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Just this morning we noticed that the official Assassin’s creed twitter image had changed to from the standard AC3 logo to a little more ominous looking red coloured abstergo logo (shown below). Seemingly to being a viral puzzle/teaser for it’s much anticipated upcoming release of Assassin’s Creed 3, 3 mysterious tweets were sent sounding very much like a puzzle or riddle (you can read them down below). Can you figure out the mystery?

Shortly after the tweets went out the logo changed back and a more official sounding tweet was sent saying:

Sorry for the disruption, Assassins. We were experiencing some technical issues, but we’re back up to 100% now! Thanks for your patience!

Followed directly after by:

No spoilers, it was just a glitch. Please restrict any discussion to our forums for customer support: http://ubi.li/D57n

We can only assume this is the beginning of a new viral campaign to hype up AC3 which is to be released in North America October 30th along side it’s Vita counterpart Liberation.

Here are the 3 tweets sent out this morning:

#1 – _-_-_He is gone. #16 is no more. And now they begin. To search for 1 more _-_-_

#2 – _-_-_THEY are responsible. Abstergo’s to blame. They play with our lives. Like it’s only a game_-_-_

#3 – _-_-_They search for the ‘’prophet’’ They’re grasping at straws. Their ill-conceived plans, are riddled with flaws_-_-_

 

And here are the two different twitter pictures.

Assassin’s Creed official Twitter logo.

Assassin’s Creed Twitter logo after “malfuntioning”

 

UPDATE: Another tweet has been found on the Assassin’s Creed Wiki this one saying:

We’ve just received a mysterious message from within the inner workings of the Animus. “.. .- — .- .-.. .. …- .” It… it can’t be!

From looking at this latest clue, this is Morris code for “Iamalive”. Who it could be referring to we’re not sure, but it could be possibly referring to Subject 16 that was trapped within the Animus.

So what do you make of this assassin’s? What can these messages mean?

Source: Twitter

With the official unveiling of Assassin’s Creed 3 we’re finding out more and more about it, and we’ve just uncovered some more information about the upcoming blockbuster!

In the official press release (which you can read at the end of this post) the new AC3 promises to be the biggest and best of them all with these key details:

  • This game has been in development for over 3 years (by release almost 4 years), which if you think about it, Ubisoft has been pumping out new Assassin’s Creed games 1 per year since 2009, meaning this game has been in development ever since the first game!!
  • It will be released on PS3, 360, PC AND WiiU
  • The new hero’s name is Ratohnhaké:ton, of Native American and English heritage. Adopting the name Connor, he becomes the new voice for justice in the ancient war between the Assassins and Templars.
  • the most stylized and fluid combat experiences in the franchise to date
  • Assassin’s Creed III spans the Revolutionary War, taking gamers from the vibrant, untamed frontier to bustling colonial towns and the intense, chaotic battlefields where George Washington’s Continental Army clashed with the imposing British Army.
  • is powered by Ubisoft-AnvilNext, a revolutionary new game engine that delivers breakthroughs in visual quality, character models and artificial intelligence. Assassin’s Creed III will feature a ground-breaking level of stunning graphics that bring Colonial America to life.
  • “Assassin’s Creed III features the franchise’s most expansive setting so far, along with an exciting new hero and exponentially more gameplay,” said Yves Guillemot, chief executive officer at Ubisoft. “Whether you’re a longtime fan of Assassin’s Creed or if you’re new to the franchise, you’re going to be blown away by the scale and marvel of Assassin’s Creed III.”
  • Gamers who pre-order Assassin’s Creed III at GameStop®, Amazon.com or Best Buy® will receive a Limited Edition collectible case featuring artwork created by award-winning comic book artist Alex Ross. (which we showed a few days ago here)
  • New artwork from Assassin’s Creed III also will be featured in Assassin’s Creed Recollection, the real-time board game for the iPad.
How’s that for an epic reveal? A new hero, an ending to an already amazing storyline and a new bigger engine set in an amazing period. Who wouldn’t be excited? Let us know what you think in the comments!!

And don’t forget to watch the official trailer here!!

 

Ubisoft® Ignites the American Revolution with Assassin’s Creed® III

New Title Promises to Be Biggest, Most Ambitious
in Company’s History

SAN FRANCISCO – March 5, 2012 – Assassin’s Creed® III will hit store shelves on October 30, 2012, encouraging gamers to experience the American Revolutionary War not written about in history books. The largest project in Ubisoft’s history also introduces a new hero for the ages.

With a development cycle of over three years and twice the production capacity of any previous Ubisoft game, Assassin’s Creed III is set to release on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Windows PC and is also in development for Wii U™ from Nintendo. Assassin’s Creed III is developed by Ubisoft Montreal in collaboration with six other Ubisoft studios.

Set against the backdrop of the American Revolution in the late 18th century, Assassin’s Creed III introduces a new hero, Ratohnhaké:ton, of Native American and English heritage. Adopting the name Connor, he becomes the new voice for justice in the ancient war between the Assassins and Templars. Players become an Assassin in the war for liberty against ruthless tyranny in the most stylized and fluid combat experiences in the franchise to date. Assassin’s Creed III spans the Revolutionary War, taking gamers from the vibrant, untamed frontier to bustling colonial towns and the intense, chaotic battlefields where George Washington’s Continental Army clashed with the imposing British Army.

Assassin’s Creed III is powered by Ubisoft-AnvilNext, a revolutionary new game engine that delivers breakthroughs in visual quality, character models and artificial intelligence. Assassin’s Creed III will feature a ground-breaking level of stunning graphics that bring Colonial America to life.

