Assassin’s Creed 3 Boston Reveal – Eyes On With New Mission @ E3 2012
Assassin’s Creed 3 may have been shown in great detail by Ubisoft at E3 2012 so far, but NowGamer has seen a brand new mission behind closed doors courtesy of Ubisoft.
The new mission takes place in Boston during the summer of 1773 and sees protagonist Connor tasked with saving a man being held prisoner by British troops.
Connor’s mission begins as he is assisted by a young African woman – who may, or may not be Aveline, hero of PS Vita exclusive Assassin’s Creed: Liberation.
Sneaking up on a British stronghold, Connor can hide in moving hay bales in carts to move around while concealed. He can even launch sneak attacks from the bales as he passed guards.
Player’s can also execute enemies while hiding around corners, and we see this in action as Connor springs out, catching a troop unaware. Meanwhile, the African woman distracts a pack of enemies leaving Connor open to attack.
With the patrolling guard dead, Connor starts free-running across some trees, showing off Ubisoft’s stunning new AnvilNext engine. Sneaking over to his target, Connor frees the captive man from some stocks, but is spotted by packs of British troops.
Fleeing from his pursuers, Conner then blends among a group of fishermen hanging out at a dockyardd. Another new feature, players can quickly leap out of crowds and attack enemies.
Connor displays this new skill by quickly jumping out of the fishermen group, punching a British soldier in the balls, then stabbing a fishook in his eye, killing him in brutal fashion.
The British troops spot Connor again, but he climbs up the side of a building, through a woman’s home and out the other side, using her room as a shortcut.
Coming across another dockyard, Connor snipers British troops with his bow and arrow, then grabs a nearby musket before driving the bayonet through another enemy’s chest.
The demo ends as Connor kills the captain of a navel warship before climbing up the mast and out of sight.
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