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Review: Assassin’s Creed Origins

Title: Assassin’s Creed Origins Platform: PC, PS4, and Xbox One (reviewed) Developer: Ubisoft Montreal Publisher: Ubisoft Release date: Out now tl;dr:: Assassin’s Creed RPG-lite Price: $60 / £60 Family Focus: Click here for more information. Ever since Assassin’s Creed Origins has been unveiled (and even prior to the announcement, there were rumours), Ubisoft has been going on about the game being a rebirth, of sorts, for the burnt out franchise. They actually brought some new and refreshing elements to the long running series, which makes it feel somewhat fresh. After a two year hiatus (well, almost… last year, we...

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Review: Assassin’s Creed Chronicles Trilogy

Title: Assassin’s Creed Chronicles Trilogy Platform: PC, PS4, PS Vita and Xbox One (reviewed) Developer: Climax Studios Publisher: Ubisoft Release date: Out now tl;dr: Like Assassin’s Creed? Want something different? Try this! Price: £19.99 / $29.99 Family Focus: Click here for more information. The Assassin’s Creed Chronicles Trilogy contains three new 2.5D games: China, India and Russia. All three games take place in different eras of the vast Assassin’s Creed franchise. Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China features the last remaining Assassin of the Chinese Brotherhood. Shao Jun returns to China in 1526 as the Ming dynasty starts to crumble. The...

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Review: Assassin’s Creed Syndicate

Title: Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Platform: PC, PS4 (reviewed) and Xbox One Developer: Ubisoft Quebec Publisher: Ubisoft Release date: October 23rd 2015 (PS4/Xbox One) / November 19th (PC) Family Focus: Click here for more information. Ubisoft is back with it’s 22nd (!) game (in eight years) of their Assassin’s Creed franchise. Going all the way back to 2007, their first game was a great template for things to come. After a few pitfalls, they came back in 2009 with Assassin’s Creed II; a much more deep and fleshed out experience. Ever since then, games, mostly the ones for home consoles,...

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Assassin’s Creed Syndicate: Do you want to see a man cycle to work?

If you’ve never seen a Penny Farthing bicycle before then, my, are you about to find out what one looks like. “Penny farthings are certainly not the easiest things to ride, but we really wanted to find out just how difficult it would be to navigate using one of Victorian London’s most iconic transportation methods,” said Jon Maguire, Penny Farthing commuter. “It’s certainly not something I’d aim to do every day or recommend for others to do, given London’s volume of traffic and general hustle and bustle, yet I made it to my destination in one piece and it’s...

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Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate Xbox One file size has been revealed

If you’re in full on prep mode for the upcoming Assassin’s Creed game- as Ubisoft seems to be- and you would prefer to game on Xbox One then you might want to know how much space Syndicate will take up on your hard drive. According to Syndicate’s pre-order page on the Xbox store, the game should be taking up 40.27 GB. Currently, the PS4 Sony Store is not showing the file size on the PS4 and, similarly, the file size is unknown for PC. Note, this is information regarding the base game and doesn’t take into account the day-one...

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Assassin’s Creed Syndicate: 19th Century Search Engine

To prepare you for the launch of Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, and to immerse you in 19th century London, Ubisoft has created a 19th Century Search Engine. ”A rich historical research tool designed to look just like the search engines our great-great-great-grandparents used in 1868”. It’s a strange thing. If you would like a look at it, go here: Personally, I found that a lot of my searches lead to an error screen. Even some of the search suggestions. You know, it really doesn’t function at all well as a search engine. I searched for ”war” and the top...

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Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate Story Trailer Debuts

Below you can watch Jacob and Evie Frye take on Crawford Starrik, head of the Templar order, and his various cronies in this new story trailer for Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate. It appears that Syndicate will address the social issues that arose as a direct result of the Industrial Revolution. For instance, there’s a focus on worker’s rights- what with factory conditions often being horrific during that time period. You can tell that Ubisoft will be exploring these themes because some of your enemies are helpfully labeled ”The Exploitative Industrialist” and ”The Greedy Tycoon”. Similarly, the problems with the lax...

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Austin Wintory Crafted The Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Score

Ubisoft announced Grammy-nominated composer Austin Wintory (Journey, The Banner Saga) as the artist behind the score of their upcoming Assassin’s Creed Syndicate game. Known for his unique musical approach, Wintory sought to capture the drama and excitement of the Assassin’s Creed franchise and evoke the prowess and sarcasm of the game’s protagonists. The waltzing music reflects the franchise’s violent energy. It features a chamber ensemble of elite players accompanied by incidental winds and trumpets, and showcasing solo performances by acclaimed instrumentalists Sandy Cameron and Tina Guo. Wintory was inspired by the more intimate music of the mid-19th Century, the...

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Ubisoft Takes Assassin’s Creed Syndicate On A Tour

Ubisoft announced Assassin’s Creed Syndicate: The Tour which is a unique interactive experience allowing players to get the world’s first ever hands-on with the game. Events will take place in Amsterdam, Berlin, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Stockholm and London from June 16 to June 18, Sydney from June 17 to June 19, and Moscow in July. Attendees will also be immersed in 19th Century London, offering a truly unique and VIP fan experience. Assassin’s Creed Syndicate is an action-adventure game bringing players to London, at the birth of the modern era during the height of the Industrial Revolution. Looking to...

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