Game News & Features
Assassin's Creed movie set to release in May 2015
NEWS (Posted on: 05/20/2013)
Quick, if someone has started making calendars for the year 2015, buy one and mark the Twenty-Second of May, for that is when “Assassin’s Creed: The Movie” is set to release. Meaning... [more+]
Assassin's Creed III's final episode of The Tyranny of King Washington is now live
NEWS (Posted on: 04/23/2013)
"Redemption," the final entry in Assassin's Creed III's The Tyranny of King Washington is now available on Xbox 360, PS3, and PC. Wii U owners are going to have to wait, I'm... [more+]
Danish news channel accidently uses image from Assassin's Creed
NEWS (Posted on: 03/11/2013)
Boy, file this one away in the “O” file, right under “Oops”.
On February 26, Danish news channel TV2 was reporting on the conflict currently taking place in Syria, when it made... [more+]
Logo for alleged Assassin's Creed title 'Rising Phoenix' uncovered
NEWS (Posted on: 03/08/2013)
This logo first appeared on AllGamesBeta, though no information about it was provided. Which begs the obvious question: what is “Assassin’s Creed: Rising Phoenix”? Well, assuming it... [more+]
Rumor: Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag will involve pirates
NEWS (Posted on: 02/26/2013)
This just in. New info regarding AC IV: Black Flag has emerged. Apparently, according to Examiner.com, the assassin in Kotaku’s poster is Edward Kenway, father of AC III’s Haytham... [more+]
Assassin's Creed III 'Tyranny of King Washington: The Infamy' DLC release date set
NEWS (Posted on: 01/24/2013)
The first installment of Assassin's Creed III Tyranny of King Washington DLC, The Infamy, will hit PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 on February 19, 2013. The three-part campaign add-on content will come... [more+]
GameDynamo's Best Games of 2012
SPECIAL (Posted on: 01/14/2013)
Welcome to GameDynamo's 2012 Video Game Awards! The industry has exploded. Mobile games come out every day. The indie scene is in its best moment right now. Digital delivery is starting to come into... [more+]
GameDynamo's Readers' Choice 2012: What's the best of these games?
FEATURE (Posted on: 01/09/2013)
We're now in the final stages preparing our yearly video game awards. We put together a list of the games we considered the best of 2012, for one reason or another, which was no easy feat, and now... [more+]
Assassin's Creed III's 'The Battle Hardened Pack' DLC releases today; details inside
NEWS (Posted on: 01/08/2013)
Gather, all, gather. The second batch of downloadable content for Assassin's Creed III has been released, and Ubisoft has graced the Gamersphere with juicy details.
Known as the "Battle... [more+]
Holiday Shopping Guide 2012: Video Games for Gamers of all Kinds
FEATURE (Posted on: 12/14/2012)
Looking to find the perfect game for yourself or your loved one? Here are a bunch of great video game choices, all released in 2012 and highly successful. There's something for everyone, so just... [more+]
Assassin's Creed III ships 7 million copies worldwide
NEWS (Posted on: 12/12/2012)
Assassin's Creed III has been selling fast. That little bit of info probably doesn't surprise most of you much, considering how highly-anticipated it's been. But if you were wondering how... [more+]
Assassin's Creed III on sale at Amazon for $33, plus many more Gold Box gaming deals
NEWS (Posted on: 12/11/2012)
Amazon wants to make sure it captures the lion's share of Internet commerce this holiday season. In an attempt to corner the video game market, the retailer has slashed prices, and will continue... [more+]
Assassin's Creed franchise linked with Brazilian setting; Is the next game heading there?
NEWS (Posted on: 12/10/2012)
Ubisoft has been releasing an Assassin’s Creed game every year since 2009, so it’s likely the same will occur in 2013. If Brazilian website Techtudo is correct, that game may see the Brotherhood... [more+]
Machinima's Inside Gaming Awards 2012: Highlights, Winners, and Video Recap
NEWS (Posted on: 12/09/2012)
Watch the highlights and find out who the winners of Machinima's Inside Gaming Awards 2012 were in the video below or just have a read. It's worth it!
