Assassin’s Creed: Won Best Action/adventure GameToday Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video game publishers, announced that its new franchise Assassin's Creed™ won Best Action/adventure Game as part of the Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2006. The Game Critics Awards are decided on by representatives from 37 leading media outlets covering the video games industry. "Few games at this year's E3 screamed "next generation" more than Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed. From the first glimpse of its big gorgeous graphics (the screen shots are true in-game, not "target") through its Prince of Persia-meets-Thief gameplay, Assassin's Creed provides an excellent taste of what the PS3 can and will deliver. Ubisoft's A-team - the Montreal Studio - is creating Assassin's Creed like the blockbuster it wants to be: an epic Crusades setting with a super-acrobatic hero in an intriguing storyline that has some surprising twists yet to be revealed," said Tom Byron, Editor in Chief, Official PlayStation Magazine. Ubisoft's World War II title Brothers in Arms Hell's Highway™ was also recognized with best First Person Shooter for Xbox® 360 and Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® Vegas was honored as Overall Best First Person Shooter from IGN. Assassin's Creed™ is being developed by Ubisoft's world-class Montreal studio which is renowned for developing best-selling franchises such as Prince of Persia® and Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell®. The Assassin's Creed™ franchise will combine original gameplay, top-notch graphics and an immersive and sophisticated storyline which will deliver a new and captivating action gaming experience.