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From the red brick buildings to the bustling crowds, ACIII's take on the popular Boston tourist spot looks a lot like it does today, save for the presence of patrolling Redcoats and lack of Red Sox cap-sporting baseball fans.
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While we're not sure we'll see a re-enactment of Paul Revere's ''midnight ride'' in ACIII, we do know the silversmith-turned-American-Revolution-patriot works closely with new protagonist, half-European, half-Native American Connor Kenway.
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Old North Church
ACIII's Revolutionary War-era Boston may not feature the towering architecture of its predecessor's Renaissance Rome, but Beantown's still a parkour-encouraging playground; scaling the Old North Church's sky-reaching spire should provide an especially breathtaking view of the city.
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Founding Father and brew-master Samuel Adams plays a significant role in ACIII's story, which — spoiler alert! — leads to Connor playing an equally important part in the Boston Tea Party. We've also got our fingers crossed for a beer-making mini-game.
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Old State House
Drenched in authentic detail — check out the gold lion and unicorn statues — ACIII's version of Boston's Old State House looks near-identical to the one that stands today. We look forward to visiting this in-game landmark...right after we stain the cobblestones leading to it in Brit blood.
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Using the profits of his tea trade, British Empire official William Johnson plans to purchase Connor's peoples' land — even thought they're not selling. As this image suggests, the cloaked killer approaches the Brit baddie to, er, renegotiate the real estate deal.
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Old South Meeting Hall
Boston doesn't sport a cloud-parting skyline like previous series' settings, but its buildings' close proximity offers ample opportunity to free-run through the city without touching the ground. Landmark-specific architectural touches, like the Old South Meeting Hall's clock, also provide cover from prying Redcoat eyes.
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The first President of the United States plays an important part in ACIII's main storyline. However, it's his history-altering, power-hungry role in the post-launch chapter ''The Tyranny of George Washington'' — where he declares himself King of America — that's really got us excited to play in the past.