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Assassin's Creed: Revelations Brings Ezio, Altair, And Desmond Together

We love ourselves some Assassin's Creed, but a third game with Ezio at the helm?

The whole Internet (yes, all of it) was pretty sure any real details about Assassin's Creed: Revelations would remain under wraps until someone (cough, Game Informer, cough) unveiled a magazine cover. That happened today, with the publication confirming a new Assassin's Creed is coming in November.

As the headline suggests, Assassin's Creed: Revelations brings gaming's favorite Italian ninja, Ezio, to the forefront for yet another adventure, promised to be his last. This time, he's climbing around Constantinople during the Ottoman Empire, while Desmond continues his exploits in the present. Curiously, Revelations will also bring Altair back into the fold, as hinted at by the viral marketing from this week.

Precious few details are available otherwise. Players will have access to a "new weapon and tool that changes the way you'll fight and traverse the world" and the surprisingly great multiplayer will return.

The world was skeptical Ubisoft could deliver another satisfying Assassin's Creed game so quickly when Brotherhood was announced--and, hey, that turned out rather awesome. While yet another tour of Europe with Ezio gives us pause--how else would Ubisoft be able to develop another one so fast?--Brotherhood's quality means I'm hopeful for this one, too. Luckily, we should learn plenty more really soon at E3.     

This may be the last time we see Ezio precariously hanging onto a ledge.
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Posted by patrickklepek

The whole Internet (yes, all of it) was pretty sure any real details about Assassin's Creed: Revelations would remain under wraps until someone (cough, Game Informer, cough) unveiled a magazine cover. That happened today, with the publication confirming a new Assassin's Creed is coming in November.

As the headline suggests, Assassin's Creed: Revelations brings gaming's favorite Italian ninja, Ezio, to the forefront for yet another adventure, promised to be his last. This time, he's climbing around Constantinople during the Ottoman Empire, while Desmond continues his exploits in the present. Curiously, Revelations will also bring Altair back into the fold, as hinted at by the viral marketing from this week.

Precious few details are available otherwise. Players will have access to a "new weapon and tool that changes the way you'll fight and traverse the world" and the surprisingly great multiplayer will return.

The world was skeptical Ubisoft could deliver another satisfying Assassin's Creed game so quickly when Brotherhood was announced--and, hey, that turned out rather awesome. While yet another tour of Europe with Ezio gives us pause--how else would Ubisoft be able to develop another one so fast?--Brotherhood's quality means I'm hopeful for this one, too. Luckily, we should learn plenty more really soon at E3.     

This may be the last time we see Ezio precariously hanging onto a ledge.
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Posted by MooseyMcMan

Neat-o!

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Posted by Agent47
@Khormouz: jerf?
Posted by fetchfox

This is kind of awesome. I love the idea of getting to play all three characters, and in the picture released Ezio looks so cool and distinguished with his grey beard. Love it.

Posted by rjayb89

... and Kristen Bell. Even though... you know.

Posted by Grimmy616

I FUCKING LOVE EZIO

Posted by Blair

I still need to play Brotherhood.

Posted by Little_Socrates

Actually, this fills me with hope, as it means we're getting ever closer to Assassin's Creed III actually being released on the day the game will begin in 2012. It probably won't be 72 days as there's another game in between and the whole thing is unlikely to happen in one day, but that actually does give me some hope.


Also, Constantinople? Shiiiiiit, that's awesome!
Posted by Afroman269
@rjayb89 said:
" ... and Kristen Bell. Even though... you know. "
I don't! AHHHHH!! Just kidding, I do.
Posted by Lizzie323

:D :D

Posted by Getz

I might have to wait on my judgement of this one. On the one hand, I don't want to encourage more senseless annual sequel-ing. On the other, Brotherhood was pretty alright.


Then again, it was just Assassin's Creed 2 with good multiplayer. Color me skeptical on this one.
Posted by DeadMonkeys

Old man Ezio: Still stabbing dudes in the face and neck.

Posted by Maajin

Ezio is becoming renaissance's Forrest Gump.

Edited by Venatio

This sounds great, I have yet to play Brotherhood but I'm gonna play it soon

Constantinople sounds like a great place to set it, been in Istanbul several times, have family there, and I can't wait to see what they do with it

Really want AC3 though...

Posted by Getz

  

Posted by HyperionXR

More AssCreed is always good... but I do wish we were moving on past Ezio to a new timeframe.

Posted by spankingaddict

Can't wait till E3!

