Assassin’s Creed III Reveal Trailer


There you have it folks, as the leaked images indicated, Assassin’s Creed III will take place during the 18th century American revolution and the main character is a Native American with English heritage. The game is developed by Ubisoft Montreal and set for release on October 31st, 2012.

Here is the full statement from Ubisoft:

Assassin’s Creed III is powered by Ubisoft-AnvilNext, a revolutionary new game engine that delivers breakthroughs in visual quality, character models and artificial intelligence. Assassin’s Creed III will feature a ground-breaking level of stunning graphics that bring Colonial America to life.

Set against the backdrop of the American Revolution in the late 18th century, Assassin’s Creed III introduces a new hero, Ratohnaké:ton, of Native American and English heritage. Adopting the name Connor, he becomes the new voice for justice in the ancient war between the Assassins and Templars.

Players become an Assassin in the war for liberty against ruthless tyranny in the most stylized and fluid combat experiences in the franchise to date. Assassin’s Creed III spans the Revolutionary War, taking gamers from the vibrant, untamed frontier to bustling colonial towns and the intense, chaotic battlefields where George Washington’s Continental Army clashed with the imposing British Army.

“Assassin’s Creed III features the franchise’s most expansive setting so far, along with an exciting new hero and exponentially more gameplay,” said Yves Guillemot, chief executive officer at Ubisoft. “Whether you’re a longtime fan of Assassin’s Creed or if you’re new to the franchise, you’re going to be blown away by the scale and marvel of Assassin’s Creed III.”

Additional Assassin’s Creed III details can be found in exclusive cover features in the next issues of Official Xbox Magazine (20th March), Official Playstation Magazine (20th March) and Nintendo Gamer (23rd March).


Written by: Cheeto - News Contributor


  1. #1 by Jay on March 5th, 2012 [ 83111 Points ]

    I figured being able to scale trees and run across branches would have to be a huge part of navigating. Glad Ubisoft felt the same way lol. The main character background seems contradictory, though (English/Native heritage; English hired/contracted Natives during the war on a few occasions, but I don’t think the Continental Army did)

  2. #2 by pedrolabate on March 5th, 2012 [ 39949 Points ]

    I agree with Jay, hoping from tree to tree looks good. I’m interested in the game, but I was feeling more excited before the trailer to be honest.

  3. #3 by Cheeto on March 5th, 2012 [ 29099 Points ]

    I have no interests in this game what so ever. After watching the trailer, I gotta say, my thoughts haven’t changed much. I still think Ubi should take a break, a long one at that, and possibly work on something entirely different, Something with no assassins, dancing hobos or even a semi invisible squad based tactical shooter. They’ve got Far Cry 3 coming out this year, lets focus on that shall we?

  4. #4 by Sakinah on March 5th, 2012 [ 26489 Points ]

    The jumping and leaping mechanics make his movements look ape-ish to me. Hope they touch up on that before the game releases.


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