Assassin’s Creed Liberation: Buried prejudice observation

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So I’ve put a good amount of time in Assassin’s Creed Liberation and have thoroughly enjoyed my gameplay experience so far, but as I immerse myself in to this world, small things come to mind that I’ve noticed. Particularly I’m a black woman in The South during 1777. That basically … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD Review

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If you’re looking for a breakout Assassin’s Creed game that will redefine the way that you look at the stealth action genre, then you might want to look elsewhere. Don’t get me wrong, Assassin’s Creed: Liberations HD is a great game, just don’t expect too much outside of the box. … Continue reading

NR Podcast #31: Ant-Man, Justice League, Next-gen Capcom problems and Pirate Love

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Download | Itunes | Subscribe to RSS | Previous Episodes l Twitter The Nerd Reactor gang talks about the new casting for Ant-Man, Warner Bros. about Justice league, CES, Capcom’s troubles with next-gen consoles, and pirate love. Podcasters: John “Spartan” Nguyen and Mark Pacis with special guest JR Cajigas.

New screenshots for Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD

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I know there are many of you who do not own a PlayStation Vita who are big fans of the Assassin’s Creed series. Now you can be excited to check out Aveline’s story when Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD becomes available next week. Check out some new screenshots above and below. … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag ‘Freedom Cry’ DLC launch trailer

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Check out the launch trailer for Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag‘s DLC, “Freedom Cry”. In the DLC, you’ll be playing as the captured slave turned pirate, Adewale. He’s on a mission to take down slave owners and to free slaves. Since Adewale will be the main character, he’ll have the … Continue reading

The Art of Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag (book review)

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For fans of the Assassin’s Creed series, Titan Books has released The Art of Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag art book. It’s a very extensive concept design art book (192 pages) that covers everything Assassin’s Creed IV like characters, outfits, locations and themes (check out our review for the Assassin’s Creed … Continue reading

Ubisoft to ditch Uplay Passport in future games

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If you have played a Ubisoft game in the past, you’d probably notice the Uplay Passport notification popping up every time you start a game or when you have accomplished something. One of the reasons that Ubisoft implemented the Uplay Passport is to get money from gamers who didn’t buy … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed IV reveals Desmond Miles’ fate (spoilers)

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Warning: Spoilers Ahead In the Assassin’s Creed game, you play as Desmond Miles, a modern-day Assassin who ran from his past and became a bartender. The Assassins and Templars have been raging a secret war ever since the dawn of man. He was discovered by Abstergo, the modern-day Templars, and was … Continue reading

Contest: Winner announced for McFarlane Toys’ Assassin’s Creed figures

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Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag has recently launched this week, and what great way to celebrate than to announce the winner for the Assassin’s Creed McFarlane Toys action figures contest. The winner will get Connor, Haytham Kenway, Edward Kenway, Blackbeard and more figures from the Assassin’s Creed series. There were … Continue reading

Edward Kenway’s story trailer for Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag

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We’re really close to the release of Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, and here’s an Edward Kenway story trailer for your viewing pleasure. It’s the year 1715. Pirates have taken over the Caribbean and have taken the law into their own hands. We’ll get to experience young captain Edward Kenway’s … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed movie: Michael Fassbender was attracted to the ‘idea of reliving memories’

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Michael Fassbender is quickly climbing all the way up on the geek ladder with his choices in film. He was Magneto in X-Men: First Class, a Spartan in 300, David in Prometheus, and a spy in Inglourious Basterds. Next up, he’ll be the main character in Ubisoft’s upcoming Assassin’s Creed … Continue reading

Become Captain Morgan in the Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag ‘Black Island Pack’

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Not only are there console exclusives for Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, but there’s also a store exclusive. If you pre-order at GameStop, you’ll receive the The Black Island Pack, exclusively at the video game store. With the DLC pack, you’ll get to dress up like Captain Morgan (yes, the pirate … Continue reading

Contest: Ultimate McFarlane Toys’ Assassin’s Creed Package

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Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag is coming out very soon. We have teamed up with McFarlane Toys to help us with our Ultimate McFarlane Toys’ Assassin’s Creed Package Contest. One lucky winner will win the prize package that includes Connor, Haytham Kenway, Edward Kenway and Ratonhnhake:ton figures (available now at Walmart, … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag DLC to have you play as an ex-slave

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Slavery in the Assassin’s Creed franchise is nothing new. We’ve seen it in the PS Vita-exclusive title, Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation. Even though the main protagonist, Aveline, isn’t a slave, she was able to dress like one and blend in with them. The Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag game isn’t even … Continue reading

The pirate’s life is a harsh one in new Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag trailer

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Ubisoft has released a new trailer for Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag showing off the brutal and adventurous world of a pirate. In the game, you’ll be starring as Captain Edward Kenway, a pirate who learns the ways of the Assassins during the Golden Age of Pirates. He’ll be joined … Continue reading

Get to know the infamous pirates from Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag in this new trailer

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Here’s a new Here’s a new trailer for Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag featuring the infamous pirates like Blackbeard, Charles Vane and many more from the Golden Age of Pirates. Captain Edward Kenway’s voice actor, Matt Ryan, will be commentating as we get to learn about these pirates and also … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag gets a multiplayer gameplay trailer

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Ubisoft has released the multiplayer gameplay trailer for Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag. It shows off a lot of killing, killing and more killing. We get to see some of the playable “assassins” (they’re really Abstergo workers) in the Animus as they hunt for their prey…or run from their killer. … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag graphics on the PS4 and Xbox One

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Check out this new Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag video that highlights the improvements on graphics for the PS4 and Xbox One including the sea, foliage, shallow waters, lighting, reflections and more. The game is looking truly impressive. Enjoy the video. Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag will be available for … Continue reading

It’s a crazy pirate’s life in this live-action Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag trailer

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We have the live-action and the behind-the-scenes videos for the latest Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag trailer called “Defy”. The live-action trailer shows off the crazy life of pirates as a ship is being attacked. In the end, you see Edward Kenway getting ready to take the “leap of faith”. … Continue reading

Meet the voices behind Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag’s Kenway, Blackbeard and Charles Vane

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Meet the voice/motion actors behind Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag. Matt Ryan plays Edward Kenway, Mark Bonnar is Blackbeard and Ralph Ineson is Charles Vane. The video shows the actors on the motion capture set giving their performances, and it also shows them talking about their respective characters and how … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag open world gameplay video features a pirate’s life for me

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Check out the new commentary gameplay video of Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag starring Edward Kenway, pirate-turned-assassin. The video is being narrated by game director Ashraf Ismail, and we get to see the enhanced graphical details via next-gen consoles, the massive ocean filled with islands, harpooning sharks, swimming underwater, and … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag gets a 13-minute open world gameplay video

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In this 13-minute video of Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, Edward Kenway is starting to become an assassin, so he’s still unsure about his role in life. The game features a massive Caribbean sea and the many islands that you can explore. The video features our main character chasing, attacking … Continue reading

Interview with Roger Craig Smith on Batman, Planes, Assassin’s Creed and Wreck-It Ralph

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Photo by Richard Wright Photography Roger Craig Smith will always be known to me as Ezio Auditore da Firenze from the Assassin’s Creed series. That’s not the only thing he’s known for though. He voices Sonic the Hedgehog in the Sonic games and in Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph, and he’ll be the voice of … Continue reading