Assassin’s Creed

Novel approach: Ubisoft looks to produce books in-house with new publishing unit

Game publishing giant Ubisoft has launched Ubisoft Publishing, an in-house book division that will release its first two books, both based on the Assassin's Creed franchise, in November.

'Assassin's Creed: The Ezio Collection' announced for PS4, Xbox One

Assassin's Creed: The Ezio Collection releases this November for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and bundles together three of the series' best games, as well as all expansion packs and two short films.

Xbox Live Gold members can play 'Forza Horizon,' more for free in September

Microsoft's Larry Hryb, known to gamers as Major Nelson, has revealed the free games to Xbox Live Gold subscribers next month. The games include Forza Horizon, Mirror's Edge, Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China, and Earthlock:…

Hollywood, enough is enough! Stop making video game movies

The film industry has tried and failed to adapt video games to the big screen for more than two decades. It’s time to put our foot down and say, "no more: stop making video game movies."
Movies & TV

From video game to the big screen: Assassin's Creed movie trailer released

The first trailer for this year's upcoming Assassin's Creed movie debuted on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Wednesday night.

1666: Amsterdam is back with Assassin’s Creed creator Patrice Désilets

Assassin's Creed creator Patrice Désilets has been returned the rights to 1666: Amsterdam after a long legal fight with his former employer Ubisoft. The property was originally in development at THQ.
Virtual Reality

Assassin’s Creed is coming to VR headsets for movie tie-in

Ubisoft has announced that 20th Century Fox and Practical Magic are collaborating on an Assassin's Creed VR experience that will be released to promote the upcoming movie based on the hit video game.
Movies & TV

Film based on Thief video game franchise in the works

While video games haven't always translated well to the film world, the cult-classic video game franchise that began in 1998 with Thief: The Dark Project, seems tailor-made for the big screen.

Did Naughty Dog use Assassin’s Creed concept art in its Uncharted 4 trailer? 2:20

Developer Naughty Dog courted controversy with today's launch of an Uncharted 4 trailer that featured uncredited artwork from Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed series, and the developer has since issued an apology.

Assassin's Creed may never return to annual schedule

It seems that Assassin's Creed will not return to its old annual release cycle after the next game in the series is released, based on recent comments from Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot.

Watch Dogs 2 confirmed, coming out before April 2017

Watch Dogs 2 is in development and will hit store shelves by the end of March, 2017, publisher Ubisoft announced Thursday.