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Eagle dives and battering the pope: we recreate the five best moments of the Assassin’s Creed movie in the games

Assassin's Creed movie

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<p>Like Ezio lunging from a haystack, the Assassin’s Creed movie has crept up and taken us by surprise. The stealthy videogame adaptation is out today for digital download, which means you can once again watch Michael Fassbender fulfil everyone’s assassin fantasies IRL, just on a smaller screen than you did the last time.&nbsp;</p><p><em>Like to spend time in the shadows? You’ll love these<a data-mce-href=”https://www.pcgamesn.com/best-stealth-games-pc” href=”https://www.pcgamesn.com/best-stealth-games-pc”> great PC stealth games</a>.</em></p>

But, like the nerds we are, we have a big question: just how accurate is the big-budget film to the games it’s based on? To find out, we watched the movie and then re-visited the games to find out which cinematic moments we could recreate with a digital assassin. The video above demonstrates our five favourite moments from the film, and exactly where in the series you can reenact them yourself.

Hopefully you’re pulling up your hood and sharpening your hidden blades right now, but before you leap off a church spire why not subscribe to the PCGamesN YouTube channel, where there’s plenty more good stuff to watch every week. And if you’d like to add Assassin’s Creed to your movie collection, just visit iTunes and tap the ‘buy’ button.