Assassin's Creed 3 trailer stabs men in coats of all colours/colors

Assassin's Creed 3 has equal opportunities stabbing according to UK version of the latest trailer. Redcoats, bluecoats, Conner doesn't care. He just hates coats. Amusingly, Kotaku note that the US version of the trailer cuts out some footage near the end in which Connor slices up a US contingent, presumably in an effort to patronise American viewers into buying the game. Or they've added the scene to assure UK folk that the game isn't all about chopping up chaps in red.

I wouldn't have minded if the Brits had been the bad guys, to be honest. Assassin's Creed is too cartoon to take seriously, and if Grand Moff Tarkin has taught us anything, it's that a British accent can be useful when delivering the odd evil line. Now I present for your attention both versions of the latest trailer for Assassin's Creed 3.

You'll see the offending scene at 2:09. Blink and you'll miss it.

And here's the US version:

Tom Senior

Part of the UK team, Tom was with PC Gamer at the very beginning of the website's launch—first as a news writer, and then as online editor until his departure in 2020. His specialties are strategy games, action RPGs, hack ‘n slash games, digital card games… basically anything that he can fit on a hard drive. His final boss form is Deckard Cain.