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  • Assassin's Creed II DLC to be released January 28

    Ubisoft has tweeted that the first bit of Assassin’s Creed II DLC will be released on January 28.

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  • New Assassin's Creed for FY2011, ACII pushes through 6M units

    Ubisoft’s confirmed that a new Assassin’s Creed game is to release in its coming fiscal year. It’ll be the first in the series to have an online multiplayer mode. The company also said today that Assassin’s Creed II has exceeded the 6 million units sold mark, and fully expects the title to reach 9 million […]

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  • Assassin's Creed 2 glitch traps players in the Hideout

    Apparently, some Assassins Creed 2 players are reporting a glitch that traps the player in the Hideout with no way out of it. The error occurs when players save and shut the console down after finishing Chapter 11. Upon restarting,  the only way to escape the Hideout is to begin the game anew. CVG has […]

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  • Digital Foundry does Assassin's Creed II

    Looks like Assassin’s Creed II has been given the Digital Foundry treatment with the latest Face-Off between the 360 and PS3 versions of the game. Here’s the final analysis: “It’s fair to say that while Assassin’s Creed II has a number of important advantages on Xbox 360, the crucial thing is that the improvements to […]

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  • Assassin's Creed II reviews round-up

    Assassin’s Creed II reviews are starting to go live, and the general consensus is that you should go get the game, yesterday. It landed on US shores today, and the official release date for Europe is November 20, but will we will see how long that street date lasts. Here’s a list of reviews, and […]

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  • Released: Assassin's Creed 2, God of War Collection, L4D2, others

    Good Lord, what a massive day in game releases. Those with fat wallets will be having a field day, swimming around on the floor with all their lovely games. The rest with anorexic wallets will just have to pick one and wait on Santa to bring more – or get some from a very giving […]

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  • Full version of Assassin's Creed: Lineage released

    Ubisoft has released the full version of its Assassin’s Creed II short film, Lineage, which fills you in on the story leading up to the game. CVG has all four parts posted, for your viewing pleasure. It was announced on Thursday that the first part of the short had been viewed 1.7 million times in […]

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  • Assassin's Creed 2 video introduces Leonardo da Vinci

    A new video released by Ubisoft for Assassin’s Creed 2 introduces us to Ezio’s arms dealer, Leonardo da Vinci. It’s a rather short video, basically detailing his weapons like his dual blades and his secret gun. No, that is not a euphemism. It’s a real gun, perverts. Watch on through the break.

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  • Assassin's Creed II - your questions answered by director Benoit Lambert

    We asked you what you wanted to know about Assassin’s Creed II. You gave us questions. We went to London and asked them to game director Benoit Lambert. He answered them. The results are below. For the record, what we saw of the game – a mission in Venice – looked incredible. Did you get […]

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  • Ubisoft releases another Assassin's Creed II video

    Ubisoft has released another video for Assassin’s Creed II, this one straight from TGS. CVG has it here. Revenge never looked so damn good. Go watch.

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  • Assassin's Creed 2 shots shine for TGS

    Ubi’s released stunning TGS assets for Assassin’s Creed 2 – IGN, unsurprisingly, has them all. They show off the Florence section we were lucky enough to play earlier this week. We’ll be bringing you the answers to tons of your questions on the game in general tomorrow. It releases on November 20 for PC, PS3 […]

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  • Ubisoft to release preorder maps from Assassin's Creed 2 eventually

    Gamers who did not preorder Assassin’s Creed II from Gamestop need not worry about missing out on the two “exclusive” maps, because Ubisoft plans to release those to the public at a later date. “Eventually everyone will have the entire game,” the game’s creative director Patrice Desilets told Kotaku. “I made sure of that. “Because […]

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  • Ubisoft releases third developer diary for Assassin's Creed 2

    Ubisoft has released the third Assassin’s Creed II developer diary. It’s over on CVG. Game’s out November 17 and 20 for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 in the US and UK respectively.

