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  • Assassin's Creed II getting two bits of DLC in early 2010

    Ubisoft has announced two bits of DLC for Assassin’s Creed II, and both are expected to be released in 2010. In January “Battle of Forli” will be released, followed in February by “Bonfire of the Vanities”. No extra details or an exact date for either 1Gb download were given, but each will be made available […]

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  • UK charts: Modern Warfare 2 keeps No. 1 despite 32% sales drop

    Guess what? Modern Warfare 2 stays No.1 at the UK charts, although it did get a 32% sales drop. The top three is rounded off by Assassin’s Creed II and New Super Mario Bros. Deja vu? Nothing much happening other then that. Find the full top ten below.

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  • Assassin's Creed II sells 1.6 million in one week

    Assassin’s Creed 2 has sold an excellent 1.6 million units in its first week, Ubi just confirmed, with sales up 32 percent over the original game. The title’s sitting pretty now, with little left to challenge it in the run-up to Christmas thanks to Modern Warfare 2′s scare tactics. If you haven’t played it, you […]

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  • UK charts: MW2 holds off ACII, NSMB Wii despite sales drop

    Modern Warfare 2, unsurprisingly, still holds onto No. 1 in the UK charts this week, despite a massive 86% sales drop from it’s launch week a fortnight ago. Assassin’s Creed II appears in at two and New Super Mario Bros for the Wii holds onto three, with Left 4 Dead 2 in at seven. Find […]

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  • Uplay launches with Assassin's Creed II

    Ubisoft’s launched Uplay, a publisher-specific rewards program, alongside Assassin’s Creed II. If you’ve been playing the game – it’s awesome: you should – you may have noticed the occassional “U” popping up as you going about your shit. It’s a system similar to Achievements and Trophies; you get points to spend in-game on weapons, skins, […]

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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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  • Picture proof that Splinter Cell: Conviction demo comes with ACII [Update]

    Update: It seems to be for a instant download item you’d get, and not the demo. Flu: gotta love it. Thanks, Slashgamer and DeforMAKulizer. Original Story: GAF (via Joystiq) are showing what appears to be a voucher card for a demo of Splinter Cell: Conviction, which comes in every copy of Assassin’s Creed II. According […]

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  • Video - The first 11 minutes of Assassin's Creed II

    Retail Assassin’s Creed II code just turned up. We’ve just grabbed the first 11 minutes of play for you. Watch it after the break. Take heed: this is a massive spoiler. Seriously. Don’t say we didn’t warn you. The game’s out tomorrow in the US and Friday in Europe for 360 and PS3.

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  • GameStop breaks release dates for ACII, L4D2

    According to Kotaku, GameStop has broken the release dates of Assassin’s Creed II and Left 4 Dead 2 in the US. The move, which is only being done in stores within New Jersey, was signed off by corporate. It only comes as last week, several of the retail chain’s stores broke the release date of […]

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  • Assassin's Creed II screens shows sex scenes

    Gameswire has up seven screens of Assassin’s Creed II, showing screens of the sex scene in the game. No tits and ass, though. No tits and ass… The game is out for the PS3 and 360 tomorrow in the US, and Friday in the UK. PC version is out in 2010.

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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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  • US PS Home: Assassin’s Creed, Final Fantasy XIII, Fullmetal Alchemist

    This week on PS Home, the first full episode of Fullmetal Alchemist’s second season will be playing at the 10-Screen Theater for free until November 19. There’s also a never-before-seen Final Fantasy XIII video airing tomorrow, Friday the 13th, which is more than likely the same video we mentioned to you yesterday. Probably. Hilariously, A&E’s […]

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  • Assassin's Creed II and DJ Hero Avatar clothing hits live

    There’s a bunch of Assassin’s Creed II Avatar clothing now up on live, as Tweeted by the Major. There’s plenty of Venetian-style stuff there, including wrist bands, masks and helmets. The game’s out next week. A ton of DJ Hero stuff just went up, too. Check it out here.

