Assassin's Creed 3 News (PC)

Ubisoft has made "huge progress" on crowds in Assassin's Creed III

Posted: 27.04.2012 by Technet2k

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All those people milling about in Assassin's Creed III? They're way better that those slobs in AC: Revelations. These 'new' people like to get on with their day, not just talk all day long.

Crowd AI now lets its members be "attracted to areas or interactions," and then move on into another sequence. Animals are the "'crowd' of the wilderness" and they too have lives to live.

Ubisoft supports UK's GAME with exclusive Assassin's Creed III edition

Posted: 24.04.2012 by Technet2k

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Now that retailer GAME is 'safe' in the UK high street, Ubisoft has announced a GAME Exclusive Edition which includes a bonus mission and weapon priced at £39.99 for consoles.

However Gamestop are also getting wooed with The Freedom Edition, offering two bonus missions and figurine. Ubisoft also revealed the Join or Die version which isn't exclusive.

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.