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Description

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").

Screenshots

Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles Nintendo DS You will talk with some friends.
Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles Nintendo DS Torture to get information!
Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles Nintendo DS Running on the roof.
Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles Nintendo DS Fight on the roof

Promo Images

Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles Screenshot
Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles Screenshot
Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles Screenshot
Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles Screenshot

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 NeoJ (428) 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars

Critic Reviews

Gamer 2.0 Feb 13, 2008 7.1 out of 10 71
Official Nintendo Magazine Apr 10, 2008 69 out of 100 69
Cheat Code Central Feb 08, 2008 3.4 out of 5 68
UGO (UnderGroundOnline) Feb 19, 2008 B- 67
4Players.de Apr 24, 2008 64 out of 100 64
Sliced Gaming (GameBiz) Jun 25, 2008 5.5 out of 10 55
HardGamers Mar 14, 2008 55 out of 100 55
Meristation Mar 28, 2008 5 out of 10 50
Eurogamer.net (UK) Feb 15, 2008 5 out of 10 50
1UP Mar 19, 2008 D 25

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Awards

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

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MichaelPalin (1279) added Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles (Nintendo DS) on Feb 10, 2008
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (401993), Kabushi (168059) and Ben K (23048)