|Platform PS3, 360, Win||Publisher Ubisoft||Developer Ubisoft Montreal||Release Date 2009-11-17|
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By Emily Gera on Oct 04, 2013 10.04.13
Ubisoft is bringing all five previous Assassin's Creed titles together in the upcoming Assassin's Creed Heritage Collection available only in Europe on Nov. 8. The collection will be made available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC systems, and includes the original Assassin's Creed, Assassin's Creed 2, Assassin's Creed Brotherhood, Assassin's Creed Revelations and Assassin's Creed 3. The publisher has no plans to make this bundle available in North America. We've contacted Ubisoft to find out whether any similar collection will be made available outside of Europe and will update with any details.
By Megan Farokhmanesh on Sep 24, 2013 09.24.13
The PlayStation Network is currently running a sale on eight Assassin's Creed titles and several downloadable content packs, Ubisoft digital product lifecycle manager Rommel Hernandez announced today. The sale offers 50 percent off seven DLC packs and 30 percent off titles in the franchise, as well as the Assassin's Creed 3 Season Pass. Check out the list below. 30 percent off: Assassin's Creed Assassin's Creed 2 Ultimate Edition Assassin's Creed Brotherhood Assassin's Creed Revelations Assassin's Creed 3 Ultimate Edition Assassin's Creed 3 Assassin's Creed 3 Season Pass Assassin's Creed Liberation Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines 50 percent off: Assassin's Creed 2 Sequence 12 - Battle of Forli Assassin's Creed 2 Sequence 13 - Bonfire of the Vanities Assassin's Creed...
By Dave Tach on Jul 31, 2013 07.31.13
Crackdown, Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Case Zero will be free for Xbox Live Gold members through the Games with Gold program in August, according to a post today on Major Nelson's blog. Realtime Worlds' open world action game Crackdown (normally 800 Microsoft Points or $10) will be free Aug. 1-15. Capcom's zombie and handcrafted weapon-infused Dead Rising 2 (normally $14.99) and its downloadable prequel Dead Rising 2: Case Zero (normally 400 Microsoft points or $5) will be free Aug. 16-31. Microsoft unveiled the Games with Gold program in early June, which provides Xbox Live Gold members with free downloadable games on the first and 16th of each month. To date, Fable 3, Assassin's Creed 2 and Defense Grid: The Awakening have been included in the program.
By Samit Sarkar on Jul 03, 2013 07.03.13
Assassin's Creed 2 is the next "Games with Gold" title, and will be available free to Xbox Live Gold subscribers July 16-31, Microsoft announced today. Ubisoft's Renaissance-era open-world action title was originally released in November 2009 on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and in March 2010 on Windows PC. It will follow Hidden Path Entertainment's Defense Grid: The Awakening, which is currently a free download on Xbox Live as July's first Games with Gold title. Assassin's Creed 2 is one of two games — the other being Halo 3 — that Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi mentioned during the company's E3 2013 press briefing as being part of the Games with Gold program. Under the Games with Gold promotion, Microsoft's answer to Sony's PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection, Xbox Live Gold members...
By Samit Sarkar on Jun 21, 2013 06.21.13
Microsoft's promotion of two free Xbox 360 games per month on Xbox Live will put up each game for a half-month period starting on the 1st and the 16th of the month, the company revealed recently on the Xbox website. Under the "Games with Gold" deal, which Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi announced during the company's E3 2013 press briefing, Xbox Live Gold subscribers will be able to download two free games each month from July through the end of 2013. The program kicked off June 10 with Fable 3, and Mehdi said July's two games will be Assassin's Creed 2 and Halo 3. Only one free game will be available at a time: The first will be up for free from the beginning of the month through the 15th, and the second will be up from the 16th through the end of the month.
