Assassin's Creed, as far as I can tell, is about stabbing dudes and pushing down NPCs while on the way to stab more dudes. The upcoming board game for the iPad, on the other hand, is about building a beastly deck of cards and pummeling dudes into submission and taking their territories in real-time. Intrigued? We still are, even though the new details out there are still pretty vague.

IGN recently got their hands on with Assassin's Creed Recollection and are reporting that it features several mechanics from other collectible card games, but fiddles with pacing by introducing a "looping timeline" as seen in, say, Lumines. Cards apparently have the power to attack players or seize a territory, so that's how the action part of the game works, at least.

Ubisoft is still tossing out phrases like "deep tactical gameplay" and "challenging political battles" in regards to what Recollection will offers, but we're not sure how it's going to execute on these promises. We'd look to the new trailer to see what's up, but Ubisoft is still in full-blast mystery mode for its November-bound game.

Regardless of the lack of intel, this continues to be something our all-seeing eye is keyed in on. Assassin's Creed fans should definitely stay with Recollections, too, as it'll deliver collectible assets from all the games, as well as reconnect you with characters and "memories" from Brotherhood and Assassin's Creed 2.

[Via IGN]

  • John Usher

    Argh what iPad only, that sucks I love assassins creed 🙁

  • Lou Graziani

    Too bad it's for IPAd only!

  • Paulo

    the way of buy cards( memories) really sucks , only via IAP ,i finish the game and got money only for 3 boosters ( one of each booster) and when i replay any game i dont gain more xp or money....

    cards....ONLY via In app purchase, i spend 2 dollars in IAP and dont have 30% of cards of game..... for have 100% prepare your pockets for pay something like 20$ or more...