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IGN publishes the first screenshots for Gameloft's upcoming Assassin's Creed for the iPhone. The game is set to be released "in just a few weeks" and will be largely based on Altair's Chronicles for the Nintendo DS.

You must rely on a medieval form of parkour -- think urban gymnastics with minaret flair -- to clamber up walls, scurry along rooftops, and generally avoid detection from numerous guards, thugs, and vicious Templar knights. Altair's acrobatics are controlled with on-screen virtual controls that look quite a bit like the successful set-up from Gameloft's Hero of Sparta.

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The game will be released in the next few weeks and we'll provide a closer look when it becomes available.

  • Aidan

    wow NICE!!! it looks fragging awesome, I am super excited about this :)

  • Aidan

    wow NICE!!! it looks fragging awesome, I am super excited about this :)

  • maxime

    Awesome!
    How much will it cost?

    • SomeGuy

      Who knows, and who cares? All the games have been less than $10 so far, and if that's too much for you to afford then download it for free.

  • maxime

    Awesome!
    How much will it cost?

    • SomeGuy

      Who knows, and who cares? All the games have been less than $10 so far, and if that's too much for you to afford then download it for free.

  • swillard8

    holy god wow, im buying this!

  • swillard8

    holy god wow, im buying this!

  • Seishu

    This looks awesome! Hopefully it will be around $5 or less. I can't wait!

  • Seishu

    This looks awesome! Hopefully it will be around $5 or less. I can't wait!

  • Adams Immersive

    I saw the first screenshot and wanted it immediately. I haven't found a really great "3D world" game for iPhone yet.

    Let's just hope it's under $50.00. For $50.00 I could go out to dinner twice.

    • Yoshi 256

      Of course it costs less than 50 dollar.
      It's an port of the DS Version, so 19,99€ should be the maximum.
      The DS Version wasn't that good, but certainly the game is worth 5 to 10 Dollars. At least the graphics have been improved.

  • Adams Immersive

    I saw the first screenshot and wanted it immediately. I haven't found a really great "3D world" game for iPhone yet.

    Let's just hope it's under $50.00. For $50.00 I could go out to dinner twice.

    • Yoshi 256

      Of course it costs less than 50 dollar.
      It's an port of the DS Version, so 19,99€ should be the maximum.
      The DS Version wasn't that good, but certainly the game is worth 5 to 10 Dollars. At least the graphics have been improved.

  • Iplaya

    Wow ! When heard they were trying to make a 3d world on ipod touch i laughed... Now im incredble intrested if its actually 3d.... They did say they wanted it ti be exact game play as PS3

  • Iplaya

    Wow ! When heard they were trying to make a 3d world on ipod touch i laughed... Now im incredble intrested if its actually 3d.... They did say they wanted it ti be exact game play as PS3

  • iamse7en

    That looks legit, actually.

    I got bored of the game after a few days on the PC, but I'd give this a shot. I'm sure I'll get bored of it after a few days, again, but what the hell.

  • iamse7en

    That looks legit, actually.

    I got bored of the game after a few days on the PC, but I'd give this a shot. I'm sure I'll get bored of it after a few days, again, but what the hell.

  • Sushibox

    I'm definitely looking forward to this. Oddly, out of the blue, I just picked up and started playing this on my Xbox360 (still exploring around for flags and templars). Very good news, if they execute it well, however it could just as easily turn into a disaster. I'm crossing my fingers for amazing though.

  • Sushibox

    I'm definitely looking forward to this. Oddly, out of the blue, I just picked up and started playing this on my Xbox360 (still exploring around for flags and templars). Very good news, if they execute it well, however it could just as easily turn into a disaster. I'm crossing my fingers for amazing though.

  • ticookie

    Definitely gonna buy...however, this better be better than the DS version. 4 hour play through. No lie.

  • ticookie

    Definitely gonna buy...however, this better be better than the DS version. 4 hour play through. No lie.

