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Former French Politician Blasts Assassin’s Creed Unity

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Former French minister and presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon has attacked Assassin’s Creed Unity for its depiction of the French Revolution, calling it a travesty. During an interview with a French radio station, Mélenchon expressed his displeasure at the positive characterization of figures like the “treacherous” King Louis XVI and his “cretin” wife Marie Antoinette in Assassin’s Creed Unity. “It is propaganda against the people, the people who are (portrayed as) barbarians, bloodthirsty savages,” he said. “In 1789 there were the poor aristocrats, and they are presented as fine upstanding people. And the man who was our liberator at a certain...

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Assassin’s Creed Unity 101 Trailer Covers Everything About Game

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Publisher Ubisoft has released what is possibly the most comprehensive trailer of Assassin’s Creed Unity to date. Essentially a condensed Assassin’s Creed Unity 101 guide, the video covers pretty-much everything (the major things, at least) there is to know about the third-person, stealth-focused open-world game, including the crowd AI in Paris; improved combat; appearances by famous historical characters like Napoleon and the Marquis de Sade; and new co-op multiplayer mode. If you miss all the other videos, don’t worry -- this is probably the one you’ve been waiting for. It even shows the strange instance in which Arno gets transported...

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Assassin’s Creed Unity Aims to Revolutionize Gaming Industry

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Assassin’s Creed Unity is one of Ubisoft’s biggest and most ambitious games to date and may very well be the best installment in the franchise. In fact, the French publisher says Assassin’s Creed Unity will “create a new jolt” that will revolutionize the gaming industry. Speaking with the guys at Examiner, Assassin’s Creed Unity Creative Director Alex Amacio reminisced the days when the original Assassin’s Creed was considered innovative for being able to support 200 people on-screen at once. “When we did [the first] Assassin’s Creed, I remember we had 200 people on-screen,”Amancio said. “It was revolutionary. It had unbelievable...

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AC Unity Trailer Showcases Game’s Open World, Side Quests

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Assassin’s Creed Unity has received another trailer, this time showcasing the game’s open world setting in eighteenth century Paris, as well as the open world activities players will be able to engage in. Co-op heists and murder mysteries are just a few of the gameplay features AC Unity has in store for you. According to Assassin’s Creed Unity creative director Alex Amancio, developer Ubisoft wanted to deliver a fully systemic city that faithfully represents eighteenth century Paris, a city brimming with a unique cast of characters, beautiful locations and a wide scope of activity. We can expect “dozens of hours...

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Assassin’s Creed Unity is Impossible on Last-Gen Consoles

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In case you didn’t know, Assassin’s Creed Unity is only available on the current-generation systems -- PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Assassin’s Creed Unity’s creative director Alex Amancio claims the game’s scale is simply too big for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 to handle, and that scaling things down to accommodate the two last-gen consoles would have compromised Ubisoft’s “foundation for a new cycle of Assassin’s Creed.” “We could not have built this game on cross-gen. Impossible,” Amancio told the guys at examiner in an interview. “I’ll give you one example of why – the crowd. It’s not...

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