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Stuff from the New Assassin’s Creed III Trailer That Ubisoft Doesn’t Want Americans to See

kotaku writes:

Ubisoft released a new trailer for Assassin's Creed III today. In the American version that you'll see below, it looks like Connor killed one American soldier. But in the UK version of the trailer above, it's clear that he's ending the lives of many American revolutionary rebels. (Assassin's Creed III, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

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iamnsuperman  +   1226d ago
I can see why they have done it especially with some of the heavy patriotic themed trailers they have shown in the past (wouldn't exactly scream continuity). What I do not get is why bother having two different trailers. In a world with youtube being the main source for these videos surely people could easily end up watching the UK one
Carl_Shocker  +   1226d ago
See I don't know why they didn't do this anyway

If there so bothered about Americans getting upset then cut it from the US adverts but keep it in for everywhere else because look whats happened since it was announcmed they've made the game look one sided and pro American.

I mean it's not that hard to edit something like that out.

Still waiting on some gameplay videos of Connor doing some missions for the Red Coats, they say you'll do it but we havent seen a single piece of evidence on it, why say something if you can't show anything to back up your claim.

You know it's funny because when Ubisoft was asked about the marketing they denied they were doing this and they wern't afraid to show footage of Americans being killed in the US and once again there own marketing contradicts there claims.

I always wondered why they made the E3 trailer the way they did, instead of him coming up the middle fighting both Americans and the British he came from the American side and made it look like he was leading them to victory. I don't know why they did this Americans wouldn't of give a crap to be honest as long as they wern't made to look like the bad guys which is happening to the UK and the red coats.
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BISHOP-BRASIL  +   1225d ago
People angry at it shouldn't be playing this game anyway. Do people even know what an Assassin is, what it does and from where it comes?

Assassin's Creed is based on the historical figure of Hassan-i Sabbah and his clan, the Hashshashin (the Assassins), the guy who is quoted with the game's main phrase and idea: "nothing is true, everything is permitted".

Anyone with reading skills can see they weren't good guys (neither necessarily bad guys), they were just guns for hire without moral, political or cultural concerns about their jobs.

In the game's fiction the reason they seen so distant from human conflicts as good or bad is because they are engaged in an upper fight over misterious relics and power that could ruin humanity as a whole, not simply paid killers as history kind of points at.

As you can guess, in the series whichever side is winning usually have some of the mystical power in question, so they go after the guys within such organizations that are abusing the power. It has nothing to do with being the good side or bad side, but good or bad people in either side. In fact, I won't be surprised if Assassins are portrayed as an independent side in this war, killing both red and blue coats, while infiltrated in either side.
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MAJ0R  +   1225d ago
Why do people think Americans will get mad if Conner kills blue coats? I don't know one American who cares at all. I have however seen some Brits that were mad that red coats were being shown killed.

It's really stupid to be made either way. I'm almost positive that Ubisoft will be depicting the Americans as the good guys, and the British as the bad guys (rightfully so, or else they wouldn't be historically accurate.)
Carl_Shocker  +   1225d ago

So true...Ubisoft shouldn't have to lie, were all grown ups if they think Americans can't handle it then really someone should say something. I mean if I was American and they thought I couldn't handle something like that I would be ticked off, they may aswell call me weak.


" I have however seen some Brits that were mad that red coats were being shown killed. "

You have to understand people arn't upset over that, there just ticked off that Ubisoft are lying and are making the game one sided which goes against other AC games, in those games there wasn't a focus on the current war and who was killed it was about the Templars and the Assassins but in AC3 they are focusing on the war too much and the history, I've hardly seen anything Templar related in the marketing. I mean all I've seen is mostly one sided footage and that is what British people are ticked off at.

I mean people keep saying "Well if Ubisoft said they arn't being one sided or he won't get involved in the war then believe them"....sorry but how can I when the next bit of makreting whatever it may be always goes against what they've just said.

Why do people not look at this logicaly

I feel most Americans know this but all there thinking at the end of the day is...

