New App Store Games: Assassin’s Creed II: Discovery, More

Ubisoft has announced the availability of Assassin’s Creed II: Discovery at the App Store. The game features an untold chapter from the Assassin’s Creed II storyline, following Ezio as he travels to 15th century Spain to rescue fellow assassins. He soon discovers a Templar plot to sail west and discover the New World.

Assassin’s Creed II: Discovery sells for US$9.99 and requires iPhone OS 2.2.1. Ubisoft said that it plans “a series of gaming franchises, from hard core to casual games,” for release on the App Store.

Other new releases for iPhone and iPod touch include Freeverse’s platform action game Parachute Ninja ($0.99), Digital Chocolate’s traffic control simulator Fare City ($0.99), the sci-fi action game 2360: Battle for Cydonia ($0.99 introductory price; $3.99 later), and the time management title Jane’s Hotel ($2.99).