Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

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

Assassin's Creed 4 hides a Watch Dogs secret

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 31, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Watch Dogs may have been delayed to next year, but if you play Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, you'll get a small Easter egg regarding Ubisoft's next open world game.


Assassin's Creed 4 review: high seas, high thrills

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 29, 2013 1:00am PDT

After the disappointment of Assassin's Creed 3, I was nearly ready to write off the franchise. Ubisoft's open-world foray into the American...


Assassin's Creed 4 trailer shows off PC graphics bits

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 28, 2013 12:30pm PDT

We've already seen fancy graphical whizzbangs in the next-generation console versions of Assassin's Creed IV, but the PC has a few extra tricks up its sleeve. A new trailer from Nvidia shows off a few effects the graphics card company has worked with Ubisoft exclusively for ...


PlayStation-exclusive DLC for Assassin's Creed and Watch Dog are locked for six months

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 23, 2013 11:45am PDT

PlayStation snagged exclusive DLC for both Watch Dogs and Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag. But, "exclusive" typically means "timed exclusive" in...


Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag '101' video is nine minutes long, just in case

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 22, 2013 10:45am PDT

Ubisoft has released a "101" trailer for Assassin's Creed 4, a nine minute overview of pretty much everything Black Flag has to offer.


Assassin's Creed 4 modern day offers up to 5 hours of gameplay

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 10, 2013 9:00am PDT

The modern-day storyline of Assassin's Creed 4 has you playing as an employee of Abstergo Entertainment. It's content that Ubisoft has described as optional. But it's meaty if you want to explore it.


Assassin's Creed 4 DLC not coming to Wii U

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 10, 2013 5:15am PDT

Ubisoft announced Assassin's Creed 4's single-player DLC, Freedom Cry, yesterday across all announced platforms, except one. Sadly, any DLC for the Wii U version will remain lost at sea.


Assassin's Creed 4: Freedom Cry trailer shows off single-player DLC

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 08, 2013 10:30am PDT

The hard-working folks at Ubisoft manage not only to create a brand new Assassin's Creed every year, but a Season Pass as well.


Assassin's Creed 4 lead designer explains PC delays

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 02, 2013 12:30pm PDT

Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag is coming to PC on November 19 and lead designer Jean-Sebatien Decant explains why the PC versions seem to come later than their console brethren.


How Assassin's Creed 4 for PS4 will use DualShock 4

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 01, 2013 1:45pm PDT

Assassin's Creed 4 will feature some Dualshock 4-specific touch pad controls on the PS4 version, all of which appear to be UI-related, for the moment.


Assassin's Creed 4 release dates: PC coming November 19

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 30, 2013 9:45am PDT

It may be difficult to keep track of exactly when you'll be able to play Assassin's Creed 4. But thanks to Xbox One, PC won't be the LAST version of the game to ship, for once.


Assassin's Creed 4's companion app detailed

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 26, 2013 10:15am PDT

As we previously reported, Assassin's Creed 4 will launch with a companion app for touch devices. And this is what it looks like.


Single-player saves won't transfer in cross-gen games

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 25, 2013 1:00pm PDT

A $10 fee to go from a current-gen game to a next-gen upgrade might sound enticing on paper, until you realize that you won't be able to bring your single-player save progress with you.


PS4 will recognize PS3 game discs for cross-gen upgrades

By Steve Watts, Sep 19, 2013 2:20pm PDT

Sony has provided a detailed walkthrough of how to upgrade your disc-based and digital purchases from PS3 to PS4 versions for $9.99. Games included in the promotion include Call of Duty: Ghosts, Battlefield 4, Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, and Watch Dogs.


Assassin's Creed 4 trailer highlights next-gen pretties

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 12, 2013 11:00am PDT

"'Next-gen bush?' I want to see a next-gen bush," I say every morning since hearing about Assassin's Creed IV's shiny next-gen versions. At long last, a new trailer gives a close-up look at all the fancy tech and effects in the open-world murder simulator's posh versions, fo...