OnLive Sale – Assassin’s Creed II – Five Dollar Friday Finale

Today’s sale for the Five Dollar Friday Finale is Assassin’s Creed II for the low price of $5.00 ($3.50 for PlayPack subscribers).  This historical fiction, action, adventure game is the one that defined the Assassin’s Creed series and is deemed by some to be “a classic”.  This game normally cost $19.99.  Assassin’s Creed II is playable by mouse and keyboard, or by gamepad. It is rated M for mature, and received a pretty stellar meta score of 86.  This episode in the Assassin’s Creed Series was released to OnLive on June 17 2010, but originally released on other consoles November of 2009.  The game was developed by UbisoftMotreal and published by Ubisoft.

Here is a bit more about the game courtesy of OnLive:

Assassin’s Creed II is an epic story of family, vengeance and conspiracy set in the pristine, yet brutal, backdrop of a Renaissance Italy. Ezio befriends Leonardo da Vinci, takes on Florence’s most powerful families and ventures throughout canals of Venice where he learns to become a master assassin.

EZIO, A NEW ASSASSIN FOR A NEW ERA – Ezio Auditore da Firenze is a young Italian noble who will learn the ways of the assassins after his family was betrayed and he looks to seek vengeance. He is a lady’s man, a free soul with panache yet has a very human side to his personality. Through him, you become a master assassin.

RENAISSANCE ITALY – Italy in the 15th century was less a country and more a collection of city-states where families with political and economic strength began to take leadership roles in cities like Florence and Venice. This journey through some of the most beautiful cities in the world takes place in a time in history where culture and art were born alongside some of the most chilling stories of corruption, greed and murder.

A NEW-FOUND FREEDOM – You will be able to perform missions when you want and how you want in this open-ended world that brings back free-running and adds elements such as swimming and even flying to the adventure. The variety in gameplay adds another layer for you to truly play through the game any way you choose.

BECOME A MASTER ASSASSIN – Perfect your skills to become a master assassin where you brandish new weapons, learn to disarm enemies then use their weapons against them and assassinate enemies using both hidden blades.

EXTRA content includes Battle of the Forli, Bonfire of the Vanities, and Three Templar Locations.

Will today be the first time you step into the shoes of Ezio Auditore?  Let us know in the Forum and check out the games trailer below.


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Devon Bradley On October - 19 - 2011

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