8 th September 2011 – Focus Multimedia and Ubisoft announce the relaunch of the majestic action adventure, Assassin’s Creed II.
With your face hidden within the shadows of your trademark cowl and your weapons honed to a razor’s edge, it’s time to live by the Creed and become Ezio Auditore...
“I will seek vengeance upon those who have betrayed my family. I did not choose this path, yet I know it is my destiny. I am Ezio Auditore Da Firenze. I am an Assassin.”
Ezio is a privileged young noble in Renaissance Italy who’s been betrayed by the rival ruling families of Italy. Ezio’s subsequent quest for vengeance plunges players into a captivating and epic story that offers more variety in missions, surprising and engaging new gameplay elements, diverse weapons, incredible depth and lasting appeal, and a profound character progression that will appeal to fans of the original Assassin’s Creed as well as entice players new to the brand.
Assassin’s Creed II is a truly beautiful masterpiece, where exploration and combat are graceful, fluid and wonderfully rewarding, set in the stunning world of Renaissance Italy – not the usual sort of setting for an action game, but then Assassin’s Creed isn’t one to play by the rules.
Players are given total freedom to explore multiple cities using greatly improved parkour skills and the new ability to swim. Combat has also been completely overhauled, with dozens of different weapons and a new health system. With no less than Leonardo da Vinci acting as your very own Q-style gadget master this immense sequel improves on every element of the ever-popular original.
Assassin’s Creed II is without doubt one of the greatest games of its time. This is a game that should be in everybody’s collection.
Available from supermarkets, high street retailers and online stores, priced at £10.20 SRP, Assassin’s Creed II is on sale now.
About Focus Multimedia
Focus Multimedia delivers “Products that sell 52 weeks of the year” and is the UK’s market leading publisher of impulse price PC games and software. Focus creates and supplies consumer demand for entertainment through traditional and non-traditional channels across the UK and abroad. The Focus catalogue boasts over 350 titles featuring world famous brands and global best sellers. Critically acclaimed franchises include Driving Test Success, Bejeweled, Hidden Expedition, Mystery Case Files, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Serif, LEGOLAND, SpongeBob SquarePants, Assassin’s Creed and The Settlers. The extensive Focus product portfolio covers all genres within all software markets, including casual and core games, home office, reference, utility, education and children’s. Focus has sold over 26 million units since first opening its doors in 1995. Focus Multimedia is a highly regarded, privately owned British company, with a reputation built on quality of products, service, customer support, creativity, passion and success. For further information please visit www.focusmm.co.uk or call +44 (0) 1889 570156.
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