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ASSASSIN’S CREED IV: BLACK FLAG

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“We’ve come a long way, mateys”

U PUB: UBISOFT DEV: UBISOFT MONTREAL LAST GAME: ASSASSIN’S CREED III PLATFORMS: PC, XBOX 36O, PLAYSTATION 3, PLAYSTATION 4 ETA: NOVEMBER 1ST

bisoft’s historical adventure series has already spanned five console titles, as well as over eight additional side games covering the mobile and portable platforms. It’s now very much a household name and has become one of the most (if not the most) important IPs to Ubisoft. And with its sixth home console outing, Black Flag, Assassin’s Creed gets ready to hit the next generation of consoles, already announcing its release on PlayStation 4 – and we’ll most likely see it arrive on Microsoft’s new console, though there’s no official word yet. Current generation users need not despair, as Black Flag is coming to you too. So what’s next for those who hold the hidden blade? Well Desmond’s story arc ended quite magnificently in

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Assassin’s Creed III. The game also finished with a rather outlandish cliffhanger, leaving eager fans of the franchise hungry for more. Black Flag’s announcement left a lot to be desired in regard to following on from ACIII’s story arc, with Black Flag actually running as a prequel to ACIII. Fans are just going to have to wait a lot longer to see how Juno’s actions are played out on-screen. In fact, very little was said on the Black Flag’s new present-day scenario. As Desmond is out of the picture, players will be working at Abstergo Entertainment and, more interestingly, as themselves. We’re assuming there is some kind of avatar creator that will come in place here but nothing official was shown. Working for Abstergo Entertainment leaves players

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