Kristel Bell’s Assassin’s Creed mugshot

We already knew a while ago that Veronica Mars actress Kristen Bell had lend her voice and likeliness to Assassin’s Creed but Ubisoft has now shed a little light on what her part will be. It turns out that she will play a key character “whose mysterious role is an important part of the game’s intricate storyline. ”

Jade Raymond, producer for Assassin’s Creed: “It was crucial to find an actress who could convey the emotional range and talent needed to play this key character in the Assassin’s universe. Kristen Bell is a remarkable actress who was able to bring her character to life in a dynamic way that I don’t think anyone else could have done properly. Her professionalism and dynamic personality were a perfect fit for this project.”

Kristen Bell: “I was a big video gamer growing up, so working on Assassin’s Creed is my chance to be a part of video game history. It’s something completely different than what I’ve done before, so it’s cool I get to branch out and try another entertainment medium. I was attracted to this project because of the intelligent storyline and the character I play. Plus I admire the artistry of the graphics of video games. I look forward to seeing what my character will look like and I can’t wait to play the game and see if I can beat it!”

The “M” rated Assassin’s Creed ($59.99) and its Limited Edition ($69.99) will hit the streets on November 13th for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The PC version is expected early next year.

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