"Phew...least it's not happening to us, least where not being made to look like the bad guys"
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whydoyouask  +   1225d ago
Ah screw it...
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MAJ0R  +   1225d ago
I know that's why the Brits are mad, but what can they expect from a game based on revolutionary America? The real problem is that they are being being made the bad guys because they WERE the bad guys... in 1775 of course.

Unless you would prefer being ruled under a monarchy.
Nimblest-Assassin  +   1225d ago
Yup... Im 100% sure you are Mike Cosgrove, considering your new here, Mike closed his account around the same time you popped up, and you have the same arguements and ideology as him

Yeah... your mike no question about it

Look I have told you over and over and over, but lets discuss this in a different way

I am going to talk about what assassins creed is in its fundamentals

The entire story of AC has been about the templars and the assassins. Neither side is considered EVIL or GOOD. They both have conflicting motifs in which both sides believe their ideology is best for the world.

This is the core of the story.

Now lets look to history... since you and all the other people complaining about Connor killing red coats, keep forgeting that the american revolution was A CIVIL WAR!

EVERYONE AT THE TIME WAS BRITISH. Why the colonists fought the empire is because they felt like they where being told how to live their lives, and wanted to make their own choices. This was the fundamental beliefs of the founding fathers of America.

Now look back to the context of AC. What is an Assassin most likely to chose?

Also.. if you actually watched the trailer connor says something about who he is.


Yeah, thats right. In all the whining and complaining between American and British people saying Connor is taking sides, everyone forgets he is Native American.

And we all know the british empire expanded everywhere. Africa, India, Canada, America,etc. All of these countries inhabited by natives, were forced to become British colonies. So please tell me something the british did to promote freedom and independance... something the Assassins hold to their code, and makes up their fundamentals.

Please message me about that if you have anything.

Finally, Connor doesn't recieve missions. No assassin in any of the games have ever recieved missions from someone who was not an assassin.

The man Connor killed at E3 was Cylus, a slave driver. That is the reason Connor killed him. Not because "the americans made him do it". It is because Cylus oppresed the people, both native and colonial.

2) The E3 trailer. Connor does not lead them to victory. He ran through the American side because he was in the forests. He did not interact with anyone, he STOLE A HORSE GODAMNIT, AND RODE IT INTO BATTLE TO KILL THE GENERAL WHO WAS A TEMPLAR.



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lociefer  +   1225d ago
i cant believe these comments im reading, ITS A FCKING GAME GUYS, no debate will change the course of the game or that of history, so just shut up and enjoy the game for what it is
pixelsword  +   1225d ago
I loved how UBI tried to hide a game clip...

...from the internet.

That's almost cute in a child-like way.
Aceman18  +   1225d ago
this doesn't bother me at all as an American. im not one of those overly sensitive people who gets offended so easily like others.

when i play this game im killing anyone who gets in my way Americans or British. its just a game. i actually wish an American developer would have the guts to make a game that doesnt paint us in a pretty picture.
iamnsuperman  +   1225d ago
"i actually wish an American developer would have the guts to make a game that doesnt paint us in a pretty picture"

problem with an American developer doing this really comes down to sales potential. I am not sure why this is the case but Americans can be quite patriotic (not a bad thing) and the general media really pushes this further so putting America in a bad light will not exactly go down well with the general media and could damage sales from America which is a big region. Americans are unlike the British who are quite reserved and haven't exactly been patriotic (the only recent example we have been patriotic is with the Olympics which has already died down). So I am not expecting it any time soon especially for a new ip.
Aceman18  +   1225d ago

i hear ya, and to me thats what i can't stand about my own country a lot of the times. i would applaud any american developer who would actually try it.

its high time people in this country stop being scared of the american media; all it does is try to brainwash people out there.