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  • Rumor: Another UK retailer confirms 250Gb PS3 Slim Bundle

    Another retailer in the UK has confirmed to Eurogamer that consumers can soon expect a 250Gb PS3 Slim Bundle, going to far as to call it a “definite for October”. The source, who asked to remain nameless, said its suppliers didn’t know “which game or games will be combined with the console”, but that Sony […]

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  • Rumor: PS3 Slim 250Gb bundles include AssCreed2, Uncharted 2, GT5

    A source close to Eurogamer has confirmed reports earlier in the week that PS3 Slim bundles will be made available this year in the UK, and maybe as soon as October. The Slim in question will be 250GB and will include either Assassin’s Creed II, Gran Truismo 5, or Uncharted 2 for £299.99. According to […]

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  • Assassin’s Creed 2 walkthrough shows loads of gameplay

    A walkthrough video from GamesCom for Assassin’s Creed 2, discussing the in-game mechanics has surfaced. It talks about the new economic system and reveals two new weapons, one of which is a gun. An optional Secret Location Mission is also revealed, which was created to reward players with items and test their acrobatics, puzzle skills […]

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  • Ubisoft confirm line-up for TGS

    Ubisoft’s announced it’s line-up for the Tokyo Game Show, which takes place from September 24-27. Full list, headlined by Assassin’s Creed II, is below: Assassin’s Creed II Splinter Cell: Conviction Avatar: The Game Red Steel 2 Rabbids Go Home And for each game you play, you get also get a free t-shirt, which depends on […]

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  • Religion remains a force in Assassin's Creed 2

    Creative director Patrice Desilets had a chat with IGN regarding Assassin’s Creed 2, and revealed that the series will continue to delve into the use and misuse of religion inherent in the struggle between Templars and the assassins. If you have not played the original game, you may wish to skip the next part. Fair […]

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  • First gameplay trailer for Assassin's Creed 2 released

    Ubisoft has just tweeted that the first gameplay trailer for Assassin’s Creed 2 has been released. We have it posted after the break. It’s great. Enjoy.

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  • Comedian Danny Wallace to appear in Assassin's Creed II

    Comedian Danny Wallace has lent his voice to Assassin’s Creed II. His likeness and voice will appear as Shaun Hastings a guide and source of information for the player. “When the UK suggested Danny to us, we were completely open to the idea,” said script writer Corey May. “Danny has been fantastic to work with, […]

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Assassin's Creed 2 Latest

  • Assassin’s Creed 2 shots shine for TGS

    Ubi’s released stunning TGS assets for Assassin’s Creed 2 – IGN, unsurprisingly, has them all. They show off the Florence section we were lucky enough to play earlier this week. We’ll be bringing you the answers to tons of your questions on the game in general tomorrow. It releases on November 20 for PC, PS3 […]

  • Ubisoft to release preorder maps from Assassin’s Creed 2 eventually

    Gamers who did not preorder Assassin’s Creed II from Gamestop need not worry about missing out on the two “exclusive” maps, because Ubisoft plans to release those to the public at a later date. “Eventually everyone will have the entire game,” the game’s creative director Patrice Desilets told Kotaku. “I made sure of that. “Because […]

  • Ubisoft releases third developer diary for Assassin’s Creed 2

    Ubisoft has released the third Assassin’s Creed II developer diary. It’s over on CVG. Game’s out November 17 and 20 for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 in the US and UK respectively.

  • Rumor: Another UK retailer confirms 250Gb PS3 Slim Bundle

    Another retailer in the UK has confirmed to Eurogamer that consumers can soon expect a 250Gb PS3 Slim Bundle, going to far as to call it a “definite for October”. The source, who asked to remain nameless, said its suppliers didn’t know “which game or games will be combined with the console”, but that Sony […]

  • Rumor: PS3 Slim 250Gb bundles include AssCreed2, Uncharted 2, GT5

    A source close to Eurogamer has confirmed reports earlier in the week that PS3 Slim bundles will be made available this year in the UK, and maybe as soon as October. The Slim in question will be 250GB and will include either Assassin’s Creed II, Gran Truismo 5, or Uncharted 2 for £299.99. According to […]

  • Assassin’s Creed 2 walkthrough shows loads of gameplay

    A walkthrough video from GamesCom for Assassin’s Creed 2, discussing the in-game mechanics has surfaced. It talks about the new economic system and reveals two new weapons, one of which is a gun. An optional Secret Location Mission is also revealed, which was created to reward players with items and test their acrobatics, puzzle skills […]

