After long speculation, rumors and an eventual confirmation, Assassin’s Creed III has a been given a release date of Oct. 30 (the announcement comes to no surprise to most gamers worldwide).
The new installment to the Assassin’s Creed series takes place from 1753 to 1783, which is when, you history buffs would know, the Treaty of Paris was signed and the war ended. The new installment of the game brings with it a new character in Ratohnkhaké:ton (pronounced: Ra-doon-ha-gay-doon), or Connor. Ubisoft’s website says, “Assassin’s Creed® III takes you back to the American Revolutionary War, but not the one you’ve read about in history books.”
Connor (that’s what we’ll refer to him as, for the simplicity of this post), is part Native American, growing up with the Mohawk tribe, which has its roots in New York. As history tells it, the Mohawk were siding with the Britis
If you like the whole open world aspect of Assassin’s Creed, you’ll be pleased to find out that the playable area in ACIII is larger than that of AC: Brotherhood. According to Kotaku, the “frontier,” as they call it, is 1.5 times the size of the map from AC: Brotherhood and will span between Boston and New York.
If you’re a big Assassin’s Creed fan or a collector of pre-order bonuses, head on down to GameStop, Best Buy or order from Amazon for your pre-order. All three are giving away a collector’s steelbook case with pre-orders. The case, featuring art by comic artist Alex Ross, is available for a limited time, so go get your hands on it while you can.