Assassins Creed 3.. Upset Brits?

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  • ProudPoppin 5 Mar 2012 17:02:52 52 posts
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    Okay so, we all know that Ubisoft is a French company, for those who don't know Assassin's Creed 3 will take place during the American Revolution. How would people in the UK feel about killing Brits as Americans (Yanks)??

    I'm not an American, born in Slovakia.. but..this does kind of concern me.. are the Brits going to boycott this game? Or what are your feelings about this? Please do share.. Thank you.
  • DUFFMAN5 5 Mar 2012 17:04:21 15,415 posts
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    Don't care as long as the game is good.

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  • kinky_mong 5 Mar 2012 17:05:41 10,868 posts
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    It didn't seem to harm the Uncharted 3 sales figures.

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    All the eurogamers who actually play with each other on xbl rather than just post pseudointellectual pc handwringing bollocks on the forums, love the shit out of biggy.

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  • ResidentKnievel 5 Mar 2012 17:07:33 6,291 posts
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    As long as the British are portrayed as snooty, tea drinking stereotypes so we can have a laugh at it I'll be happy.

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  • the_dudefather 5 Mar 2012 17:08:56 9,418 posts
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    You kill plenty of English people in AC1

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  • psychokitten Moderator 5 Mar 2012 17:13:19 7,794 posts
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    Pretty sure no one is going to care even a little, besides the Daily Mail maybe
  • Ged42 5 Mar 2012 17:27:51 7,811 posts
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    I don't care, I like being evil.

    Mwah ha ha ha
  • Fat_Pigeon 5 Mar 2012 17:30:54 9,852 posts
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    Ged42 wrote:
    I don't care, I like being evil.

    Mwah ha ha ha
    I'm not sure if supporting the American Revolution is "evil"?

    Edited by Fat_Pigeon at 17:32:59 05-03-2012
  • robthehermit 5 Mar 2012 17:33:41 4,325 posts
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    Who cares who we have to kill. I'll stab anyone in the face as long as its fun.

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  • the_dudefather 5 Mar 2012 17:34:08 9,418 posts
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    American villains are always rich douchebags, British villains are classy and polite, usually enjoying a glass of wine while they outline your imminent death

    I hope they're all Alan Rickman and Peter Cushing clones

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  • disusedgenius 5 Mar 2012 17:34:24 5,625 posts
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    Not evil, just misguided...
  • Ged42 5 Mar 2012 17:34:40 7,811 posts
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    @Fat_Pigeon

    They dumped a load of tea in Boston Harbour, if that doesn't make them evil I don't know what does.
  • Fat_Pigeon 5 Mar 2012 17:39:58 9,852 posts
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    I forgot about the Boston Tea Party. Good point well made.

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  • skuzzbag 5 Mar 2012 17:51:32 5,748 posts
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    I've played quite a few games where the hero is some gruff talking wall of meat American and the evil calculating underhand cheating weasley villan is British.

    We're used to it ;)
  • santashi 5 Mar 2012 17:52:12 5,167 posts
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    No, but as a Templar I feel sickened by the vilification my group receives in this series.

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  • Scimarad 5 Mar 2012 17:59:06 8,638 posts
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    Look, I can't play this game if I feel like I'm betraying my ancestors by helping out these colonial scum!

    ...

    Of course I'm fine with him killing both sides indiscriminately and taking America back for the native population:)

    Edited by Scimarad at 17:59:28 05-03-2012
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 5 Mar 2012 18:06:41 39,790 posts
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    Let's consult the Care-O-Meter



    Looks like we're OK on this one!

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  • Mr-Brett 5 Mar 2012 18:09:02 12,897 posts
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    Why would it be any worse to kill polygon people of the same nationality?

    It would be nice if the first American Civil War wasn't portrayed as black and white, good vs evil though.

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  • Feanor 5 Mar 2012 18:09:56 14,185 posts
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    DDevil wrote:
    Let's consult the Care-O-Meter



    Looks like we're OK on this one!
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  • MrTomFTW Moderator 5 Mar 2012 18:17:20 39,790 posts
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    Everything is better with a bit of pie.

    Anyway, didn't details leak earlier on how he would be fighting the English and Americans? Like there's Templars on both sides.

    Besides back then the Americans were bearly a generation removed from the UK, so they're still technically English.

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  • lucky_jim 5 Mar 2012 18:22:15 5,350 posts
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    Our run as the first-choice Hollywood bad guy was squished between the much longer reigns of Russians and Ay-rabs (aka anyone a bit swarthy-looking according to Hollywood).

    How much killing do we have to do to get a decent run at this role?
  • puddleduck 5 Mar 2012 18:26:19 1,854 posts
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    Everyone knows if you want a good bad guy, you make him English. Preferably Alan Rickman. Although ideally Alan Rickman would also be the good guy, and possibly the support cast too.
  • Mr-Brett 5 Mar 2012 18:28:28 12,897 posts
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    puddleduck wrote:
    Everyone knows if you want a good bad guy, you make him English. Preferably Alan Rickman. Although ideally Alan Rickman would also be the good guy, and possibly the support cast too.
    If you want a rubbish bad guy you have a generic 'European' guy with a ponytail.

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  • RedSparrows 5 Mar 2012 18:32:45 24,258 posts
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    Or Timothy Olyphant being underused.

    I reckon Olyphant is a Cage-in-waiting.
  • Xardan 5 Mar 2012 18:34:55 717 posts
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    Trust a French company to perpetuate stereotypes and American/British rivavlry. Just as we were all getting along...

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  • spamdangled 5 Mar 2012 18:38:56 27,485 posts
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    Well the lore establishes that the Founding Fathers were evil Templars, so I wouldn't be surprised if we actually play an Englishman killing Americans.

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  • MrTomFTW Moderator 5 Mar 2012 18:41:21 39,790 posts
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    He's half English, half Mohawk.

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