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Watch a bloody assassination mission in Assassin’s Creed Syndicate

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You say you want an Industrial Revolution

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After spending last year in Paris, Ubisoft mainstay Assassin's Creed is coming to London for the upcoming Assassin's Creed Syndicate. Today at its E3 press conference, Ubisoft showed off an assassination mission for the adventure game. Syndicate is set in Industrial Revolution-era London and stars male and female protagonists: siblings Jacob and Evie Frye. The trailer showed many scenes of period squalor, followed by a good-old-fashioned assassination attempt by Jacob after he hops from a rooftop to the back of a moving carriage. Trains, factories, pubs, and hordes of Dickensian children round out the demo. My colleague Sam Byford, who hails from England, said the events depicted here represent "a normal night out in Newcastle." We'll take his word for it!

Ubisoft says this is "the first modern Assassin's Creed game," and the plot involves overthrowing corruption. The game comes out later this year. You can also see the cinematic trailer showed off at E3 below.

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