click here to level up your inbox!
sign up for the latest news & offers.

Asset 2

free tracked delivery on uk game orders over £19.95

Asset 1

free click & reserve with same day collection in 260+ stores

Assassin's Creed is a 'Doctor Who type thing'

Format:
Fans of Assassin's Creed got a fright last August when Ashraf Ismail, director of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, told Eurogamer that the developers had "an idea of where the end is, what the end is"

Release Date: 29/01/2014

Fans of Assassin's Creed got a fright last August when Ashraf Ismail, director of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, told Eurogamer that the developers had "an idea of where the end is, what the end is". Did this mean that Ubisoft was planning to bring an end to the franchise?

Nope. That's according to Darby McDevitt, writer of both Assassin's Creed Revelations and Black Flag. In a new interview with Edge, he explained that while individual storylines within the series may come to a definitive conclusion, the Assassin's Creed universe is broad enough that new stories can always be told.

"There's been a bit of confusion in that [Ismail] once said that Assassin's Creed has an ending - that's not exactly true," he explained. "This storyline has an ending, but because all of history is open to us we see the universe as a Doctor Who type thing. There are so many possibilities we don't want to definitively end the universe, but we can have storylines that have endings."

McDevitt also admitted that a list of potential settings for Assassin's Creed V hidden in Black Flag's modern day segments was his idea, a spoof "parodying the ones that the fans had asked for". He even hints that because the series is always evolving, there's no way of telling which features will lead to ideas for sequels.

"Nothing ever gets set aside," he explained. "There's often ways to creatively use old technology for new things. One of the things that made AC3's naval combat possible - and then of course AC4 - is that we were able to have characters climb and walk around on dynamically moving objects.This technology, it might appear in future games - it might just not be on boats. It might appear in a completely different way."

Show more Show less

Pegi Rating:

Suitable for people aged and over.

Genre

Action/Adventure

Customer Rating:

No rating yet

SKU:

News-280802

We offer FREE Tracked delivery on UK orders over £19.95 on orders sold and fulfilled by GAME.

Delivery type Delivery Time Cost
UK Pre-orders (Up to £99.99 - Royal Mail Tracked 24) 1 working day** FREE
UK Pre-orders (Over £100 - Hermes Tracked) 1 working day** FREE (£2.95 on orders under £100)
Standard (Up to £99.99 - Royal Mail Tracked 48) (Over £100 - Hermes Tracked) 2 working days** FREE (£1.95 on orders under £19.95)
Next Day inc. Saturday (Over £19.95 and up to £99.99 - Royal Mail Tracked 24) 1 working day** £1.95 per order
Next Day inc. Saturday (Hermes Tracked) 1 working day** £2.95 per order
Next Day inc. Saturday (DPD Tracked) 1 working day** £3.95 per order
Next Day (pre 10:30am) (DPD Tracked) 1 working day** £10.95 per order
Next Day (pre 12pm) (DPD Tracked) 1 working day** £5.95 per order
Sunday (DPD Tracked) Order between Thursday 4.30pm and Friday 4pm £8.95 per order
Collect from GAME Store (Pay online, delivered to store) 1-2 working days FREE
CollectPlus Express
(Delivery to CollectPlus pick up location)
1 working day £2.95 per order
Click & Reserve (Order online, pick up in store) 2 hours from order FREE
Order in Store (Home or Store Delivery) 2 to 3 working days FREE

For items ordered from Marketplace sellers, please refer to their specific delivery types, times and cost

 

Small Print

 

• Order up to 4pm for next day delivery and up to 7pm for same day dispatch

 

• Orders placed before 7pm receive next day dispatch. Monday to Friday, except on Bank Holidays.

 

• Orders placed after 7pm Friday to 1pm Sunday will be dispatched Sunday

 

• Whilst we will do everything we can to meet the delivery times above, there may be factors outside of our control and we cannot guarantee delivery within this timeframe

 

• Working day definition: Monday-Friday (Excludes Weekends and Bank Holidays)

 

• Digital purchases are excluded from the total order value for tracked courier services.

 

**Remote Area Delivery Times

 

• Deliveries to non-mainland UK addresses and remote locations (such as the Scottish Isles, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Northern Ireland and the Scottish Highlands) may take longer to reach you.

 

To see all of our delivery options click here

Sign up for a GAME Reward Account online for FREE, via the GAME App or in your local store.

Earn points whenever you trade-in or buy at GAME. Use your points to save on the stuff you want in-store.

Join Today - 12 Months for £36


Join GAME Elite today and earn up to 10% points back with GAME Elite - Our exclusive membership service from GAME. With extra points and more cash to spend, this deal is seriously on point.

Our promise to you - you can’t lose – join today and if you receive less points back from purchases than the fee you have paid for your membership for 12 months, we will give you the difference back in points.

Receive exclusive deals and offers and we will even send you a gift around your birthday.


Key Benefits:
  • 10% points back on all physical games, merchandise and accessories
  • 4% points back on all consoles, PC, VR, phones and tablets
  • 2% points back on trade-in and digital
  • Exclusive deals and offers
  • Birthday gift
  • Our promise to you – you can’t lose


    Terms and conditions apply

    Please note: You will not receive Reward points for your purchase of GAME Elite Membership

  • Important Terms and Conditions: Except as required by law, codes cannot be redeemed or exchanged for cash and are not reloadable or refundable. Microsoft Digital Credit is refundable in line with GAME’s Returns and Refunds policy.