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PSA: Assassin's Creed 3's 'Tyranny of King Washington' DLC out now

Assassin's Creed 3's first downloadable content pack for the "Tyranny of King Washington" is available today on Xbox 360 and PC, along with the PS3 following the standard weekly update. The three-part story begins with "The Infamy," as an alternate history unfolds with George Washington's head...

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Ubisoft sales crest $1 billion during Q3

Ubisoft's performance figures for the three month period ending December 31, 2012 have been released, and while we don't have specific net/operating/sticky/whatever income figures on account of the company's Frenchness, we do have an overall indication of how it performed in Q3. Which is to say,...

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Assassin's Creed 3 at more than 12M shipped, Far Cry 3 over 4.5M [update]

Update: During Ubisoft's earnings call, the company revealed the sell-through percentage for Assassin's Creed 3 is around 70 percent. Applying that to shipment figures of 12 million, that translates into 8.4 million units sold. Ubisoft also noted that 1 million of the 4.5 million Far Cry 3 copies...

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McFarlane making Assassin's Creed 3 action figures

Ubisoft has announced a partnership with McFarlane Toys, worldwide purveyors of articulated, authorized licensed memorabilia, the result of which is a forthcoming line of Assassin's Creed 3 dolls action figures. The first series, available at retailers sometime this summer, will include Conner (in...

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Final two Assassin's Creed 3 'King Washington' episodes take over in March, April

While Assassin's Creed 3 season pass holders have to wait two weeks for the first episode of The Tyranny of King Washington to drop on February 19, Ubisoft has finally announced the launch dates for the follow-ups. The second episode, titled The Betrayal, and third episode, called The Redemption,...

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GameStop, Amazon offer killer discounts on Assassin's Creed 3

Even members of clandestine orders with a strict dress code can appreciate a good deal. GameStop is offering the PC version of Assassin's Creed 3 for $30, while Amazon is discounting the romp through alt-history to $35. Neither retailer has stated when the offers will expire. Ubisoft has announced...

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AC3 Tyranny of King Washington DLC takes the throne on Feb. 19

The first episode in the Tyranny of King Washington DLC pack for Assassin's Creed 3 takes control on February 19 for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. The Tyranny of King Washington is a three-part alternate history exploring President George Washington's more ambitious, dictatorial side. This first episode,...

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Assassin's Creed 3 Hidden Secrets, Battle Hardened DLC now on Wii U

The first two DLC packs for Assassin's Creed 3, Hidden Secrets and Battle Hardened, hit the Wii U today; Hidden Secrets costs $5 and Battle Hardened is $10. Both packs are already available on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. Hidden Secrets includes three new missions (Lost Mayan Ruins, Ghost of War and A...

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Assassin's Creed 3 gets Battle Hardened multiplayer DLC, out now on XBLM [update: PSN, PC details]

Assassin's Creed 3 is toughing it out with new multiplayer DLC today in the form of the Battle Hardened pack. The DLC, now available on Xbox Live Marketplace for 800 MSP, and free for Season Pass holders, is also making its way to PlayStation Network and PC, although Ubisoft has yet to specify...

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Video: Look before you leap in Assassin's Creed

You shouldn't take everything you see in video games at face value – especially when a hooded man, who belongs to a clandestine order of assassins embroiled in a years-long war against another clandestine, sinister secret order, jumps off a building into a small cart of hay....

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