Microsoft's announced the April lineup of Xbox Games With Gold and it's a tidy list.
Roughly two-thirds of the upcoming Assassin's Creed movie will be set in modern times.
Have there really been five Assassin's Creed games? All on just one generation of consoles? How time flies.
UPDATE: A Ubisoft representative has confirmed the existence of the Assassin's Creed Anthology to Eurogamer. Full details will be announced later this week.
"Subtle racism" within the games industry means Japanese developers aren't criticised as much for storytelling in video games as their Western competitors are.
The big creative leap promised by Assassin's Creed 3 would have been impossible had Ubisoft not annualised the franchise, according to the sequel's creative director Alex Hutchinson.
Hot on the heels of news that GAME has entered administration, closed 277 stores and laid-off 2000 staff, supermarket chain Sainsbury's has announced increased stock of new games and significant price cuts.
Shoppers can pick up the following discounts, among others, from tomorrow:
PlayStation 3 console: £164.99 (was £199.99)
Three Assassin's Creed games launch on the EU PlayStation Store this week, including last November's Revelations, available to download for the first time. Get it quickly - after the weekend it costs £49.99.
Assassin's Creed: Revelations will be available to download on the EU PlayStation Store this Friday, Ubisoft has confirmed. It will cost £49.99 (or €69.99).
Upcoming Assassin's Creed: Revelations DLC pack The Lost Archive will detail the life of mysterious assassin Subject 16, otherwise known as Clay Kaczmarek.
Gameplay will take the form of narrative puzzle-platforming seen in Revelations' Desmond missions, which occur within the depths of the Animus - the series' virtual history-delving device.
A trailer posted by retailer Zavvi promises answers on Subject 16's identity and his relationship with other assassins in the series. Characters and settings past and present will cameo.
Assassin's Creed: Revelations' Lost Archive DLC will be released on 28th February for Xbox 360, Microsoft has just revealed.
The new expansion pack is named in the latest schedule of Xbox Marketplace content, posted on Microsoft mouthpiece Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb's blog. PlayStation 3 and PC release dates will presumably be similar.
Assassin's Creed developer Ubisoft has yet to announce the content, but it is likely the same single-player DLC whose existence was leaked last week.
Assassin's Creed 3 launches on Tuesday, 30th October 2012, Ubisoft has announced.
Confirmation comes from an on-going investor call. No other details were announced, but Ubisoft boss Yves Guillemot said the development team had been working on the game for three years.
"We will push the title a lot because it's a fantastic product that the team has been working on for three years," he said. "What we have seen is just fabulous."
Ubisoft is developing fresh single-player content for Assassin's Creed Revelations, according to a new set of DLC Achievements for the game.
UPDATE: Ubisoft's unverified list of 2012 release dates is "inaccurate", the publisher has told Eurogamer.
Ubisoft has admitted its online server switch has affected games previously promised to be safe from the current maintenance.
Online modes for the majority of Ubisoft games will be impacted next week when the company moves its gaming servers.
Call of Duty game Modern Warfare 3 sold fewer copies than Black Ops in the UK in a comparable time frame.
In 2011, Modern Warfare 3 shifted 2,814,609 copies, the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) has revealed (using data provided by weekly counter GfK Chart-Track).
In 2010, Black Ops shifted 3,266,298 copies.
Assassin's Creed: Revelations' creative director Alexandre Amancio has left Ubisoft.
Modern Warfare 3 was the best selling video game in the UK last year, UKIE and GfK Chart-Track have revealed.
The Mediterranean Traveller Map Pack for Assassin's Creed: Revelations will be available to download on January 24th, Ubisoft has announced.
It costs £7.99 on PlayStation 3 and PC, or 800 Microsoft Points on Xbox 360.
The Mediterranean Traveller Map Pack gives access to six additional maps for the game's Abstergo-based multiplayer modes - three new, and three recycled from Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood.
Update: Sony has contacted Eurogamer with a change in pricing for Need for Speed: The Run - it will be £49.99, not £69.99 as originally listed.
