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

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

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

Perhaps the most significant addition to Wolfpack is the new "Discovery" mode, a linear story-based sequence that serves as a tutorial mode for co-op. While Wolfpack was initially added to AC3 to attract gamers that wanted to play online in a non-competitive environment, director Damien Kieken admits that the previous game failed to really introduce players to the rules of the game.

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Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag trailer reveals gameplay

Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag trailer reveals gameplay

Juggling two jobs can be difficult for anyone, but Captain Edward Kenway seems to take the responsibilities of both pirate and Assassin in his stride. Ubisoft today dropped a "gameplay reveal" trailer for Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, showing the kind of salty shenanigans players can expect from its latest open-world murder simulator.

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"I hope it has real melee combat this time instead of QTE melee combat."
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Assassin's Creed 4 dev: pirates no longer 'for kids'

Assassin's Creed 4 dev: pirates no longer 'for kids'

You and I know pirates to be cheery drunkards, perhaps made of plasticine, who plunder cursed booty and battle sea monsters. Yet, Ubisoft Montreal claims, this is all fiction. The developer has said it is "giving pirates the HBO, reality treatment" in Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, suggesting that perhaps piracy wasn't all hook hands and perching parrots.

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"I don't see why... Planks are fun. And well... Hooks could make for some BRUTAL kills =]"
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