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The Wii U Gamepad can apparently do 3D

Nintendo’s Wii U Gamepad apparently has a significant bit of added functionality that we’ve not heard about – it can display in 3D. Oddly, though, we’re not talking 3DS-style glasses-free 3D. Instead, IMGMR reports that green and magenta glasses from Inficolor are need to take advantage of the experience. It …

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IN PICTURES: GAME’s Assassin’s Creed III midnight launch

190 GAME stores opened their doors last night to welcome the arrival of Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed III to the UK. GAME’s flagship Stratford store was transformed into a scenic replica of the game’s winter wilderness with Redcoats patrolling the queue”. Ubisoft Annecy developer Tim Browne, meanwhile, was at GAME’s Hull …

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Real-world money to buy in-game currency in Assassin’s Creed III

A listing on PSN and Xbox Live suggests players of Assassin’s Creed III multiplayer mode will be able to buy perks using real-world cash. Eurogamer reports that bundles of Erudito Credits will be available to purchase in bundle of 20, 50, 155, 380 and 925, with the biggest costing 1600 …

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GAME throwing open doors at midnight for Assassin’s Creed III

Keep next Tuesday night free – GAME will be opening its doors to welcome the unconventional Wednesday release of Assassin’s Creed III. The flagship event will take place at GAME’s Stratford Store which will be transformed into a scenic replica of the game’s winter wilderness, complete with Redcoats who will …

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Assassin’s Creed III breaks Ubisoft’s pre-order records

Upcoming historical action romp Assassin’s Creed III has become the most pre-ordered game in Ubisoft history. The game, due out next week on October Wednesday 31st, has already doubled the pre-order levels of its predecessor Assassin’s Creed Revelations. Assassin’s Creed III is one of the most anticipated games of the …

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£4m war chest for Assassin’s Creed III ad assault

Ubisoft is splashing out over 4m in the UK to make Assassin’s Creed III one of the biggest Christmas games. It is the most expensive marketing spend in Ubisoft’s history and funds a campaign that spans more than three months, rivalling support for titles such as FIFA and Call of …

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Ubisoft’s digital boss on free-to-play, mobile games, eSports and the new UPlay

Ubisoft showed off its download line-up at its Digital Days showcase in Paris earlier this month, and MCV caught up with worldwide director of online games Stephanie Perotti. The publisher’s digital boss shared with us the plan for the newly-relaunched UPlay downloads service, the ever-growing free-to-play sector, the promising eSports …

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VIDEO: New live-action Assassin’s Creed III trailer

A brand new live-action Assassin’s Creed III trailer has been released by Ubisoft, and you can watch it right here. 18th Century North America. After more than 20 years of conflict, the 13 American colonies and the British Crown are on the brink of war,” the blurb reads. Battle lines …

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GAME gets exclusive Assassins Creed III Edition

Ubisoft is not only back in bed with GAME, but it has handed an exclusive edition of Assassins Creed III to the retailer. Called the Assassin’s Creed 3 GAME Exclusive Edition, the SKU contains an additional single player mission called ‘A Dangerous Secret’ as well as an in-game weapon – …

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FEATURE: The next Assassin’s Creed

Have you noticed that the number of annualised franchises in games is actually shrinking? As the mid-tier of boxed games essentially vanishes off of High Street shelves and top publishers knuckle down solely on triple-A, retailers have been banking on fewer hits to see them through. A total decrease in …

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