  • BigA

    I think I have finally learned that this type of game really don't work on the iPhone. I feel another HoS coming on. While I appreciate the effort that goes into putting these games onto this device, I can't believe that projects like these are a labour of love, and so far have just left me cold...

    • spamboy

      Yeah, I agree. HoS was fun, but there was NO replay value. None at all. I hope this is better.

    • spiffyone

      Again, it just goes to show the difference between the mobile gaming market (of which iTouch/Phone is part) and the portable game system market. Games of this sort are normal and expected on DS and PSP...but not so much iTouch/Phone. Doesn't mean they aren't appreciated by many of us, but it just means that the greater majority errs more toward the side of, say, Bejeweled, Sodoku and other short burst, simple style games rather than longer offerings or graphical powerhouses.

      • BigA

        @Spiffyone. I'm all for 'longer offerings or graphical powerhouses'. On the longer offering front you need only take Rogue Touch as an example, and there are many games that are graphically impressive on the iPhone. It's not a question of graphics or longevity, hard-core or casual gamer. It is just a case of what game suits a machine with no buttons...and judging from the screen shot that is A LOT of missing buttons!

    • Bilal

      Hero of sparta was amazing. I still play it from time to time. It was a memorable single player adventure. I beat it on both modes and really enjoyed the different weapons.

      On the other hand Rogue touch just doesnt suit me at all. So your opinion is your opinion. I can play rogue touch for 2 minutes at tops.

      • BigA

        I'm really glad you liked HoS, but I wasn't really referring to individual taste either. Not taste, re-playability, hard-core vs casual, mobile vs portable game system or graphical fireworks! Just curious how so many people seem to enjoy this type of game which, control wise, seems so utterly unsuited.

  • BigA

    I think I have finally learned that this type of game really don't work on the iPhone. I feel another HoS coming on. While I appreciate the effort that goes into putting these games onto this device, I can't believe that projects like these are a labour of love, and so far have just left me cold...

    • spamboy

      Yeah, I agree. HoS was fun, but there was NO replay value. None at all. I hope this is better.

    • spiffyone

      Again, it just goes to show the difference between the mobile gaming market (of which iTouch/Phone is part) and the portable game system market. Games of this sort are normal and expected on DS and PSP...but not so much iTouch/Phone. Doesn't mean they aren't appreciated by many of us, but it just means that the greater majority errs more toward the side of, say, Bejeweled, Sodoku and other short burst, simple style games rather than longer offerings or graphical powerhouses.

      • BigA

        @Spiffyone. I'm all for 'longer offerings or graphical powerhouses'. On the longer offering front you need only take Rogue Touch as an example, and there are many games that are graphically impressive on the iPhone. It's not a question of graphics or longevity, hard-core or casual gamer. It is just a case of what game suits a machine with no buttons...and judging from the screen shot that is A LOT of missing buttons!

    • Bilal

      Hero of sparta was amazing. I still play it from time to time. It was a memorable single player adventure. I beat it on both modes and really enjoyed the different weapons.

      On the other hand Rogue touch just doesnt suit me at all. So your opinion is your opinion. I can play rogue touch for 2 minutes at tops.

      • BigA

        I'm really glad you liked HoS, but I wasn't really referring to individual taste either. Not taste, re-playability, hard-core vs casual, mobile vs portable game system or graphical fireworks! Just curious how so many people seem to enjoy this type of game which, control wise, seems so utterly unsuited.

  • Phreakuency

    Looks like the DS version in that it's 3D in a restricted 2D gameplay environment.

    And yeah, not only did it take only a few hours to finish the DS version but it wasn't much fun either.

  • Phreakuency

    Looks like the DS version in that it's 3D in a restricted 2D gameplay environment.

    And yeah, not only did it take only a few hours to finish the DS version but it wasn't much fun either.

  • jawslover

    Wow, looks amazing, buy on release for me!!!

  • jawslover

    Wow, looks amazing, buy on release for me!!!

  • ramon raux

    I think I might give this one a miss, as it looks very similar to Hero of Sparta. Hero of Sparta was fun at the time, but had no replay value at all.

