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Update: We've got a pair of extensive Assassin's Creed III trailers, in case you missed out on Ubisoft's press conference.
Original Story: Several minutes of uninterrupted Assassin's Creed III live gameplay just delighted audiences at Ubisoft's press conference.
Ubisoft showed off a few good looking trailers of AC III, but the real standout was the live gameplay section.
It begins with protagonist Connor running through the winter forest chasing deer in colonial times. He effortlessly swings through the trees as easily as Ezio navigates the rooftops. He downs a deer with an arrow, but that draws the attention of a wolf. Connor draws a knife and stabs the wolf as if springs up and attacks. Splatters of blood are spread all over the bright white snow.
Next, Connor enters a makeshift camp and delivers the deer meat to a butcher, completing a mission that had been assigned earlier. Another guy walks up and talks to Connor and a new mission is automatically added to his list. Connor then speaks with what seems like the head of the camp and scores info on another Templar target.
Connor rides a horse to start, but hops off and climbs a tree once he comes across a group of British soldiers. He throws a spear tied to a rope through one of them, then jumps down while holding the other end as the troop is yanked upward. After a flurry of axe kills, one scout runs off to tell the others. Connor chases after him and tracks him in the trees. It's not long before he jumps down on him from above for a tomahawk air kill.
Connor climbs a rock cliff face and through a few more trees until the British fort comes into view. The camera swoops through the base, showing the Templar commander sipping tea. Connor shoots a cabin full of explosives to create a distraction, which sends the target running. He runs along a few rooftops and does a flying air stab with a bayonette attached to a large rifle.
This concluded the demo, but Ubisoft confirmed that the game takes place over the span of 30 years -- before, during, and after the American revolution with scenes in cities, wilderness, and summer as well as winter.
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I need to play ACR.
I thought flo rida's mic was bad........then I kept watching the conference
I wanna see the demo!!!
This looks great. The gameplay at E3 made me so mad that I have to wait till October to buy it.
I missed the first one how can I see it?
I really liked what i saw here. It kept the AC feel i know and love, yet adding some really cool new stuff. I dont even need to see anymore. I'm getting this game, period.