Assassin's Creed 3 picture. Fake or legit? Your call.

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#1 Posted by awesomeusername (4613 posts) -

So I was scrolling through GameInformer like usual when I stumbled upon this article. It's a picture of Assassin's Creed 3, but no one knows if it's real or not. Most people are leaning towards that it must be fake but you know how things get leaked early? Well, some comments on this article state that Ubisoft is going to announce the next Assassin's Creed in May. People even said that 2 symbols at the end of Brotherhood hint that it could be during The French Revolution. I'll post 2 of the comments below.    So it either could be really good fan art, or the next Assassin's Creed game in Paris,

during The French Revolution.

If this is fan art, it looks awesome, but it would be really cool if it's not.
If this is fan art, it looks awesome, but it would be really cool if it's not.
So here are two of the comments:

The symbols were not from Egypt. The symbols revealing the location of the temple containing the next Piece of Eden were the Masonic Eye and a symbol that represented freedom. They said there's only one place those converge. i.e. America.

  Negative.  The symbols are a "Masonic Eye" and a "Phrygian(or Liberty) Cap"  These two symbols are used in "The Declaration of The Rights of Man"  which is essentially the Declaration of Independence for France.  This is the ONLY place in history that you will find those symbols placed together.  Thus, AC III is taking place during the French Revolution.  Given that UBISOFT is a French company...this is an obvious choice.  Pretty exciting!

Well, I'm certain that Desmond will be in NY in AC III, but as far as where he'll go inside the animus... could be anywhere. Also, if you all would finish ACB: The DaVinci Disappearance, you would agree with me.So people either think it'll be in America or France. What do you think? Fake or real? 
Assassin's Creed I took place during the Crusades in the 12th Century. Assassin's Creed II takes place 300 years later in the Renaissance during the 15th Century. Whats 300 hundreds years after that? The French Revolution during the 18th Century. This is legit.

So people are pointing the setting in different directions. What do you think? Where do you think it'll take place? Fake or real? Choose!
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#2 Posted by MooseyMcMan (12579 posts) -

I think the French Revolution is a good thing to go with, but something about that picture doesn't seem legit to me. 

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#3 Edited by xyzygy (10595 posts) -

I'd really be happy in France with the next game. I was actually hoping for either Russia, England or France so it's awesome by me! But something about the art on that doesn't look very Assassin's Creed-y. They don't usually show off such mystical things in the art... the "mysterious" part of the game is always kept very secret. I mean look at the end of AC2. Who the hell seen that coming?

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#4 Posted by Burns098356GX (1368 posts) -

Fake. I think the next will still have Ezio as the playable character. And if you play the Da Vinci DLC, it gives you hints as to where the series is heading next.

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#5 Posted by PerryVandell (2221 posts) -

I'm going to say "Fake". It doesn't look half bad, but I've been fooled before by better looking pictures. 

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#6 Posted by N7 (4159 posts) -

It's fake. The fact that the picture tries really hard to look official is what gives it away. That's a movie poster, not something Ubisoft would do for a sequel that we all know is coming.

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#7 Posted by awesomeusername (4613 posts) -

I'm calling fake on it too guys, but it is pretty awesome.

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#8 Posted by Make_Me_Mad (3227 posts) -

Probably fake, but I would be totally okay with it being real.

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#9 Posted by FreakAche (3063 posts) -

Is there actually going to be a game called Assassin's Creed 3? I know back when the first one came out they were hyping it up as a trilogy, but I think Brotherhood kind of throw a wrench in things.

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#10 Posted by Dany (8018 posts) -
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#11 Posted by awesomeusername (4613 posts) -
@FreakAche: Ubisoft said they would like to make a yearly release like EA and Activision. i wish it would end the franchise, but sadly, they probably won't.
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#12 Posted by Brendan (9128 posts) -

I'm calling fan art.

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#13 Posted by Bloodgraiv3 (2730 posts) -

I'd prefer old fashioned london, or Egypt. But this is pretty cool if its real.


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#14 Edited by KarlPilkington (2813 posts) -


(Even though the tower wasn't even there during the revolution, I still want to climb it.)

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#15 Posted by Crixaliz (809 posts) -

If there was going to be a new Assassin's Creed this year wouldn't they have announced it by now? (Same for a new Call of Duty)
Do games get announced at E3 and come out the same year?

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#16 Posted by DystopiaX (5721 posts) -

I call fake, this rumor ran around before, but right after 2 shipped, and Montreal said first that they weren't sure what they were going to do, and then that this probably wouldn't be it. Seems like someone took that rumor and ran with it. Also, the background looks too blurry to be legit and the light thing by the dude's face looks really poorly done.

@Chabbs0 said:
Built about 100 years later after the time period depicted.
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#17 Posted by KarlPilkington (2813 posts) -
@DystopiaX said: 
@Chabbs0 said:
Built about 100 years later after the time period depicted.
I do believe I corrected this.
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#18 Posted by RipTheVeins (1722 posts) -

That's a very logical conclusion that AC III is the French Revolution for reasons stated in the OP, but also because I remember Michael Pachter having a slip-up on The Bonus Round around the time AC II was coming out where he said, with a lot of confidence, that it took place during the French Revolution till someone corrected him.

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#19 Posted by cstrang (2362 posts) -

Gotta be fake.  If that's gonna be the next Assassin's Garb, someone needs to get back to the drawing board STAT.

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#20 Posted by DrPockets000 (2877 posts) -

I don't think it's real.  Part of the reason being the color scheme of the poster.  The color scheme of every AC thing so far has been light to my knowledge.

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#21 Posted by wefwefasdf (6730 posts) -

I'm going to guess that it is a fake. Regardless, I'm going to go play some Assassin's Creed 2.

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#22 Posted by NTM (10461 posts) -

I'm so into Assassin's Creed right now! I need Brotherhood though. GRRAAAAHHHHH!!!!! I need that, want that. It's actually kind of scary going even further into the future (past) if that's what they do in the next game. AHHHH! I just shit my pants.
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#23 Posted by awesomeusername (4613 posts) -
@Crixaliz: I think I posted in the OP saying Ubisoft is going to announce the next one in May. Which is less then a month now.
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#24 Posted by Enigma777 (6285 posts) -

The general rule of thumb is that it's fake until proven true.

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#25 Posted by awesomeusername (4613 posts) -
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#26 Edited by jakob187 (22940 posts) -

It's fake.  Read the guy's DeviantArt page for it.

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#27 Posted by AuthenticM (4337 posts) -

I'm calling fake, but goddamn would it be awesome if it was true. The French Revolution has never been explored, and it's one of the bloodiest chapters in European history.

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#28 Posted by neoepoch (1317 posts) -
@Chabbs0 said:
" I WANT TO CLIMB THE EIFFEL TOWER(Even though the tower wasn't even there during the revolution, I still want to climb it.) "
You could always play Saboteur.

Other than that, I feel that the ending of Brotherhood sets it up so that the setting for Assassin's Creed 3 has to either be during the modern day. Or some guy looking into Desmond's memories in the future...which is too much of going inside the inside, but that is what it seems like it is setting up.
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#29 Posted by Milkman (19025 posts) -

Definitely fake.

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#30 Posted by JeanLuc (3882 posts) -

I like the gold color. First game was blue, second was red, and gold seems like a good fit.

I love the French Revolution idea and hope thats what it actually is.

And yes, I think this is fake.

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