The Assassin's Creed franchise is a highly popular and critically acclaimed series of video games developed by Ubisoft. It first debuted in 2007 and has since become a hallmark of the action-adventure genre. The games take players on a thrilling journey through various historical periods, allowing them to experience the lives of skilled assassins and their adversaries, the "Templars." A central theme of the series involves a conflict between these secret societies over the use of powerful artifacts known as the "Pieces of Eden." Each game features a different historical setting, including ancient cities like Jerusalem during the Crusades, Renaissance Italy, Colonial America, Victorian London, and beyond. Through a mix of stealth, combat, and exploration, players uncover captivating narratives blending historical events and fictional elements. The franchise's enduring success is attributed to its captivating storytelling, breathtaking open-world environments, and a deep connection to historical events that captivate players in an immersive and engaging experience.