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Assassin's Creed Origins: Launch trailer

Even though I am 3 games behind in this series (and a whole generation of consoles behind), I am looking forward to eventually playing this game :-).  I wonder if we see aliens come down and land/crashland on earth in ancient Egyptian times, or if we're dealing with the the fallout of discovering the ancient artifacts at this period in history :)
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10 χρόνια Assassin's Creed

Λίγο δύσκολο να το πιστέψει κανείς, αλλά έχουν περάσει 10 χρόνια από το πρώτο Assassin’s Creed. Αν και ο ezio είναι από τους πιο γνωστούς στον κόσμο αυτού το παιχνιδιού, εγώ θα ήθελα να ξέρω παραπάνω για τον Connor (ή Ratonhnhaké:ton) από το Assassin’s
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Awesome, awesome, cross-over!

Last week on Reddit I came across this image, which makes for an interesting cross over between the Assassin's Creed universe and the Stargate University.  The next game in the Assassin's Creed series hits the consoles this fall and (as the name suggests) it goes back to the start of the Assassins (and probably the Templars), and the aliens who posed as gods... The origins take place in Roman
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Assassin's Creed Origins

Yesterday, at this year's E3 conference, we got new of the next Assassin's Creed.  I guess the rumors (or wild wishes?) from some fans came true:  Old Egypt (looks like Roman times) is now the setting of the next game which will chronicle the beginning of the brotherhood.  Can't wait!  Wonder if it will have an Ancient Aliens vibe ;-)
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Assassin's Creed (the movie) | a brief review

Last week I headed off to the movie theaters to see the new Assassin's Creed movie, which I have been waiting for with great excitement for a while (now, if only the Splinter Cell movie were to come out soon!). We also went during the day when there were only about 10 of us in the movie theater (seems like a waste, but I did like having more room to spread out, and if I laughed out-loud it wouldn't
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Revolution (loot crate video)

The December theme for Loot Crate is revolution. Even though I cancelled my subscription and prevented it from auto-renewing (thus no more lootcrate...for now), I still liked this video.  I hope the Assassin's Creed item isn't something that I regret not having ;-)
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Assassin's Creed Chronicles : Russia | Done!

добрый день товарищ!Man...that's DONE!  Holy smokes!  What the heck?  Whaaaaaat?OK... I guess that I need to collect myself better before writing posts and game reviews.  I just finished playing Assassin's Creed Chronicles: Russia (just now for me, a few days ago chronologically) and all I have to say is "Effff yoouuuuuu!"  This game was one frustrating piece
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Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles | Done

Well...it took a while...a long while, but this game is done ;-)  I had started to play this game part time on my 3DS because I wanted to get through the entirety of the assassin's creed series before I got an xbox one.  I had originally played this on my jailbroken iPhone 3GS many years ago (back in the iOS 4.x days) and I found the game extremely (extremely!) frustrating to control on
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Assassin's Creed Chronicles: India | Done

I had started this game in Madrid, once I had finished with the first in the series (China), but being back home also means a lot less time for games ;-) In any case, picking away at it a little at a time means that progress was made in completing it (sounds like a parallel for dissertation writing, eh? ;-) ).The game follows Arbaaz Mir in Amritsar (India) in 1841, in the midst of a war between the
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Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China | Done

A while back, during a Humble Store sale, I got Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China (as well as India and Russia). I had downloaded the China version of the Chronicles when I first got the game, but it had quickly gone into disuse since I was focusing mostly on Star Trek Online and on Bully on the xbox. While I was on vacation, with little access to good wifi, I ended up going to the only game
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Assassin's Creed: Discovery | Done!

In my quest to play through as many Assassin's Creed games as possible, I got a Nintendo 3DS last year (well, I've been wanting one for a while and this was just a good excuse), and hit eBay for cheap (used) copies of the game.  There have been 2 Assassin's Creed games for the DS, one taking place in Altair's time, and one in Ezio's time.  I chose to play Ezio first, and go with the other
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Assassin's Creed Movie Trailer (woah!)

The trailer for the Assassin's Creed movie is out (with a date of December 21, 2016!) I can't wait!  I love that it's taking place during the Spanish Inquisition (so the games can't be messed up and completely mangled).  I wonder if that's Desmond or some other assassin.  Can't wait! (giant grin!)
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Assassin's Creed Identity

I don't know how this escaped my notice (maybe too busy with school and everything else) but there is a new (to me) mobile game that was released this year.  I am actually wondering if there will be any more Nintendo 3DS games coming out that are assassin's creed games.  Seems to me that this would be a good candidate (along with the Chronicles lines of games).
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Year-end review of xbox games

Well lookie here! Seems like Microsoft has also put out a "year in review" for people who play games on xbox (I wonder if it also counts xbox live on Windows).  Seems like I spent a lot of time playing games in 2015 (to balance out the hard work of studying for my doctorate no doubt).  It does seem like my friends (the 3 that I have on xbox live) don't play a ton of games.    Maybe
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Assassin's Creed: Rogue | Done

Well, I've finished the last Xbox360 Assassin's Creed (that I know of):  Assassin's Creed: Rogue! From what I can see, Assassin's Creed: Unity, and Assassin's Creed: Syndicate are only on next-gen consoles (xbox one and PS4) and PC so it will be a while before I play those.  While I could play then now on a PC, I prefer to leave the PC for the two MMORPGs that I play (Star Trek: Online,
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Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines | Done

It's been a while since I've played a game on my PSP! A few months back I noticed that the price of Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines had dropped on Amazon, and I thought it would be a good idea to get it, as well as a few other games for the PSP I wanted to play (such as God of War) before these things start getting rare and more expensive on eBay.  I've been on the fence about getting, and playing,
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Dishonored | Done!

