Assassin's Creed 3 gets its own Ken Burnsesque video series, and here's part one

Not that we needed any reassurance from real historians, but Assassin's Creed 3 protagonist Connor is very good at killing Red Coats. Sure, it's more than a little weird when Sons of the American Revolution rep Gary Bohannon says, "If George Washington had had Connor on his team, he wouldn't have needed many other people," but Ubisoft has to establish the seriousness of its historical experts, right?

All kidding aside, the first episode of AC3's video series features tons of great in-game footage paired with marketing-heavy missives from the Ubisoft Montreal creative leads. Try your best to ignore the lofty, generic statements while enjoying the footage. You can totally do it.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.