The lights are on
When we sat down with Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot at Gamescom, he told us that there were many UbiArt Framework titles in development. The engine powering Rayman Legends makes stunning, hand-drawn art work an easier proposition. Both Child of Light and the newly announced Valiant Hearts: The Great War are putting it to the test.
Valiant Hearts is a side-scroller that follows the intertwining stories of five soldiers and their canine companion. The game is based on real letters from the first World War, and despite the gorgeous art style, deals with mature themes of war, love, and loss.
The title is coming next year for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PC.
Our TakeThe UbiArt Framework is one of the most gorgeous and powerful engines for creating unique art styles. Rayman is proof of concept, but Child of Light and Valiant Hearts show the flexibility of the toolset. Where Rayman is light and whimsical, Valiant Hearts promises to use the same engine to create something both beautiful and emotional.
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This is on my radar now.
This looks really good. I can't wait to see what else this engine can do with the other upcoming titles.
A World War I game? Great Scott!
well this looks absolutely beautiful. It's officially on my watch list now. Its nice to see that they are using the ubiart engine for soemthing other thn rayman. I love rayman, but its nice to see them broadening out to something that looks fantastic
Consider me interested. I can't recall the last time I saw a game use World War 1. Using the UbiArt Framework engine only makes me more excited for the game.
Now thats what im talking about. Good concept, great art and interesting gameplay. Im going to definitely keep and eye on this one!
Oh man I can only think of a few games that were set in The Great War, the most recent being Toy Soldiers. That's got to be an incredibly difficult balancing act. But I think it's a great way to expose the horrors of that war to the younger generations.
Oh man - this is going to be so European! Thank you, Ubisoft, for making a platform-free cartoon game.
Looks very interesting.
I am already sold on this concept
it feels...im gonna cry on this. great! gonna get this by 2014!
Sold, take my money.
Holy balls that was touching trailer. Need to keep my eye out for this one, seems interesting
Interesting way to bring about the resurgence of a genre.