By Jenna Pitcher on May 23, 2013 05.23.13
Montreal-based Spearhead Games co-op action puzzler, Tiny Brains, is coming to next-gen consoles, the studio announced today. In Tiny Brains, players have to escape a mad scientist's puzzles as one of four lab rodents: Create has the ability to create objects; Vortex can bring objects to it; Force can push objects away; and Teleport can do what its name implies. The development team consists of the game designer on Assassin's Creed 2 and Dead Space 3, Malik Boukhira, former design director of Assassin's Creed 3, Simon Darveau, and the development director of Army of Two, Atul Mehra. "Our results from PAX East were really gratifying," Darveau said in a statement. "Every single person who played our demo ranked Tiny Brains as ‘fun' or ‘extremely fun,' and we had a blast seeing the many...
By Emily Gera on Mar 18, 2013 03.18.13
The Assassin's Creed franchise pack, containing every PC title in the series, can be purchased on Steam at a 35 percent discount as part of its Ubisoft sale. The full pack includes eight items at a discounted price of $64.99, a drop from its previous $99.99 price tag: Assassin's Creed 3, Assassin's Creed Revelations: The Ancestors Character Pack, Assassin's Creed Revelations: The Lost Archive, Assassin's Creed Revelations: Mediterraneans Traveler Map, Assassin's Creed Revelations, Assassin's Creed Brotherhood, Assassin's Creed 2 Deluxe Edition and Assassin's Creed Director's Cut Edition. Titles can also be purchased individually at discounts of up to 75 percent. Assassin's Creed: Director's Cut Edition, Assassin's Creed 2 Deluxe Edition and Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood are...
By Samit Sarkar on Mar 12, 2013 03.12.13
Grand Theft Auto 4 and its expansions are available at half price on Xbox Live this week, and Square Enix is offering discounts of up to 50 percent on select games and add-ons, Major Nelson announced today. The Games on Demand version of Grand Theft Auto 4 is on sale for $9.99. Its first expansion, The Lost and Damned, is discounted to 400 Microsoft Points ($5), while the second, The Ballad of Gay Tony, is half off at 800 Microsoft Points ($10). Those discounts run from March 12-18. Square Enix's sale is highlighted by discounts on Deus Ex: Human Revolution ($14.99, 40 percent off) and its DLC, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light (600 Microsoft Points or $7.50, 50 percent off) and Sleeping Dogs ($19.99, 56 percent off) and its DLC. The sale prices are also valid from March 12-18. T...
By Dave Tach on Feb 27, 2013 02.27.13
Several games from Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed series have been discounted 50 percent today as part of Microsoft's Xbox Live Ultimate Game Sale, according to a post on Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb's website. The games and prices include: Assassin's Creed for $9.99 (regularly $19.99) Assassin's Creed 2 for $9.99 (regularly $19.99) Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood for $9.99 (regularly $19.99) Assassin's Creed: Revelations for $14.99 (regularly $29.99) Major Nelson announced last week that Microsoft is discounting over 60 Xbox 360 Games on Demand titles through next Monday, March 4. The deals, which Major Nelson announces every day on Twitter and his blog, began yesterday with Halo content.
PlayStation Plus update brings NBA Jam: On Fire Edition free to subscribers as Holiday Essentials sale winds down
By Dave Tach on Dec 31, 2012 12.31.12
A Dec. 31 update to PlayStation Plus brought NBA Jam: On Fire Edition and Chronovolt free to Plus subscribers amid the final week of the Holiday Essentials sale, according to a post on the PlayStation Blog. Released in Oct. 2011, NBA Jam: On Fire Edition's arcade basketball action is regularly $19.99 for PlayStation 3 owners. Chronovolt, a steampunk-influenced puzzle platformer from Playerthree, released in December and offers gameplay reminiscent of Marble Madness for the PlayStation Vita. PlayStation Plus subscribers can download both for free. The free games appear in addition to the remaining PlayStation Network Holiday Essentials deals that include discounts on the following games: AR Play for $6.25, or $4.38 for Plus members, normally $8.94 Assassin's Creed 2 Deluxe Edition...