Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag is an action-adventure video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. It is the sixth major installment in the Assassin’s Creed series and a sequel to 2012’s Assassin’s Creed III, though it is a prequel in its ancestral storyline.
In Black Flag, players play as Edward Kenway, a pirate in 18th Century Caribbean during the Golden Age of Piracy. The game features a large focus on naval combat and exploration, mechanics that were first introduced in Assassin’s Creed III.
McDevitt departs after over ten years at Ubisoft Montreal.
Black Flag and Rogue are now on Nintendo's system.
It compiles Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag and Assassin's Creed: Rogue Remastered into one package.
Another leaked Nintendo announcement.
In celebration of their series' 10th anniversaries, both these games will be available for free for a limited time period.
The game sounds more and more intriguing.
'Now I get the thief in their title!'
All Assassin's Creed games, ranked.
It's a great month if you are an Xbox 360 owner. Xbox One owners don't have it too bad either.
Well this wasn't surprising at all.
Ubisoft explains why their version of Paris is so impressive.
Many big deals still available on the Steam Store.
But is it larger than the landmass AND oceans?
Think you know your Assassins?
Both games will have sequels due later this year for home consoles and PC.
Because you can never have too many subtitles.
To be available to PS3/PS4 users in North America via PSN.
Three new characters and two new maps for multiplayer arrive.
Ubisoft also reveals units shipped for Just Dance 2014 and Rocksmith 2014.
Targeted towards fixing bugs in the single-player campaign.
"There are so many possibilities we don't want to definitively end the universe"
This error has affected a number of games.
All retailer exclusive DLC in one place.
Need for Speed Rivals and Battlefield 4 among them.
How did the blockbusters of 2013 compare to the previous year?
Ubisoft NA president Laurent Detoc says they would delay an AC title if it underwhelmed.
Cool but overall annoying.
Including a staggering 50% off on Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag.
More details about PS4 launch titles in India revealed.
Free the slaves!
How do the different console versions of Ubisoft's biggest AC title yet stack up to each other?
Arriving on December 17th to 18th for current ad next gen platforms.
Also takes care of some multiplayer issues.
Assassin's Creed, Battlefield, Call of Duty all underperform.
And apparently, they'll be best understood by hardcore fans.
Including the dreaded Blackbeard himself.
The leading physics engine will power some of Ubisoft's biggest games.
Arriving for PlayStation and Xbox.
But yes, it's a really good game.
Killzone: Shadow Fall debuts at fourth place in UK sales charts.
Free goodies for PlayStation Plus subscribers.
So, you know, stop asking about it.
Because if a game is running slow, you can just change the graphics card unlike on PS4 and Xbox One.
More spoilers for ye scallywags!
Check out how AC4 looks on "Decent Settings" for PC.
Ubisoft releases a new update to improve the visuals on PS4 further.
What Activision does, Ubisoft does too.
Check out how the PlayStation versions match up to each other.
With intricately detailed artwork, The Art of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is a solid companion to the main game.
Ubisoft's critically acclaimed sequel is ready to ship for PC.
A PS4 Bundle exclusive
Director Ashraf Ismail remembers the pain.
Find out what's new in ACIV's multiplayer.
The rumoured project resurfaces.
Meanwhile, WWE 2K14 debuts at seventh place.
Ubisoft keeps on building the hype for Watch Dogs.
A triumph and highlight of this generation.
Wii U version looks stunning.
A complete guide for Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag.
Currently limited to PS3 and PS4 versions of ACIV.
A complete video walkthrough for Assassin's Creed 4 Black Flag.
Captain Edward Kenway continues his reign.
Nvidia for life and all that.
Gunshot wounds ahoy.
This is according to a small print in yesterday's "Best Place to Play" trailer.
Attendees stand a chance of winning exclusive prizes.
Set sale with Captain Edward Kenway under the black flag.
Its that time again, folks!
Ubisoft Montreal's latest just may be its greatest yet.
Oh, Michael Fassbender.
Lead game designer Jean-Sebastien Decant also talks about the game's scale.
Yo ho ho and a dead shark.
DirectX 11 and AnvilNext detailed.
With Ubisoft continuing to pump out Assassin's Creed titles every year we know it's not going to be done any time soon, but are they going to far with a great franchise?o
DLC! DLC for everyone! Except Wii U owners, that is.
This involves hacking Abstergo's computers and finding out Desmond's fate.
