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Submitted by KnightRobby 816d ago | opinion piece

Why Ubisoft's Osiris is an Assassin's Creed Game Set in Egypt

GameVerb reports that Ubisoft has already announced their new next-generation game called Watch Dogs and it is unlikely that "Osiris" is a new IP. So, how likely is it we'll see yet another new IP from Ubisoft coming to current-gen and next-generation consoles? Originally thought to be a reboot of Prince of Persia, it appears now it is more likely a new Assassin's Creed game called "Assassin's Creed: Osiris."

Gamespot reported in June of 2010 that Ubisoft Workshop posted an image "bearing the initials AC on it and a protagonist dressed up in an Egyptian variant of the standard assassin's garb, including a white head covering and a concealed--and blood-soaked--knife protruding from the character's right sleeve."

Furthermore, Ubisoft told IGN that the Prince of Persia franchise is "paused" at this time. “Brand management is a tricky thing,” Ubisoft Montreal CEO Yannis Mallat told IGN. “It needs people's attention a lot. I think it is fair to say that, right now, Prince of Per... (Assassin's Creed, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, PC, PS3, Ubisoft, Ubisoft Montreal, Wii U, Xbox 360)

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Sandmano  +   816d ago
Ancient Egypt was an interesting time.
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FarCryLover182  +   816d ago
I thought Osiris was terminated?
stone_cold  +   816d ago
a dream: i want to visit Egypt
Sandmano  +   816d ago
Ive been to Egypt a couple of times and I never visited the pyramids! xD
JohnDread  +   816d ago
Why would they put "From the makers of Assassin's Creed" in the trailer of an Assassin's Creed game? Geez...
Sandmano  +   816d ago
Exactly!
Sketchy_Galore  +   816d ago
It would be an amazing setting for that kind of game but in terms of gameplay the Assassin's creed series is so fundamentally broken they'd have to completely overhaul everything from the fighting to the stealth (like actually having some kind of stealth system) to get my dirty money.

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