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  • 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.

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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.

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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. […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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.

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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.

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Assassin's Creed 2 Latest

  • Assassin’s Creed 2 trailer due today

    We’ve just been told that Ubi’s promising an Assassin’s Creed 2 trailer later today. The Game Informer cover issue releases in the US today. Just firming it up now. Watch the mountains.

  • Assassin’s Creed 2 – loads more secrets unlocked by woman that cares a lot more than you

    Want to see absolutely everything in the world available in print or online about Assassin’s Creed 2? All the postcards, every website symbol unlock, every detail and every image? Hit this. It includes plenty of new stuff on how to get at all the secrets on the game’s teaser site – videos included for those […]

  • We get Venice postcard, smell Assassin-shaped rat

    Now. We received a postcard from Italy this morning, showing a Venice scene. The postmark, however, isn’t Venetian. There’s nothing written on it at all. Hit the link to see a hi-res shot. There’s a few reasons why there’s almost certainly something fishy going on here: The image shows Venice. Seen Venice in the news […]

  • Assassin’s Creed 2 GI feature – proper scans

    Goonl!ne’s posted up proper scans of the Assassin’s Creed II cover feature from the latest Game Informer. The images are fully readable, showing that 240 people are working on the game and confirming that all previously leaked info from the piece was true. Fill your boots.

  • Game Informer cover proves Assassin’s Creed 2 character pic is legit

    Looks like the character shot for Assassin’s Creed 2 that hit earlier this morning was legitimate after all. Game Informer has the cover of its May issue posted here. Ezio Auditore de Firenze definitely looks smashing. Full photo after the break.

  • Assassin’s Creed 2 – rumoured details from Game Informer

    ScrewAttack’s posted up a bunch of supposed details on Assassin’s Creed 2 from the next issue of Game Informer. Get it all after the break. Obviously, there’s a ton of spoiler detail here, so don’t look if you want to be in any way surprised when the game releases later this year. Oh, and take […]

  • Assassin’s Creed 2 easter egg hidden in teaser site

    Go to the Assassin’s Creed 2 teaser site. Watch the video. Click on the big symbol at the end. Print off the PDF. Click on the red “Animus” symbol to the left of the screen next to the original symbol. Click on the top box on the left. Hold up the printed symbol in front […]

  • Assassin’s Creed 2 teaser goes live, Da Vinci style suggests Italy may feature

    Ubi’s put an Assassin’s Creed 2 teaser site live, as you can see here. There’s lots of Da Vinci-esque imagery going on. All very Italian indeed. There’s something called “Animus” mentioned there. And if that image of the man with the wing next to it’s anything to go by, someone’s going flying. Excited? Watch the […]

  • Rumour: Meaty Assassin’s Creed details leaked

    Destructoid’s posted an anonymous email supposedly detailing a promotional video showing of Assassin’s Creed 2. The Ubi sequel is supposedly set in 15th Century Venice, and the trailer detailed involves a pretty woman and a bribe. It all sounds pretty plausible, to be honest. The game’s out this fiscal year.

  • Ubi confirms Assassin’s Creed 2 and Splinter Cell: Conviction for upcoming financial year

    In a Q3 sales release tonight, Ubisoft has confirmed that both will release in the financial year ending March 2010. “2009-10 looks very promising and our teams are working flat-out to provide gamers with the best the industry has to offer,” said president Yves Guillemot. “Our line-up comprises several potential blockbusters with the launch of […]

  • Ubisoft refuses to comment on Pachter Ass Creed 2 and SC: Conviction rumours

    Ubisoft has declined to comment on Michael Pachter’s predictions that Assassins Creed 2 and Splinter Cell: Conviction will ship sometime before March 2010. When VG247 approached Ubisoft this morning we were met with a resounding “no comment” from a senior representative for the company. Ubisoft confirmed last year that it was “hard at work” on […]

  • Pachter: Assassin’s Creed 2 out before March 2010

    Wedbush Morgan’s Michael Pachter’s predicted that Assassin’s Creed 2 will release in the next financial year, ending March 2010, as will Splinter Cell: Conviction. For the slow, he’s saying he thinks both will be out this Christmas. From an investor note: We believe investors should focus on Ubisoft’s prospects for FY:10, particularly as its products […]

  • Ubi waiting for “more anticipation” for Assassin’s Creed 2

    Speaking to Forbes, Ubisoft US boss Laurent Detoc has explained the reasoning behind not bringing Assasin’s Creed 2 to market this year: you’ll want it more when you finally get it. “When we bring it back, there will be more anticipation for it,” Detoc said. Working on games over years instead of pushing out annual […]

  • Pachter’s Assassin’s Creed 2 comments just “rumour”, says Ubi

    Ubisoft has moved swiftly to quell comments made by Wedbush Morgan analyst, Michael Pachter, that said Assassin’s Creed 2 will be set in 1700s. “This is only a rumor and we would prefer not to comment on rumors,” said the rep. The game has now been confirmed by Ubisoft, but details and a date have […]

  • Assassin’s Creed 2 set in the 1700s, says Pachter

    During taping of an episode of GameTrailers’ Bonus Round, Wedbush Morgan analyst Michawl Pachter has apparently revealed that the time-frame for the now-confirmed Assassin’s Creed 2 has been moved from 1191 to “several hundred years in the future” or more specifically, “sometime in the 1700s.” Pachter speculated, according to this Giant Bomb report, that the […]

  • Ubisoft: ‘working hard’ on Assassin’s Creed 2, no release date

    Ubisoft’s just confirmed it’s working on Assassin’s Creed 2. If you hadn’t already worked that out for yourself, you may as well give up. The news came from an earnings call today, in which an exec said that “we are working hard on the product,” but refused to date the game for fiscal 2010. More […]