Ubisoft designed the second game to offer even more mission and
objective flexibility, additional characters and NPCs, and new
character development. The game itself has players work their
through an environment similar to the Italian Renaissance, with a
realistic portrayal of the 15th century, according to Ubisoft.
second Assassin's Creed game is expected to be one of the most
popular games this holiday season, but isn't expected to launch with
the same enthusiasm as CoD. The first version of
Assassin's Creed has sold more than 4 million copies worldwide
in 2007, with the sequel entering development immediately after the
first game's release.
Assassin's Creed 2 will be
available tomorrow for the Microsoft Xbox 360 and Sony PlayStation 3
game consoles, with a PC game launch expected early next year.
industry has struggled as of late, but November could prove to be
a good month for the industry. Assassin's Creed 2 is
expected to be the second of three highly anticipated games to launch
during the month. The final anticipated game title is New
Super Mario Bros. Wii, a Nintendo Wii exclusive, which should
also help generate spending among Wii owners.
The video game
industry made $21.3 billion last year, and depending on the
popularity of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Assassin's
Creed 2 and New Super Mario Bros. Wii, it's possible the
2009 industry tally could be from $20 billion to $21 billion.
quote: As with any MMORPG, you customize your character exactly how you want.
quote: Hmmm... $15/month to play as long as I want OR $60 to play 5 hours of CoD MW2 ? I'll keep my MMO thanks.
quote: Yep, typical WOW addiction. Pretty soon you will abandon all your real life friends and family too. If they don't have WOW alter egos then you will not even acknowledge them as existing.
quote: who lives ~24 hours away
quote: The final anticipated game title is New Super Mario Bros. Wii,
quote: The game itself has players work their through an environment similar to the Italian Renaissance, with a realistic portrayal of the 15th century, according to Ubisoft.