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Platform PS Vita, PS3, 360, Win Publisher Ubisoft Developer Ubisoft Sofia Release Date 2012-10-30

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Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation review: the price of chains

Liberation's story asks for more heavy lifting than the game is able to provide Liberation's core storyline follows series newcomer Aveline de Grandpré, a female assassin of mixed heritage whose home is the setting of a power struggle between the Templars and the Assassins. Liberation takes the sci-fi framework of previous Assassin's Creed games a step further by presenting the game itself — the one you're playing — as propaganda software produced by a Templar organization within the Assassin's Creed universe. The "real" history of that universe is twisted in the game in order to portray the Templars as the good guys. So Liberation is a virtual representation of a virtual representation of a corrupted retelling of history. With so many layers of abstraction at work, the story...

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Ubisoft teases last-generation release of new Assassin's Creed game

Ubisoft may announce and release a new Assassin's Creed game for last-generation consoles alongside new-generation game Assassin's Creed Unity, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot teased during an investors call for the release of its fiscal report for the year ended March 31, 2014. "Assassin's Creed Unity will be released this fall on Xbox One, PS4 and PC. We have not disclosed our plan yet for the Xbox 360 and PS3 SKUs," Guillemot said. "We have made it clear that as a company we expect to continue supporting those consoles for the foreseeable future." Ubisoft announced Assassin's Creed Unity in March as the next major installment in the franchise, and in development for the PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One. The game is being developed by 10 different Ubisoft subsidiaries, with Ubisoft...

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WGA Videogame Writing Award nominations include Assassin's Creed 4 and The Last of Us

Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, God of War: Ascension,The Last of Us and Lost Planet 3 are nominated for the Writers Guild of America Videogame Writing Award, the organization announced today. Story writers and scriptwriters Darby McDevitt, Mustapha Mahrach, Jean Guesdon, Jill Murray, Nicholas Grimwood and Mark Llabres Hill are nominated for Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag. Warner Bros. Interactive's narrative director Dooma Wendschuh, senior narrative designer Ryan Galletta and writer Corey May are up to receive the award for Batman: Arkham Origins. Sony Computer Entertainment writers Marianne Krawczyk and Ariel Lawrence are nominated for their work on God of War: Ascension. Writer Neil Druckmann is up for Sony's The Last of Us. Head writer Richard Gaubert, along with writers Orion...

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Assassin's Creed Liberation HD hitting XBLA on Jan. 15

The Xbox 360 version of Assassin's Creed Liberation HD will launch through Xbox Live Arcade on Jan. 15, 2014, Ubisoft UK confirmed today in a tweet. A representative for Ubisoft confirmed to Polygon that the game would be available worldwide on this date. Liberation HD, an upgraded console version of the 2012 PlayStation Vita original, will also be released for PlayStation 3 through PlayStation Network on Jan. 14 and for Windows PC the same day as the Xbox version. Liberation HD will be available for $19.99. We're pleased to confirm the XBLA release date of Assassin's Creed Liberation HD will be the 15th January 2014. http://t.co/yWnpwU6msc — Ubisoft UK (@UbisoftUK) November 27, 2013 The HD remake of Liberation was announced in early September, and will include the same...

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Assassin's Creed: Liberation HD hitting PC Jan. 15, Xbox 360 early 2014

Assassin's Creed: Liberation HD will launch for Windows PC on Jan. 15 and for Xbox 360 in early 2014, Ubisoft announced today. The title, a remastered upgrade of the original 2012 PlayStation Vita title, will be available digitally for $19.99. The game will be available on Jan. 14 for PlayStation 3. According to a press release from Ubisoft, players who purchase the Season Pass for upcoming title Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag will receive $5 off a copy of Liberation HD. In Assassin's Creed: Liberation, players control half French, half African-American Aveline — the series first female assassin — on her own assassin adventure, trekking through18th century New Orleans and exploring Mayan Ruins. The HD remake was announced in September.

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Assassin's Creed: Liberation HD hitting PS3 on Jan. 14

Assassin's Creed: Liberation HD, a console remake of the 2012 PlayStation Vita Liberation game, has been given a release date on PlayStation 3 of Jan. 14. Posting on PlayStation Blog today Ubisoft Sofia producer Momchil Valentinov Gindyanov stated that the team had set out to "improve upon what worked on the Vita and adapt the gameplay and missions to be the most fun and enjoyable they could be." Liberation on Vita, featuring female African-French assassin Aveline de Grandpré, launched in 2012 as an accompaniment to Assassin's Creed 3 for consoles. Both games were set against a backdrop of 18th Century revolutionary fervor. Reviewing the game at the time, Polygon described it as a "noble effort" dragged down by "restrictive missions, unexplained systems and an unintelligible story." ...

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Assassin's Creed titles discounted on PSN

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...

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Ubisoft Digital Days, Wonderful 101, iPhones: Speed Run

There's a new trailer for Call of Duty: Ghosts, and it's got space gunfights and helicopter-attacking dogs. We review The Wonderful 101, Platinum Games' new action opus for the Wii U. Assassin's Creed Liberation HD, Rayman Fiesta Run and a few more games were revealed this morning as part of Ubisoft's Digital Days event. Apple unveiled two new iPhones: the budget-priced iPhone 5C, and the more powerful iPhone 5S. We know you probably only care about that last story. Call of Duty: Ghosts trailer has a space gunfight and a canine helicopter takedown The Wonderful 101 review: mob mentality Assassin's Creed Liberation HD coming to PS3, 360 and PC Rayman Fiesta Run is a festive follow-up to Jungle Run The new games, familiar places and Assassin's Creeds of Ubisoft's Digital Days Two...

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Assassin's Creed Liberation HD coming to PS3, 360 and PC

Ubisoft is bringing Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation — originally a PS Vita title — to Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC soon with an HD remake. The game, which drops the number three from its title, will feature the same story, character and setting as the PS Vita game but, according to associate producer Momchil Gindyanov, everything else has changed. "Since Assassin's Creed Liberation is already out, we gathered all the reviews and all the comments from the community, we put all the data together and we ended up with a big priority list of things we wanted to do," Gindyanov said. "Just by bringing the game to console, it now has more geometry, more textures, more shaders, more materials, lighting is different and we implemented the dynamic change of time of day so you can...

Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation Releases
North America
  • PlayStation Vita
    • Released 2012-10-30
    • Publisher Ubisoft
    • Developer Ubisoft Sofia
    • Score 6.0
  • PlayStation 3
    • Released 2014-01-14
    • Publisher Ubisoft
    • Developer Ubisoft Sofia
    • Score 5.5
  • Xbox 360
    • Released 2014-01-15
    • Publisher Ubisoft
    • Developer Ubisoft Sofia
    • Score 5.5
  • Windows
    • Released 2014-01-15
    • Publisher Ubisoft
    • Developer Ubisoft Sofia
    • Score 5.5
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