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Walk like an Altair at the SDCC Assassin's Creed Experience

When San Diego Comic Con opens on Thursday, would-be Ezios, Altairs and Avelines will finally get their chance to seamlessly run over castle walls, shuffle along delicately arranged plinths, and hop over pedestals like a bonafide assassin in the Assassin's Creed Experience. Ubisoft...

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Ubisoft enlists 'Chief Parkour Officer' for Assassin's Creed

To cement its place as the leading purveyor of acrobatic yet physically implausible action games, Ubisoft has hired famed freerunner Michael "Frosti" Zernow as its new Chief Parkour Officer. "Ubisoft's new Chief Parkour Officer will serve in a strategic advisory role, ensuring an ongoing...

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Assassin's Creed: Unity gameplay trailer is heady

It's 18th Century Paris, and you're Arno, a master assassin, sneaking through the thick of the French Revolution. Your parries, knife throws, smoke bombs and spying have a direct impact on the future of France and its people - so don't mess it up. Assassin's Creed: Unity features a co-op...

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Rob Zombie debuting Assassin's Creed short at Comic Con

We've seen Assassin's Creed Unity's hooded justice-seekers hunt their prey in conceptual trailers and gameplay demonstrations, but it seems like another perspective will debut at Comic Con International in San Diego later this month. A listing for a Unity-focused panel describes the showing of an...

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Assassin's Creed Unity hitting PC at same time as consoles

Though the series is notorious for its delayed PC releases, Ubisoft wants to launch the PC version of Assassin's Creed Unity at the same time the console editions hit retail later this year, Rock Paper Shotgun reports. "We're always aiming to ship all our games on all platforms at the same...

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How Assassin's Creed: Unity brings the brotherhood into co-op

It seems one major rule of cooperative assassination is "keep your distance." Few know that as well as Ubisoft, which reacted to some of our questions about Assassin's Creed: Unity's cooperative multiplayer component. Assistant Art Director Patrick Limoges told Joystiq that co-op missions are...

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EA / Ubisoft E3 2014 conference round-up: Prototypes and push-ups

The big three console manufacturers aren't the only ones having all the fun at E3; Ubisoft and Electronic Arts are known to get in on the party as well. These two publishers can do many things, but one thing they can't do is take you back in time in the event that you missed their press...

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Assassin's Creed: Unity stalks the French Revolution on October 28

Hooded assassins have done an awful lot of dirty work on their own, but that trend will change on October 28, when the co-op supplemented Assassin's Creed: Unity plunges pointy things into Xbox One, PS4 and PC. [Image: Ubisoft]...

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Watch Ubisoft's E3 2014 press conference stream here [Update: It's over!]

Bonjour, everyone! Ubisoft's E3 2014 press conference is happening at 3:00 p.m. PT (6:00 p.m. ET) today, and we expect plenty of tasty tidbits and news from the French developer/publisher. In fact, we'll be voicing said expectations, as well as analysis and commentary via our liveblog, so feel free...

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Assassin's Creed: Unity features four-player co-op [update: trailer]

During Microsoft's E3 conference, Ubisoft Montreal producer Vincent Pontbriand revealed that the next-gen exclusive Assassin's Creed: Unity will allow up to four players to murder their way through the French Revolution - a feature Pontbriand claims "completely redefines the Assassin's Creed...

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