Assassin's Creed 2 Deluxe Edition

Ubisoft has given us our best look yet at Assassin's Creed 3 Remastered, which will launch 29th March on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

It looks like it'll also be available on Nintendo Switch too, although Ubisoft doesn't want to announce that yet.

Assassin's Creed 3 Remastered is, as its name suggests, a shinier version of the series' North American set entry, originally released back in 2012.

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Assassin’s Creed® III

Spurred by last week's announcement of an Assassin's Creed 3 remaster, the game's director Alex Hutchinson has reflected on what he would change - and keep the same - if he made the game now. One of the biggest changes? That six-hour opening prologue.

Assassin's Creed 3 opens with a big surprise - that you do not initially play as Connor, the character on the front of the game's box, but his father Haytham. You're not even initially in America, either. What follows is a slightly overlong but genuinely surprising opening - but one some feel holds the rest of the game up. It's something Hutchinson now agrees with:

"We should have broken up Haytham's intro into chunks and interspersed them throughout the game to get to Connor faster," he wrote in a lengthy thread on Twitter. "The shock reveal of another playable character was great, but the start was too slow."

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Assassin’s Creed® Brotherhood

The Assassin's Creed comic series has just reached a moment in the franchise's overall story which fans have long awaited - a point the series' plot arc has been building to for nearly a decade.

(If you're not up to date on the Assassin's Creed games up to Syndicate, beware spoilers below.)

Back in 2016, Ubisoft and Titan Comics revealed that the First Civilisation plotline which featured in multiple Assassin's Creed games would instead "culminate" in a new series of graphic novels.

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