The box art for Assassin's Creed 3 has been released, and as we expected, it shows off the setting of the next AC game. It's Colonial America. The Assassin's Creed 3 image shows off the game's protagonist about lay down a massive tomahawk chop on what looks a lot like a Revolutionary War Redcoat soldier. Here's a look at another Assassin's Creed 3 picture in which the American Revolution setting is obvious.
I think there's a LOT of potential here, and my personal "OMG!" meter just peaked.
Assassin's Creed 3 is slated for release on October 30, 2012.