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Ubisoft: Desmond’s Assassin’s Creed days are numbered

Ubisoft: Desmond’s Assassin’s Creed days are numbered

We've seen quite a few Assassin's Creed releases since the first one hit shelves back in 2007, and even though we've met a lot of different characters along the way, one thing has remained the same: modern-day assassin Desmond Miles is constantly featured throughout the series. That may not be the case for much longer, however, as Assassin's Creed 3 creative lead Alex Hutchinson tells Polygon that the Desmond story line has to wrap up sooner or later, presumably with the series continuing after Desmond's tale has come to an end. According to Hutchinson, the Assassin's Creed series risks losing "resonance" with fans if Desmond's over-arcing story line continues on for too much longer.

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Assassin’s Creed 3 PC hit with a delay

Assassin’s Creed 3 PC hit with a delay

Assassin's Creed 3 looks to be the most exciting entry in the franchise yet, but unfortunately those who were planning to play it on PC will have to wait a little bit longer than those playing on Xbox 360 and PS3. Ubisoft has delayed the PC version of Assassin's Creed 3 past the originally planned October 30 release date, but didn't delve into specifics as to why. The publisher did say that it will launch sometime before Christmas though, so at least there's that.

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Michael Fassbender signed for Assassin’s Creed movie

Michael Fassbender signed for Assassin’s Creed movie

The undeniably popular video game series Assassin's Creed has a film adaptation in the works and this week none other than Michael Fassbender has signed on for the full ride. The most recent entry in the Assasin's Creed video game series features a set of assassins who throughout history have been cutting down England's Knights Templar, finding themselves once again murdering the lot of them in Revolutionary War - aka the American War of Independence if you're reading this from the UK. Fassbender will likely be playing Desmond Miles, a modern-day barman sent back in time to live in the role of one of these legendary assassins.

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Ubisoft’s ZombiU might be ported to other consoles

Ubisoft’s ZombiU might be ported to other consoles

Even though ZombiU has a name that sounds like it has to be a Wii U exclusive, there is a chance that it might be turned into a cross-platform title. ZombiU was among the title that made the most waves among Nintendo's requisite lineup of Mario titles and mini-games on the Wii U. So to be exclusive would be a huge benefit to the platform.

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Ubisoft Wii U support strong as showed at E3

Ubisoft Wii U support strong as showed at E3

Ubisoft's official pre-E3 media briefing has come and gone, and one of the strongest focuses was the company's pledge to offer solid support for the only piece of unreleased hardware that is on display at this year's E3 show. No fewer than eight Wii U titles are currently in development from Ubisoft, and all have been revealed.

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Ubisoft apologizes for broken split-screen promise

Ubisoft apologizes for broken split-screen promise

There've been some fans of the Ubisoft franchise Ghost Recon crying foul over confusion on split screen play in the new video game Ghost Recon: Future Soldier. The confusion comes from the fact that some retail sites, including the UbiShop, are listing details that there's a split-screen campaign co-op mode. There is some split screen action, just not what some people expect.

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Ghost Recon Commander hits Facebook early

Ghost Recon Commander hits Facebook early

This week the folks at Ubisoft are bringing their upcoming hit Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, to the world of heavy-duty gaming - but before that, they're bringing the series of Facebook. The newest game on the social networking platform is Ghost Recon: Commander, and it hits your senses like a small plastic bat. Of course this game is made in preparation for the big wallop of a club that is Future Soldier, so feel free to get your ammo stocked up here a day early!

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Assassin’s Creed III gameplay trailer released

Assassin’s Creed III gameplay trailer released

Ubisoft's blockbuster running, jumping and stabbing franchise Assassin's Creed has been stuck in Renaissance-era Italy for the last three games, but it's making a big change with its next installment. Assassin''s Creed III shifts the stage to the American Revolution, and in doing so has reignited excitement among sneaky gamers. The latest trailer shows off the first gameplay as protagonist Connor Kenway literally hunts down his targets.

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Rayman Legends Wii U trailer leaked

Rayman Legends Wii U trailer leaked

Looking forward to Nintendo’s Wii U? The concept is interesting enough, but its how games will take advantage of it that will really make or break the device. Hallmark Nintendo titles like Mario and Zelda will inevitably make the jump to the platform, but what can you look forward to for third party titles? According to a new leak, Rayman Legends will be coming to the next-generation console.

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Ubisoft Assassin’s Creed faces lawsuit from novelist

Ubisoft Assassin’s Creed faces lawsuit from novelist

John L. Beiswenger has filed a lawsuit against Ubisoft, claiming that its Assassin's Creed video game franchise follows a storyline that is eerily similar to his series of "Link" science fiction books. He specifically calls out Assassin's Creed's spiritual and biblical tones and the battle between good and evil as being ripped right from the pages of his novels. Beiswenger is looking for $1 million to $5 million in damages.

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