Assassin's Creed III

PC, PS3, XB360, WIIU / Action / Release: Nov 20, 2012 / ESRB: M

Morning Caffeinated! -- Guild Wars 2 hacks and Mists of Pandaria prep

By John Keefer, Sep 10, 2012 8:35am PDT

Ramblings and musings of occasional significance to the Shacknews audience. This is the morning edition for September 10, 2012. Topics include: Guild Wars 2 is getting a large ammount of hacked accounts; I'm preparing for Mists of Pandaria; and what is it about Assassin's Cr...

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Assassin's Creed 3 TV commercial does murders

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 07, 2012 7:30am PDT

One of the many wonders of the Internet is that we can watch television commercials without even owning a television, getting our recommended daily amount of warm, friendly product information direct through the tubes. Thank you, Internet, you've changed the world. And broug...

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Assassin's Creed Utopia mobile game detailed

By Steve Watts, Sep 06, 2012 8:15am PDT

Ubisoft has shared more details on Assassin's Creed Utopia, the iPhone and Android title coming this winter to tie into Assassin's Creed 3.

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Ubisoft PC policy requires one-time activation, scraps always-on DRM

By Steve Watts, Sep 05, 2012 10:30am PDT

Ubisoft has scrapped its always-on and start-up verification DRM requirements for PC games, stating that its new policy as of June 2011 is to only require a one-time activation.

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Assassin's Creed 3 multiplayer story to be updated and continued 'throughout the year'

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 04, 2012 4:30pm PDT

While the multiplayer offerings of Assassin's Creed have always had a meta storyline, this year's entry will have a far more explicit story--one that will continue after the game's launch.

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Assassin's Creed 3 dev diary gets stabby

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 30, 2012 11:00am PDT

Killing people is pretty important in Assassin's Creed III, it turns out, so Ubisoft has put a lot of work into the open-world murder simulator's killification. A new video developer diary features chaps from the fields of game design, animator, fight choreography, history, ...

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Morning Caffeinated! -- Foolish Guild Wars 2 players, Black Ops 2 cache, and a little Hearthfire

By John Keefer, Aug 29, 2012 5:30am PDT

Ramblings and musings of occasional significance to the Shacknews audience. This is the morning edition for August 29, 2012. Topics include: Foolish gamers in Guild Wars 2; dropping some cash on Black Ops 2, a nice Hearthfire in Skyrim. Wake up, scrubs, it's the Morning Caff...

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Assassin's Creed 3 trailer offers commentary on naval warfare

By Steve Watts, Aug 28, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Ubisoft has released a commentary for its naval battle trailer, explaining some of the gameplay systems at work in the new battle type.

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Assassin's Creed 3 devs explain setting, technology

By Steve Watts, Aug 23, 2012 1:00pm PDT

Ubisoft has kicked off a new "Inside Assassin's Creed 3" mini-series, detailing the setting, protagonist, and technology in the new game.

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Assassin's Creed 3 preview

By Kat Bailey, Aug 16, 2012 9:30am PDT

If not for the French at the Battle of the Chesapeake, the Revolutionary War may have lasted much longer than it ultimately did. It may have even...

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Assassin's Creed 3 trailer shows off naval warfare

By Steve Watts, Aug 14, 2012 1:00pm PDT

Ubisoft has debuted a cinematic new Assassin's Creed 3 trailer, focusing on the naval combat aspect.

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Assassin's Creed 3 to hit PC on November 20

By John Keefer, Aug 10, 2012 9:30am PDT

We knew that the PC version of Assassin's Creed 3 was coming before Christmas, but now Ubisoft has finally announced a date: November 20.

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Assassin's Creed 3 trailer shows off AnvilNext engine

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 02, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Swish technology doesn't make a game, but it can make it awfully pretty to look at. So come watch an Assassin's Creed III trailer focusing on Ubisoft's AnvilNext engine, which powers it.

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Rumor: Assassin's Creed 3 getting dedicated DLC team

By Steve Watts, Jul 23, 2012 7:30am PDT

Assassin's Creed 3 is rumored to get a special development team devoted to post-launch DLC, and a Season Pass to let fans buy in advance.

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Assassin's Creed 3 PC coming before Christmas

By John Keefer, Jul 13, 2012 9:30am PDT

Last month's rumor that the PC version of Assassin's Creed 3 would be released after the console versions has been confirmed by Ubisoft.

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