Assassin’s Creed Facts That Will Really Make You Think

Assassin’s Creed has solidified itself as one of the best action-adventure games of the 21st century. With voice acting by Nolan North, who is beyond famous in the video game world, Assassin’s Creed will continue to exhilarate fans for years to come.

Speaking of voice acting, did you know that Kristen Bell voices Lucy in the video games?  This game series sure is intertwined and complex. In fact, there are over 600 different characters that appear through the series.

Assassin’s Creed Facts

1 Good and Evil?

The Hashashin killed for their own benefit, while the assassins in the game are killing for the good of the people.

2 The Order of the Templar

The game’s Templar Order is based off the real-life Knights Templar from the Middle Ages.

3 Historical Context

The game’s assassins are based off the Hashashin, who lived from 1000 to 1250 B.C.

4 The Real McCoy

Many of the characters you assassinate in the game are actual historical figures.

5 Copycat Beginnings

The game started out at Prince of Persia: Assassins, and borrowed a lot from Prince of Persia games.

6 That’s a Lot of Damage

Or at least potential for damage, with over 70 weapons appearing in the games.

7 While We’re Counting…

There are over 120 assassins that appear throughout the game series.

8 So Much to Achieve

The achievements in Assassin’s Creed just keep increasing; now it’s up to over 250.

9 It’s Available in Print

Novels of the game series have been published, so get reading!

10 A Vast and Wide Universe

Assassin’s Creed takes place in countries in Europe, Asia, and beyond.

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11 Easter eggs?

Well, most people know that the game series is filled with Easter eggs, but one of the coolest ones is the giant squid that you can see in Assassin’s Creed II and IV.

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Assassin’s Creed – Trailer World Premiere

This is the trailer for the movie “Assassin’s Creed” starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard,

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