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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Looks amazing, but im afraid its a little to soon for a AC4. The pirate theme is cool - but Ubisoft are starting to be like those *** companies like Activision and EA. Just crap out good game and crap a little more on the story line. I miss Ezio, Altair and Desmond. AC4 in my opinion should have been focused on Desmond.
I keep asking myself... really? how much of that is actually gameplay????
This one looks pretty cool
hope this will be good than AC3
I like the pirate theme, but I really want to see more of the Assassin part of Edward.
I only hope my extremely high expectations of this game don't leave me disappointed when I finally play it... I just love me some pirates...
That's a "FarCry" from "Assassin's Creed" Lol. I feel like I need the black Pearl to be an Easter egg or play the pirates theme lol
I didn't enjoy the third one so I'm not getting this one.
looks epicly epic
Now this game looks better than three.
Wow! This game is going to be so awesome!
More naval missions? Come on ubisoft, give more assassin gameplay, more stealth missions, not this crap
Hmm... I don't know what to think.. it it beautiful though!
might be the best one yet, but i did say that about ac3, and i bet they have another season pass for ya to buy
Damn im soOoOo pumped on this game right about now!