Good news/bad news for Nintendo in this week's Japanese sales charts. Mario Kart 7 got off to a storming start but Zelda: Skyward Sword dropped like a stone in its second week.
The next batch of DLC for Assassin's Creed: Revelations is titled Mediterranean Traveller Map Pack, according to a GameStop listing.
The belated PC release of Assassin's Creed: Revelations will be patched for launch this Friday, 2nd December.
Ubisoft offered the below patch notes to Eurogamer this morning.
Fixed issue when in some situations smoke bombs didn't trigger properly
Fresh from his appearance in fighting game Soulcalibur 5, Assassin's Creed's stabby star Ezio Auditore is to show up in Square Enix role-playing game Final Fantasy 13-2 - sort of.
Assassin's Creed developer Ubisoft has asked the public for help choosing where the historical series will be set in a future installment.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has held firm at the top of the UK charts in the year's busiest week of game releases, despite its second week sales dropping by 87 per cent.
Assassin's Creed 3 is rumoured to be set in Egypt, according to a new report printed in PSM3 magazine.
The first set of DLC for Assassin's Creed: Revelations will be a multiplayer character pack, publisher Ubisoft has announced.
Due out on 13th December and priced at 320 Microsoft Points/$3.99, the Ancestors Character Pack includes four new multiplayer characters - the Privateer, Corsair, Brigand and the Gladiator, each with unique taunts, weapons and assassination moves.
The latest entry in Ubisoft's action franchise arrived in UK shelves today.
The Assassins' Creed: Revelations online pass grants access to online multiplayer and an exclusive character.
Activate your Uplay Passport code, which comes with new copies of the game, and you gain access to multiplayer mode and The Sentinel.
The multiplayer modes Uplay Passport unlocks include Wanted Mode, Artifact Assault Mode, Manhunt, Deathmatch, Corruption, Steal The Artifact, Assassinate, Chest Capture and Training Ground.
The PC version of Assassin's Creed: Revelations does not force players to always be online to work, Ubisoft has confirmed.
Assassin's Creed Revelations will feature "Dali-esque" first-person platforming missions in a radical departure for the series.
There will be a "major" new entry in the Assassin's Creed franchise in 2012, Ubisoft has confirmed.
CEO Yves Guillemot made the announcement during an investor call earlier today, but didn't offer any more precise details as to what to expect.
"There will be another great, full-fledged Assassin's Creed title next year," he said. "It will be another major release and we will be communicating more about it in the coming months."
Hollywood insiders have slammed the Ubisoft/Sony Pictures Assassin's Creed movie deal as "ridiculous".
Sony Pictures is close to signing a deal to bring Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed franchise to the big screen, according to insider sources.
The Achievement list for Assassin's Creed: Revelations has been leaked and posted online a month ahead of the game's 18th November release date.
The Assassin's Creed series' 12 month production cycle is "ideal", so says Revelations' mission design director.
The story kick-started by 2007's Assassin's Creed will be tied up before December 2012, with developer Ubisoft Montreal strongly suggesting that Desmond Miles' tale will conclude next year.
"In Assassin's Creed we set up a timeline with this whole end of the world plot of December 2012," Assassin's Creed: Revelation creative lead Alexandre Amacio told Eurogamer. "That's fast approaching, and the story we have to tell, we obviously need to do it before we arrive at that point."
Ubisoft Montreal has created four main games since the Assassin's Creed series debuted in 2007, and 2009's Assassin's Creed 2 has enjoyed two follow-ups in quick succession with last year's Brotherhood and the forthcoming Revelations.
The PC version of Assassin's Creed: Revelations has been delayed, Eurogamer can reveal.
Ubisoft has found the voice of the official Assassin's Creed: Revelations song: 18-year-old Madeline Bell from Moraga, California, USA.
Assassin's Creed: Revelations on PlayStation 3 includes a copy of the original Assassin's Creed, Ubisoft has announced.
Ubisoft has launched an X-Factor-style competition to find the vocalist for the Assassin's Creed: Revelations theme song.
Ubisoft opens up the Assassin's Creed: Revelations multiplayer beta to all PlayStation Network users from tomorrow morning.