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  • Assassin's Creed II contains the phrase, "She cries as I fuck her"

    Some headlines are born great. The ESRB’s detailed its M rating for Assassin’s Creed II, revealing some pretty special dialogue from the free-running sequel. “Consumers may also wish to know that the game contains strong profanity, both in English and Italian (e.g., ‘f**k,’ ‘sh*t,’ ‘c*zzo,’ and ‘m*rda’); the most explicit instance occurs when a man […]

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  • Assassin's Creed II dev diary shows Ezio's house

    Ubi’s put out its final Assassin’s Creed dev diary before the game ships next week. This one shows Ezio’s house. The one where he keeps all his killing shit. You can upgrade your villa as you go along, which is lots of fun, according to those that know. Take a look. Thanks, Joystiq.

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  • Assassin's Creed II: Developer Diary Six - Home Sweet Home

    Ubisoft has released the sixth developer diary for Assassin’s Creed II. In it, scriptwriter Jefferey Yohalem and art director Laura De Young talk about the Animus and how in the sequel you can access its database when standing in front of certain buildings and people, or even while involved in certain gameplay event. This gives […]

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  • Assassin's Creed II developer diary talks voice acting

    A new developer diary from Assassin’s Creed I & II scriptwriter Corey May was posted on IGN yesterday, and in it he chats about the voice recording process and all the work it entails. He also mentions the voice actors, and few tidbits about them, some of which you may know already, and some you […]

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  • Assassin's Creed: Lineage watched 1.7 million times in 24 hours

    Assassin’s Creed: Lineage, the first part of the IP’s just-released live action short, clocked 1.7 million views in its first 24 hours on YouTube, Ubi said this morning. All three Lineage episodes will be released online on November 13. Assassin’s Creed II hits on November 17. The Hybride Technologies movies chart events leading up to […]

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  • Xbox 360 owners defecting to PS3 for major holiday purchases, says OTX report

    Gamasutra‘s carrying a report from OTX’s Gameplan Insights that might just signal a changing of the multiplatform guard. Where once Microsoft took the meat and Sony choked down the gristle, things look to be flipping – starting with Modern Warfare 2 and Assassin’s Creed II. According to OTX analyst Nick Williams, the two titles – […]

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  • Ubisoft: Preorders for Assassin's Creed II up 80% over original

    Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has revealed that preorder numbers for Assassin’s Creed II are up 80 percent compared to the original, which is in stark contrast to Monday’s report from Janco analyst Mike Hikey, citing preorders for the sequel were up 10-20 percent on the original. This bit was revealed during Ubisoft’s financial call to […]

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  • Assassin’s Creed II – video of hookers in action

    Assassin’s Creed II’s courtesans are shown off in the game’s latest trailer, seeing it as you will after the break. While the footage is a little less risqué than a typical Pornhub movie, there’s still a hint if tit. Amazing scenes. The game’s out on November 17. Don’t forget. Because it’s properly awesome.

  • Analyst: Pre-Orders for AC2 better then original

    Janco analyst Mike Hikey has said in a note that pre-orders for Assassin’s Creed II outweighs that of the 2007 original. The count for the pre-orders stands at 10 to 20 percent from the original, according to the note. The original sold over nine million units since it launched in November 2007, that’s if what […]

  • Assassin’s Creed II soundtrack to be released on November 16

    Ubisoft’s revealed that the official soundtrack for Assassin’s Creed II will be released on November 16. The OST is done by Hitman composer, Jesper Kyd. “Jesper Kyd’s score for Assassin’s Creed II brings players into the Italian Renaissance by providing a true sense of depth for the poignant moments, while also giving a jolt of […]

  • No Assassin’s Creed II demo, says Ubisoft

    We’re sure you’d all love to take Ezio for a spin around the lot before you part ways with your precious cash, but according to Connected Consoles, you’ll have no such luck. During London’s Eurogamer Expo, a Ubisoft rep told the site that there aren’t any plans for an Assassin’s Creed II demo. Bummer? Yeah. […]

