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7:15 AM on 11.11.2013

New PlayStation 4 video is all about a pirate tailor

Sony is releasing some weird videos lately. First there was this cab thing, and now we have a pirate tailor from Assassin's Creed IV. I have no idea why this is a thing. When you see pirate clothing, does that make you want to buy a PlayStation 4? If anything, it makes me want to get a nice ruffled shirt.

Joshua Derocher

6:30 PM on 11.06.2013

Connor's role in Assassin's Creed may not be over yet

Do you guys want to see more of Connor in Assassin's Creed? Yeah, me neither. All kidding aside, fans of the series' third assassin just may have something to look forward to. When asked during a reddit AMA if Connor's story ...

Abel Girmay

12:45 PM on 11.05.2013

UK PlayStation 4 bundle packs in Assassin's Creed IV

Ubisoft has confirmed today the existence of a PlayStation 4 bundle which includes a copy of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, releasing in the UK on November 29 alongside the rest of the console's launch. Just as with the alr...

Conrad Zimmerman

9:30 AM on 11.04.2013

What is Assassin's Creed: Rising Phoenix?

Earlier this year, an image for a project called "Assassin's Creed: Rising Phoenix" was uncovered, which Ubisoft promptly denied involvement in. Many speculated that this was a PlayStation Vita game with a release date of Oct...

Chris Carter



Review: Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag photo
Review: Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
by Conrad Zimmerman

Another year, another Assassin's Creed.

Ubisoft hasn't shown any signs of slowing down on annual releases for the series, despite handily finishing its main story arc. Correctly identifying the best innovation of Assassin's Creed III as its naval combat, this latest title incorporates it as the defining feature and centers the narrative around pirate adventure in the early 18th century.

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4:31 PM on 10.31.2013

Ubisoft cancels uPlay passport, effectively immediately

Ubisoft's version of the online pass, designed to gate people out of online play unless they purchase a game new, is officially dead. The publisher has confirmed this on their blog, noting that due to customer complaints, you...

Chris Carter

3:00 AM on 10.30.2013

Assassin's Creed IV DLC is exclusive to PlayStation

A PlayStation 4 video from a few days ago suggested Assassin's Creed IV's PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4-exclusive DLC would be timed, exclusive for only six months. This is not the case. Ubisoft confirmed to Eurogamer that ...

Steven Hansen



Contest: Win The Art of Assassin's Creed IV! photo
Contest: Win The Art of Assassin's Creed IV!
by Mr Andy Dixon

[Update: Contest over! Winners are Blazergamer112, MikeDoesntKnow, and Scield!]

Ahoy! Our mateys at Titan Books have given us three copies of The Art of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag to give out to arrrrr wonderful community! This gorgeous hard-cover features locations and characters from the upcoming high-seas adventure, and you can plunder yourself a copy right now!

To enter, just leave a comment below ya bilge rats! Limit one entry per person, and you have until this Friday, November 1, 2013 at 11:59pm Pacific (that's an ocean!) to enter. The contest is open to anyone in North America (even though we have no high seas here).

Good luck, ye scurvy dogs! (Because pirates.)

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Less is more: Assassin's Creed IV and the modern world photo
Less is more: Assassin's Creed IV and the modern world
by Chris Carter

[Editor's Note: Our copy of Assassin's Creed IV came in late and, as a result, the review by Conrad Zimmerman will be tardy as well. We hope this piece by Chris will help tide you over.]

It turns out Ubisoft made good on its promise to not shove the modern day portion of Assassin's Creed IV down your throat. Throughout my time with the game, there are only a scant few portions that require you to venture outside of the exciting, debauchery-filled life of Edward Kenway, and into the present day.

But you know what? I actually spent a lot more time in it that I had initially planned, because the developers made an interesting call -- they made the real world sub-plot ancillary to the core game. And it was the right choice.

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3:00 AM on 10.29.2013

Assassin's Creed IV hints at future locations in-game

Throughout Assassin's Creed IV you'll have the chance to leave the life of pirate Edward Kenway behind, and explore a giant Abstergo complex in the real world. Periodically, you'll come across cryptic emails, files, and artwo...

Chris Carter

3:00 PM on 10.26.2013

Sony DLC for ACIV Black Flag & Watch Dogs timed exclusive

Exclusives are never truly exclusives these days. In a recent trailer showcasing the PlayStation 4, a disclaimer seen at the bottom of the Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag and Watch Dogs portion of the video confirms tha...

Wesley Ruscher

8:30 AM on 10.24.2013

Assassin's Creed Liberation HD hitting the PSN in January

[Update: Ubisoft has officially confirmed January 14th for the PS3, January 15th for the PC, and "Early 2014" for the Xbox 360.] Aveline will get another chance to wow Assassin's Creed fans with the upcoming release Liberati...

Chris Carter

2:00 PM on 10.19.2013

Blackbeard comes to life in this Assassin's Creed IV film

The Internet loves making live-action shorts based on Assassin's Creed, and this new one from Corridor Digital is pretty damn amazing. This one sees the "heroes" of Assassin's Creed IV take on a greedy merchant.

Hamza CTZ Aziz

12:00 PM on 10.15.2013

AC:IV release dates altered for synchronous global launch

Ubisoft has decided that Europeans shouldn't have to wait any longer than the people in North America to play its upcoming swashbuckling adventure game, so the European release date for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag o...

Brett Makedonski

10:15 AM on 10.10.2013

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag DLC not coming to Wii U

If you're a DLC loving person, you might want to get Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag for another platform, as Ubisoft has confirmed that the DLC won't be coming to the Wii U. According to what they told GamesBeat, the Wii U w...

Dale North

6:00 PM on 10.08.2013

How Super Mario 64 influenced Assassin's Creed IV

We've talked a lot about Assassin's Creed IV over the year, and it's not much longer now until the full game is released for all the major platforms. There's a ton of new stuff, so what's director on Black Flag Ashraf Ismail'...

Hamza CTZ Aziz