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Assassin's Creed screenshot used on Danish news

Whoops. Denmark's TV2 used a screenshot from Assassin's Creed, showing Damascus of 720 years ago, to illustrate a news article on conflict in present-day Syria, Times of Israel reports. An employee is said to have found the image online and believed it to be a photograph. This sort of embarrassing mixup happens all the time; the BBC once used a Halo logo instead of the UN's, and ITV famously presented footage of ArmA 2 as video of actual combat.

Thanks, Kotaku.

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