Assassin's Creed series News


Assassin's Creed Unity Review: Shades of Gray

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 11, 2014 9:00am PST

Assassin's Creed Unity is a fine entry to the franchise, offering one of the most engaging stories in the series to date, along with a vast and captivating Parisian landscape. Our review.


"Tried playing the game on an Intel 2500k with an nvidia 750ti... it's alright at the start of ..."

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Assassin's Creed: Can the Assassins Win the War?

By Steven Wong, Nov 10, 2014 10:10am PST

In the Assassin-Templar War, the Templar maintain the strong upper hand. Do the Assassins stand a chance of surviving, much less winning, this centuries old conflict? We break down some of the obstacles the Assassins must overcome to get ahead.


Assassin's Creed Unity trailer does a quantum leap

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 30, 2014 1:15pm PDT

Assassin's Creed Unity tells the tale of an Assassin surviving the politcally unstable period of the French Revolution. He then picks up a machine gun to shoot down a bi-plane. Wait, what?


"I played it around when it came out but I remember loving the world, story and, of course, the ..."

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Assassin's Creed Unity's Phantom Blade available for your Halloween assassinating needs

By Daniel Perez, Oct 28, 2014 10:00am PDT

Need a hidden blade to help complete your Assassin's Creed Unity costume for Halloween? Ubisoft has got your covered.


Assassin's Creed Unity PC specs released

By Josh Hawkins, Oct 23, 2014 1:10pm PDT

Ubisoft has released the specs for the PC version of Assassin's Creed Unity. Does your computer have what it takes to bring the French Revolution to life?


"Still, it's going back to the days of picking and choosing which games stay installed."

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Paris is yours in new Assassin's Creed Unity trailer

By Josh Hawkins, Oct 23, 2014 12:30pm PDT

Take a more in depth look at what Assassin's Creed Unity has to offer.


Assassin's Creed Unity's companion app explained

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 20, 2014 1:15pm PDT

Shacknews recently had a chance to check out the Assassin's Creed Unity companion app to see how well it will play with its console counterpart.


Assassin's Creed Unity video introduces a historical cast

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 16, 2014 9:30am PDT

There are more faces to see in Assassin's Creed Unity beyond Arno and Elise and you can meet them in the latest video.


Assassin's Creed Rogue gets story trailer and PC release window

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 13, 2014 9:20am PDT

As Ubisoft reveals the story of Shay, the publisher has also revealed that Assassin's Creed Rogue will be hitting PC early next year.


"That actually looks like a more interesting story than Unity, which I have no idea what its about."

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Assassin's Creed Unity: How Ubisoft is approaching the historical French Revolution

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 08, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Ubisoft historian Maxime Durand speaks to Shacknews about how the team is approaching the French Revolution, the chaos that ensued, and how the Assassins and Templars are caught right in the middle of the conflict.


"By hiring a lot of British voice actors for a game set in France."

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Assassin's Creed Unity will not reach 1080p/60fps on consoles

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 06, 2014 12:00pm PDT

AC Unity will run at 900p and 30fps on consoles, according to the game's senior producer, due to CPU restrictions.


"So this is probably going to require a pretty serious CPU to run at 60 on PC. And that's if it's ..."

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Assassin's Creed Unity co-op preview: silence in numbers

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 06, 2014 10:00am PDT

Whether you're playing Assassin's Creed Unity's narrative-based two-player co-op missions or the four-player heists, the principle remains the same: stealth means everything.


""...a second banana is highly recommended" I, for one, always recommend a second banana."

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Assassin's Creed Unity single-player preview: for freedom

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 06, 2014 9:00am PDT

Assassin's Creed Unity is fully embracing the stealth aspect of the series, while offering more freedom in approaching missions. Here's our hands-on preview of the game's single-player mode.


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Assassin's Creed Identity announced as free-to-play iOS game

By Daniel Perez, Sep 30, 2014 1:20pm PDT

Yet another Assassin's Creed game has been announced this year. This time, it's a free-to-play iOS game set during the Italian Renaissance.


"Blame the iPhone crowd for that. They got so enamored with free and 99 cent apps. That wrecked ..."

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Assassin's Creed Unity trailer focuses on customization and co-op play

By Daniel Perez, Sep 26, 2014 8:00am PDT

The latest trailer for Assassin's Creed Unity shines a spotlight on the game's deep customization and online co-op play.


"Nice this is massive I love the customization, gear and RPG progression they added this is going ..."

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