"Jerusalem, 1191 AD.
The Third Crusade is tearing the Holy Land apart. You are an elite Assassin sent to stop the hostilities by suppressing the powers on both the Crusader and Saracen sides. But as you carry out your missions, a conspiracy begins to unfold. You find yourself tangled up in a conflict that threatens not only the Holy Land, but the entire world."
In Assassin's Creed players acquire the role of a deadly assassin, Altair, able to create chaos amongst your enemies with devastating attacks. Players enter the times of the Crusades able to do nearly anything they like, scale buildings, mount horses, blend in with crowds - everything of course in order to execute secret missions and ultimately achieve the objectives.
The game features not only stunning next-gen graphics but also next-gen gameplay, realistic and responsive environments, and intense combat with duels and medieval weapons.