Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles

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Set in 1190, Altaïr's Chronicles is conceived as a prequel to the original console version of Assassin's Creed. This time, we learn how Altaïr becomes an assassin while looking for an artifact through different cities. It is said that this artifact, known as "the chalice", can give its owner the power to stop the Crusades.

The game is presented as a side-scroller with guided 3D paths. That is, the player has freedom to move in 3 dimensions, as the use of rooftops will be very extensive, but limited to a given path. As in the previous game, Altaïr shows the usual abilities of combat, stealth and parkour-like displacement, that will help him to find alternative routes or fight the enemies if there is no other way. Other abilities such as interrogation and pickpocketing is performed this time through mini-games, that make use of the touch screen of the DS. In addition, Altaïr can gain new abilities through gathering of blue orbs scattered through the maps (short of gaining "experience").


Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles Nintendo DS Some mess with templars
Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles Nintendo DS Lot of enemies surrounding Altaïr!
Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles iPhone Your target has that skull just over his head. You'd think he'd notice.
Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles Nintendo DS You will talk with some friends.

Alternate Titles

  • "Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles HD" -- iPad / Windows Phone title

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User Reviews

A nice game... for a mobile phone Nintendo DS NeoJ (428)

Critic Reviews

Modojo iPhone Apr 28, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamer 2.0 Nintendo DS Feb 13, 2008 7.1 out of 10 71
GameDaily Nintendo DS Feb 12, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Official Nintendo Magazine Nintendo DS Apr 10, 2008 69 out of 100 69
Cheat Code Central Nintendo DS Feb 08, 2008 3.4 out of 5 68 Nintendo DS Apr 24, 2008 64 out of 100 64
Game Shark Nintendo DS Feb 11, 2008 C+ 58 (UK) Nintendo DS Feb 15, 2008 5 out of 10 50
Slide to Play iPhone Apr 23, 2009 2 out of 4 50
G4 TV: X-Play Nintendo DS Feb 14, 2008 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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Ubisoft's quality control 2 Pseudo_Intellectual (45140)
Apr 24, 2008



  • IGN
    • 2009 - Best iPhone Action Game (Readers' voting)
    • 2009 - iPhone Award for Visual Excellence (Readers' voting)

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