  • Assassin’s Creed III could be set in feudal Japan, medieval Europe

    Ubisoft’s Philippe Bergeron has told German television show PLAY’D that the firm is currently looking into settings for the third installment of Assassin’s Creed. Two that were mentioned were feudal Japan and medieval Europe. “There are two things that come to mind – there is medieval Europe, which would be very interesting trying to play […]

  • Ubisoft: Platforms not as important as content; Lineage video released

    Ubisoft’s Murray Pannel has told GI.biz that in the future, platforms will be “irrelevant to how you deliver” content to the customer. Having a chat with the site about the Assassin’s Creed Lineage film released on YouTube today, Pannel said that the company is focused more on getting content to the public, instead of how […]

  • Assassin’s Creed II Lineage part one live

    Ubi’s put up the first part of its Assassin’s Creed II Lineage series: all 14 minutes of it. This was teased last week. It’s basically game-world background. Very nice it is too. The game’s out on November 20 for PS3 and 360.

  • Assassin’s Creed II achievements surface online

    You’ve just killed a man in cold blood. Sure, he was a bit of a sleaze, but he probably didn’t deserve three rib-shattering kicks to the mid-section followed by a clavicle-rending slash to the shoulder. Whatever, though; you’re an unfeeling, utterly ruthless contract killer. No use crying over spilt blood. And so, you silently saunter […]

  • First Assassin’s Creed II review hits the stands, is a 9/10

    OXM may not have a fancy-pants past-rewriting animus at its disposal, but the magazine’s still making some history of its own with the world’s first ever Assassin’s Creed II review. So, how’d Ezio and co. stand up under OXM’s unfaltering scrutiny? Pretty well, as it turns out. The numbers nine and ten were apparently mentioned […]

  • Ubisoft knows setting for Assassins Creed III

    Ubisoft’s already drummed out in it’s head the setting for Assassin’s Creed III, according to CEO of Ubi’s Montreal studio Yannis Mallat. They still aren’t going to say anything though, not even a hint. “Oh yeah,” said Yallat, when he was asked if the developer knew which parts of history the next game will see. […]

  • Ubisoft releases new dev diary on Assassin’s Creed II

    Ubi’s released the fifth developer diary for Assassin’s Creed II. Catch it after the break, courtesy of The Lost Gamer. The game is out on November 20 for PS3 and 360.

  • Assassin’s Creed II rated 15 by BBFC

    The BBFC’s rated Assassin’s Creed II a 15. The game was made with no cuts, but info did reveal that the game will contain over three hours worth of cut-scenes in the game. A minute and a half is put aside for a  trailer of Avatar: The Game. ACII is out on November 20 for […]

  • Kojima: MW2, UC2, AC2 are “incredible”

    Speaking in this week’s Famitsu in a co-interview with creative producer of Assassin’s Creed II Patrice Desilets, Hideo Kojima has labeled Desilets’ game “incredible”, alongside Uncharted 2: Among Thieves and Modern Warfare 2. “I’ve been telling this to everyone who interviews me lately but I think there are three games that stand out above the […]

  • New AC2 shots released by Ubisoft

    Gamikaze has live ten new shots of Assassin’s Creed 2 for you to pop your eyeballs over. Find them at the link. They look hawt. Game is out on November 20 for PS3 and 360. PC version isn’t due until 2010. Thanks, TomisH.

