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

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

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

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Assassin's Creed movie mostly set in modern times

Only 35 per cent in 15th century Spain.

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Assassin's Creed 3 free on PlayStation Plus in September

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

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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.

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Ubisoft is adding titles from other publishers onto UPlay

The service currently has 50 million users.

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

"It just became too hard to do."

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Assassin's Creed 3 multiplayer DLC now available

Yes, that's the mode on disc two.

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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.

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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."

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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.

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Assassin's Creed 3 DLC bug wiping save data

Ubisoft advises how to avoid.

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Buy OTT gaming guff to help charity GamesAid this Christmas

Chicken costume signed by David Hasselhoff anyone?

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

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

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

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

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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.

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Ubisoft details huge Assassin's Creed 3 patch

Around a hundred bugs stabbed.

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Assassin's Creed 3 multiplayer events start today

Be rewarded just for taking a stab.

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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.

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

But how does it compare to other hardware launches?

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GAME claims it's “in good shape” and will make £20m this year

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

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Assassin's Creed Anthology costs £119.99, out this month

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

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

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

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Assassin's Creed Anthology includes five games, DLC

UPDATE: Ubisoft confirms. 100 hours of content included.

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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.

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This week on Outside Xbox

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

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Digital FoundryAssassin's Creed 3: Gameplay Performance Video

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

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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.

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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.

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

"Optimises player experience and is highly recommended".

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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.

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

190 GAME stores to open for midnight launch.

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

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

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

Will be faithful to game elements, character designs.

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Watch the beginning of Assassin's Creed 3

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

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This week on Outside Xbox

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

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

Numbered lithographic prints available while stocks last.

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

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

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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.

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Sony shocks world and announces PS3 super duper Slim

Enough to undermine Wii U sales this Christmas?

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Assassin's Creed 3 Achievements list leaked

Story clues, new features and the usual multiplayer awards.

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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.

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The Assassin's Creed 3 tomahawk

Better than a medal of honour?

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

Using F2P on PC to guarantee revenue.

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Assassin's Creed 3 naval battles detailed

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

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

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

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Ubisoft confirms Assassin's Creed 3 PC release date

For the first time less than a month after consoles.

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Amazon posts first Wii U box art - report

And it was all yellow. And blue.

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

Multiplayer beta plans off the table.

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VideoAssassin's Creed 3 footage boasts new AnvilNext engine

Ubisoft's Ezio-era engine assassinated.

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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.

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Ubisoft creating dedicated Assassin's Creed 3 DLC dev team

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

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Assassin's Creed 3 Freedom Edition swag detailed

First footage of Lost Mayan Ruins mission.

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

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

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

UPDATE: First screenshots inside show howl it work.

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Assassin's Creed 3 Limited Edition detailed

Hidden Blade accessory sold separately.

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VideoAssassin's Creed 3 Independence trailer

Look what Will Smith started.

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EGXAssassin's Creed 3 playable at Eurogamer Expo

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

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Assassin's Creed 3 PC delayed

History repeats itself.

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Assassin's Creed 3 Gold Edition pre-order price £109.99

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

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VideoSeven minutes of Assassin's Creed 3 gameplay

Now with commentary from creative director Alex Hutchinson.

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Peter Serafinowicz lending voice to new Assassin's Creed

UPDATE: Serafinowicz to voice marketing only, Ubisoft says.

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

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

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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."

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VideoAssassin's Creed 3 Wii U gameplay features revealed

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

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Assassin's Creed 3 getting PS3-exclusive DLC

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

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Video7 minutes of Assassin's Creed 3 gameplay

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

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Ubisoft's E3 2012 Conference

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

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Assassin's Creed 3: UbiWorkshop Edition announced

Deluxe set includes graphic novel, encyclopedia.

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Author drops Assassin's Creed copyright lawsuit

No sign of Illuminati involvement.

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

Unnanounced Vita games leaked by GAME, Zavvi.

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VideoAssassin's Creed 3 developer diary readies for E3

Ubisoft team completes show teaser.

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Ubisoft discusses next-generation game budgets

And supports Microsoft's $99 Xbox 360 deal.

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Author behind Assassin's Creed copyright lawsuit defends his position

Beiswenger's lawyer shrugs off Amazon 'bombing'.

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VideoAssassin's Creed III gameplay teaser trailer

British soldier takes an arrow to the knee.

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FeatureIt Was The Best Of Times

… it was the worst of times.

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Assassin's Creed 3 Special Edition is GAME exclusive

UPDATE: Gamestop gets Freedom Edition, meanwhile.

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Writer sues Ubisoft over Assassin's Creed story

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

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Nintendo responds to Wii U power reports

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

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

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

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

The future of gaming in a connected world.

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

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

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Ubisoft ready to take advantage of Wii U digital strategy

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

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Assassin's Creed 3 special editions announced

Three exclusive single player missions spread over three releases.

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FeatureAssassin's Creed 3 Preview: Everything is Permitted

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

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Assassin's Creed 3 Wii U details revealed

Touch screen controller acts as a link to the Animus.

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

Story takes place over 30 years.

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Assassin's Creed 3 has online co-op

Take a stab at playing together.

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VideoAssassin's Creed 3 reveal trailer

First look at the series' new American Revolution setting.

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

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

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First Assassin's Creed 3 details - report

Locations and main character detailed, screens leak.

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

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

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New Assassin's Creed mobile game exclusive to Gree

Out from December for iOS and Android.

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Assassin's Creed 3 release date announced

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

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

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

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Assassin's Creed creative director jumps ship

Alexandre Amancio joins marketing firm.

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Ubisoft surveys public on future Assassin's Creed locations

Victorian England? Ancient Egypt? American revolution?

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Assassin's Creed 3 location Egypt?

We wouldn't be in denial.

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"Major" Assassin's Creed title confirmed for 2012

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

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Annual Assassin's Creed cycle is "ideal"

Director: fast turnaround halts "indecision".