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Ubisoft ends its free game giveaway with a whimper

Ubisoft has been going all in for the celebration of its 30th anniversary. For the past six months, it has given out some pretty excellent titles from the history of the studio. Sadly, the final month of the year won't be anything noteworth...

 
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Assassin Creed III's invisible wolves are terrifying

The downloadable content for Assassin's Creed III has more than a despotic King Washington going for it. It also grants new abilities to Connor, and you can see probably the most terrifying of them in this new trailer.  The "Power of ...

 
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Assassin's Creed III Game of the Year edition spotted

Assassin's Creed III: Washington Edition was spotted by a couple of German news sites (n2gmedia and Gamestrust). What essentially boils down to a "Game of the Year" edition, the collection will include the game, and a all of the downloadabl...

 
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AC III DLC now available, but not for season pass holders

[Update: people across the net are reporting the DLC is now accessible, after not appearing this morning.] In preparation for my upcoming impressions of the new Assassin's Creed III King Washington DLC (800 MSP, $9.99), I booted up my 360 ...

 
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McFarlane Toys making Assassin's Creed action figures

McFarlane Toys and Ubisoft are teaming up to produce a ton of Assassin's Creed action figures. Some of the first toys will be based on Haytham Kenway, and Connor from Assassin's Creed III. We can expect two Connor variants in fact, one base...

 
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Assassin's Creed III DLC is now available on the Wii U

For weeks now, Ubisoft has remained tight-lipped in regards to Assassin's Creed III DLC on the Wii U. We knew it was confirmed, but we had no dates or confirmation of which pieces would be coming. As of now, the Hidden Secrets (single playe...

 
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Battle Hardened Pack out now for Assassin's Creed III

The second downloadable content pack for Assassin's Creed III is now out for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, with the PC version set to arrive on January 15. The Battle Hardened Pack adds to the multiplayer, bringing three new playable char...

 
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Jessica Nigri becomes an Assassin with her latest cosplay

I love cosplay. A lot. It's always a blast seeing people go all out to dress up as characters they love and strut their stuff at conventions like Dragon*Con, PAX, Comic-Con, and way more. One of my favorite cosplayers to follow is Jessica N...

 
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Assassin's Creed III and Liberation for PSN on sale

Just as we're about ready to get our weekend on, Ubisoft announced that PlayStation Network users will be able to save on the two new Assassin's Creed games. Right now, there's a flash sale in North America with the following discounts: As...

 
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Assassin's Creed III sells 7 million units worldwide

Following word that Assassin's Creed III had accrued 3.5 million sales within its first week, Ubisoft is reporting that the game is the "fastest-selling in the company's history." In terms of total worldwide sell-through, we're looking at 7...

 
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Amazon Gold Box: Assassin's Creed III for $33

Here's a quick note to tell you about Amazon.com's game Gold Box deal of the day today. It's Assassin's Creed III at 45 percent off, or $33. With that you'll also get $3 in Amazon Instant Video Credit, $3 in Digital Games Credit, and $3 in ...

 
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Assassin's Creed III DLC bug messes with save data

The new Hidden Secrets downloadable content for Assassin's Creed III has an issue which can cause players to lose their in-game progress. Users have reported the nasty bug on the Ubisoft forums and, thankfully, the company has reproduced th...

 
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Assassin's Creed III is getting another substantial patch

Following Ubisoft's hefty day-one patch for Assassin's Creed III, the company has another update in the works that is even more significant. Due out by the end of next week, this "Thanksgiving Patch" will work to improve a number of issues ...

 
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Review: Assassin's Creed III

Assassin's Creed III is likely to be one of the most massive titles of 2012. As vast as the American frontier it portrays and able to consume quite a few dozen hours with its single-player content alone, it is ambitious, visually stunn...

 
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Assassin's Creed III gets massive day-one patch

The patch culture of mainstream gaming continues, with Assassin's Creed III being the latest to release a huge launch-day patch, containing 44 fixes. This follows on from last week's Medal of Honor: Warfighter, which also required a huge pa...

 
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Here is your Assassin's Creed III launch trailer

Assassin's Creed III releases in stores tomorrow and, as you might expect, Ubisoft is celebrating with a promotional trailer. That's how publishers get down, you know, and this one is full of fire, violence and one really pissed-off N...