i know one thing when AC3 drops i'll be enjoying the hell out of it; whether its killing Americans, or Brits because its just a damn game.
bloodybutcher  +   1225d ago
i totally feel offended by such outrageous side-taking. i shall take every opportunity to voice my negative opinion. i did the same while helping gamers to see how unfair games treat some of the factions in multitude of games, i.e. mutant community from Fallout 3. those poor,misunderstood creatures...
SnotyTheRocket  +   1225d ago
I thought that line that his mentor was saying, while Connor was kicking blue coat ass, was awesome.
MostJadedGamer  +   1225d ago
Far less Americans will see it the UK trailer then the US trailer. That is why Ubisoft is doing it.
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Nimblest-Assassin  +   1225d ago
They should have made this trailer universal. The uk one is way more badass than the us one. Both trailers have conflicting themes, the us one being about working together but the uk one being about Connor being alone.

But still the uk one is probably the best trailer I have seen this year
phantomexe  +   1226d ago
The brits are the only ones who care. Show it.... people aren't going care. You brits have cryed so much i'm not sure i even care to play it anymore.
Carl_Shocker  +   1226d ago
lol...your not going to get it because of that. I don't like the pro American vibe from it but after this I now understand why they have done it because it won't be like that in the game it's just so they don't upset Americans, obviously they think you guys are more sensetive then British people, even then I wouldn't refuse to buy a good looking game just for those silly reasons.

If this was the other way round and Americans saw nothing but Americans get killed in all of AC3s trailers, gameplay videos, screenshots etc then there would be a huge uproar.

Don't make it seem like you wouldn't care because you would.

Seriously if the shoe was on the other foot it would be exactly the same...don't denie it.
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RivetCityGhoul  +   1225d ago
"I don't like the pro American vibe from it" uh dude its a game set in the american revolution you know where the americans (who were actually British by the way) broke free from the British empire. like really what kind of vibe is it supposed to have. i swear you got to be either VanillaBear or MikeCosgrove because the amount shit you just spewed is incomprehensible.
Carl_Shocker  +   1225d ago

"uh dude its a game set in the american revolution you know where the americans (who were actually British by the way) broke free from the British empire"


Yes but the point is Ubisoft said the whole war wasn't the focus and Connor wouldn't get involved. Yet still they try and give it an pro American vibe so they don't upset Americans, kind of silly if you ask me.
vickers500  +   1225d ago

Advertisements and the actual game are two completely different things. Did you ever think maybe they were talking about the actual game when they said Connor would be neutral?

Advertisements of video games rarely do a good job of reflecting the tone or "vibe" as you put it, of the actual game. Just look at all those idiotic gamestop "pre order bonus" trailers, the one for battlefield was terrible, but it didn't mean the game was like what the trailer showed. Advertisements are just made to sell the game, by whatever means possible, so if making a "Merica F*** yeah!!" trailer is the best way to get the most people to buy the game, then it shouldn't matter, so long as the promises they made are kept in the actual game, which we don't know if they are or aren't, which is why I advise people to stop whining like little babies about this until the ACTUAL GAME is out.
Carl_Shocker  +   1225d ago

Mate I've alreayd said that

"but after this I now understand why they have done it because it won't be like that in the game "

"because it won't be like that in the game"

"in the game"

"whining like little babies "

Hmmm...very mature, next time before you get your panties in a twist read my comment through so you don't miss anything.
phantomexe  +   1225d ago
I never said anything about not getting it but listening to you guys cry about it does kill the vide. On a side note not everone who came to america was british. My family came here as early as 1637 and im not british but irish. My comments arent just for you shocker my bad on where i posted it.
vickers500  +   1224d ago
"Hmmm...very mature, next time before you get your panties in a twist read my comment through so you don't miss anything."

I've noticed you like to question peoples maturity when they point out that you're wrong, and claim the other person completely misinterpreted your comment, always with your bullcrap line of "read my comment" or something along those lines.

Either you are absolutely AWFUL at expressing yourself through comments, or you just use those lines as a defense mechanism because you are too immature to admit that you might be wrong, which is the likelier of the two possibilities. With those lines, you can keep saying whatever you want, but if someone calls you out on it, you can simply revert to the "clearly you can't read, you twisted my words" lines so you never have to admit you're wrong.