  • Assassins Creed: Lineage gets a debut trailer

    Ubisoft’s announced that it’ll be airing the first of several short films from the Assassins Creed universe, known as Lineage, from next Tuesday. To celebrate the announcement, they’ve also released a short trailer on the films, which give the back-story to Assassin’s Creed II. Catch it after the jump, thanks to TLG. Assassin’s Creed II […]

  • Pics of Kristin Bell voicing Lucy in AssCreed II pop up on the net

    Kristin Bell, as every boy who loves her knows, will be appearing in Assassin’s Creed II as Lucy Stillman from the first game. There are pictures of her lending her voice to the game over on D’toid. “As an actress, it’s both challenging and rewarding to play a complex character with this great mysterious background,” […]

  • Sex confirmed for Assassin’s Creed II

    Move over BioWare: your sexy game throne is about to be challenged. Assassin’s Creed II director Benoit Lambert’s confirmed to VG247 that his free-running sequel contains a bit of the old uppy-tiger-squealy-monkey. “Ezio is a womaniser,” said the developer, speaking in response to a reader question. “There’s a bit of sex. I can’t say more.” […]

  • Assassin’s Creed II TGS detail explosion – round-up

    A ton of Assassin’s Creed II previews went live last week from TGS. We didn’t cover them at the time, because we were up to our ears in Japanese news. To celebrate the fact that we’ve finally managed to finally type up all the answers to the reader questions we asked director Benoit Lambert just […]

  • 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 […]

  • Desilets: In Assassin’s Creed II, “Ezio has a life”

    Speaking in the newest issue of Edge, Assassin’s Creed II producer Patrice Desilets has revealed you will be playing parts of Ezio’s life, stating this is part of the game’s new found variety system in the game. “Assassins’ one major flaw was the fact that we revealed the entire game structure early on and never […]

  • 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.

  • Assassin’s Creed II PC slips into Q1 2010

    Ubisoft’s confirmed that the PC version of Assassin’s Creed II has been pushed back to Q1 2010. “A bit more time for the dev team to deliver the best quality game to you,” said the firm. The console versions are scheduled to ship on November 20. Thanks, Tymon.

  • We’re going to play Assassin’s Creed II – what do you want to know?

    Guess what? We’re going to play through the entire TGS build of Assassin’s Creed II in London next week. That’s the good bit. Here’s the better bit. We want to know what you want to know about the game. Ask us questions and we’ll answer them. We can’t do the playtest live, as we did […]

  • Swedish GameStop database lists four 250Gb PS3 Slim bundles

    A screen taken of a Swedish GameStop database shows that the European 250Gb PS3 Slim bundles are more than likely the real deal, and people should be pleased as punch with the offerings, which are supposedly all due next month. The four bundles listed, as you can see, are Uncharted 2, FIFA 10, Need for […]

  • 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 […]

  • Rumour – PS3 GT5 bundle for December 4, other packs detailed

    Our French is a little rough, so help us out here if you’re fluent. Jeuxvideo’s posted details of several holiday PS3 bundles – including packs for Uncharted 2 and Assassins Creed II – apparently gleaned from a local retailer. There’s a GT5 deal there, too. The bundle is a Slim plus the game for €339, […]

  • 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.

  • Ass Creed II boss – “Some juice left in me” for third game

    Assassin’s Creed is a very buyable game. And what happens to buyable games? They get sequels. And sometimes they get second sequels. And sometimes the developers working on them get so engrossed they’re prepared to dump a decade of their careers on one franchise. “No, not yet,” said Patrice Desilets, Assassin’s Creed II’s creative director, […]

  • Italian setting will help Ass Creed II pass original’s 9 million sales

    Assassin’s Creed II will beat the original game’s 9 million sales, dev boss Patrice Desilets told us at GamesCom last week, thanks to its setting and sequel status. “Why? Because of Italy,” he said. “Italy has something, really. I’ve met a bunch of people, and Italy has something. Italy is one of the most visited […]

  • ACII versus Modern Warfare 2 – 9 million original sales say we’ll succeed, says Desilets

    Assassin’s Creed II’s chances will not be hampered by the near-identical release date of Modern Warfare 2, creative director Patrice Desilets told VG247 at GamesCom, thanks to its difference in nature. Did you know the original Assassin’s Creed went head-to-head with Modern Warfare in 2007 and sold 9 million units? We didn’t. “The first game […]