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Assassin's Creed: Rogue announced

Assassin's Creed: Rogue announced

It comes as no surprise to many of you, Assassin's Creed: Rogue has been formally announced by Ubisoft. The title will fill the gap between Black Flag and ACIII as you play Shay Patrick Cormac, an Assassin who became a Templar. The naval gameplay returns and you'll be able to explore the North Atlantic, Appalachian River Valley and a revisited New York. It will be out on November 11th for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
Update: 3 more screens added.



ALLEGIANCES CHANGE AND REVENGE RULES IN UBISOFT®’S ASSASSIN’S CREED® ROGUE

Be the Ultimate Assassin Hunter this November


SAN FRANCISCO — August 5, 2014 — Today, Ubisoft® announced that Assassin’s Creed® Rogue, an exciting new installment in the franchise currently in development for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, will be available November 11 in North America.

Assassin’s Creed Rogue is being developed by Ubisoft Sofia, in collaboration with Ubisoft’s Singapore, Montreal, Quebec, Chengdu, Milan and Bucharest studios. Set in the middle of the 18th century during the Seven Years War, Assassin’s Creed Rogue gives players new locations across North America to explore, including the frozen North Atlantic, the Appalachian River Valley and New York. In Assassin’s Creed Rogue, players experience the Assassin’s Creed universe through the eyes of a Templar. As Shay Patrick Cormac, players suffer the brotherhood’s betrayal and transform into an Assassin hunter.

The acclaimed naval components from previous Assassin’s Creed games have been enhanced in Assassin’s Creed Rogue. The game also gives players new weapons to use on both land and sea in pursuit of taking down the Assassins, including a new ship called the Morrigan.

“We know that there are many Assassin’s Creed fans with Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 consoles who want to get their hands on a new Assassin’s Creed game this year,” says Martin Capel, game director, Ubisoft Sofia. “Assassin’s Creed Rogue completes the North American saga started with Assassin’s Creed® III and Assassin’s Creed® IV Black Flag™ and gives previous-generation console owners an exclusive opportunity to experience fan-requested features, such as playing as a Templar.”

“The Assassin’s Creed series is a staple within the gaming industry, driving gamers to GameStop stores with each new release,” said Bob Puzon, GameStop’s senior vice president of merchandising. “Assassin’s Creed Rogue on Xbox 360 and PS3 lets GameStop bring spectacular gameplay to our previous-generation customers.”

Announcement Trailer
Announcement Trailer (FR)

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Commented on 2014-08-05 18:37:49
I love the Assassin's Creed franchise, but this looks so rushed and horrible. Like a poor man's AC3. Hope it's nothing like AC: Liberation HD, which bored and irritated me to death. Not sure I will be buying it, gonna have to wait for reviews.

PS. And I know, I just know that Ubisoft will make an HD/current gen version in 1 or 2 years. Gotta milk it for all its worth...
Commented on 2014-08-05 18:42:56
Looks interesting, if it is anything like AC IV was, even on last gen, it will be a great game. I wish Jesper Kyd got back on board for the music of these games though.
Commented on 2014-08-05 18:56:28
I loved Assassin's creed 1, i played 2 and enjoyed it but seriously? Is it just me that thinks that they are milking this shit way too hard? It's worse than CoD ffs. It feels like there's two AC games every year now. And they are all the same goddamn shite.

Eh, i'd rather go back and replay Sands of Time.
Commented on 2014-08-05 19:50:15
Copypaste'd from my comment on YT:

Okay so maybe it's just pure fanboyism but truthfully the last two AC trailers really made me hyped, plot-wise. Wall of text alert!

The CG Arno trailer, started normally like any previous AC's CG trailer, what with the ending where the main character sees a Templar emblem and promptly killed the one wearing it. Only this time he's not and chooses to save the Templar instead, hinting a 'unity' between the Assassins and the Templars. This unity also what Connor hoped the most in AC3, interestingly the only game thus far where you actually control a Templar, if only in the prologue.

This trailer however, gives us the main character which apparently an amalgam of both Assassin and Templar AND also pirate, if the end scene is of any indication. Also hinted by his choice of weapon when he's doing the assassination. His monologue also hints (if not outright confirms) that he's not really an Assassin or even a Templar, not even an in-between, just straight-up a man with his own beliefs, just like Edward in the beginning of AC4.