 
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Assassin's Creed III Limited Edition unboxing

Look at this beast of a limited edition box for Assassin's Creed III. It's so big that I couldn't even get it all in the shot. You'll see me do my best to show off the innards of this collection, which includes: a copy of Assassin's Creed...

 
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Assassin's Creed III breaks Ubisoft's pre-order record

Assassin's Creed III takes the hatchet to previous Ubisoft pre-order records to become the most pre-ordered game in the company's history. They say that the count is already more than double that of Assassin's Creed Revelations, the previou...

 
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The 'muskethawk' is born! Assassin's Creed III rock cover

Hot on the heels of Corridor Digital's Assassin's Creed III short film is this rock arrangement by Warialasky -- consider it a spiritual follow-up to the Skyrim cover from earlier this year. With all this Ass Creed love lately, you'd think...

 
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PS3-exclusive Assassin's Creed III DLC detailed

It was briefly announced back at gamescom that PlayStation 3 users would be getting some exclusive downloadable content for Assassin's Creed III. These sorts of deals aren't always the most interesting in execution, though I have to admit ...

 
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Redcoats die in this sweet AC3 short by Corridor Digital

The British are f*cked. Based on the upcoming Assassin's Creed III, this short film by special effects video team Corridor Digital finds a band of British soldiers dealing with a young lad who had made an attempt on the commanding officer'...

 
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The weapons of Assassin's Creed III

Or slice, crush, pierce, and generally murder. Assassin's Creed III's Connor appears to be even less subtle than his ancestors and not exactly what I would consider assassin material. He seems to make it work, however, so more power to him...

 
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Assassin's Creed III's multiplayer brutally detailed

I never realized before my hands-on time with Assassin's Creed III's multiplayer just how much fun the mode is. So much fun that it's easily going to be in my multiplayer rotation this year along side Black Ops II, Halo 4, and Hawken. This...

 
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Assassin's Creed III 'Tyranny of King George' DLC teased

Earlier, we heard about the Assassin's Creed III Season Pass, which provides access to five downloadable content packs for $29.99, a 25 percent discount versus buying the add-ons individually. If you had written this off already, you'll wan...

 
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An Assassin's Creed 3 Boston Tea Party diorama

The trailers for Assassin's Creed III keep coming but they aren't getting any better. This latest effort gives a history lesson on the Boston Tea Party, where a simple misunderstanding about taxation and representation resulted in the trag...

 
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Preview: Assassin's Creed III is bigger in every way

Up until recently, I've been exposed to Assassin Creed III in small doses. I saw an early glimpse of what to expect at the reveal event, enjoyed the new multiplayer offerings, and had fun sailing the seas. Yet in all this time, I was n...

 
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Have an arrogant Assassin's Creed III dev diary

The concept of the developer diary has always struck me as egotistical and self-aggrandizing, but Ubisoft's "Inside Assassin's Creed III" series may be the most gloriously arrogant video series yet. Watch the video above and bask in the sh...

 
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Inside Assassin's Creed III

Ubisoft have put up the first of four planned Assassin's Creed III developer diaries, with this one focusing on the setting and the protagonist, Conner. It's hilariously dramatic and looks like something one might watch on your funny Histo...

 
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gamescom: Sailing the seas in Assassin's Creed III

My first thoughts toward Ubisoft including naval gameplay in Assassin's Creed III was of simple confusion. I just thought it didn't fit the universe. After some actual hands-on time though, I find myself really digging the gameplay, but not...

 
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Assassin's Creed III won't make it to PC until Nov. 20

It's hardly surprising to see yet another multiplatform Ubisoft game arrive on PC later than its console counterparts -- even if it is something as popular as Assassin's Creed -- but the company seems to be getting ever closer to achieving ...

 
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I wish this was a real alt outfit in Assassin's Creed III

Artist John Aslarona created this brilliant new outfit for Assassin's Creed hero Ezio Auditore that I really wish would be in the new game. It certainly would fit better with new hero Conor Kenway, you know, because of the whole American se...

 
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SDCC: Hands-on with the new co-op & multi modes of AC III

Assassin's Creed III is looking to be the best Assassin's Creed yet. While the single-player is going to be a strong experience, we've yet to see much of the multiplayer. That was until this week here at San Diego Comic-Con. I got to go han...