It's also quite awesome, by the way.
Pre-purchasing nets you quite a few bonuses.
Life under the Black Flag comes with a price.
Life under the Black Flag was always destined for next-gen, according to director Ashraf Ismail.
And that's if you know exactly what you're doing.
Morin's thoughts on the the future of Watch Dogs
Assassins of the Caribbean
Edward stabs and stalks like the best of them.
Achievement Unlocked: Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag achievement list.
It may face a delay but it'll be worth it with DX11 and tesselation support.
How is PvP in the world of the Black Flag? Find out here.
Check out how the current and next gen versions differ.
Defy the rules of society in Black Flag.
Creating a diverse, living open world.
Get a closer look at the open world mechanics of Black Flag.
Yo ho ho and a stab in the back.
An in depth look at Naval and Fort game play
The AAAs make their appearance at PAX.
Creative director Jean Guesdon talks about the procedurally generated Caribbean.
Physical stores are a well-designed mechanism for discovery, according to Chris Early.
A look at the contents of the special edition release
But depending on what fans want, there is room to fit more games in between.
Ubisoft will be focusing on the "ground gameplay that fans are familiar with".
Where all the cool kids work (idiots).
Murder your mates, matey.
To be set after the events of Liberation.
Meanwhile, Call of Duty: Ghosts pre-orders are higher on the Xbox One.
Life on the high seas for an Assassin actually makes lots of sense.
If you want, you can even finish the entire game with stealth.
New gameplay raises the hype for upcoming open world game.
Which includes hunting friggin' sharks (sadly with no friggin' lasers on their heads).
We speak to creative director Jean Guesdon on all things piratey Assassin-related.
Creative director Jean Guesdon states that the quests "are all present for a reason" and "fun to complete".
'But the totality of the content in the game takes a lot longer to complete.'
Patrice Desilets says video games "need to talk about something else".
Take to the seas and live the pirate life.
DualShock 4 touchpad and Vita Remote Play will be supported.
Yves Guillemot says next-generation won't be the last one for consoles
7 minutes of exploration gameplay and explanation
The next free game for Xbox 360
Patrice Désilets states that "nobody cares about not having CDs any more".
The next generation is all about open world gaming.
Play as first mate as Adewale among other extras.
The Watch is worth a look.
Exclusive to the PS3 and PS4.
Wheel stomping, whoo!
The battle between Templars and Assassins goes Caribbean.
This is some line up.
Outlines new Horizon system for always finding stuff to do.
Ubisoft to release 6 next-gen titles in the first year of Xbox One
Ubisoft continues to support Nintendo's fledgling console with future releases.
Pirate ships, weapons and other such booty await.
Ubisoft CEo does feel that the pirate setting is more appealing though.
Edward Kenway talks about his pirate life
New trailer and Blackbeard figurine available for pre-order at uplay
Too many sequels? They're just getting started.
Developers discuss PlayStation 4 for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
Jean-François Boivinwas was terminated alongside Patrice Desilets.
Sounds kind of sketchy...
The game is a main line title and may sell much better than the previous game.
All the information you may need about Assassin's Creed 4 Black Flag.
The PC version might be a good port.
News, details and competitions await.
Ubisoft are aimin for one ambitious game.
Do you want the smoke bomb?
Well this was a given.
So what is this map about?
Could it be console specific or is Ubisoft back to their wily ways?
Assassin's Creed 5 in 2014?
This isn't surprising.
Living as the legend, rather than living to become one.
Which edition do you like?
Check out some amazing wallpapers for Assassin's Creed 4 Black Flag.
Assassin's Creed 2 is still the highest rated game in the series.
Ubisoft's purchase of THQ Montreal means the return of Patrice Desilets.
We know, we know. But you can never be too sure.
Cue "heyooo" and high five then?
Gives an idea of how the game will look like.
Also, some "never-before-seen" content for Watch Dogs.
Whaling also explained by PETA.
The game will also support the PS4's touchpad and other features.
More details to be revealed later.
Our first look at Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag.
Applies to all consoles as well.
Even Blackbeard himself doesn't dare cross our feisty new protagonist.
Ubisoft are putting all the tiny details in to work.
More details coming on Monday.
Could be set during World War II in London.
"Come see the future of Assassin's Creed", perhaps?
Or neither, of course.
To the tune of €1.2 billion no less.
Here we go again. This time we take a look at India, Japan, Paris And More.
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