[edit] Background

The first game in the Assassin's Creed franchise is set in 1191 AD, when the Third Crusade was tearing the Holy Land apart. Shrouded in secrecy and feared for their ruthlessness, the Assassins intend to stop the hostilities by suppressing both sides of the conflict. Players, assuming the role of the main character Altair, will have the power to throw their immediate environment into chaos and to shape events during this pivotal moment in history.

[edit] Gameplay

Intuitive, free form, third person adventure play. Find yourself running up and along walls, across rooves and making majestic movements that enemy soldiers wouldn't even dream to be able to follow.

Free running/parkour is the name of the game, where every building, in your assassin's eyes, is nothing more than a series of ledges and platforms, of which it's your job to navigate. Stay out of sight and get to your targeted assassination.

[edit] Features

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.

[edit] Hardware Info

Minimum System Requirements OS: Windows XP/Vista
Processor: Intel Pentium D Dual Core @ 2.6 GHz or Athlon 64 X2 3800+ Memory: 1 GB for XP/2 GB for Vista
Hard Drive: 8 GB Free
Video Memory: 256 MB (GeForce 6800/ATI Radeon X1600) Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
DirectX: 9.0c
Keyboard & Mouse
DVD Rom Drive

Recommended System Requirements OS: Windows Vista
Processor: Intel Core 2 DUO @ 2.2 GHz or Athlon 64 X2 4400+ Memory: 1 GB for XP/2 GB for Vista
Hard Drive: 8 GB Free
Video Memory: 256 MB (GeForce 6800/ATI Radeon X1600) Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
DirectX: 9.0c or 10
Keyboard & Mouse
DVD Rom Drive
XBOX 360 Controller

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Video games are just THAT realistic nowadays

Mar 11, 2013, by Lydia Sung | 17 comments
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Idea was there before devs even came up with Desmond and Animus story

Feb 04, 2013, by Lydia Sung | 7 comments
Ubisoft confirms Assassin's Creed Anthology is coming

It's exactly what you'd expect

Nov 06, 2012, by Sean Ridgeley | 9 comments
First Assassin's Creed game is the "purest", says creator

"You have to create your own adventures"

Jul 31, 2012, by Zak Islam | 4 comments
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Jul 09, 2012, by Lydia Sung | 11 comments
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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Mar 28, 2008 (PC)
    • Nov 13, 2007 (PS3)
  • Japan:
    • Jan 31, 2008 (PS3)
    • Nov 29, 2007 (XBOX360)
  • Europe:
    • Mar 28, 2008 (PC)
    • Nov 16, 2007 (PS3)
  • Australia: Nov 21, 2007
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