 
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Get that flag in Assassin’s Creed III Limited Edition

Ubisoft wants you to "declare your independence" with an Assassin's Creed III Limited Edition pre-order this Independence Day week, and the whole tie-in works as this edition includes an American flag. Today, they've released full details o...

 
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The Americorg Flag, Assassin's Creed III style

Is putting the American flag on the ground wrong? I hope not, because I just put it on my dog. Disrespectful? Wait, look closer. We can't get too wrapped up in flag law and technicalities as Ubisoft did a number on this particular flag they...

 
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E3: Blending in with Bostonians in Assassin's Creed III

Even though some other games piqued my interest at this year’s E3 (*cough* Watch Dogs), I must shamelessly admit that I was ultimately excited about Assassin’s Creed III more than anything. I even whimpered and squealed like a t...

 
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E3: Assassin's Creed III tree parkour and naval battles

Max and Tara get appropriately flustered about Assassin's Creed III tree parkour and the surprising naval combat in this E3 2012 video. Vita owners are also getting their own new AC game, Assassin's Creed: Liberation, and a new white Vita;...

 
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E3: Assassin's Creed III: Liberation, bundles announced

Those rumors about the Assassin's Creed game for PlayStation Vita have indeed panned out. During Sony's press conference, we were shown Assassin's Creed III: Liberation, which is set in 18th-century New Orleans; it's headed for the Sony ha...

 
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Assassin's Creed III Ubiworkshop Edition announced

Wow, that's a dumb name for a collector's edition. Nevertheless, that is its name, so enjoy your Assassin's Creed III Ubiworkshop Edition, folks! Available for Xbox 360 and PS3, this special edition will be available exclusively at ubiworks...

 
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Assassin's Creed III trailer reveals pre-order bonuses

A new trailer for Assassin's Creed III has appeared. The sequence is made up largely of footage members of the press had been shown back in March, specifically a mission set around the battle of Bunker Hill. And all of this as narration fr...

 
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Gamers punish man suing Ubisoft with Amazon review-bombs

The man who is trying to stop Assassin's Creed III's release has been introduced to the wrath of gamers, with his book being torn to pieces on Amazon. Link is a story about experiencing the life of a descendant through a virtual machine, a ...

 
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Ubisoft sued for 'ripping off' Assassin's Creed idea

A science fiction author is suing Ubisoft after alleging that the premise of Assassin's Creed was stolen from his own novel, Link. John L. Beiswenger is a research engineer as well as a writer, and points to a number of similarities be...

 
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PC players 'need a controller' for Assassin's Creed III

Due to a recent Gamespy interview, we've learned from Assassin's Creed III's creative director Alex Hutchinson that if you want to play the game on PC, you "should" be using a controller. What does that even mean? Well for starters, he's...

 
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Assassin's Creed III: Over the river, through the woods

The announcement that Assassin's Creed III would be set around the American Revolution pretty much guaranteed that I was going to purchase it upon release. I've been praying for them to get there for three games now and I'm absolutely thril...

 
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Hot canoeing action in these Assassin's Creed III screens

It wasn't until plot details for Assassin's Creed III started appearing that it hit me how much I need to kick the series out of my backlog with a week-long marathon session. All Games Beta has come across even more screenshots of the game ...

 
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Assassin's Creed III reveal trailer shoots guns in woods

Here we go, folks. It's the official reveal trailer for Assassin's Creed III, confirming pretty much everything we already knew. The footage reveals plenty of murder in the woods, as our new hooded hero puts paid to redcoats during the Ame...

 
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Assassin's Creed III screens leak online

Oh Ubisoft! With the amount of Assassin's Creed III leaks we've had over the past few weeks, one has to wonder if it's not being done on purpose. At any rate, five screenshots of the upcoming stealth game have hit the Internet, and you can ...

 
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Assassin's Creed III confirms American Revolution setting

Ubisoft just uploaded Assassin Creed III's box art to Facebook, confirming once and for all that the main setting shall be the American Revolution.  You can note the British and American soldiers behind the hooded hero, who now looks m...

 
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Assassin's Creed III announced, arriving October 30

Ubisoft has officially announced Assassin's Creed III, due for release October 30. No other details have been announced for the game, so we don't know where it's set, who is in it, or how many old women you'll get to hilariously push down s...

 

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