buy into this GfWL content if they make a GoW 2 Exclusive for the PC on it. That would ..."

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