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ICYMI: Everything From Ubisoft Forward September 2022

Starting in 2020 as a pandemic response to the lack of press conferences, Ubisoft Forward events have been traditionally annual in the last two years. This year, with no E3 to align with, the company skipped the usual June timing in favor of a September show. It’s a bit of…

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Assassin's Creed Mirage

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Ubisoft Reportedly Revealing ‘Several’ Assassin’s Creed Games This Weekend

It sounds like Assassin’s Creed Mirage isn’t going to be the only Assassin’s Creed news during the Ubisoft Forward this Saturday, according to a new report from Bloomberg, confirming a write-up from earlier today by Try Hard Guides. The report says there will be “several” new Assassin’s Creed game reveals during the event, including…

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Ubisoft Announces Assassin’s Creed Mirage to Debut at Ubisoft Forward

I would be hard-pressed to think of a single mainline Assassin’s Creed title has not leaked beforehand and I definitely don’t have to start thinking about it now. Rumored in various forms and descriptions, up to and including the actual title of the game, Assassin’s Creed Mirage is Ubisoft’s next title in…

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Assassin's Creed Mirage

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is Adding a Roguelite and Story DLC for Free

It’s now two years after the viking fantasy’s release, and it is still chugging along; Ubisoft just announced a bunch of free Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s DLC including a roguelite mode, and the final story arc for Eivor Varinsdottir. Today during the Assassin’s Creed 15th Anniversary Celebration, Ubisoft revealed the concluding roadmap…

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3 Video Games Like Our Flag Means Death

If you happen to like period romantic comedies about pirates, you’ve probably already heard of HBO’s Our Flag Means Death. The show stars Flight of Conchords‘ Rhys Darby and ubiquitous director and actor Taika Waititi as the real-life pirates Stede Bonnet and Blackbeard. Bonnet, both in the history books and in…

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Our Flag Means Death on HBO

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Ubisoft Has Reportedly Turned an Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla DLC into a Full Game

A new report from Bloomberg claims Ubisoft is turning an Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla expansion into a full game to give it something to release before the upcoming Assassin’s Creed: Infinity. According to the outlet’s sources, the new game (codenamed Rift) made the shift from DLC to full game at the end…

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Ubisoft’s NFT Push is the Latest in a Long Line of Investor-Driven Decisions

Ever since its executives had their first whiff of the sweet smell of microtransactions, there has been a clear contrast between the games Ubisoft is interested in making and those that longtime Ubisoft fans have been asking it to make. The publisher has come a long way from delivering classics…

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Assassin’s Creed Writer Returns to Ubisoft Less Than a Year After Leaving

Like an ex that left and realized the error of their ways almost immediately after a breakup, Assassin’s Creed writer Darby McDevitt has returned to Ubisoft less than a year after his departure back in March. McDevitt confirmed as much to VGC, where he told the outlet that, upon reflection,…

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The Next Assassin’s Creed is Getting Bigger For Some Reason

I’m currently chipping my way through Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla’s “Wraith of the Druids” DLC, and as I do so, I keep running into the same issue I felt with the base game: every time I make a little progress I realize just how big this game is and how much open-world bullshit…

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Geared Up! Assassin’s Creed Hidden Blades

Definitely not TSA approved.

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Hands-on with Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey

Ode to a Grecian skill tree.

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A History of the Evil Corporation: from Abstergo to Umbrella

Evil corporations are a classic fixture of videogames and modern film-- but distrust of powerful, unfeeling companies actually dates back hundreds of years, to some of Europe's earliest big companies.

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The Assassin’s Creed movie’s historical scenes will be performed in Spanish

So we can expect the historical scenes to be minimal.

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What historical games can learn from Hamilton

Hamilton tells a historical story-- and makes sure we care about it.

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Ubisoft talks about the Assassin’s Creed movie, re-announces a Watch_Dogs movie

The Assassin's Creed movie will have 'a real story' that 'goes all the way to the end.'

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Seven game series ripe for YA novel tie-ins

Ubisoft recently announced it's expanding its Assassin's Creed franchise into a series of young adult novels, but why stop there? There are so many other mature-rated games perfectly primed to take the tween market by storm. Watch out, Katniss Everdeen!

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Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate’s ‘The Last Maharaja’ DLC is out, certainly looks shiny

Players accompany Killy McStab twins Evie and Jacob Frye in their quest to return some stolen Indian gold.

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Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: Russia impressions

Ubisoft's trilogy of side-stories concludes with a whimper, or maybe some cursing

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