So we’ve been brushing up on our Victorian history. Perhaps while smoking a pipe and gazing broodily into a fire but you can’t prove anything - especially about the fire. 1868 in London was a time of massive upheaval. The Industrial Revolution was the true steampunk era as technology drove the world into the modern day with railways, metal construction, modern medicine and even Darwinism. Assassin's Creed Syndicate needs to deliver an entirely new world.