Assassin's Creed 3 News (PC)

Author sues Ubisoft over Assassin's Creed for 'memories through ancestors'

Posted: 18.04.2012 by Technet2k

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American author John Beiswenger wrote a novel called Link which published in 2002, in which a person in a lab experiences memories through the eyes of his ancestors.

That sounds somewhat familiar doesn't it? That's the problem asserts Beiswenger, because Ubisoft has pinched a piece of his own storyline for the Animus in Assassin's Creed.

UbiSoft dismissed WWII, Japan and Egypt as "most boring" settings

Posted: 05.04.2012 by JonahFalcon

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As most gamers known by now, Assassin's Creed 3 will be taking place in the North American British Colonies during the American Revolution. Part of the reason the game will be taking place in the 1770's is that UbiSoft dismissed other possibilities, including World War II, Japan and Egypt as the "three worst settings" that were suggested by the internet community.

Assassin's Creed III for PC 'should be played with a controller'

Posted: 30.03.2012 by Technet2k

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Ubisoft's creative director Alex Hutchinson has said to get the most out of Assassin's Creed III for PC you're better off plugging in a game controller, than using keyboard and mouse.

They're "definitely supporting PC," but "it'll be PC with a controller." Hutchinson says he doesn't see the studio "investing hugely" in a keyboard and mouse approach to the game.

Assassin's Creed 3 the most preordered Ubisoft game ever

Posted: 30.03.2012 by JonahFalcon

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Assassin's Creed 3 seems to be shaping up to be the biggest Ubisoft release in the publisher's long history, as it has already shattered the record for most preorders of an Ubisoft game. To give an idea of how badly the game is eclipsing other games in the franchise, there are already more preorders of Assassin's Creed 3 than Brotherhood, and over ten times as many preorders as Revelations.

No female lead in Assassin's Creed III because American Revolution was "a man's world"

Posted: 28.03.2012 by JonahFalcon

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According to Ubisoft creative director Alex Hutchinson, the reason that the lead character in Assassin's Creed 3 is male is due to the setting of the game, and that the American Revolution "is the history of men".