Assassin's Creed II: Discovery is a video game for the Nintendo DS and iOS, part of the Assassin's Creed series of video games.Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs officially revealed the development of the game in his keynote speech on September 9, 2009, for a November 17 release. The iOS version was delayed, but Ubisoft did not comment with a reason for the delay. In contrast toAltaïr's Chronicles, the previous title in the Assassin's Creed series to be on these devices, Discovery is a 2.5D side-scroller.Both iPhone and DSi users are able to use their devices' camera function to display portraits as wanted posters in-game.
The game's story takes place 14 years after the beginning of its console counterpart, Assassin's Creed II. It follows that game's protagonist, Ezio Auditore da Firenze, as he travels to 15th century Spain to free his fellow assassins, who have been imprisoned under the guise of the Spanish Inquisition. In the process, he discovers that The Knights Templar are planning to sail west to discover the New World.Ezio had to save Christoffa or Christopher Columbus and kill Tomas Torquemada to end the Templar threat. Ezio also had to assassinate some other important targets such as: Gasper Martinez, Pedro Llorente, a Templar spy, and Juan de Marillo. Along the way Ezio saves many assassins who help him, including Luis de Santángel and Raphael Sanchez. Also Granada City is taken under siege by Templars and Ezio has to save the Moorish King Muhammad XII. Ezio also encounters Queen Isabella.