10w ago - Ubisoft Community Developer Gabriel Graziani posted up a new Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag PS3 trailer dubbed The Heist today.
To quote: Pirates were a lot of things, but above all, they were ruthless opportunists on the hunt for plunder, booty, fortune... call it whatever you want - Captain Edward Kenway calls it an end to be reached, by any means necessary.
With the acquisition of riches his paramount goal, Edward assembles a group of like-minded renegades to take the West Indies for all they're worth. Watch the video below for a quick peek at how Kenway organizes a world-class pirate heist!
With the largest governments of the world all bearing down on the islands of the West Indies with a mandate to eradicate the pirate threat once and for all, Captain Kenway and his cohorts will need to band together to survive.
Of course, with that cooperation comes increased effectiveness and even greater gains... as Blackbeard, Charles Vane, Anne Bonny, and Calico Jack join forces with the goal of bleeding every scrap of gold out of these islands before the hammer finally falls.
Spoiler alert... it's going to get grim, Assassins!
10w ago - Ubisoft Community Developer Gabriel Graziani shared a video today introducing the cast of Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag which is coming to both PS3 and PS4 platforms.
To quote: We're introducing a full crew of rowdy yet realistic buccaneers, privateers and straight-up pirates in Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag, so we figured you would benefit from a little face-time with the roughest of them.
And who better to cry them out for you than Captain Edward Kenway himself, played by the talented Matt Ryan.
Widely renowned for his incredible charisma and mercurial temper, Captain Edward Kenway is joined by his Quartermaster and closest ally Adewale (played by Tristan D. Lalla.
The pair will quickly find themselves thrown in with the likes of the wiley and terrifying Edward "Blackbeard" Thatch, the gentlemanly yet morally grey Benjamin Hornigold and the downright jolly Stede Bonnet.
Meanwhile, the dauntless privateer Woodes Rogers seeks to eliminate the encroaching pirate threat festering in Nassau. But first, he'll have to contend with the wicked and merciless cut-throat Charles Vane (played by Ralph...
17w ago - Ubisoft Community Developer Gabriel Graziani posted up a video today spotlighting Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag for both PS3 and PS4 platforms complete with Stealth details below.
To quote: Game Director Ashraf Ismail takes you on a stealthy tour through underwater caverns and the Spanish city of Havana in Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag.
In the following video, you'll get a tiny glimpse of the stealthy new skills we've included in Black Flag, which enable Edward Kenway to slip in and out of assassination contracts while causing minimal commotion.
Sneaking silently is nearly as important to Edward's successful execution of assassination contracts as his skill with his dual cutlasses (not to mention the extra money you can earn from a Stealth Bonus). Consequently, we've provided a variety of new mechanics to help Edward remain out-of-site and off-the-radar, like:
• Updated Eagle Vision - enables tagging of enemies and targets so you can see them through walls.
• Hiding door - a new hiding spot for quickly taking out guards while also hiding the body.
• Berserk Blowpipe Darts - diverts attention by causing an enemy to attack anything nearby, like fellow guards!
30w ago - Ubisoft Community Developer Gabriel Graziani has made available a new Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag gameplay trailer video today which takes it to the high seas!
Below are the details, to quote: Edward Kenway set out to earn his fortune in the West Indies, but you'll see first-hand how he (like so many other sailors of his day) turned to a much more brutal, ruthless and lucrative life in Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag.
We're very pleased to deliver yet another glimpse into this world and further define our vision of The Golden Age of Pirates with this new gameplay trailer!
Captain Edward Kenway is a complicated guy with simple objectives: get money, honor the crew and live a life unbound by the laws of remote sovereigns. His story will take you all around the Caribbean, plundering, pillaging and generally leaving a wake of mayhem behind you.
But there is also a larger tale involving Edward's contemporaries, and despite their commonly-known roles as thieves and brigands of the sea, there were pirates of the age who worked to create a truly free society. Edward will become embroiled in their struggle, and that of a much more inconspicuous and clandestine group...
30w ago - Ubisoft Community Developer Gabriel Graziani posted up a new video trailer today spotlighting Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag and the golden age of piracy below.
To quote: Every Assassin's Creed game is based in an actual historical setting, with a sense of place and time that provides the backdrop to amazing adventure fraught with peril and political intrigue.
The setting for Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag is no different! Contrary to popular belief, pirates didn't suddenly decide to become a scourge of the seas out of the clear blue sky.
The emergence of piracy was the result of decades of violent and brutal privateering that was not only sanctioned, but also bankrolled by warring naval powers of a size and scope never known before. All of this will have already happened in AC4, so we thought it would be a good idea to bring you up to speed.
The wild, nearly lawless and verdant islands of the West Indies and the towering ships that ruled them present some of the most unique and exciting stories we'd ever encountered, so we couldn't wait to show them to you in AC4.
Behind the tales you've heard, lurking in the shadows of history, the Assassins are always working to ensure that people...