  • Ubisoft confirm line-up for TGS

    Ubisoft’s announced it’s line-up for the Tokyo Game Show, which takes place from September 24-27. Full list, headlined by Assassin’s Creed II, is below: Assassin’s Creed II Splinter Cell: Conviction Avatar: The Game Red Steel 2 Rabbids Go Home And for each game you play, you get also get a free t-shirt, which depends on […]

  • Religion remains a force in Assassin’s Creed 2

    Creative director Patrice Desilets had a chat with IGN regarding Assassin’s Creed 2, and revealed that the series will continue to delve into the use and misuse of religion inherent in the struggle between Templars and the assassins. If you have not played the original game, you may wish to skip the next part. Fair […]

  • First gameplay trailer for Assassin’s Creed 2 released

    Ubisoft has just tweeted that the first gameplay trailer for Assassin’s Creed 2 has been released. We have it posted after the break. It’s great. Enjoy.

  • Comedian Danny Wallace to appear in Assassin’s Creed II

    Comedian Danny Wallace has lent his voice to Assassin’s Creed II. His likeness and voice will appear as Shaun Hastings a guide and source of information for the player. “When the UK suggested Danny to us, we were completely open to the idea,” said script writer Corey May. “Danny has been fantastic to work with, […]

  • Assassin’s Creed 2 Comic-Con panel video is a cool show and tell

    Assassin’s Creed 2 was on hand at Comic-Con, and there is a video posted after the break showing off the developers panel. Courtesy of GamerTrailers, it has gameplay footage, a new form of assassination, and a double assassination. Getting exciting. Game’s out on PC, PS3, and 360 November 17.

  • Assassin’s Creed 2 short films coming to a holiday season near you

    Kotaku reports that Ubisoft’s lifting the curtain on a series of Assassin’s Creed 2 short films this holiday season. Can you say, “back story”? The three bite-sized pieces of cinema will center around Ezio’s father, Giovanni Auditore da Firenze. Obviously, they’ll take place before Assassin’s Creed 2. According to Ubisoft, we’ll be hearing more about […]

  • First dev diary for Assassin’s Creed 2 arrives

    The first Assassin’s Creed II developer diary has surfaced and it’s through the link. Game’s been confirmed for a November 17 and 20 release in the US and UK respectively. CVG also has some screen grabs should you like to have a look.

  • Pre-order Assassin’s Creed II through GameStop, get a free palace

    Those who pre-order Assassin’s Creed II through GameStop will net a download code for an in-game version of the 15th century Florentine palace, The Palazzo Medici. Here’s the info: Reserve Assassin’s Creed 2 and receive a GameStop exclusive code to unlock one of the Renaissance’s most prestigious monuments, the Palazzo Medici. You will receive exclusive […]

  • Assassin’s Creed 2 “Black Edition” is packed with goodies

    Assassin’s Creed 2: Black Edition has been announced and other than the obvious black packaging, it comes with some goodies inside. Each disc will have a “unique authentic holographic signature”, three in-game bonus missions, a 64-page leather style hardcover book with parchment-finish full of concept art and interviews, some behind-the-scenes interviews, the soundtrack, and an […]

  • Assassin’s Creed 2 not coming to DS, says Ubisoft rep

    A pre-order listing for Assassin’s Creed 2 showed up on Play.com which got some people a bit excited. However, cool your jets because Ubisoft says the game is not heading to DS, and the listing is an error. “We have no information on that”, a Ubisoft rep told Electronic Theatre. “That’s an error on Play.com. […]

  • Assassin’s Creed 2 will be more unpredictable and varied

    Ubisoft’s Sebastien Puel has promised that Assassin’s Creed 2 will have more variety and less predictability than the first iteration. “We are now telling a story in a way that is intended to be very unpredictable,” Puel told Now Gamer. “There are no more ‘x assassinations’ to perform but a story that develops through a […]

  • Jade Raymond: I’m executive producer on Assassin’s Creed II

    Update: There’s an interview with Raymond and ACII producer Patrice Desilets on Ubisoft’s official E3 site. Right. What? Jade Raymond’s told the Official PlayStation Magazine in Benelux at E3 this week that she’s been in charge of Assassin’s Creed II development from the start. “I’m taking a step back from all the press and stuff […]

