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Ubisoft is well aware of the lukewarm fan response that Desmond has garnered in the Assassin's Creed series. The game's creative director says that by the end of Assassin's Creed III, those same players could very well change their opinions. If you haven't yet formed an opinion on the character, Ubisoft has released a new trailer that chronicles Desmond's journey throughout the series.
“The story of Assassin’s Creed, AC II, Brotherhood and Revelations was to build Desmond up,” creative director Alex Hutchinson told Edge. “He’s this guy who’s a bit of a nobody when it starts out, and gets new abilities through reliving the lives of his ancestors.
“So we’ve built this guy up over the course of the games, and I really believe that we can pay that off, and in retrospect he’ll be terrific. I don’t think anyone really liked Luke Skywalker in [Star Wars] A New Hope, but by the end of his character arc, this journey that he goes through, makes him amazing.”
One thing's for sure: Players will be able to pick up the game on October 30 and make up their own minds.
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Finally Desmond is getting some trailer action. I dare to say the best one of them yet? I can't wait to emerse myself into the story, it is what draws me back over and over again to this francise. It will be sad to see that this is the end of Desmond's story, but I look forward to completing this journey.
That was an Amazing trailer! Altair is my favorite character, and I always knew it was all going to lead up to Desmond. I even thought AC III was going to be only about Desmond! I thought it was going to be like AC-Altair, ACII-Ezio and ACIII-Desmond! I was surprised by Connor, but I like it, it means more AC games :)
Cool trailer. Been wondering when one about him would show up.
Sweet!! Best trailer I've seen yet!!
Very well-done trailer, but actions speak louder than words and cg-teasers :P I want to see what Desmond's capable of. THEN I'll see about whether or not he's as much a bad-ass as his ancestors.
I cannot wait. This is going to be amazing.
people are so happy for this!
I've always found desmond's story to be interesting
Damn I cant wait. The video looks great.
can't wait for this game!!
Was confused how Desmonds and the templars story went because I have only played AC2, this video helped with some confusing points while I wait for AC3