Assassin's Creed is set in 1191 AD, when the Third Crusade was tearing the
Holy Land apart. Shrouded in secrecy and feared for their ruthlessness, the
Assassins intend to stop the hostilities by suppressing both sides of the
conflict. Players, assuming the role of the main character Altair, will have the
power to throw their immediate environment into chaos and to shape events during
this pivotal moment in history.
Assassin's Creed merges technology, game design, theme, and emotions into a
world where you instigate chaos and become a vulnerable, yet powerful, agent of
Be an Assassin: Master the skills, tactics, and weapons of history's
deadliest and most secretive clan of warriors. Plan your attacks, strike without
mercy, and fight your way to escape.
Realistic and Responsive Environments: Crowds react to your moves and will
either help or hinder you on your quests.
Action with a New Dimension - Total Freedom: Eliminate your targets wherever,
whenever, and however. Stalk your prey through richly detailed, historically
accurate, open-ended environments. Scale buildings, mount horses, blend in with
crowds. Do whatever it takes to achieve your objectives.
Relive the Epic Times of the Crusades: Assassin's Creed immerses you in the
realistic and historical Holy Land of the 12th century, featuring life-like
graphics, ambience, and the subtle, yet detailed nuances of a living world.
Intense Action Rooted in Reality: Experience heavy action blended with fluid and
precise animations. Use a wide range of medieval weapons, and face your enemies
in realistic swordfight duels.
Next-Gen Gameplay: The proprietary engine developed from the ground up for the
next-gen console allows organic game design featuring open gameplay, intuitive
control scheme, realistic interaction with environment, and a fluid, yet sharp,