With 55 million units worldwide, Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed franchise is now established as one of the best-selling game series ever.
The recently announced Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag sees a sea change for the game franchise with a harsh new setting in the Golden Age of pirates.
With intricately detailed environments and finely honed and evocative historical re-imaginings, The Art of Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag includes the game's vast nautical gameplay, and its amazing range of locations, characters and action.
About the Author
Paul Davies has worked in gaming journalism for twenty years, writing and editing magazines and websites including Official Nintendo and Computer & Video Games. He is the co-founder and director of media agency Unlikely Hero Ltd. whose clients include Yahoo! UK and Microsoft.
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Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1st November 2013
Dimensions (cm): 30.1 x 22.8 x 2.0
Weight (kg): 1.334