But hey, it seems to be working for you, you kind of seem like you believe those crap lines you keep spouting out. Good luck living in denial.
TCG_Returns  +   1225d ago
Not only the brits.I'm Canadian.Not much bias either way from me.

What really bugs me is the fact ubi said conner would be fairly neutral and would back & forth from side to side.

Then they go all out with the Merrica' fuck ya videos for the next 5 months.Just the fact that they say one thing and do the opposite is what most people are peeved about.Doesn't just have to be angry brits
Nate-Dog  +   1225d ago
Finally someone comes out with sense. I don't know why people are acting so patriotic over the whole "Connor is killing only British people thing". The fact that Ubisoft seem to have lied about Connor being neutral is the issue, and them also trying to cater to different audiences by basically attempting to hide this and that from one side and not the other is a bad sign too. It's a video-game, we all know that, so what's the issue? If he sides more with the Americans then so be it. If he sides with the British, then again, so be it.

The only other thing I have been thinking is that (in the case that Connor is actually fairly neutral as they have said) perhaps later on in more important moments he ends up siding with the British and perhaps they simply don't want to spoil things. But given Ubisoft's recent history with these sort of things (and the fact that they're already trying to hide things from all audiences) I doubt it.
iamnsuperman  +   1225d ago
I think I can speak for the majority of British people (except for the Daily Mail who just loves to stir things up- even its readers on the website usually complain about what the DM does) and say we do not care. The reason for the complaints really stems from the contradicting statements and videos from Ubi. Say one thing but show another and we would rather have it straight. British people are not patriotic. We are very reserved when it comes to things like that (in a way we should be more patriotic but we are not).

I personally do not like how they have been advertised this game. Instead of showing the game for what it is they have seemed to be playing too much on the pro american heart strings. I would rather have it be about the struggle between the Assassins and the Templars and saving humanity for total destruction (which is really what the game is about)
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stuntman_mike  +   1225d ago

might not be many patriotic brits but there are tons of patriotic English, welsh, scottish and irish. British doesnt really mean anything any more just a collective term that other countries use.

also the fact that most of the native americans are killed off (nearly a whole race wiped out) he shouldnt be on either but fighting for his people.
omi25p  +   1225d ago
You clearly have absolutely no idea what Us "BRITS" were irritated about.

It wasn't the kill of red coats, that's called history and its something USA Lacks.

But it was the fact in the 4 previous assassins creed games the storys have all revolved around Huge world changing wars and yet in those 4 games neither side/sides have been shown as being the hero's/ Vilians.

Yet with AC3 all we have seen up and till this point has been ridiculously patriotic towards America showing how they overcome PURE Evil and tyranny and how brave the Americans were.

Us "Brits" were angry because of that fact that for the sake of sales they seemed to have turned AC3 In to A Yank-fest. It might as well have been a WW2 Movie directed By Steven Spielberg Because we all know America fought that war alone.

Just look at the Inside AC3 videos ubisoft have released. They say Connor is on the side of freedom and fight against evil and Poverty.

If they were to do it accurately they would show how it was essentially a civil war and the side that lost left the land. Not how a group of americans slaves have been tortured and Abused decide to fight against evil.

But in this recent trailer they have shown what the game should have been showing all along. A war of two evils where as soon as the need for an Allie has been used up and they end up being in the way you then destroy the same people who one you the war.

