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Why the hell are Assassin's Creed Syndicate's goofy steampunk costumes 1GB?

God, of course it was coming. Fucking steampunk. It will never be cool or good, you're exactly like that shitty we-live-a-Victorian-lifestyle couple that everyone made fun of for their shitty thinkpiece about how great life is without elect...   read

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Ubisoft: Syndicate sales were 'clearly impacted' by Assassin's Creed Unity

Ubisoft has acknowledged that Assassin's Creed Syndicate sales have been "clearly impacted" by the performance issues of its predecessor, Assassin's Creed Unity. In an investor call last night, Ubisoft executive Alain Martinez sai...   read

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Halo 5: Guardians

Halo 5 grosses more on day one than Spectre in UK

Halo 5: Guardians grossed £7.7 million on day one in the UK, Microsoft has announced. Halo 5 entered in pole position in the UK chart, selling twice as many copies as Assassin's Creed Syndicate, and twice as many as 343 Industries' pr...   read

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Assassin's Creed Syndicate has a Uplay reward actually worth getting

Uplay, Ubisoft's digital rights management service and scourge in the eyes of most gamers, had one cool concept once upon a time. When the program launched, it was supposed to reward players by unlocking things through gameplay. In essence...   read

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Review: Assassin's Creed Syndicate

Perched atop some large edifice in Assassin's Creed Syndicate's London, I hesitated. Many slickly-presented columns of light reached toward the sky in all directions -- each one indicating yet another thing to do in an effort to satisfy the...   read

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Assassin's Creed Syndicate had the worst UK launch in series history

In case you somehow didn’t notice, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate launched last week. Setting the series predominantly in the UK for the first time (we had a little bit in the opening to AC3), plus being set in the much-loved Victor...   read

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It's no Unity, but Assassin's Creed: Syndicate has some fun glitches

After stumbling upon an Assassin's Creed: Syndicate video embedded on Facebook wherein an NPC's carriage inexplicably began to shake violently and then erupt into the sky, leaving too stiff horses horizontal in the street, I remember how hi...   read

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A poor mechanic is Assassin's Creed Syndicate's greatest feature

The magnitude of Assassin's Creed is as great as ever this year. Syndicate's London is said to be 30 percent larger than Assassin's Creed Unity's size, and it feels every inch of it. Upon unlocking the open world, simply navigating to the m...   read

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Where's our Assassin's Creed Syndicate review?

It's very early in the morning and some Assassin's Creed Syndicate reviews just landed. Except ours didn't. So, what gives? Are we the hip slackers who are too cool to turn our homework in on time? Is this our half-hearted apology? No,...   read

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Assassin's Creed Syndicate finally uses 'London Calling' in a trailer

"London Calling" is a very good song by The Clash, a very good punk band. Through its staccato'd guitars and less-than-frantic pace, it tells of social and political concern in England's capital. There's a feel-good veneer covering the lyr...   read

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Assassin's Creed

Assassin's Creed Syndicate has teeny tiny day one patch

Another day, another OMGLOOKATTHISDAYONEPATCHSIZE post. Shock twist -- this post isn't a negative one! Though Assassin's Creed Syndicate will need a day one patch, redditters and NeoGAFfers have confirmed that the PS4 patch is only 534...   read

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Here's a video of an eagle flying around in London

Ubisoft has flown a bald eagle over London for a bird's-eye view of the UK's capital. The eggciting stunt is to celebrate the release of Assassin's Creed Syndicate later this month and showcase Eagle Vision, a tool enabling players to ...   read

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25% off Star Wars Battlefront PC deal closes in as beta ends

Nine million strong was the verdict in the Star Wars Battlefront beta test weekend. By all accounts, the beta seems to be well received as the Internet was flooded with videos/gifs aplenty. Green Man Gaming must have received the memo ...   read

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Steam Stealth Sale

Savvy Steam Stealth Sale sneaks sonto the sinternet

Today, Steam appropriately dropped a stealth-themed sale on the Internet, comprised of more than 60 games, including games in the Assassin's Creed, Far Cry, and Splinter Cell series. You know, it's only when I write that sentence out t...   read

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Assassin's Creed: Syndicate Xbox One file size revealed

If you're an Xbox One owner and are planning to get a digital copy of Assassin's Creed: Syndicate, the time has come to ensure you've got enough space free on your hard drive. Thanks to the game's digital pre-order page going live today, we...   read

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Assassin's Creed

Welp, Assassin's Creed Syndicate will have microtransactions

Oy bruv, you fancy microtransactions? Ubisoft has announced, that like Unity, the upcoming Assassin's Creed Syndicate will sport microtransactions, which can be used to "save time and accelerate progress." Director Francois Pelland als...   read

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What does the Destructoid UK Team think of Assassin's Creed Syndicate?

At the tail end of last week, UK editor Laura Dale and news team member Joe Parlock both whisked themselves away to the EGX games convention in Birmingham to play a bunch of unreleased video games. Top of their lists? Assassin's Creed Syndi...   read

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Must be expensive

Assassin's Creed Syndicate features a transgender NPC

Great news everyone, Assassin's Creed Syndicate will feature the series' first transgender character! Ned Wynert is a trans male NPC who will provide quests to either of the playable characters. This announcement comes just over a...   read

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Assassin's Creed producer talks returning to the series' roots

As the tenth anniversary for the Assassin's Creed franchise draws closer, it's hard to imagine the series has been around for so long. I was two years out of high school when Altair and Desmond first made their appearance on then-new consol...   read

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Assassin's Creed Syndicate's London is an exciting and evocative setting

With October nearly here, it's about that time for Ubisoft to release another entry in its annual time-traveling trek through history. While Assassin's Creed has had highs and lows, no one can deny it's one of the few series shining a light...   read

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Jack the Ripper

Assassin's Creed Syndicate is getting Jack the Ripper DLC

Assassin's Creed Syndicate's set in Victorian London, and that seems like a great opportunity to get one of England's greatest villains in a video game. Ubisoft's carpe diem-ing. At Sony's Tokyo Game Show press briefing, a Jack the Ripper a...   read

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Assassin's Creed Council is kind of like reddit, but with points that matter

In recent years, Ubisoft has constantly pushed for some kind of web of interconnectivity with Assassin's Creed. There are companion apps, franchise hubs, and forums to tie the community together. Now, Ubisoft's trying something new, and it...   read

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Ausaustin's Creed

Journey composer Austin Wintory scored Assassin's Creed Syndicate

Since his work on flOw, Austin Wintory has been fairly well-known in the indie game scene. He has since provided the soundtrack for Journey, The Banner Saga, Monaco, and other small titles. All those years of creating unique music have Wint...   read

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Newest Assassin's Creed trailer shows the game's best feature

Without a doubt, the best part of every year's Assassin's Creed game is the setting. It was certainly the case for Unity's Paris. Ubisoft generally does a great job of making these city sandboxes feel lived-in and lively. This latest ...   read

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Assassin's Creed Syndicate's going to be a bit late to the party on PC

Almost four weeks after PS4 and Xbox One players have been zipping and stabbing around Victorian London, PC users will finally get their chance with Assassin's Creed Syndicate. Until then, they have to lurk in the shadows, waiting for their...   read

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