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Valiant Hearts: The Great War

Developer Diary Details Documentary Partnership

To bring more historical accuracy to its World War I game Valiant Hearts: The Great War, Ubisoft has partnered with producers CC&C and Ideacom International to incorporate archived WWI materials from their Apocalypse, World War I documentary.

A new developer diary video reveals Valiant Hearts will feature colorized video footage and photographs from Apocalypse, World War I. Players trigger these documents by completing actions inspired by the source material.

The developers noted the database also informed many of the game's events and characters. For example, the team based the dog featured in previous Valiant Hearts trailers, Walt, on a photo of a "casualty dog," used to console dying soldiers.

Valiant Hearts releases June 25 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. For more, check out a previous story-focused developer diary.

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  • For a min there I thought this was a DLC for Wolfenstein... I am never touching this game. If the rumors are true and those letters are real, I am not partaking in sensationalizing a soldiers real pain as a game to be forgotten.
  • I'll be getting this day one. Not too often that a trailer gets me a tad emotional.
  • They did a great job with Child of Light. I'm looking forward to this game as well. This game looks like it will get emotional. My emotions will be ready. I wish more games would focus on WWI.

  • I have to agree, the trailer was pretty emotional and moving. I can't wait for this to come out and accompany all the characters through their stories.

  • Best moment in ubisoft history!

  • This game looks awesome!

  • I really can't wait to play this! Such a historical time of great sadness :(