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If you shunned your family today in the hopes of committing virtual murder in a 16th-century milieu, you were probably disappointed when Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood server -- oh, sorry, the Abstergo Industries Animus network -- went offline. According to Ubisoft Montreal's community dev...

November 25th 2010 at 7:15pm 0 Comments
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You're in for quite the piping-hot treat of justice today, as the Xbox 360 Fancast crew find themselves in rare form for the 190th episode of this podcasting institution. There's plenty of punny taglines for our coffee-themed super hero we've concocted in our noggins, but there's also talk of this...

November 22nd 2010 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood's companion Facebook game, Project Legacy, has been available since early October. If you're still curious about how it relates to Brotherhood, check out this video, that somehow manages to deliver details in a manner drier than an Abstergo Industries financial report.

November 20th 2010 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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We know there are a lot of Assassin's Creed fans out there who have been waiting for the next big release in the series, and we're happy to report that it's finally out this week. We're talking, of course, about the animated short film Assassin's Creed Ascendance, which is now available on PSN, Xbox...

November 17th 2010 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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We may still be unsure if Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood is a sequel or expansion, but the game is so good we're not gonna get too wrapped up in trying to classify it. Our assessment of the Assassin sequel seems to be in line with the sharp reviews from other outlets: Eurogamer (100/100): "It's...

November 16th 2010 at 7:55pm 0 Comments
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Whether it's the non-numerical title, the proximity to the last entry in the series or the nearly identical box art, there seems to be a lot of confusion about whether Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood should be called a fully-fledged sequel to last year's bilingual stealth-action masterpiece. Is it a...

November 16th 2010 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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We're impressed by some of the already announced Black Friday deals, but not a single one compares to the bounty of enormous discounts offered by Kmart (which is totally different from S-Mart). Brand new games like Fable 3 and Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood are going for $40, while game of the year...

November 15th 2010 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Forget about assigning assassins to murder fools, and crazy ship battles, and launching firey volleys from your Da Vinci-designed hang glider -- it's all about keeping the people free, baby! Rather, that's what Ezio would have us believe in the launch trailer for Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood.

November 12th 2010 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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After teasing the project yesterday, Ubisoft has fully unveiled the particulars of UbiWorkshop's next project, Assassin's Creed Ascendance. The short animated film will serve as a primer into the shady, conspiratorial dealings of 16th century Rome, and will be released on XBLM and PSN next Tuesday,...

November 12th 2010 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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There's a lot going on in the latest Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood developer diary. It covers everything from the Templars to Desmond's mission to new VR training exercises. Anyway, we're sure you don't need us to give you excuses to watch it. In fact, you're already watching it aren't you?

November 5th 2010 at 8:20pm 0 Comments