Just in time!  Right before my semester starts next week, and my gaming tanks until the summer, I was able to start playing, and finished, Dishonored.  This is one of those games that was a hand-me-down from a friend that moved away.  I tried playing it right after I had completed Bioshock Infinite, however the game styles were too similar and I wanted something else to buffer these
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Assassin's Creed Liberation HD | Done

Right before I went on vacation I downloaded Assassin's Creed Liberation HD for the xbox 360 ( I think it was on sale). I started messing around with it at the time, but I really didn't get very far.  Upon returning I started playing through this portable game upscaled to home console.The story follows Aveline de Grandpre, an assassin in the making.  Aveline is an orphan, living with her
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Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag | Done!

Just in time to end my holiday break and get back work, I completed Assassin's Creed 4!  I ended up getting AC4, like my previous 2 AC games, on Amazon.com's Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals for a reduced price.  I could have waited a few more months to get the game at less than half the price (factoring in a used cost), but I got it new for $30. Not too bad!I liked this game quite a lot both
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Assassin's Creed III | Done!

Happy new year to all!Just in time for the new year,  I completed Assassin's Creed III which I got as a Black Friday deal on Amazon this past Thanksgiving (warning: spoilers!). I put Red Dead Redemption on the side for this game and I have to say that I enjoyed it a lot! I had seen the previews where the main character (ancestor) was an Algonquin Indian, so I was quite surprised when I started
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Made Rear Admiral!

OK, so this past weekend I made Rear Admiral (lower half).  I suppose that by next weekend I will make Rear Admiral upper half the way I am going.  I am actually quite surprised at how quickly I am leveling up!  It seems as though the number of experience points required to reach higher levels is linear and not exponential in nature. Oh well, I am not complaining ;-) I just wish I had
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Assassin's Creed Revelations | done

This past weekend I finished Assassin's Creed Revalations (with 69% synchronization), and as was expected, it ended in a cliffhanger... #facepalm. I know that the series is episodic, and I really didn't expect to see Desmond really do something much in today's world...and yes the game revealed a lot about Altaïr and Ezio, and the Assassins...and Desmond's past; but I am left wanting more of this
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Assassin's Creed: Revelations - 50% sync

This past weekend I got more gaming in that other weekends (mostly because most of my other work is done...except I've been procrastinating on one project...more on that later).  I ended up going a but past the 50% sync on Assassin's Creed Revelations having retrieved 2 (out of 5) Masayf Discs, cleaned up all of the templar dens (and getting all of my assassin recruits trained to some level)
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Revelations is here!

I was looking at my amazon gift points the other day and I noticed that I had enough to buy& Assassin's Creed: Revelations and Castlevania: Lords of Shadow as used games (heck even the new price for Assassin's creed isn't bad now that a few months have passed since its release!)While I hate leaving Halo Reach, Half-Life 2, and Gears of War in the middle, I just can't resist Assassin's
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Assassin's Creed: Revelations - the Hookblade

Seems like there will be another weapon in Ezio's arsenal in this episode :-)
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8-bit assassin's creed

I don't know how I missed this - an 8-bit version of Assassin Creed II...with a pretty funny twist (no, it's not that it's 8-bit)
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Assassin's Creed Recap

I seriously love the Assassin's Creed Universe, I can't wait for Revelations!Perhaps I should get the two PSP games in the meantime ;-)
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Assassin's Creed: Ember

Nice!  I just found this trailer for a new PSP Assassin's Creed and Ezio's last Chapter (Haven't played bloodlines yet, but there is still time, despite the crappy reviews it got).The game? Assassin's Creed: Ember ... looking forward to it!
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Assassin's Creed Brotherhood | done!

This past weekend it happened, I completed the third installment of Assassin's Creed, Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood!  I have to say that I played through this game trying to prolong my game play by taking on as many side missions as possible. I really did enjoy playing this game so much that I did not want it to end.  My plan of attack was to tackle side missions in-between the main memory
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Assassin's Creed Lineage

The things you miss when you're not paying attention ;-)Here is a short movie (30 minutes) that gives you the back story of the Auditore family (in Assassin's Creed II) that Ezio has to take care of.  Interesting story (live action!), using the same actors as the game (or so it seems to me).  Now a few things that seem obvious after you've played the game (like who the main bad guy is) would
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Assassin's Creed Brotherhood - explained

I came across this video explaining the next installment of Assassin's Creed Brotherhood. I can't wait to play it (even though I have not yet finished playing the second one). It's nice to see that the controls and what you can do in game evolve as the series evolves. I can definitely notice much more in Assassin's Creed 2 compared to the original game. Now you get to train new Assassins? Cool!I
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Assassin's Creed II Weekend

This past weekend was a bit of an overdose on Assassin's Creed II - even though I did not spend the whole weekend playing it!  The game just sucked me in! I have to say that it is definitely an improvement over the first Assassin's Creed - which I loved - and I just realized that even though I've put in 20 hours playing this game (over the past couple of weeks), I still have a long way to go!
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Assassin's Creed based comic book coming

Well, according to Joystiq an Assassin's Creed comic book story is coming along, and from this video it seems like it's based in the USSR.I have to say that I am becoming a fan of the series!
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