We’re less than a month away from the new Assassin’s Creed game – due on November 1st!. What the series does brilliantly is recreate historical settings – immersing the player in the time period. Previous games have touched upon the Middle East circa 1000AD, renaissance Italy and the American war of independence – and the latest looks set to be a swashbuckling adventure set in the Caribbean during the so-called “Golden Age of Piracy”.
The only problem with playing such a detailed and clever game though (well, clever once you ignore that the whole “genetic memories” thing is pretty silly) – is that you can’t help but dream up more scenarios in which you’d like to jump around the rooftops, and more historical bad-guys who you’d like to dispatch with a hidden blade.
So with the time machine booting up, the history textbooks out, and our “this is definitely not fanfiction, honest” sense of embarrassment suitably suppressed, here’s our pick of some amazing potential historical Assassin’s Creed settings.