E3 2014: First footage revealed for Assassin’s Creed: Unity


Today was the official start of E3 2014 and we have lots of coverage starting today until this whole event is over. Xbox took center stage first and revealed Ubisoft’s new game Assassin’s Creed: Unity. We know that there will be two Assassin’s Creed games coming out one for the past gen … Continue reading

Justin Kurtzel set to direct Assassin’s Creed movie?


While geeks everywhere are salivating at the mouth due to today’s Star Wars casting announcement, another nerdy endeavor has some big news of its own. The highly anticipated Assassin’s Creed movie might just have found its director in Aussie filmmaker Justin Kurtzel. Although Micheal Fassbender has been attached to the project for … Continue reading

Honest Game Trailers does Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag

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Honest Game Trailers is back, and this time their next victim is Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag. They poke fun of the pronunciation of Ubisoft, why Assassin’s Creed still isn’t taking place in Feudal Japan, and Edward Kenway being an expert Assassin despite his lack of training. Source: Smosh Games

Look like Desmond in these cool Assassin’s Creed-inspired hoodies

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Ubisoft has its own store, the Ubisoft Workshop, that sells Assassin’s Creed clothing and merchandise, but they can really cost an arm and a leg. If you’re looking for something cheaper, Amazon and Deal Man has some cool Assassin’s Creed-style hoodies, allowing you to look like the main protagonist in … Continue reading

Ubisoft officially announces Assassin’s Creed Unity

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Kotaku broke the news with leaks indicating that Ubisoft is working on a new game called Assassin’s Creed Unity. Now Ubisoft has officially announced that the game is indeed happening, and it will be a next-gen only title for the PS4, Xbox One and PC. The announcement reveals that Unity … Continue reading

*UPDATED* Watch Dogs trademark abandoned by Ubisoft

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  *Update* Well looks like someone really wanted to screw with Ubisoft as [email protected] emailed Ubisoft to confirm that the trademark name for Watch Dogs was dropped after being signed by the Chief Executive Officer of Ubisoft Entertainment, Yves Guillemot.   The problem is Yves Guillemot never signed any documents, nor has anyone … Continue reading

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