Because in war there is no good vs bad. Sure you get HEROIC soldiers but you dont get heroic sides.
TopDudeMan  +   1225d ago
Umm. the native americans were very much a third party in this war. They said you'll be killing both british and american soldiers. So what's the problem? There are templars on either side.
extermin8or  +   1225d ago
See I have no issue with the killing of Readcoats, being British that's fine; however what I and I think many other AC fans do have an issue with and I believe is probably the cause of the majority of this "crying" you refer to is the fact that the Assassins are supposed to be neutral, now when AC was first announced they specifically said there would be templar's on BOTH sides yet for the 1st few months all they did was show conner fighting the British.... or that stupid live action trailer that made out the game was fighting the oppression of the British-which it is not; more recent trailers have shown this but to begin with Ubisoft were announcing one thing then showing us footage of something completely the opposite. That's what many people had an issue with that and the fact that they were clearly not showing certain things for fear the American markets would get all worked up, therefore there was concern that this fear would extend to AC3's final version and both sides would be shown in an inaccurate way it's now clear this is not going to be the case however so it's all good. That all said one thing I'd like to point out is that although now several hundered years on it's very clear that the way the British were treating their colonies was not reasonable at the time they didn't think that; I'm sure that today many of the people considered an enemy to various nations consider themselves fully in the right in every action they make-and both sides did bad things,that was the issue not simply that he might be killing British soldiers from 400 years ago but the fact Ubisoft seemed to be lying about the game content when infact they were merely lying with what they decided to show to the press....
Optical_Matrix  +   1225d ago
You have it all wrong. The issue is the overtly pro-american vibe I, and many others have got from the games marketing. Being a british national, with jamaican heritage I find it rather ridiculous when going by history, both sides of the war were as evil as each other.

Hence forth, I don't expect the 'america fuck yeah' ideals to creep into yet another AAA game when Alex Hutchinson specifically said that Conor didn't necessarily have solid allegiances
KURKO1  +   1225d ago
Americans are fat ignorant and stupid and you just backed up some of my points, your probably fat too.
FarCryLover182  +   1225d ago
I don't care. I'm an American and revolutionary rebels died. Big deal. I don't know any of them and that was 300 years ago. I might be upset if I was from the Revolutionary war era, but I am NOT.
Fez  +   1225d ago
And it's a video game! This should be a non-issue. I'm British and I have no problem playing as Spetsnaz and killing the SAS for example...and the American Rev happened hundreds of years ago so I think it's far enough removed from me.
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HarryMasonHerpderp  +   1225d ago
Ubisoft have handled this terribly.
They should of just come out with the truth from the start.
Killing Brits AND Americans.
That way it wouldn't of seemed so one sided.
Instead of showing different audiences different things.
Were all grown ups I think we can handle it.
I would of had a lot more respect for them if they stuck to their guns and just said here are some Americans being killed because that's what happens in war, this is the story of the guy in the middle.
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Summons75  +   1225d ago
but.....they did say outright that Conner is neutral and will be killing both armies. It's British people that got all butthurt because 2 minutes trailers from a 30+ hour game. Honestly I don't really care seeing the AC series has done a good job of keeping the actual history straight and true while weaving the Assassin Vs Templar plot through without disturbing the history much. Same thing will happen with this game too, at the end of the day the British colony will still win the revolution. Ubi even said that AC3 will go sometime after the revolution as well, although this will probably be AvT plot and gear up toward AC4 and or AC 3.2
HarryMasonHerpderp  +   1225d ago
Yeah that's my point, they said Conner was neutral yet all we have been shown until recently is him slaughtering Brits with a big American flag in the background.
It all looked very "Americaaa F*** YEAH!"
which to me as a Brit was a little off putting.
I don't mind Brits being killed as long as they stay true to their word that Conner is neutral and not just killing Brits which to be fair hasn't been the case for the trailers that have been shown up until now.
Dlacy13g  +   1225d ago
@HarryMasonHerpderp I fully get where you are coming from. See my post down a ways where I talk about your very sentiment.

I think the reality of this game is a majority of it is going to be skewed on the side of you fighting along side the American side and there will be moments/breaks from that where you will have to fight the American's.

They are definitely being "smart" about their marketing because they assumed (correctly) that British folk won't get behind a game that is all about you killing other British folk. And in the US, it absolutely has been this "patriotic" push and there hasn't been a whisper of you killing American's for the most part.

