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...
34w ago - Today NIS America's Chris King shared a video confirming that Black Rock Shooter The Game comes to PSP on Tuesday.
Below are the details, to quote: My name is Chris King; I recently joined the awesome team here at NISA.
I'm here today to talk about Black Rock Shooter The Game, which hits PSP via PSN next Tuesday for $19.99. Shall we get started? Splendid!
Let me give you a quick rundown of the history of Black Rock Shooter. It all began as a simple illustration by renowned artist Ryohei "Huke" Fuke.
The mysterious yet appealing design of the character inspired the creation of a Black Rock Shooter song (voiced by the ever popular Hatsune Miku), an original video animation, and even an eight-episode anime series. Starting off as a single character design, it has now evolved into an explosive Japanese RPG - not bad!
Alright, let's talk story. The year is 2032 AD, and Earth has been ruthlessly assaulted by alien forces. Nineteen years of nonstop battle now threatens the very existence of humanity. The last hope for human survival is Black Rock Shooter (BRS), a heroine created solely to save planet Earth - she is the ultimate battle android.
But when she is awakened to end the battle once and for all, there are only twelve human beings left...
37w ago - Ubisoft Community Developer Gabriel Graziani shared an Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag new PS3 gameplay trailer video today!
Below are the details, to quote: We are extremely excited to present the very first Gameplay Trailer for Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag! After years of hard work, we are finally able to unveil a rich world full of adventure, excitement, mystery and a hero unlike any Assassin you have ever met.
Plunge into the exotic world of The West Indies in 1715. During the Golden Age of Pirates, the seas were as lucrative as they were lethal... only the most cunning and ruthless of individuals could survive long enough to achieve wealth and infamy beyond their wildest dreams.
This is the world you will explore as Captain Edward Kenway. A Pirate trained by Assassins, he is fearsome, lethal, brutal, and a loyal captain to his crew. Edward lives in secrecy and battles alongside historical pirate legends such as Blackbeard and Calico Jack. But what truly motivates this dashing rogue and how is he connected to this suddenly sprawling pirate empire?
Join us under the Black Flag of Assassin's Creed IV and find out for yourself!