Assassin's Creed 3

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31st October 2012

Face-Off: Assassin's Creed 3

30th October 2012

Assassin's Creed 3 review

Assassin's Creed 3 will be free on PC in December

As the final title in Ubisoft's 30th anniversary giveaway.

Assassin's Creed movie mostly set in modern times

Only 35 per cent in 15th century Spain.

Assassin's Creed 3 free on PlayStation Plus in September

Jak and Daxter Trilogy! Little King's Story! More!

Ubisoft forecasts lower Assassin's Creed 4 sales than AC3 managed this past financial year

Thinks Watch Dogs can match or better AC1's first-year tally of ~6 million.

Ubisoft is adding titles from other publishers onto UPlay

The service currently has 50 million users.

Assassin's Creed dev cut a "huge" co-op mode

"It just became too hard to do."

Assassin's Creed 3 multiplayer DLC now available

Yes, that's the mode on disc two.

Assassin's Creed 3 sells over 7 million units

Ubisoft's fastest-selling game to date. We've spent 82 centuries of gaming time playing it.

Nintendo confirms German law to blame for Europe-wide Wii U eShop 18+ content restrictions

"We always aim to provide a safe gaming experience for fans of all ages."

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Assassin's Creed 3 on Wii U

The launch game stacked up against Xbox 360, PS3 and the new PC version too.

Assassin's Creed 3 DLC bug wiping save data

Ubisoft advises how to avoid.

Buy OTT gaming guff to help charity GamesAid this Christmas

Chicken costume signed by David Hasselhoff anyone?

Would you like co-op in the next Assassin's Creed?

Oh, and what do you think of Uncharted 3, Ubisoft survey asks.

FeatureWhy are we stuck with games being released on a Friday?

An investigation into the origins, arguments and potential for change.

Ubisoft in talks with Valve to get Assassin's Creed 3 and Far Cry 3 on Steam in the UK

Suggests buying from Uplay and other digital shops while you wait.

Ubisoft details huge Assassin's Creed 3 patch

Around a hundred bugs stabbed.

Assassin's Creed 3 multiplayer events start today

Be rewarded just for taking a stab.

Assassin's Creed 3 PC "will be less buggy than the console versions" at launch

Devs "depressed" at fan fears game would be anti-British.

Ubisoft boss criticises Wii U price: "I can't say I'm happy"

But how does it compare to other hardware launches?

GAME claims it's “in good shape” and will make Ł20m this year

Has 35% market share, but still no credit insurance.

Assassin's Creed Anthology costs Ł119.99, out this month

First Assassin's Creed 3 DLC due mid-December.

Assassin's Creed 3 sales estimated at over 3.5 million units

More than doubles AC: Revelations' first week sales last year.

Assassin's Creed Anthology includes five games, DLC

UPDATE: Ubisoft confirms. 100 hours of content included.

UK chart: Assassin's Creed 3 top, second biggest launch of the year

Ubisoft's leap of faith rewarded with best sales of the series.

This week on Outside Xbox

Talking Assassin's Creed 3 with Steven Masters, zombies with Chet Faliszek and Minecraft with our pumpkins.

Digital FoundryAssassin's Creed 3: Gameplay Performance Video

Ubisoft's epic put through its paces on both Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

Digital FoundryAssassin's Creed 3: Cut-Scene Performance Video

The AC3 engine compared using like-for-like sections on both Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

Digital FoundryAssassin's Creed 3: Xbox 360 vs. PlayStation 3 Face-Off Video

Only minor visual differences separate the two console versions of the latest Assassin's Creed adventure.

Ubisoft advises you download Assassin's Creed 3 day-one patch

"Optimises player experience and is highly recommended".

Assassin's Creed 3 fuelled by in-game micro-transactions

UPDATE: Ubisoft explains paid-for currency, reassures fans who don't pay won't miss out.

Assassins' Creed 3 is Ubisoft's most pre-ordered game ever

190 GAME stores to open for midnight launch.

Assassin's Creed 3 review

Eagle to please.