    On the other hand, much cheaper games such as Fieldrunners and iDracula are better buys as they have high replay value.

    • http://www.silentrocco.com Rocco

      Replay value, replay value. Not always, this is prior criteria! Sometimes it's all about a fantastic experience. Like a good movie.
      And HoS is still one of the best and most impressive games on the idevices.

      • Bilal

        yeah i must say the value in hos beats a movie at a movie theater.
        Seriously it just felt epic to playing such an amazing game on the iphone.

        Im tired of people calling out single player role playing games for having no replay value.
        Very few singleplayer pc games can pull this off but they are still worth the 40 to 50 bucks.

        So i say who cares about replay value if it delivers an epic experience the first time you play it.

  • ramon raux

    I think I might give this one a miss, as it looks very similar to Hero of Sparta. Hero of Sparta was fun at the time, but had no replay value at all.

    On the other hand, much cheaper games such as Fieldrunners and iDracula are better buys as they have high replay value.

    • http://www.silentrocco.com Rocco

      Replay value, replay value. Not always, this is prior criteria! Sometimes it's all about a fantastic experience. Like a good movie.
      And HoS is still one of the best and most impressive games on the idevices.

      • Bilal

        yeah i must say the value in hos beats a movie at a movie theater.
        Seriously it just felt epic to playing such an amazing game on the iphone.

        Im tired of people calling out single player role playing games for having no replay value.
        Very few singleplayer pc games can pull this off but they are still worth the 40 to 50 bucks.

        So i say who cares about replay value if it delivers an epic experience the first time you play it.

  • Heronymo

    Avoid detection? Nice graphics? Good controls?

    If only it was Metal Gear Solid, but oh... oh wait! We have one already! =

    This game looks pretty cool. I've heard a lot of good about Assasin's Creed. Looking forward to seeing more about it.

    Damnit Konami, make a real MGS for iPhone!!

  • Heronymo

    Avoid detection? Nice graphics? Good controls?

    If only it was Metal Gear Solid, but oh... oh wait! We have one already! =\

    This game looks pretty cool. I've heard a lot of good about Assasin's Creed. Looking forward to seeing more about it.

    Damnit Konami, make a real MGS for iPhone!!

  • randomdude

    Attention All! Gameloft the new Konami for the mobile platform

  • randomdude

    Attention All! Gameloft the new Konami for the mobile platform

  • Hatteras

    Ah, poo, I wish it was open world

  • Hatteras

    Ah, poo, I wish it was open world

  • Kevin

    wowowia i luv it

  • Kevin

    wowowia i luv it

  • Ryan

    Since it's based on the DS version, i won't be buying, since the DS version of the game was absolutely awful!

  • Ryan

    Since it's based on the DS version, i won't be buying, since the DS version of the game was absolutely awful!

  • http://www.pixelthismobile.com Glen Young

    Will be interesting to see how well this will sell, seems to me iPhone is mostly a male thing, so i would expect it to go off like a rocket! I'll be interested to see how well the game actually plays.

  • http://www.pixelthismobile.com Glen Young

    Will be interesting to see how well this will sell, seems to me iPhone is mostly a male thing, so i would expect it to go off like a rocket! I'll be interested to see how well the game actually plays.

  • http://appmania.webs.con Inferi

    Looks likeHOS with a assasins creed skin

  • http://appmania.webs.con Inferi

    Looks likeHOS with a assasins creed skin

  • anthonyggg

    It looks like you gyus dont know gameloft
    It was renamed to Cloneloft because of cloning(look at asphalt)so this pne will be like a bit remade hero of sparta.
    For those who say graphics are damn good!"-just look at the sisx (symbian9)or n-gage 2 version. See the difference?yeah I wont buy it if it will be like 10 bucks cause I already have the nokia version and iphone will be no good but with worse controls
    For those fans of MGS-Konami wanted too much for iphone and made little
    Cloneloft doesnt want too much-it just clones
    Not surprised that they are looking for ideas and devs