The Machinima Inside Gaming Awards... [more+]
The 10th Annual VGA Awards: Highlights and Winners
NEWS (Posted on: 12/08/2012)
On Friday at 9 PM, industry titans from around the world gathered together as Spike TV ran the Tenth Annual Video Game Awards.
Produced by Emmy Award winning Mark Burnett and hosted by acclaimed... [more+]
Assassin's Creed III DLC erasing game save data for some players
NEWS (Posted on: 12/07/2012)
Few things can sour a gamer's day like discovering a malicious bug in a new game or DLC that stops their progress in its tracks. Few things can one-up that like finding out that bug erases most,... [more+]
November U.S. game sales down 11%; Black Ops II, Halo 4, and Assassin's Creed III headline
NEWS (Posted on: 12/07/2012)
NPD released its November U.S. video game sales numbers, and while they weren't nearly as dismaying as October's stats, the industry's retail sales still fell by some 11% (to $2.55 billion)... [more+]
Ubisoft announces The Hidden Secrets pack for Assassin's Creed III
NEWS (Posted on: 12/04/2012)
Ubisoft announced that Assassin's Creed III's first DLC pack, titled 'The Hidden Secrets' is now available to owners of the ACIII Season Pass for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Everyone... [more+]
Assassin's Creed Anthology is coming to retail; packs in all five games and DLC
NEWS (Posted on: 11/06/2012)
Seemingly not content with next week's Ezio-centered compilation, Ubisoft is kicking it up a notch and bringing all the Assassin's Creed games (portable titles excluded) together in one collection.
Assassin's Creed III day-one title update and patch notes
NEWS (Posted on: 10/30/2012)
Ubisoft has today released Assassin's Creed III to the world, and along with it a very important title update / patch that cures a number of bugs.
While we encourage all AC3 players with an Internet... [more+]
Assassin's Creed III launch trailer looks at the 'hidden truth' behind the American Revolution
NEWS (Posted on: 10/29/2012)
Today, Ubisoft has released the Assassin's Creed III launch trailer ahead of tomorrow's release of AC3.
According to the Ubi presser, "Go deep into the untold history that not only... [more+]
Assassin's Creed III breaks Ubisoft's pre-order record
NEWS (Posted on: 10/25/2012)
We always figured Assassin's Creed III would be one of the hottest games of 2012, but now we have an idea of how hot it really is.
Ubisoft announced this morning that the upcoming next installment... [more+]
'Choose your own adventure' with Assassin's Creed III's Bunker Hill interactive trailer
NEWS (Posted on: 10/23/2012)
Ubisoft has just released an interactive trailer for Assassin's Creed III that lets you "choose your own adventure."
In the following video, "You will be able to select your path,... [more+]
Ubisoft Motion Pictures and New Regency Productions strike deal to bring Assassin's Creed to film
NEWS (Posted on: 10/22/2012)
Back in July, it was reported that Ubisoft had picked up actor Michael Fassbender for their film adaptation of Assassin's Creed, which was a big push for the project.
