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Assassin's Creed Monopoly will probably make a killing

Planned for release this November

Looks like Assassin's Creed is the latest video game series to get mutated into a Monopoly game.

The Assassin's Creed version is being released by USAopoly, a company that has special permission from Hasbro to create and sell licensed versions of its board games.

If you've ever played the Nintendo, Lord Of The Rings, World Of Warcraft or Walking Dead Monopoly games, those were made by USAopoly, not Hasbro.

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Now it's turned its attention to Assassin's Creed, with the board, pieces and other bits and pieces based on events and characters spanning the entire series.

For example, the currency has been changed, so now when you go directly to jail, the instruction will be "do not pass GO, do not collect 200 Abstergo credits".

And instead of the likes of Regent Street and New York Avenue, players will instead be buying property based on historical locations in the series.

The two most valuable properties, traditionally named after Mayfair and Park Lane (or Boardwalk and Park Place in the US version) are now Abstergo Industries and Abstergo Entertainment.

Most importantly, the traditional Monopoly playing pieces have been switched with Assassin's Creed protagonists. Bid farewell, then, to the Scottie dog, top hat, race car and polemical recent addition, the cat.

Instead, players will be able to play as the likes of Ezio, Altair, Connor, Edward or Arno Dorian, hero of the upcoming Assassin's Creed Unity.

You'll even be able to play as Aveline, the heroine of Assassin's Creed III: Liberation, even though rumour has it that female board game pieces are harder to render.

Assassin's Creed Monopoly is due for release in November.

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