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Apparently Ubisoft are due to make a big announcement today regarding the Assassins Creed franchise. I've also heard that it could be on the 5th March as well. EIther way, a big announcement is coming soon.

And I just discovered this. Perhaps Amazon have managed to spoil the suprise from the big announcement?

I'm happy whatever happens! Such an addicting series...
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No Desmond?

I didn't finish two or brotherhood because it's becoming so muddled. Saddness. Oh well, just have to watch my step-son play it again to see the ending.

The Revelations and subject 16 was epic. Same for Altair. That man had some character.

Glad to get away from Ezio, personally.

And the Assassin shroud just looks...weird... in the Colonial US.
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I thought they implied that the first two games were going to be set in the middle of the franchise's timeline, IE Desmond's story is the end, Ezio and Altair were the middle and whatever the 3rd one was going to be about was going to be the beginning?
Either way, I love Assassins Creed, guns make it more of a challenge.

Initially AC was set to be a trilogy. Sorry, don't have a source for that but I remember it from pre-release interviews with Jade Raymond before AC1 came out. When Ezio became a hit, they changed direction, or so I assume.

Whatever Desmond's story ends up becoming, Ubi is going to face a serious challenge capturing the atmosphere of the original games in a modern-day setting. My favorite thing about AC games has always been the atmosphere, the feeling of living in a bygone civilization. Monkeying around on the buildings is fun as heck, but it just doesn't do it for me without the full immersion that comes from navigating an ancient city. Desmond and co. @ Monterigionni (sp?) made me realize that.

Anyway, I seriously hope they beef up the graphics engine this time around. If the next AC is released on this gen. of consoles, though... that's probably a pipe dream.
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I think I will dye his jacket a different color.
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I'm sorry but I LOL'd at that photo lachen.gif

Running around with the cape and hood design from the 1500s in colonial US is just soo stupid.
It would be equivalent to me going to work in a suit of armour kookoo.gif

Get with the times AC....
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Quote:
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I'm sorry but I LOL'd at that photo lachen.gif
Running around with the cape and hood design from the 1500s in colonial US is just soo stupid.
It would be equivalent to me going to work in a suit of armour kookoo.gif
Get with the times AC....

What, your buisness attire doesn't include a suit of armor? That sucks for you tongue.gif
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What, your buisness attire doesn't include a suit of armor? That sucks for you tongue.gif
I know, I wish we had medieval times dinners in the uk...then i would have the excuse to get one tongue.gif
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Awesome, a bloody and violent period in history which has been ignored by recent games. Will be interesting to see what they come up with.

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Originally Posted by Norlig View Post

hehe, hard to notice sarcasm on the internet biggrin.gif

Of course, because noone on the inernet ever uses sarcasm... tongue.gif
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What, your buisness attire doesn't include a suit of armor? That sucks for you tongue.gif

Mine does, I work with kids...
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Initially AC was set to be a trilogy. Sorry, don't have a source for that but I remember it from pre-release interviews with Jade Raymond before AC1 came out. When Ezio became a hit, they changed direction, or so I assume.
Whatever Desmond's story ends up becoming, Ubi is going to face a serious challenge capturing the atmosphere of the original games in a modern-day setting. My favorite thing about AC games has always been the atmosphere, the feeling of living in a bygone civilization. Monkeying around on the buildings is fun as heck, but it just doesn't do it for me without the full immersion that comes from navigating an ancient city. Desmond and co. @ Monterigionni (sp?) made me realize that.
Anyway, I seriously hope they beef up the graphics engine this time around. If the next AC is released on this gen. of consoles, though... that's probably a pipe dream.

Yes but I read what I mentioned in an article from the last 2 weeks or so, I think when they first announced AC3 was due this year and there were rumours that it was going to be set in Egypt. I'll see if I can find the original article im talking about.

Edit: I must have cleared my history recently, and no way in hell im looking for it through google, I sort of stumbled across it by accident while looking for rumours about AC3
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Once I saw his pants in this picture I just couldn't help but lol. I'll attempt to hold official judgment until I see more of it because story wise I think this could be really sweet if done in conjunction accurately with the American Revolution.
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