Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

XB360, PC, PS3, WIIU, PS4, XBOX ONE / Action / Release: Oct 29, 2013 / ESRB: M

Revisiting E3 2013's press conferences: did they deliver?

By Robert Workman, Jun 06, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Did last year's press conferences hold up?

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Watch Dogs and Assassin's Creed: connected, or just Easter eggs?

By Steve Watts, May 27, 2014 12:00pm PDT

We take a look at the various Easter egg connections between Assassin's Creed and Watch Dogs to examine just how likely it is that Ubisoft intends to tie them together.

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Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag 'Guild of Rogues' multiplayer pack out today

By Steve Watts, Feb 11, 2014 1:30pm PST

Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag's multiplayer "Guild of Rogues" DLC is available starting today, offering three characters for $2.99. Ubisoft also teased more free maps coming next week.

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Assassin's Creed 4 'Freedom Cry' becomes standalone game on PS3, PS4 & PC

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 05, 2014 10:05am PST

Ubisoft has dabbled in standalone DLC before, notably with Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, but is now curiously turning some already-released DLC into a standalone game. The 'Freedom Cry' mini-campaign from Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, which told of Adéwalé's adventures and s...

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Assassin's Creed 4 patch fixes 100-friends bug on PlayStation 4

By Steve Watts, Feb 04, 2014 6:55am PST

A 2.3GB patch for Assassin's Creed 4 on PlayStation 4 fixes the connection errors for players with large friend lists. It also fixes a variety of other bugs, adds tutorial streaming, and changes the fight balance to make double attacks more frequent.

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Next Assassin's Creed may not have boats, but tech will be repurposed

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 29, 2014 10:00am PST

"all of this technology, it might appear in future games--it might just not be on boats."

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Interview: Olivier Deriviere, composer of Remember Me and Assassins Creed IV: Freedom Cry

By Alex Martinet, Jan 20, 2014 1:00pm PST

Oliver Deriviere worked on the evolving score of Remember Me, and the traditional Haitain score of Assassin's Creed 4: Freedom Cry. We find out more about the music composing process.

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Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag unleashes Blackbeard's Wrath on December 10

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 09, 2013 4:30pm PST

Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag gets new multiplayer DLC tomorrow when Blackbeard's Wrath introduces three new playable Assassins.

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Ubisoft survey hints at non-Assassin's-Creed pirate game

By Steve Watts, Dec 06, 2013 9:30am PST

A survey from Ubisoft gauges interest in a pirate game similar to the elements in Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, but removed from the AC series.

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Assassin's Creed 4 'Freedom Cry' DLC coming December 17

By Steve Watts, Dec 04, 2013 9:15am PST

Assassin's Creed 4's "Freedom Cry" DLC will launch on December 17, according to a new advertisement.

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Sony challenges players with First to Greatness campaign

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 24, 2013 9:45am PST

Greatness Awaits! Can you reach greatness by completing any of 64 challenges laid out by Sony before anyone else?

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Weekend Confirmed 192 - PS4 and Xbox One

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 22, 2013 11:00am PST

The next generation of consoles have all arrived and Weekend Confirmed is ready to celebrate with you. Join hosts Garnett Lee and Jeff Cannata, as they welcome in Shacknews' Andrew Yoon and "Indie" Jeff Mattas to break down both the PS4 and the Xbox One.

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Assassin's Creed 4 hints at the future of the franchise

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 04, 2013 4:00pm PST

The Assassin's Creed franchise can explore nearly any point in history. Players that explore Black Flag's modern day setting will uncover some interesting emails from Abstergo Entertainment that give clues as to where the series will go.

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Weekend Confirmed 189 - Assassin's Creed 4, Batman: Arkham Origins

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 01, 2013 11:00am PDT

Weekend Confirmed has finally reached the month of November and with next-gen console arrivals imminent, hosts Garnett Lee and Jeff Cannata invite Shacknews' Andrew Yoon and "Indie" Jeff Mattas to discuss the week's next-gen console stories, including the rumored different i...

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Ubisoft to phase out online passes starting with Assassin's Creed 4

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 31, 2013 2:05pm PDT

Ubisoft will no longer use its UPlay Passport online pass for any future games and will allow Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag owners to download its online pass for free.

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