  • anthonyggg

    It looks like you gyus dont know gameloft
    It was renamed to Cloneloft because of cloning(look at asphalt)so this pne will be like a bit remade hero of sparta.
    For those who say graphics are damn good!"-just look at the sisx (symbian9)or n-gage 2 version. See the difference?yeah I wont buy it if it will be like 10 bucks cause I already have the nokia version and iphone will be no good but with worse controls
    For those fans of MGS-Konami wanted too much for iphone and made little
    Cloneloft doesnt want too much-it just clones
    Not surprised that they are looking for ideas and devs

  • unbekannt

    You should know that the DS version of this game was not really a "3D world" (as many of you call it). Yes, it was 3D, but you can either move left or right and I think the iphone version will be the same (similar to hero of sparta). I would call it a side-scroller with a 3D background environment.

  • unbekannt

    You should know that the DS version of this game was not really a "3D world" (as many of you call it). Yes, it was 3D, but you can either move left or right and I think the iphone version will be the same (similar to hero of sparta). I would call it a side-scroller with a 3D background environment.

  • wortek

    They said they want gameplay be exactly like PS3 and if this game is just a port of DS game then we won't see such gameplay at all and tis is SAD :(
    Te game could look better by the way...

  • wortek

    They said they want gameplay be exactly like PS3 and if this game is just a port of DS game then we won't see such gameplay at all and tis is SAD :(
    Te game could look better by the way...

  • antonioj

    anthonyggg, ngage??? gameloft is literaly pissing on it...they only release crap versions of the premium games they deliver on the iphone platform..you´re a real joker LOL

  • antonioj

    anthonyggg, ngage??? gameloft is literaly pissing on it...they only release crap versions of the premium games they deliver on the iphone platform..you´re a real joker LOL

  • SUIGFISAGHFSNF

    Actually, I really enjoyed the DS version of Assassin's Creed, and this looks like it will be an updated version of that game. And knowing Gameloft, this game will be $5.99 as with every other 3d game they make.

  • SUIGFISAGHFSNF

    Actually, I really enjoyed the DS version of Assassin's Creed, and this looks like it will be an updated version of that game. And knowing Gameloft, this game will be $5.99 as with every other 3d game they make.

  • whatlol

    don't get your hopes up. i think this will be less impressive then the screenshots suggest. a full 3d world? i'll believe it when i see it.

    still, the screenshots ARE really pretty :)

  • whatlol

    don't get your hopes up. i think this will be less impressive then the screenshots suggest. a full 3d world? i'll believe it when i see it.

    still, the screenshots ARE really pretty :)

  • Aaron

    I never picked up the DS version for some of the same reasons expressed by others. I'd rather see Gameloft refine HoS more, add more levels, deeper storyline, etc. IMHO, that could become a great mobile franchise if they do it right. Not so sure about AC, though. (Even if it's skinned over HoS, it's a great engine that could be improved, but is a good starting point.)

  • Aaron

    I never picked up the DS version for some of the same reasons expressed by others. I'd rather see Gameloft refine HoS more, add more levels, deeper storyline, etc. IMHO, that could become a great mobile franchise if they do it right. Not so sure about AC, though. (Even if it's skinned over HoS, it's a great engine that could be improved, but is a good starting point.)

  • jackson

    OMG!!!!! i just bought it and now when i search it i cant find it in the app store!!! how lucky am i!!! if u wanna try and find it, search gameloft on your ipods app store, scroll to the bottom, and look for the name assassins creed altairs chronicals. if it sais not availible keep tryin till it works.
    super happy!!!!! bout to play it!!!!!

  • jackson

    OMG!!!!! i just bought it and now when i search it i cant find it in the app store!!! how lucky am i!!! if u wanna try and find it, search gameloft on your ipods app store, scroll to the bottom, and look for the name assassins creed altairs chronicals. if it sais not availible keep tryin till it works.
    super happy!!!!! bout to play it!!!!!

  • zeek

    Assassin's Creed i love it if any one need it email me

  • zeek

    Assassin's Creed i love it if any one need it email me