Background InformationAssassin's Creed is a sandbox action-adventure game developed and published by Ubisoft. The main story of Assassin's Creed takes place in September 2012; Desmond Miles, a bartender, is kidnapped by the company Abstergo Industries for use as a test subject in the "Animus", a device that can stimulate the recall of ancestral memories buried in the user's DNA. In the first game you live through the memories of Altaïr Ibn La-Ahad, a medieval assassin in the middle ages who is tasked with the killing of nine evil men to regain his honor after breaking the assassin's creed in a previous mission to retrieve the Piece of Eden.
In the second game you live through the memories of Ezio Auditore da Firenze, an Florentine assassin during the Italian Renaissance.
Standing in the battledome
As for it's standing in the OBD the Assassin's Creed-verse is at about the same level as our own. The only differences are some slightly more advanced technology, being as it's set in 2012, the Piece of Eden, which can take away the free will of people and create illusions, and the Assassins who have some slight powers like Eagle Vision. The actual assassins are peak human+ with exceptional killing skills.
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