Assassin's Creed series News


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.


"re: "Also, targeting can occasionally be off." The way you look at your enemies and target ..."

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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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Assassin's Creed Unity Season Pass adds Dead Kings campaign

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 22, 2014 9:35am PDT

Assassin's Creed Unity's Season Pass will add a new story campaign, along with an entirely new downloadable game.


"Guillotine gun? I mean AC has always been ridiculous, but lol."

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Assassin's Creed Unity gets co-op trailer highlighting teamwork

By Daniel Perez, Sep 16, 2014 11:30am PDT

A new gameplay trailer for Assassin's Creed Unity highlights how much more effective a group of assassins can be.


The Order of Abstergo: The Rise of the Templars in Assassin's Creed

By Nathaniel Hohl, Aug 22, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Assassin's Creed: Rogue releases this fall, and will give a rare glimpse into the world of Templars. With this in mind, Nate Hohle jumps into an Animus and investigates the history and philosophy of this secret Order. As the song goes, everybody wants to rule the world.


"It would be interesting if AC:R is released for the other consoles/PC somewhere down the line, ..."

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Ubisoft done making mature games for Wii U

By Robert Workman, Aug 19, 2014 9:00am PDT

CEO Yves Guillemot says Nintendo customers just aren't interested in mature games like Assassin's Creed and Watch Dogs.


"I don't think gamers understand whats happened here, which is really mind blowing if you think ..."

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Assassin's Creed Unity trailer parkours across Paris

By Steve Watts, Aug 12, 2014 7:15am PDT

A new trailer for Assassin's Creed Unity shows our hero dashing around the rooftops of Paris.


"That was a surprisingly nice trailer. Kudos to Ubi for ditching the bombast for once."

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Michael Fassbender wants the Assassin's Creed movie to honor the games

By Robert Workman, Aug 10, 2014 5:00pm PDT

The movie's still in the writing phase, but on the right track.


"I agree that it's pretty unlikely, he can probably jump like six feet vertically. "

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'Assassin's Creed: Rogue' announced

By Steve Watts, Aug 05, 2014 6:25am PDT

Ubisoft confirms the name of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 Assassin's Creed game hitting alongside Unity.


"At least with this game (Rogue) and Unity; Ubisoft seems to be shaking up the AC formula a bit."

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Assassin's Creed Unity creative director talks about combat changes, Arno's story, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 04, 2014 2:00pm PDT

The Shacknews video crew recently had the opportunity to talk to AC Unity creative director Alexandre Amancio about the tweaked stealth system, improved parkour, and changes to the game's long-time combat system.


"from what we saw, at the very least, it is more difficult. No more running into guards and ..."

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Assassin's Creed Unity trailer introduces Elise

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 29, 2014 9:30am PDT

A new trailer for Assassin's Creed Unity introduces an unlikely ally for central character Argo: a female Templar named Elise.


"How long until in-game graphics look like this? 10 years? 15?"

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Video: chatting with Assassin's Creed Unity creative director Alex Amancio

By Robert Workman, Jul 28, 2014 2:00pm PDT

We caught up with the creative director during this weekend's Assassin's Creed Experience.