Its Marketing 101....its a bit deceiving...but its not to far on the decieving side to get them in any kind of trouble.
stuntman_mike  +   1225d ago
dont forget ubisoft are mainly a french company so they probably hate all our nations lol.
chad22hkd  +   1225d ago
the only ones that should ever even feel a little upset about this game would be the native Americans.
dachiefsman  +   1225d ago
why should native americans be upset? If anything this game is reflecting the torment and pain caused by the colonization of America.
Eamon  +   1225d ago
The game might but so far the trailers have been very largely pro-American.

But knowing Ubisoft Montreal team, they'll stick to history anyway and the game might not be as patriotic as we thought.
chad22hkd  +   1225d ago
Because who else would it cause pain? who cares it was a war a very long time ago between British and the British. It's not like it reflecting the genocide of the British or American race now is it? Anyways grow up people. It's not like when I play bf3 that i care that i shooting American soldiers or any other similar game. Its so sad this is turning into some racist flamebait new articles, maybe just enjoy the real life history setting. And yes I'm sure to a modern native american who lost most of his people and or culture that playing that might be upsetting to him. DUH And my main point is this, we have a game showing the cruelty and suffering we put onto the indians, and all we hear is I dont want to shoot british, and I dont want to shoot americans, let connor kill any of those jerks from that part of history, thats the cold hard truth
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dachiefsman  +   1225d ago
you'll need to chill's a video game.

@chad: what?
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chad22hkd  +   1225d ago
stupidity and ignorance is not a video game
nofallouthero  +   1225d ago
this is kinda like how they took the world trade centers out of spider man 1 because Americans would start crying.
dachiefsman  +   1225d ago
they took the trade centers out of the movie for respect to those people lost in that act of terrorism. The themes of this game and your comment have no direct correlation.
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mi_titan27  +   1225d ago
To me it looks like true history, an indian raised to protect his land by any means necessary!!
Dlacy13g  +   1225d ago
And when you see the attached image of the limited edition...what/how does that make you fee about that "true history" ?

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mi_titan27  +   1225d ago
Just about everything that "corporate america" puts their own spin on.
SAE  +   1225d ago
that's what you want to believe , indians were against americans , why the flag of america is behind him , it's like if he is proud of the people that killed his own people...
The Real T-Bone  +   1225d ago
How bout this who give a rats ass!!!

Just play the damn game and enjoy it !!!
Campy da Camper  +   1225d ago
Its a video game. I don't care who lives and who dies. I'm of the sort that spends hours trying to kill everyone, anyway. In Oblivion I literally tried to kill every single person in Imperial City.
faraany33k  +   1225d ago
American and Brits enjoy games where they pretend to kill Russian Civilians, afghans, Georgians, Pakistanis, germans all the time. Lets pretend to kill your ancestors for once.
Christopher  +   1225d ago
People enjoy those games not because they get to kill certain people. They enjoy them because they're good games.

It should also be noted that many games are about killing Americans of one type or another. inFamous, Prototype, RDR, GTA, and so many others.
Dlacy13g  +   1225d ago
Ubisoft is selling AC3 in the US on the backs of a "patriotic" play which will resonate with the audience and from what all I have seen the game does appear to follow that path loosely but will stray occassionally away from it. So showing him solely fighting along the Americans in the US version makes sense given their ad campaigns.

In the UK, they have mixed up the combat shown to give it a vibe of feeling more like its not you fighting just on the American's side. I can't imagine many Brits would relish fighting solely on the side of America so they show you both so you don't get that sense (even though the game will skew heavily that way).

It's just marketing to different audiences and while you will get those on Youtube seeing both versions of commercials the vast majority of buyers will only ever see the commercial intended for them.
Dlacy13g  +   1225d ago
LOL ...if you don't think AC3 is not being pushed as a Patriotic game then you should look at the limited edition tin they are giving with the game. Anyone thinking this game will not have you fighting along side the Americans most of the time is fooling themselves.

