Assassin's Creed 3 News (Xbox360)

Early concept art shows female star for Assassin's Creed

Posted: 03.05.2012 by Technet2k

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Back in November 2004 there were some early concept works with a female protagonist for Assassin's Creed, showing off some initial but discarded ideas that were floating around Ubisoft.

All were produced by Khai Nguyen, and some featured co-op gameplay, a female lead and even child protection. There's also an early rendition of the hidden blade.

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.

Nielsen: Assassin's Creed 3, Halo 4 the most anticipated games for US gamers

Posted: 11.04.2012 by JonahFalcon

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US media research group Nielsen is reporting that the most anticipated games for American gamers were Assassin's Creed 3 and Halo 4. Other games hotly anticipated include Madden NFL 13 and Resident Evil 6.