Split-screen.com: "Assassin's Creed 2 has officially begun mocking us. The old question on every one's minds has always been, "So, when does it take place?" Many of us have been speculating on the exact period for several months, some of us getting it pretty damn close. Being heavily based on history, hints of story details, even weapons, could be derived from knowing which famous era bears witness to our assassinations. Now, way back in November 2008, Kotaku's Michael McWhertor reported on a discussion between him, Giant Bomb's Ryan Davis, freelance journalist and host Geoff Keighley and reputed Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter. Yes, the same Pachter who famously predicted GTAIV's delay from late 2007 to early 2008. But how accurate was he after Ubisoft's first teaser?"