In Other News – 14 August 2014

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Meet Assassin’s Creed 4’s Edward Kenway in this new trailer and screenshots

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Y’know what? I like the idea of Assassin’s Creed 4. I like the cut of the jib of that nautical setting for the game, with a new protagonist, naval feature and general pirate theme. I just don’t want the Assassin’s Creed guff attached to it. I’m sick of the Animus, the Templar vs Assassin’s war and those damn apples of Eden. Ubisoft knows how to make a decent action game, but the whole legacy of Assassin’s Creed is starting to keelhaul their efforts. Anyway, here’s a few new looks at AC4 hero Edward Kenway, who hopefully won’t be a complete tool like Connor was in AC3.

 

So what’s new in Assassin’s Creed 4 then? Well, it looks like we’ll be doing some deep sea diving, more oceanic quests and will hunt whales. Because $%# whales man! The game is out October 29, just like all the other games in the series. Cue the pirate talk, because I know that there is no way in hell that I’m going to get through this day without someone yelling about shivering timber.

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Author:Darryn Bonthuys

Because he's the writer that Lazygamer deserves, but not the one it actually needs right now. So we'll hunt him. Because he can't take it. Because he's not a hero. He's a loud-mouthed journalist, a watchful procrastinator. A dork knight.
  • Eric Viljoen

    I really hope they dont try and glorify whale hunting in modern games as well. Next we’ll be able to kill elephants and rhino for reward.

    I still think they’re missing out on the asian settings.

  • mcyrix

    Yarr it be another assassin

    • Banana Jim

      And another… and then another… and another… :/

  • Anon A Mouse

    Shiver me timbers, I haven’t even looked at AC3 and AC4 is already on that there horizon.

  • Admiral Chief Erwin

    Yo ho a pirate’s life for me

  • Willem Swanepoel

    milky milky milky … nom nom nom nom. … .. .. . . lets add pirates and milk more

  • Jonah Cash

    I will be waiting on reviews before buying this one!! Fool me once(AC3) shame on you, fool me twice…. On second thought you won’t be fooling me twice!!! No pre order…..

  • Tbone187

    Geez, give the series some time to breath for cryin’ out aloud…Rushing in games before ps4 storms the scene I suppose…

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