“Assassin’s Creed III features the franchise’s most expansive setting so far, along with an exciting new hero and exponentially more gameplay,” said Yves Guillemot, chief executive officer at Ubisoft. “Whether you’re a longtime fan of Assassin’s Creed or if you’re new to the franchise, you’re going to be blown away by the scale and marvel of Assassin’s Creed III.”

Additional Assassin’s Creed III details can be found in an exclusive cover feature in Game Informer Magazine’s April issue.

Gamers who pre-order Assassin’s Creed III at GameStop®, Amazon.com or Best Buy® will receive a Limited Edition collectible case featuring artwork created by award-winning comic book artist Alex Ross.

Assassin’s Creed III also can be pre-ordered at UBIShop® by visiting: http://shop.ubi.com/assassinscreed3

New artwork from Assassin’s Creed III also will be featured in Assassin’s Creed Recollection, the real-time board game for the iPad.

For more information on Assassin’s Creed, please visit the Assassin’s Creed Official Website (www.assassinscreed.com) and facebook.com/assassinscreed.

About Assassin’s Creed:
Initially launched in 2007, the first four Assassin’s Creed games have sold more than 38 million units worldwide, and the franchise is now established as one of the best-selling series ever. Recognized for having some of the richest, most engrossing storytelling in the industry, Assassin’s Creed transcends video games, branching out into other entertainment experiences including comic books, Facebook games, novels, short films and more.

About Ubisoft:
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified lineup of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 26 countries and has sales in more than 55 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. For the 2010–11 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of 1.039 billion euros. To learn more, please visit http://www.ubisoftgroup.com

©2012 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Assassin’s Creed, Ubisoft, and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the US and/or other countries.

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Wii U is a trademark of Nintendo.

BEST BUY, the BEST BUY logo, tag design and bestbuy.com are trademarks of Best Buy Enterprise Services, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries

 

 

So one countdown has ended, and we can start many more now (till e3, till october 30th are 2 that come to mind) and it is official!

Assassin’s Creed 3 will feature a Native American Assassin fighting during the American Revolution.

Straight from Ubisoft

The American Colonies, 1775. As a Native American warrior fights to protect his land and his people, he will ignite the flames of a young nation’s revolution.

How they will tie this new Assassin into Desmond’s story remains a mystery along with any other details of the game but this trailer for sure can get you pumped and craving more!!

Stay tuned here for more ACIII info as we reveal it!

 

Source: Ubisoft

**UPDATED** Check out the new video here!! ***

We’ve been waiting for this day for a long time, and with all the teases and leaks of information last week we’re definitely all ears, in just a couple short hours, Assassin’s Creed 3 will finally be unveiled and we’re hoping with lots of new details that will shed some light on this new assassin and how we’ll interact with American Revolution era!!

Check back here later for all the info as we’ll keep you up to date!! Also check here and here for more AC3 info!!

Source: Assassin’s Creed

So our buddies over at Joystiq managed to grab some screenshots off of Reddit that are apparently of the new game Assassin’s Creed 3.

While these are no way confirmed to be legit, they truly look the part (and we’re hoping they are). All should be revealed on Monday with the big announcement happening at GDC in San Francisco, but for now, take a look over these new images and imagine the posibilities!

Source: Joystiq

 

And just like that, Ubisoft has let out the official boxart for the upcoming Assassin’s Creed 3 game for PC, 360 and PS3.

Having an October 30th launch Assassin’s Creed 3 is seeing a lot of headlines lately and will be revealing more information soon.

Game Informer also took the time to come out and reveal that their April issue will in fact have the new Assassin on their cover as well as a limited edition featuring special art from acclaimed comic artist Alex Ross.

Ubisoft is set to release more info on the newest chapter of their epic franchise on March 5th, so keep checking back for more info!!

GameInformer's April Cover

GameInformers April Cover Back/Front

Limited Edition Game Informer Cover Art by Alex Ross

Limited Edition Game Informer Cover art Back/Front by Alex Ross

GameInformers Assassin's Creed 3 Hub

 

Source: GameInformer


The internet is abuzz the past day and a half as new images, that look legit, have surfaced possibly detailing the next Assassin’s Creed game. Normally the franchise sees a new release every November 17th, but this year Assassin’s Creed 3 is scheduled to release on PS3 and 360 on October 30th, apparently because they’re just so excited to release it they couldn’t wait until November.

Yesterday, an image was apparently sent in to Kotaku from a Best Buy employee claiming they were from the publisher announcing the game. The employee also stated that more information would be revealed on March 5th, which lines up nicely with GDC (which is running March 5th-9th in San Fransico).

Adding fuel to these rumours, GameStop-owned Game Informer magazine also leaked a similar looking banner for Assassin’s Creed 3. Someone grabbed an image of the hub for Assassin’s Creed III showing the new Assassin along side the US first president George Washington.

All of this points towards the new game being set in around the time of the American Revolution.

The original image depicts a very different looking Assassin sporting a tomahawk (made from the Assassin’s logo), a handgun, a bow and arrow and a sword (bada** if you ask us). He appears to be wearing some kind of bone necklace around his neck which is also leading a lot of people to believe he may be of Native American descent. Add on some period looking clothes and leather chaps and you have our new Assassin.

The hub banner shows this same Assassin almost looking to lead George Washington in a small boat. Usually these kinds of banner’s mean big exclusive content (meaning for Gamestop) so we’ll be expecting some awesome pre-order bonus’s as well with the reveal!

Who knows what this means but a full reveal cannot be far off (read 3 days and counting!!) and we’re sure Ubi has got some amazing cards up their sleeves as this game is supposed to bring an end to the Desmond story and wrap up a lot of the mystery behind the other games!

Keep checking back and we’ll keep you up to date with all the latest Assassin’s News!

 

Source: Kotaku