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Desmond Miles is trained to become a modern-day Assassin through the resurrected memories of ancestor Ezio Auditore da Firenze, who uncovers a massive Templar conspiracy in Renaissance Italy leading to the new Pope.

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Sylvain Bernard, Patrice Désilets (as Patrice Desilets) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Craig Smith ... Ezio (voice)
Kristen Bell ... Lucy Stillman (voice)
Nolan North ... Desmond Miles / Adam (voice)
Fred Tatasciore ... Mario Auditore (voice)
Carlos Ferro ... Leonardo da Vinci / Federico's Doctor (voice)
Manuel Tadros ... Rodrigo Borgia (voice)
Romano Orzari ... Giovanni Auditore (voice)
Ellen David ... Maria Auditore / Venetian Citizen (voice)
Angela Galuppo ... Claudia Auditore / Petruccio Auditore / Bianca Riario - The Batte for Forli DLC / Ottaviano Riario - The Battle for Forli DLC (voice)
Elias Toufexis ... Frederico Auditore / Ugo (voice)
Carlo Mestroni ... Antonio (voice)
Lita Tresierra ... Rosa (voice)
Michel Perron ... Uberto (voice)
Roc LaFortune ... Carlo Grimaldi (voice)
Alex Ivanovici ... Lorenzo de' Medici / Bartolomeo d'Alviano / Girolamo Savonarola - The Bonfire of the Vanities DLC (voice)
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Storyline

After escaping from Abstergo, Desmond Miles is led to an assassin safe house by Lucy Stillman, and accesses the genetic memories of Ezio Auditore da Firenze, his ancestor from 15th Century Renaissance Italy. After witnessing his father and brothers murdered, Ezio becomes an assassin and vows revenge on those who committed the crime. With the help of family and real historical figures, including Leonardo da Vinci, Ezio uncovers a greater conspiracy which would lead him directly to the religious hub of the world and a Spaniard by the name of Rodrigo Borgia, the man who would become Pope Alexander VI. Written by mallen92506

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The truth is written in blood


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Canada | France

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English | Italian

Release Date:

17 November 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Assassin's Creed II See more »

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Ubisoft Montreal See more »
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Trivia

This marks the sixth of seven games that Jesper Kyd has made music for in which the main protagonist is an assassin. The first four being the Hitman series and the last three being the Assassin's Creed series. See more »

Goofs

While at the hideout, Desmond seems to insinuate that he's never had any experience as an assassin. However, in Assassin's Creed, Desmond retorts Dr. Vidic's statement that "he's an assassin", saying that he "doesn't do that, not anymore." Desmond also lived amongst assassins during his early years, it's only safe to assume that Desmond has some experience as an assassin, unless, as the story states, he ran away from the commune too soon to learn anything valuable. See more »

Quotes

Ezio Auditore da Firenze: [about to fight Rodrigo Borgia, hand-to-hand style] It's over Rodrigo. No more tricks, no more ancient artifacts, no more weapons. Let's see what you are made of, old man!
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Absouletely Incredible...
26 November 2009 | by Shanester2456See all my reviews

This game blew my mind. The story line is so intricate, so realistic, and so vastly controversial that this game deserves to be in the video game hall of fame. The AI has been redone to make enemies smarter, now they will actually look for you after you escape. the graphics are once again breathtaking. My mouth is open in awe every time I synchronize on top of a viewpoint. this is one of those game that truly pulls you in to the story and doesn't let you go until the game is complete. throughout the entire game, I felt like I WAS Ezio di Auditore de Firenze. That's how realistic the storyline felt. filled with action, betrayal, humor, fantastic graphics, and even some romance, Assassin's Creed II is not a game to be missed.


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