Tag: assassins creed

Assassin’s Creed Shadows Steals More Artifacts While Yasuke’s False History is Exposed

It keeps getting worse for Assassin’s Creed Shadows, the next entry in Ubisoft’s video game series, which is set in feudal Japan. After they used Chinese architecture instead of Japanese and used the flag of a reenactment group without permission – not to mention the problems with Yasuke – r...

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Japanese Politician and New Song Highlight Unease Over Assassin’s Creed Shadows

The people of Japan are really pissed about Assassin’s Creed Shadows, and I don’t just mean the gamers. We’ve seen backlash since the trailer was released, with plenty of Japanese comments online criticizing the game for its portrayal of Yasuke, a historical black man who was a vassal for Nobu...

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Japanese Gamers Start Petition to Cancel Assassin’s Creed Shadows

It’s been a rocky road for Assassin’s Creed Shadows since the first trailer was released. The reveal that one of the game’s two leads – and the only male lead in a game series that, let’s not kid ourselves, is geared towards guys – was a black man, as opposed to Japanese, rubbed many th...

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Ubisoft CEO Says Remakes Will Modernize Old Assassin’s Creed Games

Ubisoft isn’t done fiddling with Assassin’s Creed. In a recent interview with Ubisoft’s communications director, Lucy O’Brien, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot talked about the video game developer’s plans for one of their premier franchises. In addition to having “Assassin’s Creed games co...

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Japanese Reenactment Group Says Assassin’s Creed Shadows Stole Their Flag

The hits just keep on coming for Ubisoft and Assassin’s Creed Shadows, although it’s hard to feel bad for them because they keep doing it to themselves. A Japanese group called the Sekigahara Teppo Corps, or Sekigahara Rifle Corps, a group that reenacts the Battle of Sekigahara and other histori...

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Japanese Gamers Not Happy With Assassin’s Creed Shadows

Despite games journalists’ insistence that it’s only racist Americans who have a problem with Assassin’s Creed Shadows, evidence is piling up that Japanese gamers are not happy with the depiction of their culture either. During Monday’s Ubisoft Forward presentation, the company unveiled an e...

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