Take a look at Assassin's Creed 3's PS3-exclusive content

Four missions you won't find on any other platform.

Ubisoft wants Fassbender-fronted Assassin's Creed film to shoot next summer

Will be faithful to game elements, character designs.

Watch the beginning of Assassin's Creed 3

Altair! Ezio! Desmond! See the story so far.

Assassin's Creed 3 multiplayer lets you turn invisible

New abilities and perks detailed!

This week on Outside Xbox

Synergising with Frank O'Connor, stalking Chet Faliszek, gaming's greatest roadtrips and more.

EGXPre-order Assassin's Creed 3, Far Cry 3 at Eurogamer Expo for exclusive bonus

Numbered lithographic prints available while stocks last.

Ubisoft: Assassin's Creed 3 sequels depend on reaction to new hero Connor

"We made three games with Ezio because people loved Ezio."

FeatureWii U: How are the ports shaping up?

Donlan checks out the first wave of multi-platform releases, including Mass Effect 3 and Assassin's Creed 3.

Sony shocks world and announces PS3 super duper Slim

Enough to undermine Wii U sales this Christmas?

Assassin's Creed 3 Achievements list leaked

Story clues, new features and the usual multiplayer awards.

EGXUbisoft brings top talent to Eurogamer Expo developer sessions

Far Cry 3, Assassin's Creed 3 and Splinter Cell: Blacklist developers all in the house.

The Assassin's Creed 3 tomahawk

Better than a medal of honour?

Ubisoft has endured a 93-95% piracy rate on PC

Using F2P on PC to guarantee revenue.

Assassin's Creed 3 naval battles detailed

There's a whole side-quest full of them.

Assassin's Creed annual release argument all about quality, Ubisoft says

"If Radiohead put out an album every month, I'd buy it."

Ubisoft confirms Assassin's Creed 3 PC release date

For the first time less than a month after consoles.

Amazon posts first Wii U box art - report

And it was all yellow. And blue.

Assassin's Creed 3 PS3-exclusive content is an hour long

Multiplayer beta plans off the table.

VideoAssassin's Creed 3 footage boasts new AnvilNext engine

Ubisoft's Ezio-era engine assassinated.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast #121: One Of Us Is Wearing A Hat

Is Ubisoft's DLC studio a good idea? What is your favourite vegetable? How do you cure an ear infection? That sort of thing.

Ubisoft creating dedicated Assassin's Creed 3 DLC dev team

"We know you're familiar with the 'Season Pass' concept."

Assassin's Creed 3 Freedom Edition swag detailed

First footage of Lost Mayan Ruins mission.

FeatureAssassin's Creed 3's Alex Hutchinson: Stranger In a Strange Land

"I see ourselves as a group of indies trying to be progressive."

Assassin's Creed 3 co-op mode Wolf Pack revealed

UPDATE: First screenshots inside show howl it work.

Assassin's Creed 3 live-action trailer rises for Independence Day

Live gameplay at select GAME stores today.

Assassin's Creed 3 Limited Edition detailed

Hidden Blade accessory sold separately.

VideoAssassin's Creed 3 Independence trailer

Look what Will Smith started.

EGXAssassin's Creed 3 playable at Eurogamer Expo

Ubisoft announces line-up for September show, also including Just Dance 4.

Assassin's Creed 3 PC delayed

History repeats itself.

Assassin's Creed 3 Gold Edition pre-order price Ł109.99

Contains Liberation on Vita plus series' first DLC Season Pass.

VideoSeven minutes of Assassin's Creed 3 gameplay

Now with commentary from creative director Alex Hutchinson.

Peter Serafinowicz lending voice to new Assassin's Creed

UPDATE: Serafinowicz to voice marketing only, Ubisoft says.

Assassin's Creed 3's "big jump" made possible by annualised releases

This year's ambitious sequel funded by Brotherhood and Revelations.

Was E3 2012 the grisliest games show ever?