Today, the publisher revealed... [more+]
Assassin's Creed III multiplayer trailer details the game's unique modes, weapons, and progression system
NEWS (Posted on: 10/16/2012)
While Ubisoft has been giving out tantalizing details for this month's Assassin's Creed III, most of them have been for the single-player campaign and protagonist Connor. Considerably less has... [more+]
Assassin's Creed III to get Season Pass and episodic DLC campaign
NEWS (Posted on: 10/03/2012)
Season Passes are becoming the thing to do these days with AAA games. There must be something developers love about promising DLC to gamers for reduced prices in return for said gamers buying it without... [more+]
Fun and Games at PAX Prime 2012: 10 Cool Things I Saw There
FEATURE (Posted on: 09/25/2012)
This year I fulfilled a long-time ambition, dragging myself up the West Coast from Los Angeles to Seattle to attend the 2012 Penny Arcade Expo Prime. Since the first PAX — an offshoot of founders... [more+]
Ubisoft may expand Uplay PC store to include third-party game downloads
NEWS (Posted on: 09/12/2012)
At the moment, Ubisoft's Uplay service only sells digital copies of Ubisoft's PC games, but that may change soon. It was reported today that the publisher is considering expanded the service... [more+]
Ubisoft has finally done away with its much-maligned always-on DRM for PC games
NEWS (Posted on: 09/05/2012)
Ubisoft has been getting some serious flak for its "always-on" DRM, which made it so gamers could not launch and play games without a constant Internet connection. The inducer of many frustrations,... [more+]
Ubisoft registers multiple domain names for 'Assassin's Creed Initiate'
NEWS (Posted on: 08/23/2012)
Assassin’s Creed III is only roughly two months away and closing in fast. With that in mind, Ubisoft has registered a number of domain names for something AC-related. Registered two days ago, the... [more+]
Assassin's Creed III headed to PC in November
NEWS (Posted on: 08/10/2012)
For a few years now, gamers fond of the PC versions of Assassin's Creed games have usually had to wait months after a new game launches on consoles before getting their ideal iteration. That will... [more+]
Lautering Bytes Podcast - Ep. 35: Lautering Bytes Goes Down Under
FEATURE (Posted on: 08/08/2012)
Lautering Bytes Podcast feed:
August 8, 2012 (76.2 MB)Duration: 1:23:13 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 128 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZEp. 35: Lautering Bytes Goes Down Under
Assassin's Creed III's AnvilNext engine brings Colonial America to life; tech demo trailer inside
NEWS (Posted on: 08/02/2012)
Ubisoft has released a new video for Assassin's Creed III that gives us a glimpse of the tools that make the game possible. Called AnvilNext, the game engine brings Colonial America to life through... [more+]
Assassin's Creed III to get a slew of DLC and a Season Pass, according to leaked letter
NEWS (Posted on: 07/23/2012)
While it's setting itself up to be a huge game on its own, it looks like Assassin's Creed III will be getting even bigger in… um… a big way through the wonderful world of DLC.
New Assassin’s Creed III novel will reveal the history of Connor
NEWS (Posted on: 07/19/2012)
When I think of good holiday reading, A Christmas Carol usually comes to mind. It’s befitting the season and has absolutely nothing to do with assassins. Ubisoft apparently disagrees and thinks... [more+]
GameDynamo's Best Games of E3 2012 Awards
FEATURE (Posted on: 07/13/2012)
It's taken quite a while for us to land back on Earth after the craziness that's E3, but we're back and ready to unveil our favorite games and companies this year. Without further ado, have... [more+]
Assassin's Creed III for PC delayed; first multiplayer screenshots and Boston walkthrough trailer inside
NEWS (Posted on: 07/13/2012)
Here's a picture I imagine gamers everywhere have in their minds of October 30, 2012: a trip to a retail center, a box in one's hands, the box opened, a disc reading Assassin's Creed III... [more+]
Michael Fassbender will star in and co-produce Assassin's Creed film
NEWS (Posted on: 07/09/2012)
Ubisoft seems to be moving forward with a movie-adaptation of the Assassin's Creed franchise, and it is taking some serious star-power with them.
That star-power, Variety reports, comes in... [more+]
Assassin's Creed III Limited and Digital Deluxe Editions announced
NEWS (Posted on: 07/02/2012)
It's around this time every year that Americans across the nation feel a heightened love for their country and remember its impactful (yet short, compared to most of the world) history. And while... [more+]
Lautering Bytes Podcast - Ep. 34: Stories from the Show Floor of E3 2012
FEATURE (Posted on: 06/20/2012)
Lautering Bytes Podcast feed:
Jun 20, 2012 (90.8 MB)Duration: 1:39:11 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 128 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZEp. 34: Stories from the Show Floor of E3 2012
Ubisoft plans to port Wii U titles to tablets/smartphones to better manage development costs
NEWS (Posted on: 06/05/2012)
According to Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot, who spoke to the press last night at an invitation-only event just before Ubisoft’s E3 showing, the publisher/developer is going to be porting all... [more+]
Ubisoft temporarily settles with John Beiswenger over alleged Assassin's Creed intellectual property infringement
NEWS (Posted on: 05/30/2012)
Remember when we reported on how author John Beiswenger took legal action against Ubisoft, claiming that the Animus device used in the Assassin's Creed series was ripped off from his 2003 book, Link?... [more+]
Assassin's Creed III's Outsider trailer depicts a torn protagonist: Connor / Ratonhnhaké:ton
NEWS (Posted on: 05/10/2012)
The newest trailer for Assassin's Creed III gives us a deeper sense of the franchise's new hero.
