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Assassin’s Creed 3 to launch on October 30th 2012

The Gadget Show  Thursday 16 February 2012

Assassin’s Creed 3 to launch on October 30th 2012

Ubisoft has officially confirmed that there is an Assassin’s Creed 3 game, and that it is launching on October 30th. Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot confirmed the news last night. Assassin’s Creed 3 will however, not be a follow up to Assassin’s Creed Revelations, but its own standalone story.

“Assassin’s Creed 3 is the true next generation of both the Assassin’s Creed brand and interactive entertainment/storytelling in general,” Guillemot announced.

Check out our Assassin’s Creed: Revelations review

The last Assassin’s Creed game, Assassin’s Creed Revelations was released not so long ago. So how on Earth is Ubisoft able to make another so quickly? Well apparently the game has so far been three years in the making. That news should at least quell fears of a rushed sequel.

In fact, Ubisoft hopes that it will be the best-selling game in the series. Naturally, next to nothing is known of the game’s story, but it’s very likely that it will not feature the famous protagonist Ezio Auditore.

An October release date also marks Assassin’s Creed 3 as a possible Nintendo Wii U launch title. Last month Nintendo confirmed that its new Wii U console will launch in time for Christmas. A new Assassin’s Creed adventure can only help the console hit the ground running. And with its unique tablet-style controls, you can bet the Wii U version will feature some kind of elaborate touchscreen controls thrown in, getting up to all kinds of mischief. 

For now though anything else is purely speculation.

We can only look forward to hearing more of Ubisoft’s plans for what we’re hoping will be a more innovative game than past sequels. Assassin’s Creed Revelations was hardly a series best. Here’s hoping. 

Nintendo Wii U launching by Christmas 2012


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well, as far as i know, people didn't like the improvements which have been implemented on the AC Revelations as they had told on their comments on a post on ACIII release date in GAMESPOT. any way, though i am really excited to hear this and hope that ACIII will improve the game play and the plot relative tho the former numbered title, as ACII did to AC and AC did to action / stealth genre. and what i want, like what most people want is: not BROTHERHOOD, a harder game, a more interesting plot, and of course, a little bit more different protagonist(maybe a female protagonist ), and an absolutely more different, more interesting place for the game to be set in.

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Great news, just hope it's still has open game play as the others were, not locked in story like G.O.W. etc

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