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  • Blog Post: Rants 'N Raves: Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood

    Not everyone has the time to read or write a full review of every game that hits the market. Rants 'n Raves is your chance to read a quick breakdown of a game's strengths and weaknesses, as well as provide your own analysis. The concept is simple: put your pros and cons in a bullet point format... More
  • Blog Post: Some Hints At What Ubisoft Could Do Next With Assassin's Creed

    If there's one thing that Ubisoft has been great about with Assassin's Creed, it's introducing and trying new concepts with each subsequent title in the series. Whether it's the new protagonist of Assassin's Creed 2 or the organization-running meta-game of Brotherhood, Ubisoft doesn't... More
  • Blog Post: The Next Assassin's Creed Coming In 2011

    Geoffroy Sardin, Ubisoft's marketing and sales chief for Europe, told MCV that more Assassin's Creed is on the way for 2011. “Yves [Guillemot, Ubisoft's Chief Operating Officer] mentioned it last week in our financials – and more details will be forthcoming. But what I can say... More
  • Blog Post: Free Assassin's Creed Brotherhood Multiplayer DLC Coming Soon

    Ubisoft took a surprising chance by adding multiplayer into the Assassin's Creed formula with Brotherhood, but it ended up being rather fun . If you've been enjoying the unique multiplayer, Ubisoft has a nice holiday gift for you: free DLC. The Animus Project Update 1.0 DLC will be available... More
  • Blog Post: Cool Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Glitch

    The team at Ubi Montreal has never shied away from using Assassin's Creed to show fantastic views of beautiful cities. In this video, however, you'll get an ever better view than usual thanks to a bizarre glitch that has Ezio hovering above Rome. The folks at Elder-Geek hit a fluke bug that allowed... More
  • Blog Post: Read The First Six Pages Of Assassin’s Creed: The Fall

    Yesterday we told you why you might want to read Wildstorm's Assassin's Creed: The Fall. Today, you can find out for yourself if it's worth buying. Check out the first six pages of the comic for free. More
  • Blog Post: Assassin’s Creed: The Fall Review

    In general, I’m opposed to transmedia. I think an artist’s vision usual dictates how a story should be told, and rarely is a story made better when it is translated to another form. I usually don’t get that excited when my favorite comics get made into movies or my favorite games get... More
  • Blog Post: Ubisoft Unveils PS3-Exclusive Assassin's Creed Brotherhood DLC

    Only PlayStation 3 owners are privy to a new set of missions starring infamous renaissance thinker Nicolaus Copernicus and Ezio Auditore. You may remember Copernicus as the astronomer/priest/mathematician who first theorized that the Earth revolves around the sun and not vice versa. Though Copernicus... More
  • Blog Post: New Assassin's Creed Brotherhood Trailer Showcases Rome

    When Florence served as the epicenter of the Italian Renaissance, Rome was going through a rough patch. The corrupt Papacy frequently emptied the city's coffers to throw decadent parties, murders were an everyday occurrence, and prostitution was one of the more lucrative means of making ends meet... More
  • Blog Post: Drink Slurpees, Win Video Game Stuff

    7-Eleven is partnering with EA and Ubisoft to give away a bunch of video game prizes, including in-game items, collector's edition game consoles, T-shirts, figurines, and even all-expense-paid trips. But why would you want any of that crap when you can get a giant Slurpee in a special edition Assassin's... More
  • Blog Post: THQ Montreal Keeping Core, Aiming For 400 Staffers In 5 Years

    Commencing a day of festivities revolving around the official opening of THQ Montreal, a press conference was held this morning to discuss the goals and aspirations for the new development center. The conference followed news that Assassin’s Creed creative director Patrice Désilets has been... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: What Will Be This Holiday's Top-Selling Game?

    So September NPD results came out this week, and (unsurprisingly) Halo Reach was the big winner . But that got me thinking: We're just now hitting the weeks of huge holiday releases. Of all the gigantic triple-A games coming out in the next few months, what do you think will end up being the best... More
  • Blog Post: Assassin's Creed Brotherhood Trailer: Harlequin In Action

    Do want to know more about the story in Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, or how the new mechanics will enhance the game? Too bad! Instead, you can watch this trailer that focuses on one of the skins in the game's multiplayer mode. Not only does the trailer just highlight one skin (not even a full... More
  • Blog Post: New Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Multiplayer Trailer

    Here's the good news: You can watch a trailer for the multiplayer mode in Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood. The bad news? The soundtrack sounds like it was ripped straight from a professional wrestler's entrance music. You don't need to take my word for it. Watch the video below...though... More
  • Blog Post: Modern Prince Of Persia Reboot Was Canceled By Ubisoft

    I sometimes feel very alone in this, but I mostly enjoyed the recent, colorful Prince of Persia reboot that Ubisoft released in 2008. However, a recent interview revealed that the publisher was also working on a completely different reboot for the character taking place in a modern day setting. Speaking... More
  • Blog Post: Assassin's Creed Comic Arrives In November

    When the Assassin's Creed comic was announced earlier this summer to take place in a new time with a new assassin as the main character, our minds started racing with the possibilities of what could be revealed for that universe. We won't have to wait much longer to find out; today DC Comics... More
  • Blog Post: The Speed Gamers Tackle Gulf Restoration In Upcoming Marathon

    Gaming charity organization The Speed Gamers is raising funds through 72 hours of non-stop Assassin's Creed and Prince of Persia. The Speed Gamers was founded in early 2008 by a group of gamers who were already getting together for marathon gaming sessions. Given the nature of their hobby, they decided... More
  • Blog Post: Assassin's Creed Comic-Con Trailer Focuses On A Kinder, Gentler Era

    It's been about a month, but Ubisoft can't seem to get over its post-E3 buzz. It's understandable, though. If your game earned best multiplayer nods from a bunch of game critics, you'd probably crow about it for a while, too. Just in time for Comic-Con, the company is showing off a new... More
  • Blog Post: Ubisoft Announces Splinter Cell, Ghost Recon, Assassin's Creed, More For 3DS Launch

    During their E3 press conference, Nintendo really pushed the point that a lot of third-party publishers will be strongly supporting their new 3DS handheld at launch. Ubisoft is clearly going to be one of the biggest supporters, as they've announced a list of six 3DS launch titles. Tom Clancy franchises... More
  • Blog Post: Update: Patrice Désilets Walks Away From Ubisoft And Assassin's Creed

    Creative director Patrice Désilets has left Ubisoft and abandoned the best-selling Assassin's Creed franchise, according to sources familiar with the situation. Désilets has been with Ubisoft Montreal since its inception, working as a lead designer on the studio's early games like... More
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