For a yearly release which will undoubtedly have an impact to the series' quality as a series, I have to admit, the plots just getting more interesting. Whether it's for the better or the worse, that have to wait till the end of this year.
Commented on 2014-08-05 22:26:14
just when i say no more AC games, i'm still catching up........they make an other.
Commented on 2014-08-05 22:52:21
the same $ as always, and pretty sure we are going to have this game on PC in 2015
Commented on 2014-08-05 23:37:19
Eagerly awaiting Assasin's Creed: Merchant announcement. It will ephasize on a conflict between traders and suppliers.
Commented on 2014-08-05 23:39:38 In reply to Megido
Definitely not just you. Go to the Eurogamer article today and 85%+ comments think the same thing. Although on Eurogamer the same thing happened with III in Feb 2012, when the packshot was released 2 weeks later, everybody creamed themselves.
I think it will be good. AC I was not great. Back then I remember thinking it was a great engine but wasn't utilised properly with the repetitive story and gameplay. II was epic then. The same thing happened with III then where they vastly improved the engine once again and it looked stunning with all the new features and denser crowds but the main character and story were very boring. Luckily this was fixed once again with IV. I played it on PS4 but got a lend of it on PS3 just to see what it was like and it surprisingly holds up to the PS4 version, just not as sharp obviously. Can't wait for the 2 more new games this year and will be keeping a close eye on them (and if they are anything like IV, you can guarantee Ubisoft will release a new trailer once a week until launch).

Did people also forget about Liberation HD, there will now be 3 AC games released in 2014 :P
Commented on 2014-08-06 00:53:19
For me i think AC1 still had that feeling of potential. With 2 i just realized that they weren't ever gonna realize it. No stealth whatsoever, boring repetitive missions and conspiracy nut story, that works at times. Eh. Guess i just prefer PoP
Commented on 2014-08-06 07:10:41
It would be a greater game on ps4 or xone...
Commented on 2014-08-06 15:40:10
I just want more meat into the Modern World segments. I want a more in dept storyline lore of "The First Civilization" storyline. The whole "Those That Came Before" storyline is what keeps me coming back to Assassin's Creed games. Assassin's Creed II, was the BEST at telling the First Civilization tale. I can still remember starring at the screen in a trace, when the ending cutscene to AC2 was revealed. I want to experience that high again.

Now as for AC Rogue, I may pass on this game, because I'm really sick and tired of ship missions.
Commented on 2014-08-06 19:23:21 In reply to Loakum
Posted by Loakum
I just want more meat into the Modern World segments. I want a more in dept storyline lore of "The First Civilization" storyline. The whole "Those That Came Before" storyline is what keeps me coming back to Assassin's Creed games. Assassin's Creed II, was the BEST at telling the First Civilization tale. I can still remember starring at the screen in a trace, when the ending cutscene to AC2 was revealed. I want to experience that high again.

Now as for AC Rogue, I may pass on this game, because I'm really sick and tired of ship missions.
Personally I'd sooner they dropped the modern world stuff completely. It's utter gibberish and totally incoherent. I've finished every mainline AC game and I have absolutely no idea what the modern world story is. Plus they're incredibly dull sections to play.
Commented on 2014-08-06 23:58:35
CTRL C, CTRL V
Commented on 2014-08-07 02:51:19
Another one?! FFS
Commented on 2014-08-07 04:21:20 In reply to moroboshi
Posted by moroboshi
Personally I'd sooner they dropped the modern world stuff completely. It's utter gibberish and totally incoherent. I've finished every mainline AC game and I have absolutely no idea what the modern world story is. Plus they're incredibly dull sections to play.
I will concede that during Assassin's Creed III & IV, the Modern World segments were monumentally boring. However, it's the Modern World storyline that keeps me coming back to AC games. In fact, it's of way more importance than the whole Assassin's vs Templars storyline.

SPOILERS (for those who haven't played, please don't read my next view sentences.) The First Civilization story line is story of the first beings who came to this planet and created mankind to be their slaves. They also created the technology that we call the "apple of eden", and the animus. The whole story of Adam and Eve was a misrepresentation of what happened (according to AC games). Eve stole one of the apples from "Those That Came Before" and escaped with Adam. It started the war between mankind and them. This war was raged for thousands of years. Humans out numbered them, but these beings had far superior technology. Anyway, while this was happening the Sun was about to let loose a massive solar flare, that would destroy most of life on earth. Time grew too short to change their fate, so Minerva used theit advanced technology to send a warning through time, to try to prevent this from happening again. The solar flare occured. It wiped out most of life on earth. Only a handful of Those That Came Before survived, and less than a thousand humans. They rebuilt, and re-populated the planet. They sent out their message through time. Desmond Miles would be the one to recieve this message from his bloodline, via the Animus. Well in Assassin's Creed III, the sun again sent off a massive solar flare, but Desmond used a technology created by Huno (one of the surviving beings of Those That Came Before) gave him a choice to sacrifice himself to save earth, but it would free her from her prison. Minerva warned Desmond not to do it, but he did it anyway. Now Juno is free to enslave mankind.

Assassin's Creed IV offered very little to the storyline. It just showed Juno's lover "John"has the ability to reincarnate in the bodies of others to survive throughout time, using the technology from Juno. His mission for Juno remains unknown. Also worth mentioning, Astergo (modren day Templar company) has Demond Miles body, and is using his DNA to track down the remaining apples, scathered around the earth.

I'm ADDICTED to the Modren World storyline way more than the Assassin's vs Templars storyline, because it's like Anceint Aliens meets The illumanti. There is so much fact hidden in it's fiction. Assassin's Creed 2 done it best, in telling this tale.

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