LONDON, UK– September 25, 2009– Today Ubisoft announced that Assassin’s Creed II: Discovery™ for the Nintendo DSi™ and Nintendo DS™ systems will launch on November 20 for the manufacturer’s suggested retail price of£29.99. The game is rated“16+” by the Pan European Game Information (PEGI).
Assassin’s Creed II: Discovery takes players through an untold chapter from the Assassin’s Creed® II console storyline utilizing the unique strengths of the Nintendo DS platform. In this new adventure, Ezio travels to Spain to rescue fellow assassins being held under the guise of the Inquisition, only to uncover a Templar plot to sail west and discover the New World.
The game takes platforming into the next generation with an emphasis on exhilarating speed and breathtaking acrobatics. The in-game animations provide players with a true visceral experience and the intuitive controls enable players to easily execute assassinations and nimbly navigate obstacles or reaching daredevil speeds. Nintendo DSi owners will be able to take pictures of themselves and put them directly into the game as“WANTED!” posters.
“Assassin’s Creed II: Discovery is a great way for fans to experience a new chapter of the Assassin’s Creed II storyline,” shared John Parkes, EMEA marketing director at Ubisoft.“We think Nintendo fans will be impressed with all the unique features in the game designed specifically for Nintendo DSi and Nintendo DS.”
Assassin’s Creed II: Discovery is being developed by Griptonite Games.
More details on Assassin’s Creed II: Discovery can be found at www.assassinscreed.com
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