The Legacy Lives On | Review of ‘Creed’

By Cynthia Ayala

Creed starring Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures & Warner Bros. Pictures

Adonis Creed wants to make a name for himself. Quitting his job, he leaves Hollywood, CA and travels to Philadelphia in the hopes of tracking down Rocky, hoping he will train in. Drawn in by Adonis’ determination and strength the two team up, train, and face off against a champion who has nothing left to lose.

Starring Sylvester Stallone and Michael B. Jordan, Creed is the film that rightfully closes the door on the legacy (if that’s even possible) while it passes on the torch for future generations.
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Ubisoft Toronto collaborating on next Assassin’s Creed

By:  Martin Gaston Splinter Cell: Blacklist developer Ubisoft Toronto has already begun working with other Ubisoft studios on the next Assassin’s Creed title, which is due after this year’s Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. Ubisoft Toronto studio manager Jade Raymond confirmed the news to Polygon and teased that the developer has five projects ready to go after shipping Splinter Cell: Blacklist in August. “We have two big collaborations coming … Continue reading Ubisoft Toronto collaborating on next Assassin’s Creed

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag preorder bonuses and special editions detailed

By:  Martin Gaston Ubisoft has detailed the various preorder bonuses and special editions ofAssassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. In North America, customers who preorder Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag at GameStop will gain access to The Black Island Pack. This gives players an additional treasure-hunting quest at Black Island, access to the Black Ship, special silver flintlock pistols used by Captain Morgan for single-player, and additional … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag preorder bonuses and special editions detailed

Assassin’s Creed IV being built by 1,000 people?

By:  Eddie Makuch Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is being built by eight different Ubisoft studios and according to a new claim, may have a developer headcount of nearly 1,000. Electronic Arts executive producer Giordano Contestabile recently tweeted, “Assassin’s Creed IV is made by 7 studios and (I hear) nearly 1,000 people. Is this new new AAA?” Asked to comment on this figure, a Ubisoft representative told GameSpot, “Ubisoft does … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed IV being built by 1,000 people?

Assassin’s Creed: Rising Phoenix surfaces online

By: Martin Gaston An image showing the logo of something called Assassin’s Creed: Rising Phoenix has appeared online. The background of the leaked image (spotted by All Games Beta) shows an environment with the logos for the Erudito Collective, the shadowy organisation seeking to unravel the other shadowy organisation, Abstergo Industries, in the series’ present-day storyline. Text in the corner on the image mentions Ubisoft Digital Arts, … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed: Rising Phoenix surfaces online

Female Assassin’s Creed lead ‘wouldn’t be surprising’ says Ubisoft

By:  Eddie Makuch All mainline entries in the Assassin’s Creed franchise have starred male protagonists, including the just-announced Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. But could a future installment feature a leading lady? “It’s a bit of a tough question,” Black Flag game director Ashraf Ismail told IGN. Ismail explained that Ubisoft had planned out a story arc revolving around the Kenway family for a long time. This arc … Continue reading Female Assassin’s Creed lead ‘wouldn’t be surprising’ says Ubisoft

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag to get exclusive PS4 features

By:  Martin Gaston Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag will be getting exclusive features for the PlayStation 4, Ubisoft has announced. Speaking to GameSpot at the game’s reveal event in London, creative director Jean Guesdon said that the PlayStation 4 version of the game would be essentially “the same game” as its PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 counterparts, “but we will also use some other features that … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag to get exclusive PS4 features

New Assassin’s Creed on the way

By:  Eddie Makuch During a post-earnings financial call today, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot announced that the next installment in the Assassin’s Creed franchise will launch in the company’s fiscal 2014 (April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014). The game will feature a new hero and will be set in a new time period. No platforms for the new Assassin’s Creed game were announced, though future consoles from Microsoft … Continue reading New Assassin’s Creed on the way

Assassin’s Creed 4 in 2013?

By: Eddie Makuch The next entry in Ubisoft‘s Assassin’s Creed series could include co-op play and be on store shelves as early as next year. The Gaming Liberty has obtained a survey reportedly stemming from Ubisoft that gauges fan interest in a range of new features and ideas for the series. The survey reportedly asks a series of questions covering players’ thoughts on Assassin’s Creed … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed 4 in 2013?

Assassin’s Creed Anthology includes five console games

By: Eddie Makuch Ubisoft will release an Assassin’s Creed Anthology megapack later this year that includes all five console titles, as well as a heap of downloadable content. The Amazon France listing has been confirmed by a Ubisoft representative to Polygon. A full announcement will be made later this week. The Amazon France listing indicates the Assassin’s Creed Anthology will launch November 29 for €150, or about $192. The … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed Anthology includes five console games