Assassin's Creed series News


Assassin's Creed 4 co-op Wolfpack adds new 'Discovery' mode

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 29, 2013 10:30am PDT

Co-op multiplayer mode Wolfpack was one of the big additions to Assassin's Creed 3. With AC4, Ubisoft Annecy plans on taking a "big step," by expanding its co-op offering.


Assassin's Creed 4 video shows off 13 minutes of open world

By Steve Watts, Jul 23, 2013 11:45am PDT

A lengthy new Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag video shows off several of the open world mechanics including land and sea missions.


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How Assassin's Creed 4 deals with slavery

By Steve Watts, Jul 22, 2013 10:30am PDT

Assassin's Creed 4 writer Darby McDevitt explains how he subtly addressed the subject of slavery in the game, by making it a "fact of life" in the background.


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Assassin's Creed 4 gets $130 Limited Edition

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 16, 2013 9:30am PDT

Another year, another Assassin's Creed, another Limited Edition. These stories pretty much write themselves.


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The modern-day story of Assassin's Creed 4 is 'optional'

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 12, 2013 2:00pm PDT

In an attempt to make Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag more accessible, the modern-day story has been rendered "optional."


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Assassin's Creed 2 is next Xbox 'Games with Gold' title

By Steve Watts, Jul 03, 2013 9:15am PDT

Assassin's Creed 2 is the next game in Microsoft's "Games for Gold" promotion. It will be included for Xbox Live Gold members from July 16-31.


Assassin's Creed 4 DLC season pass lets you play as Adewale

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 20, 2013 7:01pm PDT

Surprise! Assassin's Creed 4 has DLC.


Why Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag won't have multiplayer naval battles

By John Keefer, Jun 20, 2013 9:30am PDT

Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag takes to the high seas to capitalize on one of the better aspects of Assassin's Creed 3, which was the naval...


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Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag for PC to come after consoles

By John Keefer, Jun 19, 2013 5:30pm PDT

Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag will be out on October 26 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii U on October 26, and will be a launch title for the next-gen Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Unfortunately, if you want to get a taste of the pirate life on PC, you'll have to wait even ...


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Assassin's Creed 4 multiplayer adds 'Game Lab' customization

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 14, 2013 5:45pm PDT

Ever since the Assassin's Creed franchise added multiplayer, fans of the series have known what to expect. This year's Assassin's Creed 4 includes multiplayer, of course. However, it adds a new feature that promises to shake things up.


Three Assassin's Creed games in the works

By Steve Watts, Jun 14, 2013 12:45pm PDT

Ubisoft has three Assassin's Creed games in the works right now, and Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot says the rotating teams will help them keep each one "appealing and fresh."


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Assassin's Creed 4 to launch with free companion app for tablets

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 10, 2013 4:15pm PDT

Assassin's Creed 4 will launch with a free companion app for tablets, enabling "second screen gameplay" that's so trendy nowadays.


Assassin's Creed 4 won't 'waste any time' with a long intro

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 10, 2013 4:15pm PDT

"We're not going to waste any time," the lead writer of Assassin's Creed 4 promised. "He's going to be a pirate when you press Start."


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Getting rid of Desmond makes Assassin's Creed 4 the best game for newcomers

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 10, 2013 4:15pm PDT

Assassin's Creed 3 ended Desmond's story, letting go of narrative baggage that was holding the franchise down. "It was a barrier to entry for people that want to pick it up," Darby McDevitt, lead writer of Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, admitted.


Assassin's Creed 4 trailer bends its knee to no man

By Steve Watts, May 15, 2013 10:15am PDT

A new trailer for Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag details the character of Edward Kenway, who turned his back on the rich and ruling classes of his native land.


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