Gaming News: Minecraft 1.7.3 Updates; The Wolf Among Us: Episode 2 and The Walking Dead Dated; Assassin’s Creed 5

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By Gel Galang | December 9, 2013 2:48 PM EST

Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag is just enjoying its run this year, but it seems that Ubisoft has very high hopes for the life of the franchise, as it is already considering the Assassin's Creed 5.

This time, it seems that the developers are taking into great consideration what the gamers want to see for the next game. GameSpot reports that Ubisoft first leaked materials (in the form of a survey) to IGN in order to see what the gamers may want for Assassin's Creed 5.

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According to the report, some of the themes that were found to be potential fan wish lists for what they can find in Assassin's Creed 5 includes the ability to play as a new assassins in a different historical period, more famous historical characters included in Assassin's Creed 5, more assassination missions and stealth-based gaming, and the possibility of remote play by extending the gaming experience on mobile devices.

While there have been no official announcements of Assassin's Creed 5 plans from Ubisoft, it seems that the interest that the publisher is trying to attain seems to heavily hint at a possible follow-up.

There has even been hints of non-Assassin's Creed pirate games in the survey, though this can also pertain to the possibility of the game being extended in some form or manner.

For now, the next thing to do is to wait for Ubisoft to announce any developments or plans for Assassin's Creed 5, and how they plan to integrate the findings from the survey to satisfy more fans.

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Telltale Games announces two games

Fans of The Walking Dead game will be happy to know that not only will there be a second season for the game, but there is also already a release date for when the game will come.

According to AusGamers, The Walking Dead Season Two has already been dated for December 17. According to the report, the game will take place months after the first season of The Walking Dead, and you will find yourself playing as the young Clementine who tries to fight for her life while also keeping the plot and mechanics of The Walking Dead as a game.

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The Walking Dead Season Two will be available on Steam for the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC for $24.99.

Another game from Telltale Games that has received an update is The Wolf Among Us Episode 2, titled "Smoke and Mirrors." Game Informer reports that the second episode will come after the holidays, and will be an homage to Jack and the Beanstalk.

Minecraft 1.7.3 pre-release details

Mojang has been working hard for the next update of Minecraft, and has recently released the latest snapshot that comes with Twitch.

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The update from 1.7.2 to 1.7.3 will bring you three main changes. The first is that the added integrated Twitch broadcasting lets you do a one-click broadcasting to Minecraft. But you will need to ensure that your Twitch account is linked to your Mojang account. Another major change is that the render distances have been fixed to become above 8, though the Mojang has noted in their official website that this may not work in multiplayer, depending on their own view. Lastly, there are many bug fixes and optimisations.

Note that the Twitch integration is only available for Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, or Mac OS X Lion 10.7 or higher. The snapshot is already released, and available for download in the link above.

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