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Assassin’s Creed


Sunday, January 6 2008

Assassins Creed

While the word jihad is never spoken, its frightening theological implications as a physical struggle as well as its more disarming theological definition as a spiritual struggle are both on display.


Friday, January 9 2015

Art vs. Apps in 'Assassin’s Creed: Unity'

The companion apps for Unity highlight the antagonistic relationship between the art of games and the business of games.

Tuesday, January 22 2013

A Stranger in His Own Land, or 'Assassin's Creed III' and the Alien

The worst thing about Connor as a character seems to me to have less to do with him possibly serving as an ethnic stereotype and more to do with the fact that he often just doesn't seem human at all.

Tuesday, October 30 2012

Experiencing Racial Identities: Passing in 'Assassin's Creed: Liberation'

My initial response to reading about the idea that Aveline, the protagonist of Liberation, would be able to adopt different personas in the game that seem tied to her mixed racial heritage was one of uncertainty.

Thursday, March 15 2012

Combat as Character Development in ‘Assassin’s Creed’

As the combat in Assassin's Creed changes from game to game, so do the character traits that it implies.

Thursday, December 15 2011

Joining the Cult of Abstergo

Progressing in Assassin's Creed: Revelations feels uncomfortably like joining a cult.

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