Ubisoft and Scholastic have announced a collaborative effort in the form of a new Assassin's Creed book series. The young adult novels, written by Matthew J. Kirby, will be titled Last Descendants, with its first installment set to release in September of this year. The second novel will come out in January 2017.
The books will follow a group of teenagers who are dragged into the conflict between the Assassins and Templars. In the first novel, the protagonist Owen will dive into the genetic memories of his ancestors through the Animus to prove his late father's innocence. Through exploring locations such as 1860s New York and the Aztec Empire during the Spanish conquest, he stumbles upon an artifact called the Trident of Eden and becomes entan…Read more >
Ubisoft has confirmed that there will be no main title release in the Assassin's Creed franchise in 2016. Previously, this news came about as a rumour on 4chan and was backed up by Kotaku who claimed to have sources corroborating this story. The team will be taking the year of to reinvent the series and deliver a great open world experience for 2017. The previous rumour claimed that the next title is codenamed Empire and will be set at the time of Ancient Egypt.
In the meantime, the Assassin's Creed film will debut on December 21, 2016, and there will be two comic series running throughout the rest of 2016 called Assassin's Creed and Templars. 2016 will also see the release of the iOS game Assassin's Creed: Identity.Read more >
Today Yahoo offered a first look at Michael Fassbender in costume as the main character in the upcoming Assassin's Creed film.
Fassbender's character is Callum Lynch, who discovered he's a descendant of Assassins through reliving the life of his ancestor Aguilar in 15th century Spain. After acquiring his ancestor's skills, he's poised to take on the Knights Templar in the modern era.
This confirms rumours that started circulating last year which said the film would take place at the time of the Spanish Inquisition.
The film is slated for release on 21 December 2016.Read more >
During the live stream today, Ubisoft has given us a first look at Assassin's Creed: Syndicate. Building upon the new engine and gameplay elements we'd seen in Assassin's Creed: Unity comes a new adventure set in Victorian London. The game will see us take control of Jacob Frye, who alongside his sister Evie, fights with the London gangs against the Templars' oppression of the working class.
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Several months after Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China was first announced, Ubisoft has released the announcement trailer for Assassin's Creed Chronicles, which will focus on three separate stories from the lives of Shao Jun, Arbaaz Mir and Nikolai Orelov. You can check it out here.
Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China - Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China takes place in China, 1526, as the Ming dynasty starts to crumble. You embody Shao Jun, the last remaining Assassin of the Chinese Brotherhood, returning to her homeland with a vendetta. Newly trained by the legendary Ezio Auditore, she is hell-bent on exacting vengeance and restoring her fallen Brotherhood.
Assassin's Creed Chronicles: India - Assassin's Creed Chronicles: India throws you into the …
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