Posted by Undeadpool

This would actually be one instance where I wouldn't mind subtle iterations on the multiplayer. I don't want stuns to be easier (they're meant to punish your hunter for being sloppy, not for self-defense), I don't want a bunch of new modes, I don't want a massive overhaul, I just want it to look better and play better. Maybe have some of the perks be more useful.

Posted by MX

kinda want them to take a year off, but Constantinople sounds pretty awesome.

Posted by Rhombus_Of_Terror
@Blair said:
" I still need to play Brotherhood. "
same.
Posted by Branthog

AC is a fine series, but couldn't we have just kept it the fucking trilogy it was originally going to be? It's always so depressing when something is really good, but they can't help themselves and they just keep fucking beating it into the mother fucking ground until you're sick of hearing about it.

Posted by ProfessorEss

I feel like I shouldn't be ready for more AC yet but here we are, and here I totally am.

Posted by Brenderous

It's a bit too soon for me I think. I'd feel better if they had spent more time on it. Plus, I want to play as someone not Ezio. 


I dunno. I hope I look back at this comment and shake my head.
Posted by phrosnite

Want some milk?

Posted by chickdigger802

uh... Ezio kinda got boring in brotherhood as a character.

Desmond was pretty much nothing since the first game.

Altair was meh.

And what's the point of playing all 3? They are pretty much a reskin of each other. Couldn't you kinda do that in 2 and brotherhood with goofy uplay unlock things?

Posted by BABS
@Grimmy616 said:
" I FUCKING LOVE EZIO "
^^

Haters are gonna hate, but I love Ezio and can't complain. 
Posted by rmanthorp

The more Altair parts. The better.  B A M F

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Posted by MayorFeedback

I love everything about this idea. Literally everything.

Posted by Marlowefire

Yup. Not playing another one of these until I know it wraps up that bonkers storyline.

Posted by Aaron_G

SO EXCITED!!! 

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Posted by Commisar123

......and fuck this series still going to buy it but fuck this series

Posted by OldGuy
@Getz: Fabulous! :-)
Edited by damswedon

This peaked my interest.

 while Desmond continues his exploits in the present.

Mostly because Desmond dropped into a coma at the end of Da Vinci's Disappearance.
Posted by ImmortalSaiyan

I think i'm going to pass on this. I was not a big fan of brotherhood because it never changed the setting and felt like filler.
Posted by gabha

sup dawg I herd you like trilogies so I put a trilogy in ur trilogy so we can cash in while we cash in.

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Posted by AuthenticM

The new weapon will be some kind of hookshot, I'm calling it.

Posted by MeatSim

They should take a year off.

Posted by Poki3

Why just one city again? Doesn't anyone remember how varied the environments of AC2 were...
Also I couldn't care less about the multiplayer. For me it's just an annoyance that means I'll never have a Platinum.

Edited by ZeroCrescent

  
  Remember Desmond, if you have a date in Constantinople, she'll be waiting in Istanbul.
  

Posted by Beforet

This is good, I wanted to explore more of Altair's story. Though I'm wondering how they'll incorporate the gameplay changes of ACII and AC:B into the Altair parts. Leonardo made the second blade with Altair's notes, right?

Posted by Dan_CiTi

Can't wait!!!!

Posted by PrnceOfPwng

So long to my National Treasure, Assassins Creed crossover. I was really hoping that they were heading to america and dealing with the free masons (that was my guess lol). 

Posted by Krendol

So this new tool, I'm hoping it's a grappling hook. Also what is coming out of his sleeve there?

Posted by JeanLuc

I like Assassin's Creed so yeah, I'm ok with this.

Posted by ShaneDev

I didn't expect a full blown game with Ezio as the lead. I wonder how the Altair stuff will work out but I am interested even if it does seem like they are stretching the story longer than it probably should go.

Posted by hermes

I am getting a little tired of Ezio. The character and setting are good, but after Brotherhood I think the last thing I want is to return to it.


Its a pity they are going the way of "expansions" instead of fully fleshed sequels.
Posted by Slaker117

I don't really care what anymore, I'll buy anything that says "Assassin's Creed" until the game disappoints.

Posted by bellmont42

Their stories will only end when they start making babies I guess.

Posted by fillmoejoe

I was ready for Assassin's Creed 3 and the end of this Desmond's story but I'll check this out for the single player after that cliffhanger ending with AC: Brotherhood. I guess Ubisoft wants to take the Call of Duty route with a yearly iteration. Which sucks ass.

Posted by BrianP

I would be in to a story where ezio, altair and desmond all exist within the same "reality"

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