Assassin's Creed Arena on Sale Today

By Kat Metzen

Today, fans of Assassin's Creed are finally able to take advantage of the vast amount of genetic data collected by Abstergo Entertainment's Animus technology in the familiar back-stabbing world of the popular video game franchise brought to your tabletop. 

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​In Assassin’s Creed: Arena, players take on the role of Animi Avatars vying for control of 16th century Constantinople. Choose among four of the deadliest historical figures of the era: Shahkulu the Renegade, Odai Dunqas the Guardian, the Gladiator Anacletos, or the Vanguard Oksana Razin. Use cunning and skill to prowl through the streets, alleyways, and rooftops of Constantinople as you hunt down targets, steal treasures, improve your gear, and outwit your foes.

In Assassin’s Creed: Arena, each player takes on the role of a Templar, honing his or her skills in the art of assassination. You are in competition with other players to score the best kills and collect the best treasures. Players stalk across the rooftops while guards patrol the dusty streets of Constantinople, the city that forms the literal bridge between East and West. It is a hotbed of intrigue, commodities, and goods from the four corners of the globe. One can earn a reputation here, or end up in a ditch. What will be your fate? 

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Designed in partnership with Ubisoft, Assassin’s Creed: Arena’s tabletop experience is built from the ground up offering unique gameplay for fans of the popular franchise. They have published a great walk-through of the game over at


by  | on February 13, 2014

There’s a reason (beyond the idea of cards assassinating each other) this game is designed for players over 15 years old. It’s very high-risk, high-reward and has a lot of rules. They’re all pretty easy to grasp quickly, but there might be a few questions right off the bat. This might be a walk in the park for some of you board game aficionados, but for those of you who are big fans of Assassin’s Creed but are relatively new to the world of tabletop games, a quick breakdown may come in handy.​

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