Assasins Creed 3 setting confirmed - Box Art revealed

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  1. ZenZero
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    People had some pretty strong suspicions yesterday, and now Ubisoft has confirmed them: Assassin's Creed 3 will take place during the American Revolutionary War.

    Responding to a leaked image from a Best Buy Employee (or a Ubisoft employee, probably), Ubisoft revealed the box art, showing the same character decked out in a combination of Colonial, Native American and Assassin's garb attacking a Redcoat.



    No word on whether our Assassin is a colonist who spent time with natives or the other way around, but the sometimes murky nature of pre-1492 American history lends more conspiracy possibilities than you can shake a hidden blade at.

    The tomahawk and the vicious melee attack on the British soldier have a distinctly Mel Gibson's "The Patriot" feel to them, and I wouldn't be surprised if the bulk of the game took place in the hit-and-run guerilla tactics that colonial militias were beginning to develop during that time. Get your tomahawks and Kentucky long rifles ready sometime around next October.


    Source: http://www.forbes.co...reed-3-box-art/
     
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  2. BoxmanWTF

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    I bet the Da Vinci counterpart in this game is Benjamin Franklin, who wouldn't want to have Franklin hand you a pair of daggers :creep:
     
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  3. Theraima

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    WHAT? This cant be right. I read from various sources that Assassins Creed 3 will be about Altaïr's son in Alexandria.. Suddenly I'm not so sure if im going to get AC3.
     
  4. Satangel

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    Cool box as usual from Ubisoft, that's just fucking brutal. Love it. Hopefully the gameplay lives up to the hype.
     
  5. Qtis

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    Technically going from Altaïr's time to Ezio's time and then back (?) to Altaïr's son's time wouldn't be in any way considered smart if the end is somewhat 2012ish :P
     
  6. Hells Malice

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    That would have sucked ass if they did that.
    This is a much cooler concept, and not to mention something fresh again. Taking two steps back wouldn't be a great idea.
     
  7. Theraima

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    Well you are right about that :DD Maybe I'm just overreacting and the game will be good but not nearly as good as the past have been..
     
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  8. BORTZ

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    Wow OP. couldn't be bothered to post a picture of the boxart?
     
  9. ZenZero
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    Done...

    I tried to put one in when posted but it clearly didnt work:L
     
  10. AlanJohn

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    Fuck yeah!
     
  11. Gh0sti

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    get your timeline correctly must not be an american The american revolution was 1775-1783 not pre 1492 your off by almost 300 years with that statement
     
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  12. blahkamehameha

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    If this is indeed based on the revolutionary war, then an instant pre-order for me.

    We've needed a great American revolution themed game, looks like we'll get one.
     
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  13. Hyro-Sama

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    I'm glad were finally out of Europe. This should be good as American History is actually quite interesting.
     
  14. awssk8er

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    Hopefully it's as good as we hope.

    I also hope it isn't far fetched history/story-wise.
     
  15. BORTZ

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    THATS what i like to see. Now i will like your post.
     
  16. Janthran

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    Uninterested until 3DS
     
  17. ShadowSoldier

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    Un-bloody-likely. I've used nothing but throwing knives, medicine, and hidden blades in the games. I'm going to stick with that until the end.

    You're joking right? About everything I mean.
     
  18. ZAFDeltaForce

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    What are your sources? They must have been pure speculation, this piece of news seems like the real deal
     
  19. FireGrey

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    This leads me to wonder if they are ever going to do something more recent like WW2...
     
  20. Gundam Eclipse

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    Could be just me being biased since I am an Indian and all, but IMHO a Assassin's Creed based in India would be pretty interesting~ Then again, I have only played the first game so far, so I am not sure if it would really fit story wise so it might be completely impossible :V
    Anyways, looking forward to this. Gonna wait till its near release date and then marathon the entire series >>
     
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