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Assassin's Creed star Ezio joins the cast of Toy Soldiers: War Chest

Assassin's Creed star Ezio joins the cast of Toy Soldiers: War Chest

So this is weird. Assassin's Creed 2 protagonist Ezio and his band of Assassins will be joining the cast of Toy Soldiers: War Chest, developer Signal Studios' tower defense action game.

"Gifted with a prowess in parkour, stealth and charisma, Ezio and the Assassin's brotherhood team up to create a fierce alliance of justice and protection," says publisher Ubisoft. It's not yet clear whether Ezio will be sneaking up behind an innocent toy's back and stabbing him repeatedly in the neck with his wrist-blade.

He-Man and G.I Joe will battle for supremacy in Ubisoft's Toy Soldiers: War Chest

He-Man and G.I Joe will battle for supremacy in Ubisoft's Toy Soldiers: War Chest

Ubisoft has announced four of the eight plastic armies that will be going up against each other in this Summer's Toy Soldiers: War Chest, and a couple of them are very familiar.

First up is He-Man. Yes, everyone's favourite semi-naked cartoon barbarian leads a force of Eternium warriors from the saddle of his Battle Cat – there's a sentence I never thought I'd write.

Ubisoft announces Toy Soldiers: War Chest for 2015

Ubisoft announces Toy Soldiers: War Chest for 2015

Ubisoft and Signal Studios has announced Toy Soldiers: War Chest, the latest game in the action-packed tower defence Toy Soldiers series. It's coming to PC and current-gen consoles in early 2015.

And it looks ever so slightly unhinged. You play as German army leader and series regular Kaiser, facing off against new face Starbright, who leads... an army of unicorns, bubble machines and teddy bears. Okay.