GamesBeat Video Blips: Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon, and more August 24, 2011 8:58 PM Ryan Perez This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff. I’ve always been pretty baffled by the story in the Assassin’s Creed series. Now I can’t wait to play Assassin’s Creed: Revelations to find out just what the hell this game is about — some kind of apple, I think. Video Blips: Assassin’s Creed: Revelations features some slight twists to the fun gameplay that fans of the series know and love. I happen to prefer swordfights over assassinations…due to how brutal kills can be. Some of them are downright cringe-worthy. Continue after the break for a peek at some of the B-ball legends featured in NBA 2K12, a DLC trailer for Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon, and a look at the demo for Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine. I had a hands-on demo with NBA 2K12 yesterday, and the “NBA’s Greatest” mode features some pretty revered names. I didn’t even bother going up against Michael Jordan; I’m sure you can figure out the reason for that. Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon is either a wet dream or a horrible nightmare for someone who despises insects. I’m somewhere in the middle; ever since I saw Honey I Shrunk the Kids, I’ve been somewhat partial to giant ants. Considering how colorful Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine looks, I’m shocked at the amount of blood it has. I’m not sure how I’ll take to sawing through a cartoonish-looking orc; that seems a bit inconsistent.