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Assassin's Creed III (Xbox 360 / PS3) is currently being offered at only $33 shipped with free $9 Amazon credit, today only, originally priced at $59.99. This game "takes you back to the American Revolutionary War, but not the one you've read about in history books." Product page. Continue reading for a video review.

Notable features:
  • As a Native American assassin, eliminate your enemies with guns, bows, tomahawks, and more!.

  • From bustling city streets to the chaotic battlefields, play a critical role in the most legendary events of the American.

  • Revolution including the Battle of Bunker Hill and Great Fire of New York.

  • Experience the truth behind the most gruesome war in history: the American Revolution.

  • Introducing the Anvil Next game engine, the stunning new technology that will revolutionize gaming with powerful graphics, lifelike animations, immersive combat, and advanced physics.
[via Amazon]

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File this under: cool parkour. YouTube user "devinsupertramp" is back at it again, and this time, he has recreated a few scenes from Assassin's Creed 3 in real-life. For the camera geeks out there, this stunning short was all filmed on a Canon 5D Mark III and a portable Glidecam HD 2000. Continue reading for the video and a special behind-the-scenes featurette.

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Majami Hiroz has always wondered what Assassin's Creed would have looked like on an 8-bit video game system, and this cool video was the result. One note: "it looks more like a 3DS 3D classic than an actual retro game, but that makes it all the more beautiful." Continue reading to watch.

[via Kotaku]

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YouTube user "ammnra" has done what most gamers can only dream of, create a real-life Assassin's Creed hidden blade that is. He "designed it in SolidWorks and made the parts with an Eden 350 printer." Continue reading for the video.

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Though April Fools' was yesterday, this Assassin's Creed meets Metal Gear Solid 4 mashup was too good to pass up. Continue reading to watch.

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In this Assassin's Creed feature, GT is set to find out "which system gets the graphical short end of the stick". Find out which console wins after the break.

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GT reviews Assassin's Creed, which is available now on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. From what we've seen, the graphics are beautiful, but GT wants to know if "this assassin worth hiring." Video after the break. Click here for more pictures. Here's the bottom line:

If you play Assassin's Creed for an hour, you will probably think it's a fantastic game. The exploration aspects of Assassin's Creed and the combat are both plusses in my book

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Ubsisoft, the guys who "brought the world Prince of Persia and Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell", has just released the official Assassin's Creed launch trailer. Video after the break. Click here for more pictures.

With a game as vast as this, it's still kind of tricky trying to visual exactly how all the disparate pieces will fall into place and we're still a little unsure how tightly the overall narrative structure can focus the open-ended nature of the game. From our initial couple of hours with Assassin's Creed though, we're incredibly impressed at how true to Ubisoft's initial ambitions this near-finished build actually is. Put simply, we can't wait to get our hands on the finished game

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GT provides us with the latest Assassin's Creed gameplay footage -- includes "horses, death and sunsets from arabesque haunts." Video after the break. Click here for more pictures.

One of the ways Assassin's Creed differs from other action/adventure games we've seen is that the investigations are mostly non-linear. In order to finally get the go-ahead to eliminate your target, you have to complete a certain number of investigatory objectives

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Assassin's Creed is from the team "that brought the world Prince of Persia and Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell" that uses "the power of next-gen technology for its complex action." Video after the break. Click here for more pictures.

The setting is 1191 AD. The Third Crusade is tearing the Holy Land apart. You, Altair, intend to stop the hostilities by suppressing both sides of the conflict. You are an Assassin, a warrior shrouded in secrecy and feared for your ruthlessness. Your actions can throw your immediate environment into chaos, and your existence will shape events during this pivotal moment in history

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