Assassin's Creed 2

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

Updated: Shack Giveaway: Intel Core (tm) i7 980x Processor

By Brian Leahy, May 25, 2010 9:37am PDT

[Update - 5/28/2010 18:49PM (BL)] Just a reminder, the contest is now closed. Due to the holiday, we will be selecting the winner on Tuesday, June...


"hmm. I just got a new graphics card. I'd like to win the new cpu ;)"

- xinoart see all 1232 comments

Shack PSA: Assassin's Creed 2 $30 on Consoles

By Chris Faylor, Apr 14, 2010 12:30pm PDT

Both Amazon and GameStop have quietly dropped the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 editions of Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed II to $29.99, half of its...


"I bought it this morning! And Batman:AA for $28, also from Amazon.com"

- Bold see all 27 comments

Ubisoft Offers Free Goodies as Compensation for PC DRM Downtime

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 26, 2010 6:32am PDT

Ubisoft is offering goodies including free games and downloadable content to gamers affected by the denial of service attack against its DRM...


"that'd be incredibly ironic if they removed the DRM after a while and dropped the price. I ..."

- Mister Fister see all 38 comments

Assassin's Creed 2 PC Launch Trailer

By Brian Leahy, Mar 09, 2010 11:00am PST

The belated PC edition of Ubisoft Monreal's Assassin's Creed II, released in Europe last week, is arriving this week in North America. Thus, a launch trailer approaches:


""They will do whatever they want no matter how it sells/doesn't sell". Of course not. They are ..."

- pillzer see all 71 comments

Ubisoft DRM Issues Leave Games Temporarily Unplayable for Some (Updated)

By Chris Faylor, Mar 08, 2010 12:30pm PST

Update: "Our servers are under attack again," Ubisoft says. "Some gamers are experiencing trouble signing in. We're working on it and will keep you...


"Just new to it and not sure what DRM means ? But from reading all this,it sounds like I go into ..."

- sometimesme see all 208 comments

Assassin's Creed 2 DRM Tweaked in First PC Patch, While Crackers Reportedly Break DRM Outright

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 04, 2010 6:40am PST

While Ubisoft Montreal's open-world murder simulator Assassin's Creed 2 won't hit North American PCs until March 16, a patch has already been...


"the one "game" I've never seen cracked is VBS1 from Bohemia Interactive (dunno about VBS2). Why ..."

- MamiyaOtaru see all 132 comments

Assassin's Creed 2 Multiplayer Briefly Free on iPhone

By Chris Faylor, Mar 01, 2010 2:30pm PST

Though the full-fledged console release of the next Assassin's Creed game and its accompanying multiplayer mode won't arrive until later this year,...


"After some initial problems getting it to make an account, it finally got to a point where I ..."

- SeraphielX see all 7 comments

Assassin's Creed 2 'Bonfire of the Vanities' DLC Trailer

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 17, 2010 6:40pm PST

As reported earlier today, Assassin's Creed 2 is getting another installment of downloadable single-player content tomorrow. Fresh on the heels of the announcement from Ubisoft, we've got a new tra


"How was the first DLC? I loved AC2 and forgot they had a DLC plan.."

- eonix see all 21 comments

Ubisoft's New PC DRM Really Requires Net Access, Ends Game If Disconnected

By Chris Faylor, Feb 17, 2010 1:20pm PST

Ubisoft wasn't kidding when it said that its new digital rights management technique mandates "an active Internet connection to play the game, for...


"Sounds fine to me. Systems like this can and will prevent 0-day cracks and any relatively ..."

- Professer12 see all 449 comments

Assassin's Creed 2 DLC #2 Due Tomorrow

By Chris Faylor, Feb 17, 2010 8:45am PST

The second add-on for Assassin's Creed II will be released on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on February 18--that's tomorrow--maker Ubisoft has...


"I really liked this game. It was great all around. And I finished it several weeks ago. I'm ..."

- SeraphielX see all 17 comments

Next Assassin's Creed Set in Rome, Packs 'Innovative Assassination Multiplayer'

By Chris Faylor, Feb 09, 2010 2:30pm PST

As Ubisoft continues to slowly unveil new details on the multiplayer-enabled Assassin's Creed II follow-up due this year, the company offered a few...


"This is merely a repackaging of the first game, with some DLC + MP, and not the true final ..."

- BulletPro see all 19 comments

First Assassin's Creed 2 DLC Glimpsed in Trailer

By Chris Faylor, Jan 27, 2010 11:00am PST

As the first bit of Assassin's Creed 2 downlodable content hits PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 tomorrow, January 28, publisher Ubisoft has put out a new trailer for the add-on. Dubbed Battle of Forli, the 320 Microsoft Point ($4) add-on brings wit


"I hope I can kick a guard while flying in this DLC. Only achievement I missed."

- serenj see all 6 comments

Assassin's Creed 2 PC Release Date, System Requirements Unveiled

By Chris Faylor, Jan 25, 2010 9:48am PST

Initially due alongside its console brethren in November 2009, the belated PC edition of Assassin's Creed II is now slated to release on March 16,...


"I bought AC1 for $50 about a few weeks before the regular price was dropped on Steam. Then soon ..."

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First Assassin's Creed 2 DLC Due January 28

By Chris Faylor, Jan 22, 2010 8:51am PST

"The Battle of Forli," the first downloadable add-on for Assassin's Creed II, will hit PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on January 28, maker Ubisoft has...


"I am going to be WAY to busy playing ME2 next week to be playing this."

- TerraDelu see all 26 comments

Five Nominated for 2010 Writers Guild Videogame Writing Awards

By Garnett Lee, Jan 14, 2010 4:20pm PST

In a release today the Writers Guild of America revealed the nominees for outstanding achievement in videogame writing from 2009. They are:...


"The only game in this list worthy of the award is Uncharted 2. If anything this is an indication ..."

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