  • Assassin’s Creed 2 E3 video shows loads of cool things

    During the Ubisoft event at E3, an Assassin’s Creed 2 trailer was shown. It showed people dancing in Italy during a festival of sorts, all in masks with fireworks in the background. We already told you all about it. Now watch it after the break. Da Vinci is your friend. It has some nice looking […]

  • Assassin’s Creed 2 out November 17

    Nathan must have missed this in all the excitement last night. According to multiple reports, Ubisoft confirmed Assassin’s Creed 2 for a November 17 release date in its E3 press conference in LA yesterday. Get the rest of the news from the presser here.

  • Watch eleven seconds of leaked Assassin’s Creed 2 footage

    Eleven seconds of leaked footage for Assassin’s Creed 2, was posted on YouTube earlier. Watch below as our protagonist leaps off a building in Venice to some nifty sounding opera/choral music. Again, it’s 11 seconds worth so don’t expect much. Thanks, D’toid.

  • Ass Creed 2, Splinter Cell: Conviction and Avatar to all have DLC

    Assassin’s Creed 2, Splinter Cell: Conviction and James Cameron’s Avatar will all have downloadable content when they release this year, Ubisoft said today in its full-year earnings call. The publisher also confirmed today that all three will make it out this side of 2010. Thanks, Kotaku.

  • Ubisoft narrows down 2009 lineup, Splinter Cell: Conviction coming Q3

    Speaking in today’s full-year investor call, Ubisoft boss Yves Guillemot narrowed down release dates by quarter for the following titles: Q3 (November – December 2009) Assassin’s Creed 2, Splinter Cell: Conviction; Red Steel 2, Shaun White Snowboarding: World Stage and Rabbids Go Home. Q4 (January 2010 to March 2010) R.U.S.E., I Am Alive and a […]

  • GameStop exec says Assassin’s Creed 2 will release in November

    Other than predicting PS3 and Wii price cuts, Gamestop CEO Dan DeMatteo has stated we can expect Assassin’s Creed 2 to land on shelves during November. Speaking during the same earnings call, he stated that BioShock 2 and Tekken 6 would arrive in October, while Assassin’s Creed 2 and Modern Warfare 2 are expected in November […]

  • Ass Creed 2 team sizes up to 450

    The Assassin’s Creed 2 team stands at around 450 people, producer Sebastien Puel has told NowGamer. “The team’s size for the second title of Assassin’s Creed 2 is about three times the size of the team of the first game,” said Puel. “Making [Assassin's Creed] from A to Z took around four years… It’s a […]

  • Assassin’s Creed II trailer to hit UK television this weekend

    Ubisoft will kick off the Assassin’s Creed II campaign this weekend with both a full trailer and a teaser video appearing on UK television. The premiere will air on Five during The Da Vinci Code, Sunday at 8pm. Suppose you will have to sit through the whole thing to catch a glimpse. Shame that. This […]

  • Ubisoft to announce Holiday line-up at E3

    Ubisoft will announce it’s Holiday 2009 line-up during a June 1 press conference at E3. The invitation only event will be broadcast online for the public the next day via it’s official website. Assassin’s Creed II, Rabbids Go Home, and Red Steel 2 will be demoed, along with an appearance from special guests and the […]

  • Assassin’s Creed 2 screens are quite a sight

    Some lovely looking Assassin’s Creed 2 shots have popped up over on the Italian site Mondoxbox. A few are new, some are not. Doesn’t matter. They’re easy on the eyes, and aren’t scans. So go have a look. It’s out this holiday season for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.

  • No Trophy support for Assassin’s Creed, but sequel will have them

    Ubisoft said on Twitter today that there are no plans to go back and provide Trophy support for Assassin’s Creed. “No we won’t add trophies in Assassin’s Creed PS3 but there will be in Assassin’s Creed 2 for sure,” said the tweet. So stop asking ‘em already. The sequel will have them as it’s a […]

  • Assassin’s Creed 2 – second trailer released

    After the break. The real truth lies in the shadows, apparently. And it’s written in blood. There’s no gameplay. But still. “Holidays” 2009, it says at the end.