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Meet Elise, the 'fiery Templar' of Assassin's Creed Unity

Following raucous online backlash against the notable lack of female characters in Assassin's Creed: Unity, publisher Ubisoft has introduced Elise, a female Templar who apparently plays a key role in the game's plot. "This new trailer for Assassin's Creed: Unity shows Arno racing against...

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Rob Zombie's Assassin's Creed short is ultra-violent - surprised?

Betcha didn't see that coming, did you? Who in the world could have guessed that a digital short about the French Revolution and the Reign of Terror, directed by Rob Zombie (House of 1,000 Corpses) and illustrated by Tony Moore (The Walking Dead comic), would be so violent and horrifying?...

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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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