Assassin's Creed creative director: "We're reinforcing a stereotype that I don't think is actually true."

VideoAssassin's Creed 3 Wii U gameplay features revealed

It's a map! And a way to switch weapons!

Assassin's Creed 3 getting PS3-exclusive DLC

Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation Vita link-up bonuses detailed.

Video7 minutes of Assassin's Creed 3 gameplay

Wolf hunting! Templar killing! Snow! Side-quests!

Ubisoft's E3 2012 Conference

All the stories. New IP Watch Dogs takes the plaudits.

Assassin's Creed 3: UbiWorkshop Edition announced

Deluxe set includes graphic novel, encyclopedia.

Author drops Assassin's Creed copyright lawsuit

No sign of Illuminati involvement.

Ghost Recon: Final Mission, Assassin's Creed 3 Vita spotted

Unnanounced Vita games leaked by GAME, Zavvi.

VideoAssassin's Creed 3 developer diary readies for E3

Ubisoft team completes show teaser.

Ubisoft discusses next-generation game budgets

And supports Microsoft's $99 Xbox 360 deal.

Author behind Assassin's Creed copyright lawsuit defends his position

Beiswenger's lawyer shrugs off Amazon 'bombing'.

VideoAssassin's Creed III gameplay teaser trailer

British soldier takes an arrow to the knee.

FeatureIt Was The Best Of Times

… it was the worst of times.

Assassin's Creed 3 Special Edition is GAME exclusive

UPDATE: Gamestop gets Freedom Edition, meanwhile.

Writer sues Ubisoft over Assassin's Creed story

Novelist wants AC3's release halted and millions in damages.

Nielsen poll ranks most anticipated games of 2012

Battleship makes Wii top three.

Nintendo responds to Wii U power reports

"The experience of playing will always be more important than raw numbers."

Ubisoft: WW2, Japan and Egypt would make dismal Assassin's Creed locations

"People on the internet suggest the most boring settings."

Ubisoft, Ghost Recon Online and gamers' "day parts"

The future of gaming in a connected world.

Ubisoft: Assassin's Creed 3 PC works better with a controller

"I don't see us investing hugely in a mouse and keyboard setup."

Ubisoft ready to take advantage of Wii U digital strategy

Will "adapt" to disc-less Xbox, should it happen.

Assassin's Creed 3 special editions announced

Three exclusive single player missions spread over three releases.

FeatureAssassin's Creed 3 Preview: Everything is Permitted

Ubisoft's radical reworking brings a revolution to the series.

Assassin's Creed 3 Wii U details revealed

Touch screen controller acts as a link to the Animus.

Assassin's Creed 3 will be "back to basics"

Story takes place over 30 years.

Assassin's Creed 3 has online co-op

Take a stab at playing together.

VideoAssassin's Creed 3 reveal trailer

First look at the series' new American Revolution setting.

Assassin's Creed 3 "most ambitious" Ubisoft game ever

New engine, twice the development capacity of any other Ubi title.

First Assassin's Creed 3 details - report

Locations and main character detailed, screens leak.

Official Assassin's Creed 3 box art confirms American Revolution setting

Ubisoft to announce "all the details" at 5pm, Monday, 5th March.

New Assassin's Creed mobile game exclusive to Gree

Out from December for iOS and Android.

Assassin's Creed 3 release date announced

Out in October. Has been in development for 3 years.

Assassin's Creed 3, Splinter Cell: Retribution coming this year?

UPDATE: Ubisoft says report "inaccurate" but "we're thrilled and kind of amused".

Assassin's Creed creative director jumps ship

Alexandre Amancio joins marketing firm.

Ubisoft surveys public on future Assassin's Creed locations

Victorian England? Ancient Egypt? American revolution?

Assassin's Creed 3 location Egypt?

We wouldn't be in denial.

"Major" Assassin's Creed title confirmed for 2012

"Full-fledged" new title to be revealed soon.

Annual Assassin's Creed cycle is "ideal"

Director: fast turnaround halts "indecision".