The upcoming Assassin's Creed was revealed at the Sony conference for E3 in Los Angeles. It will take place during the time of the American Revolution, and the main character Connor will be able to fight on land as always, but also steering a ship at sea.
Indeed the first look of the third installment has Connor fighting the British and steering a ship through through stormy weather while a blaze of cannon balls pummel the Redcoats. Assassin's Creed will be available as a bundle by the time of its release containing the game, console, and an exclusive DLC. The game is due out on October 30, 2012. G4TV has had screenshots since early March.
Here's a gameplay demo. It's not the one I described though. Still looking for that one.
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