Assassin’s Creed III Season Pass Now on Xbox 360, PlayStation3 and PC

Assassin’s Creed III season pass is now available to purchase on Xbox 360, PlayStation3 and PC and that too with full contents. Both the single-player and multiplayer aspects of the video game have been covered in the season pass version.

This season features the “The Tyranny of King Washington,” an all-new single-player campaign which has been divided in three episodes. What comes along this is all new maps and characters for a better multiplayer experience.

All gamers will get all five forthcoming DLCs, scheduled for release within six months after the videogame’s launch, for 2400 Microsoft Points on Xbox 360 and £23.99 GBP on the PlayStation 3. The Assassin’s Creed III Season Pass is now available for purchase on PlayStation 3, on Xbox 360 and for PCs, and all Assassin’s Creed III DLC will also be available for Wii U.… Read the rest

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Connor Could Be the Greatest Hero of America in Assassin’s Creed 3; All ‘RISE’!

Independence is a very relative term. After all, the freedom that we perceive in our minds seldom can be described in words. July 4 has just passed us by but I am looking forward to October 31, 2012. The Fall promises to begin the era of Ratonhnhaké:ton or the more simpler Connor Kenway, the next assassin in discussion of the Assassin’s Creed series. There are some points to ponder why this Native American is the chosen one, besides the fact that his ‘original’ name cannot be pronounced in one go and has a variety of inspirations including the term ‘life scratcher’. For one, he is not completely black or white in his soul, rather he sports shades of grey with a mixed lineage (British father and Mohawk mother) and a conflict challenging him every step of the way. Besides adding a cinematic rendering to his personality, it adds depth to his character.

Another important aspect of Connor would be his interactions with the nation’s historic figures George Washington and Benjamin Franklin. It is impossible to eliminate history out of the series and the part of history Connor operates in, is one of the most discussed and patriotic moments of this world – a fact well highlighted in the Assassin’s Creed III trailer released recently. Of course, the ‘Rise’ message would be well heard for some time to come considering the slick flick quality of the trailer.

Not to forget, Connor retains the charms of an assassin with his hood and swift moves, samples of which can be seen in the umpteen game play videos of the latest series. Though his Tomahawk moves as swiftly as his concealed knife, the agility seems more enhanced in this new version. Ubisoft shelved any plans for a female assassin fearing this aspect. The move is appreciable when you see the final product. His dominance over the elements of the times is a big aspect which earns him my vote. Be it rushing through the woods, jumping across trees, boulders or even aligned furniture – he manages to do it with ease. And what’s more, he even leads a battleship! In the line of assassins ranging from Aquilus to Ezio, Connor seems to be a more familiar assassin in the series in the ilk. Even if gamers are speculating whether Connor will tame animals or soar like a bird, one can appreciate his stealth manoeuvres which mark the series games.

Now, even if Americans love him for his country and others like him for his mission, one could appreciate his efficiency in carving up his assassin. The blood spill has been mastered by Ubisoft and Connor moves forward with his blade in a more effortless manner creating game legend and marking a new era of better heroes. And yes, if you are able to spot some grey shades in his white, just leave it to Ubisoft to straighten it out for you by the Fall of 2012. For now, welcome the new hero of the decade who will be difficult to fathom by the creative team at Ubisoft.

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