Weekly Wrap-Up: Assassin's Creed 3 To Be Revolutionary


Posted March 4, 2012 - By Nikole Zivalich

Assassin's Creed 3 Screenshots Leak?

Of all the news stories we covered this week, one stands out. I'm of course talking about all of the information leaks on  Assassin's Creed 3. Read Our Assassin's Creed 3 FAQ, check out our gallery,  Assassin's Creed 3 screenshots, and even our feature on if Assassin's Creed 3 is to be set in New York.

  • Feedback: This week Feedback heads to DICE with Rod Fergusson from Epic Games and Randy Pitchford from Gearbox..
  • The MMO Report: Casey covers the latest MMO news.
  • Sessler's Soapbox: Adam Sessler discusses Mass Effect 3 DLC!
  • Fresh Ink: Blair Butler talks the latest and greatest comics.

And now for the news...



  • Sony touts the "exceeded expectations" of the PlayStation Vita's 1.2M units sold and 2M+ game sales.
  • It looks like the Lionhead Studios website will re-launch with some possible surprises as GDC kicks off next week.
  • Subscribers will get to stream HBO through an Xbox 360 starting on April 1 with the console launch of the HBO Go app.
  • Klei Entertainment, the developer of Shank, is bringing a new title called Mark of the Ninja to XBLA this summer.
  • If you pre-order Sniper Elite V2 you get a bonus, kill-Hitler mission.
  • MLG Winter Arena winners: Click here!
  • A test on EA's Origin service causes games purchased elsewhere to be added to some player accounts.
  • Check out our review of SSX Review.
  • The rumor is the iPad 3 will be announced next week.
  • Double Fine has trademarked "The Cave;" could this be their kick-started game?
  • This week we get to chat about the indie MMO frontier when we meet with one of the developers behind Star Sonata 2.
  • Film director David Guggenheim will be speaking at GDC for EA. Is this to reveal Sim City 5.
  • Transformers: Fall of Cybertron picks up right where Transformers: War for Cybertron left off.
  • X-Play went all the way to Canada to speak with BioWare about the final chapter of the Mass Effect trilogy.
  • Morgan Webb took a break from looking for buried treasure to take a look at Risen 2: Dark Waters.
  • In this video we take a look at the history of one of the world's most well-known arcade shooters, Contra.
  • League of Legends is getting a patch soon that will add a brand new Champion, Fiora, The Grand Duelist, to the rotation.



  • Activision confirms the details and release date for the first full Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 DLC pack.
  • 2K Games confirms an October 16 release date for Irrational's high-flying adventure, BioShock Infinite.
  • There's a new Simpsons game, The Simpsons: Tapped Out, available on the iOS App Store, and it's 100 percent FREE!
  • Sony will stage a March 9 webcast in which unannounced games and services for the PlayStation Vita will be revealed.
  • Read our full Warp review to find out more about this puzzling title.
  • The next Saints Row: The Third DLC release, The Trouble With Clones, is outed in a new Achievements listing.
  • The release of Silent Hill: Downpour has been delayed until March 20.
  • Check out our first hands-on Max Payne 3 preview.
  • The first DLC pack for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is on its way in the form of The Legend of Dead Kel.
  • Want to know what's changed from Mass Effect 2 to Mass Effect 3?
  • Adam discusses the current price of video games and the recent debate over Mass Effect 3's day-one DLC.
  • The next Assassin's Creed game (Assassin's Creed 3) will be set in Colonial America.
  • A bunch of screenshots supposedly of Doom 4 have leaked.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 will ship in November according to a Spanish retail site, Fanc.
  • Feast your ears on this seriously legit Mass Effect Rap.
  • We learned some new details on Assassin's Creed 3.
  • Casey visits Trion Worlds Studios in Redwood City, CA to discuss Rift's early success and their plans for the future.
  • Comic legend Stan Lee will be a playable character in the next Spider-Man game.
  • To prove that is concept isn't Sim City with mechs and turrets, Lightbox Interactive released this trailer for Starhawk.
  • Following up with the recent Noobz trailer, we get to talk with Zelda Williams about esports and her gaming life.
  • If you're like me, you have Assassin's Creed 3's American Revolution setting on the brain.
  • We've got some new details on Ninja Theory's DMC Devil May Cry that will definitely interest fans of the series.
  • Tropico 4 fans get ready to dictate the present when the expansion pack Tropico 4: Modern Times hits stores on April 3.
  • If you love building and cats then you're going to love Minecraft's 1.2 update.


  • Check out the best in mobile gaming this week as we go Knuckle Up.
  • Sony confirms that Sanzaru Games' upcoming Sly Cooper sequel, Thieves in Time, will be released in fall 2012.
  • EA Mobile confirms that the multiplayer FPS Battlefield 3: Aftershock won't be coming back to the iOS App Store.
  • An updated product listing on Xbox.com for Trials Evolution briefly revealed an April release date for the game.
  • God of War 2 director Cory Barlog joins the team at Crystal Dynamics to work on Tomb Raider and another, unannounced game.
  • A new BioWare Blog post reveals how reputation stands apart from Paragon/Renegade actions in Mass Effect 3.
  • A bunch of new pictures of Assassin's Creed 3 have leaked.
  • Galaxy at War, Mass Effect 3's multiplayer, is much more than horde mode
  • Check out the Mass Effect 3 launch trailer.
  • Gas Guzzlers: Combat Carnage is an upcoming high-octane racing game for the PC.
  • Check out our list of everything we know about Assassin's Creed 3.
  • Check out these Assassin's Creed 3 details have been revealed.
  • Next week the Feedback panel will be climbing aboard to the Normandy.
Weekly Wrap-Up: Assassin's Creed 3 To Be Revolutionary


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