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  • 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
  • Blog Post: McFarlane Toys Announces Limited Assassin's Creed Black Flag Statue

    Todd McFarlane is only making 1,000 of these Edward Kenway, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag statues, and they will be on sale soon. The statue if 14 inches tall, and will include a certificate signed by McFarlane himself. Of the 1,000 created, 50 of them will be unpainted, a version you can see below... More
  • Blog Post: We're Giving Away Two Copies Of The Art Of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

    Update: Thanks for commenting everyone! Check your inbox to see if you won one of the art books! Original story: Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is upon us, and Ubisoft and Titan Books have put together an art book to showcase the game's impressive concept art. We've got two copies of the... More
  • Blog Post: Swordsmith Makes Working Assassin's Creed Wristblade

    Man at Arms (a.k.a. veteran Hollywood swordsmith Tony Swatton) has made an impressive version of the iconic Assassin's Creed wristblade for his show. You can watch the Assassin's Creed segment below. It's really interesting to see the process at work, and the end result is very true to the... More
  • Blog Post: Assassin's Creed Movie "Definitely Happening" According To Lead Actor

    An Assassin's Creed movie has been in the works for quite some time, but we haven't heard much about it since a writer was assigned , and a possible release date for the film appeared online. Recently, the movie's star, Michael Fassbender , offered a brief update on the film. Speaking with... More
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