"Trapped between two worlds, Connor dons the mantle of the Assassin in the fight... [more+]
'Unite to Unlock' the world premiere gameplay trailer for Assassin's Creed III; AC3 teaser video inside!
NEWS (Posted on: 05/07/2012)
How'd you like to get to know the titular hero of Assassin's Creed III a little better? Ubisoft thinks you'd like that very much, and I'd say they're probably right.
Fans of the... [more+]
How to Read Assassin's Creed: Revelations and What It Meant for the Series
FEATURE (Posted on: 04/30/2012)
Within four years, Ubisoft has published four Assassin's Creed console games (not to mention handheld spin-offs, books, movies, and other tie-ins). The franchise has proved a commercial smash as... [more+]
Author John L. Beiswenger sues Ubisoft, claiming Assassin's Creed infringes upon copyrighted content
NEWS (Posted on: 04/18/2012)
Oh, goodie. Another video game-related copyright infringement lawsuit has come to our attention.
This latest case involves author John L. Beiswenger, who sued a number of Ubisoft entities over the... [more+]
5 Games Gamers are Dying to Play in 2012
FEATURE (Posted on: 04/17/2012)
Man, oh man, do I love video games! Good thing too, or I would be in the wrong line of work. As we are quickly approaching summer (wow), the video game industry is preparing for a production onslaught... [more+]
Ubisoft to send one lucky Uplay user to E3 for free
NEWS (Posted on: 04/11/2012)
Do you any of you readers want to go to E3? Do any of you take advantage of Ubisoft's Uplay network? Did your eyes bulge out Looney Tunes-style when you saw this article's headline?
Assassin's Creed III's initial pre-order numbers set Ubisoft record
NEWS (Posted on: 03/29/2012)
Excited for Assassin's Creed III? You're definitely not the only one.
Ubisoft today announced that the next installment in the Assassin's Creed series, slated for release on October... [more+]
Meet Connor: Assassin's Creed III's shadowy hero through video and screenshots
NEWS (Posted on: 03/26/2012)
Over the weekend, we learned that Assassin's Creed III will in fact be coming to Nintendo Wii U. And today, Ubisoft just released a large crop of Assassin's Creed III assets for our viewing... [more+]
Funny Assassin's Creed Video: How It Should Have Ended
FEATURE (Posted on: 03/15/2012)
You might think Altaïr and Ezio are almighty, but think twice! If you check out this funny video from the folks at Machinima you'll realize how things should have ended up for the sneaky cu... [more+]
Assassin's Creed III likely to have up to 4-player online co-op
NEWS (Posted on: 03/06/2012)
The eagle-eyed crew over at Videogamer spotted an annotation in the "Online Features" section of the Assassin's Creed III listing on Xbox.com that reveals online co-op for up 2-4 players... [more+]
Assassin's Creed III Wishlist: A Conclusion to Remember
FEATURE (Posted on: 03/05/2012)
With Assassin's Creed: Revelations bringing the extravagant tale of Ezio Auditore to an end, fans of the franchise are left expecting great things from what should be the final entry into the series.... [more+]
Ubisoft unveils new Assassin's Creed III hero, game engine, announcement trailer, and Wii U version
NEWS (Posted on: 03/05/2012)
Assassin's Creed III is poised to be Ubisoft's biggest game launch ever. Over the past week, bits of information have been strategically released and leaked to the public for maximum effect.
Assassin's Creed III screenshots leaked
NEWS (Posted on: 03/02/2012)
There's no way to know if the following images are legitimate Assassin's Creed III screenshots, but they sure as heck look like the real thing. They were posted to Reddit by user Dylanjosh,... [more+]
Assassin's Creed III set during the American Revolution; official box art / packshots inside
NEWS (Posted on: 03/01/2012)
Be sure and check out the 5 leaked Assassin's Creed III screenshots we've posted.
We've been following the adventures of Ezio Auditore for a while. We've... [more+]