Assassin’ Creed

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Hitman rules, and Ubisoft needs to take note for Assassin’s Creed Mirage (and beyond)

The next Assassin’s Creed entry is a golden opportunity to turn the franchise’s signature assassinations into more flexible and memorable sequences a la Hitman. I can’t wait to get murderous in ninth-century Baghdad when Assassin’s Creed Mirage arrives next year, but I fear it might be leaning a bit too hard on the first installment of the long-running franchise. As fans await the next major Assassin’s Creed release – now turned into an expansive open-world RPG saga – Ubisoft has chosen to throw veterans a bone with Mirage, which promises a refreshed take on the original, classic AC formula. Problem…

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Assassin’s Creed is getting its own whiskey

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Spiced rum and vodka on the way, too. To celebrate the 15th anniversary of Assassin’s Creed, Antheum Studios is releasing a special edition of whiskey specifically for the franchise. You read that right. Whiskey. Not the usual energy drink with videogame branding. That said, you can mix the two readily and it doesn’t taste too awful. Trust me on that. Anyway, my weird concoctions aside, Antheum Studios will release the Assassin’s Creed 15th Anniversary Straight Bourbon Whiskey this August –…

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You will trip balls on magic mushrooms in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 7 September 2020 15:19 GMT If there’s one thing we know about Vikings, it’s that they loved tripping balls on hallucinogens.Some research points towards your typical Viking warrior getting off their head on special herbal tea before battle, pushing them into that ‘berserker’ state that inspired fear in so many of their enemies.Other research suggests that the same combination of drugs they took to psych themselves up for war also treated and cured many of their physical ailments – the Vikings were efficient people!Well, to reflect that, it looks like Ubisoft will be letting us get…