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MasterD919  +   1225d ago
Agreed- It takes place during the AMERICAN Revolution with countless American historical figures involved in this game. The main character himself is Native AMERICAN.

Take a hint gamers.
mt  +   1225d ago
you can see that the story is F*&^ed up, I mean Indians are teaming up with american revolution ?? the american almost wiped out all the indians..
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dachiefsman  +   1225d ago
you need to brush up on your history. seriously.
mt  +   1225d ago
dude the whole world know that even some of the rational Americans know that, trust me buddy go read.
dachiefsman  +   1225d ago
@mt: The french and various northeast tribes banned together to fight the colonies in the french-american war. Many indians after that war banned together with the colonies to then fight the british while the british also had indians helping them fight the colonials.

You are out of your element my friend.
SAE  +   1225d ago
it is true what mt said , americans were worst then dictators , the truth is that they killed most of the original people then said it's there land ...

that's why american government is united with israel , it's in there blood , being with the same kind is more natural , how they are gonna act good when the start of there country was brutal and bloody for sake of interests...

disagreeing with him is only avoiding your own history , im not blaming you , it's just what happened , im comparing the time they occupied the land with this time and i see no difference between the actions , there acts only comes from the interests ...
SAE  +   1225d ago
it's hard to not mention politics in assassin creed 3 because it have the elements of being one , injustices , taking away the freedom , fighting for taking it back , search and do the right thing , revolution , manny sides ...

Anyway , i can't wait for the game , it looks amazing ,..
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isarai  +   1225d ago
It has nothing to do with them, they did it for political reasons. I'm pretty damn sure as developers they want you to see it for exactly what it is, but releasing a trailer in the US featuring the killing of some of it's founding people wouldn't exactly sit well with the US Government. So instead of doing the original trailer, getting a shitload of controversy, pulling the trailer, and end up having to change it anyways they just made it politically correct to boot and skipped all the hassle. better to be safe than sorry, plus you caan just watch the UK trailer on youtube :/
MaryMoore22   1225d ago | Spam
Donnywho  +   1225d ago
Honestly though, why do you guys mix your tobacco with your weed?
SpinalRemains138  +   1225d ago
Its about time something or someone in the mainstream painted the US as a bad guy.

Seriously, this was so overdue!

How a nation which almost 100% wiped out an indigenous people while simultaneously stealing their land and polluting it, and then goes on for two centuries manipulating the globe in it's second century with its profit driven military industrial complex, will do anything for oil and at the same time has a profit driven healthcare system
can always be painted as the hero wonderful shining example of greatness, is completely beyond me.
Thumbs up, Ubisoft!
ChunkyLover53  +   1225d ago
Well it could have something to do with us fighting for our freedom from an oppressive and tyrannical England, we then go on to invent little things like cars and planes and rock and roll music, land on the moon and come to the aid of other countries when they come crying to us.
Grenade  +   1225d ago
And then force them to give you their oil and call them terrorists if they have a problem with it.
Oh, and crying because every enemy of America is producing nuclear weapons and they wont stop and let you be the only ones to make them.
ChunkyLover53  +   1225d ago
We aren't forcing anyone to give us oil, we spent around $90 a barrel, sometimes its more. Which is why gas is so expensive.

Some people obviously need a history lesson. We didn't even want to get involved in WWII, we had other countries (Mainly England) absolutely BEGGING us to get involved. Other countries throughout history have done the same thing.

Wait, so you think countries like Iran producing Nuclear weapons is a good thing? These are countries run by need to wake up kiddo.

USA all day, every day. We do what others cant do and what they wont do.

I'm sure you enjoy plenty of US inventions and its all good!
IWentBrokeForGaming  +   1225d ago
I literally have never been able to get into this franchise... but my god that trailer... was freaking awesome in my opinion!

Looks conceptually to be the best in the series to me!
dogoodmatters  +   1225d ago
Kotaku. Important. Important. Important. Get the media on this now.
Grenade  +   1225d ago
I'm going to kill both sides.
I'm a fair guy.

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