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Assassin's Creed 3's PS3-exclusive content: is it worth it?

By Steve Watts, Nov 08, 2012 12:00pm PST

Assassin's Creed 3 on PlayStation 3 gets a bit of extra content in the form of a four-mission Benedict Arnold story. Is it enough to push console agnostics to the platform?


"I've been buying the AC games on PS3 since they added Multiplayer. (I have zer0 interest in a ..."

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Assassin's Creed 3 sells 3.5 million, Ubisoft estimates

By Steve Watts, Nov 06, 2012 11:30am PST

Ubisoft estimates that 3.5 million units of Assassin's Creed 3 have been sold through to consumers, double the number of Assassin's Creed Revelations sales from the same period last year.


"Holy crap. Good news for me is that they have so much money they will have the cash to take ..."

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Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation suffers save-game bug

By Steve Watts, Nov 06, 2012 9:00am PST

Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation is suffering a bug that keeps the player stuck in the loading screen. Ubisoft is looking into the problem and encourages players to contact their Support department directly.


Assassin's Creed 3 'Sharpshooter' available with energy drink promotion

By Steve Watts, Oct 30, 2012 1:05pm PDT

The "Sharpshooter" multiplayer character is available in Assassin's Creed 3 early, if you grab a can of NOS and enter it for rewards points.


Assassin's Creed 3 launch-day patch detailed

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 30, 2012 9:30am PDT

If you're picking up Assassin's Creed 3 today, you'll want to make sure you go online to download the launch-day patch. Ubisoft has detailed a big long list of things the patch fixes with its open-world murder simulator, which you'll want unless you fancy imagining that the ...


Assassin's Creed 3 review: bigger, not better

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 30, 2012 9:00am PDT

Bigger is not necessarily better, and Ubisoft proves that with Assassin's Creed 3.


"I just beat it and all the side quests, and it was fucking awesome. "

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Dev diary shows Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation controls in action

By John Keefer, Oct 26, 2012 3:30pm PDT

You've seen game play trailers and read stories about Aveline's adventures in Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation, but a new developer diary for the game actually shows you how the swipe and optional touch controls come together to create the immersive game play.


"This and P4 Golden... at last at least tempted by a vita. But Sony really aren't backing it. Hmm!"

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Assassin's Creed 3 is Ubisoft's most-preordered game yet

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 25, 2012 10:45am PDT

Ubisoft has announced that Assassin's Creed 3 is the most pre-ordered game in the company's history--unsurprising given the extraordinary marketing efforts behind the game.


"I feel bad for preordering it. Totally not excited. Amazon gave me the "Last chance to ..."

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Interactive Assassin's Creed 3 trailer lets you fight at Bunker Hill

By John Keefer, Oct 23, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Earlier today, we got a video look at Benedict Arnold's treachery in Assassin;s Creed 3 for PlayStation 3, but another just-released trailer lets viewers choose Connor's path to assassinate a British officer at Bunker Hill.


"I'm sure it's lost on Ubi that their interactive trailer offers roughly the same gameplay and ..."

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Assassin's Creed 3's PS3-exclusive Benedict Arnold missions detailed

By John Keefer, Oct 23, 2012 9:30am PDT

Assassin's Creed 3 attempts to tackle most of the key moments of the American Revolution, and the PlayStation 3 version of the game will look at one of the biggest, the betrayal of Benedict Arnold and his plan to compromise West Point.


"I grabbed the Encyclopedia edition for the 360 off Amazon since thats the system i've played all ..."

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Ubisoft fast-tracks Assassin's Creed movie

By Steve Watts, Oct 23, 2012 9:00am PDT

Ubisoft has announced that it is partnering with New Regency Productions for its upcoming Assassin's Creed movie, and is fast-tracking the script to put the film out as soon as possible.


"There's no reason an Assassin's Creed movie couldn't be terrible."

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Assassin's Creed 3 trailer focuses on Desmond

By John Keefer, Oct 19, 2012 10:00am PDT

The Assassin's Creed series has focused on Ezio, Altair, Connor and Aveline, but the real hero has always been Desmond, reliving their memories through the animus. Ubisoft has promised that Assassin's Creed 3 will make Desmond a key component in the trilogy's finale, and a n...


"I feel like if I did that now, I'd be less interested in playing ASSTHREED so soon. I'd rather ..."

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Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation trailer shows off Aveline's disguises

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 18, 2012 1:30pm PDT

Aveline, hero of Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation, intrigues us. Not only because she's the franchise's first female assassin--but because she can assume many different roles to blend into society.


"Oh Dick Tracy... That was some piracy protection. Wow, that also just brought back memories of ..."

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Assassin's Creed 3 trailer focuses on multiplayer

By John Keefer, Oct 16, 2012 11:35am PDT

Ubisoft has been putting out plenty of single-player and story trailers for Assassin's Creed 3 in anticipation of the game's release on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 at the end of the month. But today, we get a new trailer focused entirely on the multiplayer facets of being an ...


Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation to have Connor cameo

By John Keefer, Oct 11, 2012 10:15am PDT

With Assassin's Creed 3 and Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation have different locales during the American Revolution, but that won't keep the two main characters from meeting and interacting in the Vita version, according to lead story writer Corey May.