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

Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag gets a limited edition and pirate’s life trailer

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For those of you who are looking forward to Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, we got two items that should get you excited for the upcoming swashbuckling/assassin game. First up is the new trailer featuring what it’s like to be a pirate on the high seas. It comes with singing … Continue reading

New Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag trailer features sharks and ship-on-ship action

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Here’s the latest gameplay trailer for Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag. We get to know a little bit more about Captain Edward Kenways’ ideals and how he feels about his shipmates. We also get to some some gameplay of Edward running around and killing. So far I haven’t seen anything … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag gets an educational trailer

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Ubisoft has just released a new trailer for Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, giving us a brief history on the golden of age of pirates. Legendary pirates like Benjamin Hornigold, Calico Jack, Charles Vane and Blackbeard will be in the game. Who knew a game can be so educational, since … Continue reading

Developing Assassin’s Creed IV for the PS4 (video)

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Sony has released another episode of their PS4 development series showcasing different developers discussing their development process for the new console. In this episode, Creative Director Jean Guesdon and Associate Producer Sylvain Trottier talk about what the PlayStation 4 has to offer for Assassin’s Creed IV. The previous episode had … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed III: The Redemption is now available

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The final chapter of Ratonhnhaké:ton’s journey to stop the mad King George Washington is coming to a close with the release of Assassin’s Creed III: The Redemption, the third episode from the Tyranny of King Washington single-player DLC where Ratonhnhaké:ton finally puts an end to it all. King Washington has retreated … Continue reading

Check out the Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag gameplay footage

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Here’s the world premiere gameplay trailer for Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag. In the game, you play as Captain Edward Kenway, presumably Connor’s grandfather. He is a pirate trained in the arts of the Assassin during the Golden Age of Pirates. There’s also a pre-order available for the Assassin’s Creed … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed IV already gets a rap song

Rapper Dan Bull is back at it again with another video game rap song. Perhaps you have heard of his Skyrim rap song? Now he has taken the high seas with “Hoist the Black Flag” for Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag. For this song, Blackbeard heard Edward Kenway’s rap and … Continue reading

Ubisoft responds to PETA about whale hunting

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We reported yesterday that PETA was upset that Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag featured the hunting of whales, AKA whaling. They said that video game makers should work on creating games that celebrate animals instead of glorifying killing them. Ubisoft has responded back with a humorous statement. “History is our … Continue reading

PETA wants Assassin’s Creed IV to take out whale hunting

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PETA is at it again attacking the entertainment industry. This time they are zeroing on Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. Why? They said that the game features whaling, a terrible act of hurting and killing whales. The screenshot above does look awesome, though. Whaling—that is, shooting whales with harpoons and … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag introduces Edward Kenway and new information announced

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We’ve got some new information for Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag for you today. The main character is confirmed to be Edward Kenway, a brash and rebellious pirate, trained by Assassins. If you were disappointed with Connor’s personality, then you might enjoy Edward, since he’s going to be charismatic (he … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag trailer gets leaked!

I say you got roughly 5 to 6 hours before this video is removed. So watch it while you can! Today, the trailer for the upcoming Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag was leaked today. It was only last month the new installment in the Assassin’s Creed franchise was announced. Ubisoft … Continue reading

Ubisoft confirms Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag with a key art

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I guess Ubisoft got the hint that many fans hated the fact that the Assassin’s Creed games would capitalize on the little sequels that follow a particular assassin; for example, Ezio. Now instead of getting more games following Connor from AC3, Ubisoft went right ahead with the fourth sequel called … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed III’s Connor and Aveline cosplays look legit…but is it racist?

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Photo by Cynthia Veekens I guess I must have been living under a rock, since I just now discovered the awesome cosplaying of Connor Kenway and Aveline de Grandpré from Assassin’s Creed III and Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation, respectively. The outfits are very detailed and look accurate, and the texture … Continue reading