Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood News (PC)

Ubisoft announce Assassin's Creed Heritage Collection, bundles original titles

Posted: 04.10.2013 by Technet2k

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It's been a few years since the original Assassin's Creed released, and there's been four major new titles since then. Obviously it's time for a bundle. Ubisoft usher in the Assassin's Creed Heritage Collection.

They bill it as a "high value compilation" starting with the original haystack-diver Altair in Assassin's Creed all the way through to frontier-exploring Connor in Assassins' Creed III.

Ubisoft's Uplay blasted as 'rootkit', installs 'unsecure' browser plug-in [UPDATE] Poll

Posted: 30.07.2012 by Technet2k

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Some coding enthusiasts have discovered a little something in Ubisoft's Uplay platform for PC leading others to blast it as a 'rootkit'. It stealthly installs a browser plug-in which isn't secure.

The plugin granted its discoverer "unexpectedly (at least to me) wide access" to websites. It's a rather embarrassing hiccup if true.

UPDATE: Trend Micro's Rik Ferguson, director of the security research firm, has said it's "not a malicious root, just really bad code." It's "a huge risk" .

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 survey asks for opinion on future Assassin's Creed locations

Posted: 28.11.2011 by Technet2k

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A snapshot of a survey from Ubisoft shows the studio has been asking where people would most like a future Assassin's Creed to be set, like Victorian England or Ancient Egypt.

Maybe some Medieval China appeals to you more? The Russian Revolution with the rise of the Communists? Throwing off British rule in The American Revolution?

Report: Sony Pictures close to securing Assassin's Creed film

Posted: 21.10.2011 by Technet2k

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Ubisoft has been dangling the Assassin's Creed film rights in front of various movie studios, causing a bidding war between the major houses like Universal.

However it seems Sony Pictures is the frontrunner and is 'close' to nailing an agreement. Ubisoft Motion Pictures is handling the negotiations for the IP.