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Ubisoft execs take the Ice Bucket Challenge as Rabbid looks on

No one is immune to memetic charity, which is why Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot and Ubisoft EMEA executive director Alain Corre are seen below the break enduring a frigid deluge in front of Notre Dame cathedral. Guillemot and Corre are taking part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, a stunt in which...

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Assassin's Creed: Unity devs answer the question, 'why co-op?'

According to Ubisoft's developers, the co-operative multiplayer found in Assassin's Creed: Unity was a chance to do something new that still felt wholly appropriate to series canon, but more crucially the devs also came to the undeniable conclusion that stealthy, acrobatic murder is greatly...

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Assassin's Creed competitive killing takes a break

The dense history of Assassin's Creed starts humbly in 2007, with polarizing reviews seeing more potential than anything else in the first game. Still, big sales paved the way for Assassin's Creed 2, which took the franchise into 15th century Italy and along an unbroken streak of bigger, annual...

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Assassin's Creed doubles down on stealth and sailing in 2014

The Assassin's Creed franchise has an established, successful record of major annualized releases, but hooded prowlers will have two notable targets this year: Assassin's Creed Rogue, which will sail chilled seas on the Xbox 360 and PS3, and Assassin's Creed Unity, a return to scaling European...

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Complete a full mission in this Assassin's Creed Unity trailer

Who needs two and three-minute trailers when you can watch an 11-minute gameplay walkthrough for Assassin's Creed Unity? After all, it's Friday, live a little. Narrated by Ubisoft Creative Director Alex Amancio, this video takes viewers through a full single-player assassination mission, stopping...

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Assassin's Creed Unity Gamescom trailer walks you through Paris

Assassin's Creed Unity, Ubisoft's first entry in the series built only for Xbox One, PC and PlayStation 4, is a looker. As demonstrated in a new trailer assembled for Gamescom 2014, Unity's Paris is a bustling, glistening city full of 19th century grandeur. It's also full of insane civil unrest and...

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Far Cry 4, Assassin's Creed: Unity pre-orders live on Steam

Ubisoft has made it a bit easier for fans to fork over their money by opening Steam pre-orders for two of the publisher's biggest upcoming releases, Far Cry 4 and Assassin's Creed: Unity. Players will be rewarded for pre-ordering either game with a host of bonus content. A Far Cry 4 pre-order...

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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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