According to a post on the PlayStation Blog, you can start downloading from 10.00am UK time. There are a limited number of spots available, so Ubi recommends you don't hang around if want in.
The test, which kicked off last week for a select few, runs until 11th September.
BioWare Doctors Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk will headline Eurogamer Expo 2011's developer sessions with a keynote panel discussing upcoming MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic.
Ubisoft is about to open its doors to Assassin's Creed: Revelations' multiplayer beta, allowing PlayStation 3 gamers a sneaky play of this November's new maps and modes.
Want in? Have a PlayStation 3? Then read on.
Ubisoft is only granting access to PlayStation Plus subscribers and gamers with a Uplay account linked to their PSN ID.
Rayman Origins, Assassin's Creed and Lumines are among the titles Ubisoft is bringing to the PlayStation Vita, the publisher has announced.
Asphalt, Dungeon Hunter Alliance and Michael Jackson: The Experience are also "currently in development" for Sony's new handheld, according to its Gamescom announcement.
No word yet on exactly what form that Assassin's Creed game will take, but we'll update as soon as we find out more.
The Assassin's creed: Revelations multiplayer beta launches as a timed PlayStation Network exclusive, Ubisoft has announced.
It goes live on 3rd September and runs to 11th September.
There's a snag though – you have to be either a PlayStation Plus or Uplay subscriber to play get in on the stabby action.
This year's Eurogamer Expo will host a huge showing from developer Ubisoft, with some of the year's biggest titles such as Assassin's Creed: Revelations and Driver: San Francisco available to play on the show floor.
High-tech shooter Ghost Recon: Future Soldier and beautiful platformer Rayman Origins will also be on show.
For racing fans Ubisoft is bringing World Rally, while those who prefer a boogie can try Just Dance Kinect.
American mega-shop GameStop launched its UK online store last night.
Some GameStop UK game prices are lower than on competing sites. Batman: Arkham City can be pre-ordered for £29.97 on GameStop - £10 cheaper than on the Game or HMV website.
PlayStation Vita (Wi-Fi) can be pre-ordered for £209.97 from GameStop - £20 cheaper than Game and HMV.
Ubisoft has revealed details of two separate special editions of Assassin's Creed: Revelations.
A mysterious, and rather stylish, cinematic has popped online purporting to relate to Assassin's Creed: Revelations.
The Assassins' Creed Wii U game is not Revelations, Ubisoft has confirmed.
Ubisoft has pulled the plug on planned Nintendo 3DS Assassin's Creed title Lost Legacy.
Splinter Cell and Assassin's Creed maker Ubisoft is "extremely limited" by the current generation of consoles.
The contents of the Assassin's Creed: Revelations special edition have been laid bare.
Ex-Assassin's Creed main man Patrice Désilets begins work for new employer THQ today – and will reveal his new game to core games boss Danny Bilson over the phone.
Assassin's Creed: Revelations will be released on 15th November 2011, Ubisoft has announced.
That's a Tuesday. And that goes for all three platforms: PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.
The date comes from Ubisoft UK.
Ubisoft has offered a small glimpse of how Assassin's Creed will work on Wii U.
The four primary locations featured in Assassin's Creed: Revelations have been unveiled.
Ubisoft has revealed a few of the characters you'll be meeting in Assassin's Creed: Revelations.
Ubisoft is lining up film tie-ins of three of its biggest franchises: Assassin's Creed, Ghost Recon and Splinter Cell.
Assassin's Creed Revelations is no rush job, creative director Alexandre Amancio has insisted.
The first details of what you can expect from Assassin's Creed: Revelations has hit the web.
Ubisoft has just formally lifted the lid on Assassin's Creed: Revelations, after a week of Facebook teasing.
Due on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in November, it's billed as the final chapter in the Ezio trilogy.
The new titles sees the AC2/Brotherhood hero following in the footsteps of his mentor, Altaïr, and heading to Constantinople in the heart of the Ottoman Empire.
The next Assassin's Creed game could be subtitled Revelations, judging by a botched reveal on Ubisoft's Facebook page.