The lights are on
Ubisoft has released an impressive new trailer for Assassin's
Creed IV: Black Flag that features fresh new gameplay footage.
The trailer introduces players to Edward Kenway, an
assassin-trained pirate wreaking havoc on the Caribbean seas at the beginning
of the 18th century. Some of the activities you'll
engage in are depicted, from ship-to-ship battles to diving for treasure to getting eaten by
sharks – though I guess that last one is more of a "terrible thing that can
happen" than an "activity."
I wasn't initially sold on Black
Flag's pirate theme (specifically, I'd rather have a great pirate game from
Ubisoft without the Assassin's Creed trappings), but the video does a good job
of selling both the naval action and the locations, which provide a greater
visual variety than AC III did. Here's the trailer:
Ubisoft also announced Gamestop's Black Island Pack pre-order
bonus for the game, which includes a variety of Captain Morgan-themed content,
including a treasure-hunting quest on Black Island, the Black Ship vessel, and Captain Morgan's silver flintlock pistols.
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag releases on Xbox 360,
PlayStation 3, and Wii U on October 29. For more on Black Flag's setting, check
out our video
interview with the developers. To learn about some real pirates, check out
our feature, The
True History of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag.
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well gameplay definitely looks... different
I wander if I will be able to change the wind direction too?
Alright, this trailer is starting to change my mind about the game. But I still think Ubisoft needs to slow it up on AC releases.
The animation work looks better than in 3.
Count me in.
AC 3 sucked despite my high hopes for it...I'm jaded. Hopefully this will pleasantly surprise me
this preview looked like alpha ps4/xbox 720 gameplay, cause it looked better than AC3, but not as good as other games we've seen for next gen. I'm more than happy with a better look on ps4 but I wished it looked like deep down. I don't really care much anyways this game is about the story and history.
They had me at Pirates. I could care less that this is an Assassins Creed game.
To me, it's a Pirate game with Assassins Creed stuff in it, no the other way around lol
UbiSoft's Assassin's Creed series has took to the seas in III (the beginning) and IV. They are trying to add change to the location and while expanding on their storyline. Even-though the mini-games (brotherhood,revelations) were a little weak, I believe the games still holds its own.
I can't wait to see more of this!! :)
I am more convinced! Maybe they've been working on this since AC2 or Brotherhood came out.
I feel like everyone's turning on AC3 all the sudden, after giving it really good reviews. I'm like hello!!! We should've hated it from the beginning!!
They'd better do Blackbeard justice...