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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.

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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. […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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.

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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. […]

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  • 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.

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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.

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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,” […]

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  • 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.” […]

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  • 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 […]

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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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  • 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 […]

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Assassin's Creed II Latest

  • Gamestop: Modern Warfare 2 has the potential to be “the best selling title ever”

    Gamestop EVP Tony Bartel has said in the retailer’s Q2 financial call that Modern Warfare 2 could potentially be “the best selling title” of all time. Despite how evil Activision seems to have become lately, he is most likely right. He said: “We expect Modern Warfare 2 could be the best selling title of all time.” He […]

  • Assassin’s Creed II preview and screens

    There’s a preview of Assassin’s Creed II over on CVG, and while that is great and all, we are directing you there so you can see some new screens of the game. At least we think they’re new. The site seems pretty pleased with it so far. It’s always a good sign when people are […]

  • ShortList journo picked for Assassin’s Creed II voice role

    ShortList.com journo Danny Wallace is to voice the Assassin’s Creed II character of Shaun Hastings, as confirmed here. Hastings is a historian who advises knifey mentalist Ezio as he murders his way through Renaissance Venice. Hit the link for an interview.

  • New Assassin’s Creed II dev diary shows play, Mario

    The latest Assassin’s Creed II dev diary – after the break – includes new gameplay footage and a good amount of background information. Did you know Ezio has an uncle Mario? You do know. The game’s out later this year. It’ll be pride of place on the Ubi stand at GamesCom next week.

  • Assassin’s Creed II Limited Edition unveiled

    The Limited Edition version of Assassin’s Creed II has been unveiled by GameStop. Called the Master Assassin Edition, it’s to be made available for PS3 and Xbox 360 for $79.99 and contains the following: 8.5 inch Collectible Ezio Statue Artbook: The Art of Assassins Creed Premium Collectible Metal Case Two Exclusive, in-game maps: Palazzo Medici, […]

  • Buy Assassin’s Creed II now for less than £30 [Update]

    TheHut’s offering Assassin’s Creed II pre-orders for £29.73. It’s £40 on Play, and £37 on Amazon. The game’s out on November 20. Thanks, PS3Attitude. Update: The PC version’s £28 on Chips.

  • Assassin’s Creed II will be more hardcore than last outing

    Jade Raymond has said that Assassin’s Creed II will be different from the last outing because our new hero, Ezio is more “badass” than Altair in the assassin department. Granted, she did not use the word “hardcore”, that was our terminology for the title, but we couldn’t figure out a shorter way to describe a […]

  • Foundation 9 cuts back on staff, closes Fizz Factor Studio

    Foundation 9 has cut back on staff, closed its Fizz Factor studio and merged Amaze and Griptonite due to the slowing market. “It’s important to F9 to remain a strong and profitable studio, so that we can continue to provide the best possible services to our publishing partners and employees,” read a company statement. “From […]

  • Assassin’s Creed II movie shorts get first images

    The first production images of the previously announced Assassin’s Creed II live action movies can be seen on the LA Times and IGN. The three short films, each running at 10-15 minutes are being shot at Ubisoft’s Hybride Technologies – the special effects house that worked on Spy Kids and 300. Ubi bought the outfit […]

  • Assassin’s Creed II gets November 20 date for UK [Update]

    Ubisoft just confirmed that Assassin’s Creed II will release on November 20 in the UK. The game was fixed for a November 17 US date at E3 last week. Game of the Year? Unless something goes badly wrong, it looks as though it may well be one of them. Update – Britain’s getting a special […]

  • Assassin’s Creed has sold 8 million copies

    Speaking to Joystiq at E3, Assassin’s Creed II producer Patrice Désilets has confirmed just how popular the original game actual was. “We sold some eight million copies of it, you know,” he said. Apparently the king of understatement, he added: “Some people really enjoyed and loved the game.” Assassin’s Creed II looked very awesome at […]

  • Assassin’s Creed 2 gameplay footage is a knockout

    Ubi’s released the direct-feed Assassin’s Creed II gameplay footage shown in the Sony E3 press conference earlier this week, and it’d be fair to day this is an expo winner. Watch it on Shacknews. It’s out for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on November 17.

  • Ubisoft: Assassin’s Creed “always been planned to be a trilogy”

    Ubisoft told VG247 at E3 yesterday that Assassin’s Creed II is the second in an intended trilogy, with all parts telling the story of the “ultimate assassin”. During a demo of Assassin’s Creed II at the LACC, we asked if the franchise will eventually strip away the Animus and just tell Desmond’s story in the […]

  • Italian site posts Assassin’s Creed II Game Informer scans

    Italian website MondoXbox has posted some scans from the May issue of Game Informer, showing Assassin’s Creed II in all its glory. Looks great, and here is what we translated for you thanks to the wonderful BabelFish. Images of Assassin’ s Creed 2 published from the review in Game Informer: We see new acclimatization, the […]