Follow three legendary Assassins in their journeys of revenge, retribution and redemption in a stunning reimagining of the Assassin's Creed universe. Slay from the shadows, master the art of parkour, and take the leap of faith in this series of action-adventure platform games presented as a collection of spectacular living paintings.Assassin's Creed Chronicles takes players to three distinct civilizations and periods throughout history including the Ming dynasty at the start of its downfall, the Sikh Empire as it prepares for war in India, and the aftermath of the Red October revolution. The games areÂ 2.5DÂ side scrolling platformers.The games feature a large array of weapons such as secret shoe blade, rope darts, and daggers.Players must control the protagonist, and navigate through the environment. Players can use stealth tactics such as hiding from enemies in shadows and can climb areas that are highlighted with more color. ChinaÂ takes place after the short filmÂ Assassin's Creed: Embers.The game takes place in 1526 China and focuses on the female protagonist,Â Shao Jun. After being trained by legendary Italian assassinÂ Ezio Auditore da Firenze, Shao Jun returns to her homeland to exact vengeance against the Templar groupÂ Eight Tigers, who wiped out the Chinese brotherhood. Shao Jun's quest takes her throughÂ Macau,Â Nan'an, theÂ Forbidden CityÂ and theÂ Great Wall, as she kills the Tigers one by one and finally assassinates the final target, Zhang Yong. Years later, Shao Jun, who becomes an Assassin Mentor and has rebuilt the brotherhood, plots the assassination ofÂ Jiajing EmperorÂ by sending him an elixir of life, which is actually lethal mercury. The episode has 12 levels. IndiaÂ takes place in 1841 India and features the male protagonist, Arbaaz Mir from graphic novelÂ Assassin's Creed: Brahman.While theÂ Sikh EmpireÂ was at war with theÂ East India Company, a Master Templar arrives with a mysterious item that used to belong to the Assassin Order. Mir must discover why he has come, steal back the item, and protect his friends and his lover. Some of the weapons introduced are a typicalÂ MughalÂ andÂ SikhÂ swordÂ resembling anÂ Aruval,Â Urumi, a concealedÂ KataraÂ withÂ Bagh naka, andÂ Chakram, smoke bombs for stealth and distraction. AÂ SlingshotÂ with rock pellets has also been added. RussiaÂ takes place in 1918 Russia during the aftermath of theÂ October RevolutionÂ and features male protagonist Nikolai Orelov from comic bookÂ Assassin's Creed: Subject Four.Orelov wants to leave with his family, but is required to perform one last mission for the Assassin Order: infiltrate the house where the Tsar's family is being held by theÂ Bolsheviks, and steal an artifact that has been fought over by Assassins and Templars for centuries. Along the way, he witnesses the massacre of the TsarÂ Nicholas II's children, but manages to save the grand duchess,Â Anastasia, who shares Shao Jun's memory. He must escape the Templars while protecting the artifact and Anastasia.Nikolai uses a customÂ Berdan rifleÂ fitted with a bayonet which can be used for melee combat with sniping capabilities, and a grapnel gun that can also produce electricity in order to short out electricity boxes, spotlights, lamp posts or kill unsuspecting enemies standing on water puddles. Anastasia also becomes a playable character with unique set of skills, including the Helix Blade.