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Assassin's Creed turns into a board game with 'Arena'

Assassin's Creed turns into a board game with 'Arena'

The Assassin's Creed transmedia universe continues to grow, this time into board games. Ubisoft has partnered up with Cryptozic Entertainment on Assassin's Creed: Arena. Described as a "strategic game of cat-and-mouse," 2-4 players must race against each other to try and get as many kills and victory points as possible.

The game takes place during the Revelations era and has players moving their characters across the rooftops of Constantinople.

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"That game, the board and components all look pretty dull honestly."
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Batman: Arkham City Escape is a board game

Batman: Arkham City Escape is a board game

The Batman: Arkham franchise has spawned two excellent console games and a surprisingly decent mobile spin-off. Can its magic translate into yet another medium: the board game?

Arkham City Escape is a two player board game that "pits Batman against all of his greatest foes as they try to escape Arkham." One player plays as Batman while the other player controls all the villains. "There are 40 of Batman's enemies available to play, each with exclusive special abilities, all trying to escape the clutches of the Dark Knight by taking hostages and fleeing Arkham," Cryptozoic Entertainment explains.

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