Assassin's Creed

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i have played many assassin type games and its the best assassin game i have seen i will defeniatly buy playstation3 for this game.

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Best Assassin Game

on 11/26/2007

i have played many assassin type games and its the best assassin game i have seen i will defeniatly buy playstation3 for this game. Read More

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on 12/6/2007

It gets a little repetative after a few hours, but overall the game is spectacular. Stunning graphics really show-off the next-gen console capability. Read More

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Product Overview

Assassin’s Creed is the next-gen game developed by Ubisoft Montreal that will redefine the action genre. While other games claim to be next-gen with impressive graphics and physics, Assassin’s Creed merges technology, game design, theme, and emotions into a world where you instigate chaos and become a vulnerable, yet powerful, agent of change.



The setting is 1191 AD. The Third Crusade is tearing the Holy Land apart. You, Altair, intend to stop the hostilities by suppressing both sides of the conflict.



You are an Assassin, a warrior shrouded in secrecy and feared for your ruthlessness. Your actions can throw your immediate environment into chaos, and your existence will shape events during this pivotal moment in history.



Specifications

Manufacturer Ubisoft
Mfg Part# 34339
SKU 204450794
UPC 008888343394
UPC 14 00008888343394
Format PlayStation 3
Sales Rank 1709
Reviews
ReviewSource GameShark.com
Review Desmond Miles has problems. There's a deep, dark secret, hidden in his genes... and some people will do anything to get it out. Assassin's Creed is the tale of Desmond, or, more specifically, the tale of the mysterious ancestral assassin hidden in his DNA You'll spend most of the game in the shoes of Altair, the aforementioned assassin, his great-great-great-great (well, you get the idea)-grandfather, one of the infamous Hashshashin who tried to drive the Crusaders out of holy lands. As you experience Altair's history, you'll periodically have a chance to find out more of what's going on in the present, slowly unlocking Desmond's own story along the way...Altair moves like a big cat, grace and restrained lethality evident in his movements. Uniquely, every one of those movements is perfectly in sync with the world around him. Altair doesn't have a generic climbing animation or a preset way to leap and grab things -- he moves like a real human, reaching out to grab whatever handhold happens to be convenient, wedging his toes into cracks, arching and contorting his body in response to the object he's climbing. When he hurtles through space, fingers stretching out for a ledge or beam that's just barely within reach, his body reacts like a real physical object, an actual body with mass and momentum. There's an incredible sense of physicality to his movements, a feeling that you're controlling a real person with a real sense of balance, not just a set of animations. At all times, Altair seems absolutely connected to his environment. He is pure joy to watch and control. Unfortunately, that makes the time you spend as Desmond all the more disappointing...Assassin's Creed, like its protagonist, has problems, not all of which are to be found in tacked on design elements. Still, in a game this ambitious, this impressive, it feels almost petty to complain too much about the rough spots. The nuisances, the looped dialog, the inane flag collecting and jarring 'present-day' sequences -- these are the teething pains of an infant franchise, not a sign of premature birth. It would be a finer experience without those nuisances, but they do little to diminish the sense of awe you feel when watching the sun rise over Jerusalem from atop the Dome of the Rock, drinking in the sight of the ancient city, and looking for your next victim.
Reviewer Michael Wedge
ReviewRating 9
Features
Action with a New Dimension - Total Freedom: Eliminate your targets wherever, whenever, and however. Stalk your prey through richly detailed, historically accurate, open-ended environments. Scale buildings, mount horses, blend in with crowds. Do whatever it takes to achieve your objectives.
Be an Assassin: Master the skills, tactics, and weapons of history's deadliest and most secretive clan of warriors. Plan your attacks, strike without mercy, and fight your way to escape.
Intense Action Rooted in Reality: Experience heavy action blended with fluid and precise animations. Use a wide range of medieval weapons, and face your enemies in realistic swordfight duels.
Next-Gen Gameplay: The proprietary engine developed from the ground up for the next-gen console allows organic game design featuring open gameplay, intuitive control scheme, realistic interaction with environment, and a fluid, yet sharp, combat mechanic.
Realistic and Responsive Environments: Experience a living, breathing world in which all your actions have consequences. Crowds react to your moves and will either help or hinder you on your quests.
Relive the Epic Times of the Crusades: Assassin's Creed immerses you in the realistic and historical Holy Land of the 12th century, featuring life-like graphics, ambience, and the subtle, yet detailed nuances of a living world.
Tech Specs
Product Type Software
Manufacturer Part Number 34339
Manufacturer Website Address www.ubi.com
Manufacturer Ubisoft Entertainment
Product Name Assassin's Creed
Brand Name Ubisoft
Additional Information Single Player
Platform Support PlayStation 3
Features Be an Assassin: Master the skills, tactics, and weapons of history's deadliest and most secretive clan of warriors. Plan your attacks, strike without mercy, and fight your way to escape. Realistic and responsive environments: Crowds react to your moves and will either help or hinder you on your quests. Action with a new dimension - total freedom: Eliminate your targets wherever, whenever, and however. Stalk your prey through richly detailed, historically accurate, open-ended environments. Scale buildings, mount horses, blend in with crowds. Do whatever it takes to achieve your objectives. Relive the epic times of the Crusades: Assassin's Creed immerses you in the realistic and historical Holy Land of the 12th century, featuring life-like graphics, ambience, and the subtle, yet detailed nuances of a living world. Intense action rooted in reality: Experience heavy action blended with fluid and precise animations. Use a wide range of medieval weapons, and face your enemies in realistic swordfight duels. Next-gen gameplay: The proprietary engine developed from the ground up for the next-gen console allows organic game design featuring open gameplay, intuitive control scheme, realistic interaction with environment, and a fluid, yet sharp, combat mechanic.
Software Name Assassin's Creed
Software Sub Type Action/Adventure Game
Software Main Type Game
Product Attributes
Game Format PlayStation 3
Game Genre Strategy
Quotes
GameInformer.com Assassin's Creed is a game people will still be talking about years from now.
GameRevolution.com This beautiful, sprawling sandbox title turns the Crusades of the twelfth century into your personal playground of murder.
Mikel Reparaz, GamesRadar.com With its riveting story, beautiful visuals and surprisingly lifelike world, Assassin's Creed is an incredibly deep, enjoyable game...

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