Nov 162012
 
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What is Assassins Creed 3?

Assassins Creed 3 puts the player in a time of war and battle as you face the American Revolution. You play as an assassin called Connor Kenway who fights for freedom and his nation. Players will fight along many famous characters in harsh and beautiful landscapes on an all new game engine, Anvil Next.

What is Anvil Next?

Anvil Next is Ubisoft’s genius Game engine which improves all aspects of AC3 but mainly the AI, Player modeling and Motion Animation. It also improves on Seasons, Weather and Time which allows for all new conditions to play out on your campaign. Since the engine uses  random time based events every player could experience differences, settlements may disappear and new ones may appear which creates a very custom adventure for everyone.

 

What is speacial about AC3?

The Weather. In AC3 the weather can change the whole battlefield. Players could be playing in different weathers which change different factors like line of sight and movement. This means that players will not get bored too easily and it can really freshen up the players game play perspective. Also the team behind it has incorporated factors from history right down to small details like the enemy’s reloading time and how they form a group.

Is the multiplayer returning?

Multiplayer is returning to the series and it brings over 12 modes to play. Modes like domination where players have to secure points on the map and also a brand new mode called wolf pack. In wolfpack groups of four people  hunt for npcs known as moles. In the mode players use stealth techniques to bring there mole down with style over a total of 25 sequences with the next sequence becoming harder and harder.

Are there any other editions of the game?

  • The Freedom Edition features a retail copy of the game, a steelbook case with cover art drawn by award-winning comic artist Alex Ross, George Washington’s notebook, a 24cm high-quality figurine of the protagonist Connor and 2 exclusive lithographs. In-game content included is two exclusive single player missions (Ghost of War & Lost Mayan Ruins) and an additional multiplayer character (Sharpshooter).The Freedom Edition is a GameStop retail exclusive in the U.K.

 

  •  The Join Or Die Edition features a retail copy of the game, Connor’s medallion (The medallion of the Assassins with its high-quality curd ladle) and George Washington’s notebook. In-game content included is one exclusive single player mission (Ghost of War) and an additional multiplayer character (Sharpshooter).

 

  • The Limited Edition features a retail copy of the game, a 24cm high-quality figurine of Connor, an embroidered 28″ x 48″ Assassin’s Creed-inspired Colonial flag, a 3″ x 3.25″ metal belt buckle with the Assassin insignia and George Washington’s notebook. In-game content included is an exclusive single player mission (Lost Mayan Ruins). Although not originally planned, George Washington’s notebook was later included in the edition due to popular demand. This edition is not available in the UK or Europe due to perceived anti-British sentiment portrayed in the content.

 

  • The Digital Deluxe Edition features a retail copy of the game, George Washington’s notebook and a collection of the best soundtracks from previous Assassin’s Creed games. In-game content included is three exclusive single player missions, two skins (The Captain of the Aquila’s uniform and The Colonial Assassin outfit) and two additional multiplayer characters (Sharpshooter and Redcoat). The edition is exclusive to PC.
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Colby Mort

Colby Mort

I've been interested in gaming and computing for many years and using this knowledge I create videos for Dragonblogger.com's youtube and occasional articles for the site. I've been writing for Dragonblogger for over a year and it's been awesome. My content usually is around product reviews and gaming.
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  • http://twitter.com/makemyblogmoney Wade Harman

    I like the new features in AC3, like the hunting feature. Pretty awesome! you can hunt for your money! Kill a bear, trade it, and then go buy that “duck” gun lol!

    • ColbyMort

      Yes, I find these features incredibly fun too!

  • http://exabytes.com.my/ BlackWoods

    A new sequel game with new game engine is always better.

    Just like Battlefield 3, with the game engine changed, the gameplay and experience is much better.

    The new animation and motion is more realistic compared to before, although I find it a little bit too fast.