Victorian Street Fighting in “Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate”

  • Originally published on the site on Friday, 23rd October 2015

The protagonists of the newly released game Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate, Jacob and Evie Frye, display their hand-to-hand combat skills in this promotional video.

Although the kukri knife and wrist dagger are examples of creative license, the twins’ combination of boxing and brawling punches and knees, low kicks, jujitsu-like joint locks and takedowns, and especially their use of the combat cane will all be very familiar to Bartitsu enthusiasts …

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