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Assassin's Creed 3 has sold an estimated 3.5 million units, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot announced in the company's earnings release. Guillemot said these sales – specifying sell-through, meaning sales to consumers, not just to retailers – represent "a year-on-year increase of more than 1...

November 6th 2012 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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After conquering the urban jungle, free-runner Ronnie Shalvis steps through time to bring his brand of parkour to the colonies, a la Assassin's Creed 3. As before, the accomplished flips and jumps impress as much they make you wonder if a direct route is sometimes better advised.

November 5th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Red-coat murder simulator Assassin's Creed 3 is publisher Ubisoft's biggest launch ever in the UK. According to Chart-Track, along with the previously mentioned achievement, AC3 is also the second biggest launch of the year (behind FIFA 13, natch). This fifth installment in the franchise (1, 2, Bro...

November 5th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Each week on the Super Joystiq Podcast, the staff bundles games and other swag we're sent to give away to you, the lovely reader/listener. What? You didn't realize you were missing out on the free stuff? Well, let's remedy that by recapping what's available this week and what's coming up with the J...

November 4th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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The head of the Joystiq order deemed Assassin's Creed 3 a "bold, uneven, occasionally brilliant, often frustrating action game." Other orders have had their say too. The Escapist (100/100): "Assassin's Creed 3 lets you jump into an intriguing point in history, and it succeeds on nearly every leve...

October 31st 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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You can buy all the Assassin's Creed you can handle on PSN today. Both AC3 and Liberation are available for download, separately or in a $120 bundle that also includes the AC3 Season Pass. Need for Speed: Most Wanted is also available digitally, as is Sports Champions 2. And Okami HD is ready to da...

October 30th 2012 at 11:30pm 0 Comments
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Assassin's Creed 3's Sharpshooter multiplayer character is going to require a NOS Energy Drink investment. Until January 31, 2013, the only way to obtain the Sharpshooter for AC3 is by purchasing a can of NOS and entering the code under the tab at the drinknos.com site.The Sharpshooter requires onl...

October 30th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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The good thing about a game that takes place inside a computerized reconstruction of someone's memories is that you can pretend there's a narrative justification for a day-one patch. Take, for example, the Assassin's Creed 3 update that will be waiting for players today.While pre-patch Desmond may...

October 30th 2012 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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The pig herding segment in Assassin's Creed 3 is probably the best one this year. If you play these games for the thrills of pudgy livestock redirection, it's the number one reason to buy Assassin's Creed 3. For everyone else (is anyone even still reading?), the recommendation must be more reserved...

October 30th 2012 at 12:04pm 0 Comments
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Listen, we get it, we'd go out in a hurricane too for Assassin's Creed 3, but the simple fact of the matter is GameStop stores in the path of today's storm in the northeast United States won't be open at midnight."Our top priority is the safety of our employees and customers. In compliance with dir...

October 29th 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments