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  • Blog Post: Fassbender: Assassin's Creed Movie Will Respect The Source Material

    Finding a quality movie based on a video game is normally an arduous task (a scientific fact we call the "Uwe Boll Principle"), but the talent behind the Assassin's Creed adaptation hopes to avoid a similar fate to duds like Far Cry , Doom , and Max Payne . Actor Michael Fassbender ( Inglourious... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: What Assassin’s Creed Setting Should Be Next?

    For fans, one of the most exciting aspects of the Assassin’s Creed franchise is getting to dig into a new historical period and distinct location with each new game. Whether it's the Italian Renaissance or the golden age of piracy in the Caribbean, each game gives us new insights into the AC... More
  • Blog Post: The Assassin's Creed Rogue/Unity Digital Issue Is Live Across All Formats

    If you have a computer or tablet, you could be reading all about Assassin's Creed Rogue and Unity right now. Shortly after our cover story announcement , our digital issue went live on web browser , iPad , Android , and Google Play . You can download the apps for free . All four of these digital... More
  • Blog Post: Parkour Professionals Tackle Assassin's Creed Unity's Four Player Co-op

    The latest parkour video from YouTube channel devinsupertramp , partners with Ubisoft to pit four assassins in a race against two soldiers. The video stars Ronnie Shalvis, who has starred in a number of video game-themed parkour videos with director Devin Graham, and the French FreeRun Family: Simon... More
  • Blog Post: Ubisoft Quebec City Studio Will Lead Development On A Future Assassin’s Creed Title

    Ubisoft Montreal will be moving out of the lead development role for at least one future Assassin’s Creed title. Ubisoft has announced that its Quebec City studio will be sitting first chair for an upcoming series entry. Ubisoft Montreal is leading work on Assassin's Creed Unity. In January... More
  • Blog Post: Assassin’s Creed Unity Release Date Revealed

    After this morning’s reveal of Assassin’s Creed Unity gameplay , Ubisoft’s press conference gave us another glimpse of the game in action – a different gameplay demo from Microsoft's press conference. We also learned that Unity is headed towards a release on PS4, Xbox One... More
  • Blog Post: Ubisoft Isn't Giving Up On Last-Gen Systems Yet

    As you might have noticed in the Far Cry 4 announcement , Ubisoft will release the title on last-generation hardware. That isn’t likely to change any time soon. “As a company, we expect to continue to support those consoles for the foreseeable future,” said Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot... More
  • Blog Post: Fanart Assassins Kill It On The Just Dance Floor

    Ubisoft is one of the few remaining megapublishers, with franchises covering nearly every genre and demographic. We don’t often see those universes come together, but that’s what fan art is for. This piece from DeviantArt user “Shinri-San” (and shared by the official Just Dance... More
  • Blog Post: Assassin’s Creed Reaches 73 Million Copies Sold Across Franchise

    Ubisoft has updated its corporate “facts and figures” page, providing a new look at franchises and organizational details. The company now employs over 9,200 people at 29 studios in 19 countries. Of those employees, 7,800 work on production, with the remaining 1,400 split across business... More
  • Blog Post: Assassin’s Creed Movie Gets New Writing Team

    The Assassin’s Creed movie, which will star X-Men: First Class and Days of Future Past star Michael Fassbender , has a new writing team. This isn’t the first time we’ve heard that someone has been tapped to pen the video game inspired film, though. In January of last year, playwright... More
  • Blog Post: Rumor: Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag Direct Sequel In Development For Xbox 360, PS3

    If you thought Assassin’s Creed Unity’s leak and announcement was the end of assassin vs. templar speculation for the year, get ready for the bonus round. Rumors have surfaced that another title, planned for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, is in development right now. The title supposedly stars... More
  • Blog Post: Following Leak, Ubisoft Officially Unveils Assassin's Creed Unity Footage

    Earlier this week, a number of details leaked online about a new installment of the Assassin's Creed franchise with the subtitle Unity taking place during the French Revolution. Ubisoft has confirmed the game's existence, and released some teaser footage showing the game in motion. The description... More
  • Blog Post: Assassin's Creed Team Discusses Slavery In Black Flag

    While we often associate gaming with fun, that doesn't mean that our interactive entertainment is constrained to only dealing with lightweight subjects. In a GDC 2014 talk called Beyond Fun: Difficult Topics Inspire Story and Design, two of the creators behind the Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag's... More
  • Blog Post: New Assassin's Creed Game Won't Take Place In Japan

    Ubisoft's assassins sneak into guarded fortresses, drop down on their enemies, and silence them with their blades; they're practically ninjas. Even so, the next Assassin's Creed game won't take place in the Land of the Rising Sun. In a recent interview with Adweek , Ubisoft's managing... More
  • Blog Post: Assassin's Creed IV's Freedom Cry Now Available As Standalone DLC

    Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag's Freedom Cry DLC is now available to download on PlayStation 3 and 4 without the need for an Assassin's Creed IV disc . Titled simply Assassin's Creed: Freedom Cry in its standalone iteration, the DLC follows a new assassin with Adéwalé on... More
  • Blog Post: Rumor: Assassin's Creed Movie May Have A Director

    Details about progress on the Assassin's Creed movie have been trickling out for some time, and the latest rumor reveals who might be directing the film. According to a rumor from film website TwitchFilm , Swedish director Daniel Espinosa, known in the United States for the 2012 Safe House , may... More
  • Blog Post: Mario Butt Stomps Master Chief

    We've seen Mario take down a whole host of turtles and gumbas, but in this fan video, Nintendo's mascot takes on Lara Croft, an Assassin's Creed assassin, and Master Chief. Watch a gaming heist go wrong in this fan video from CorridorDigital . More
  • Blog Post: Twelve Popular T-Shirt Designs Return

    Most T-shirt designs offered through daily sales on TeeFury.com are only available for a limited time. During these twenty-four hour sales, the featured design is available for just $11. Once the sale ends, that design is available for the regular price of $18 for a few more hours. Once those hours are... More
  • Blog Post: Which Assassin Would Win In A Fight?

    Altaïr, Ezio, Connor, Aveline, Edward, and Desmond – we’ve spent years accompanying them through one death-defying adventure after the next. Each one of these heroes brings their own unique abilities to the table, from Ezio’s disarming charm to Aveline’s disguise skills and... More
  • Blog Post: Assassin's Creed's Genetic Memory Fiction Might Be Rooted In Science Fact

    oo Scientists at Emory University School of Medicine have published a paper in Nature Neuroscience that adds evidence to the existence of genetic memories. While the research team isn't likely to invent an Abstergo Animus device to dive into our ancestors' memories, the science hints that there... More
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