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Opinion - Cutting The Multiplayer Could Be Great For Assassin's Creed Syndicate
on May 13, 2015 at 05:30 PM
Yesterday’s reveal of Assassin’s Creed Syndicate gave us several details to digest. From new traversal and transportation options to more interesting gang-building activities, Syndicate is looking to add new mechanics that work into the story and Victorian London setting in interesting ways...
Composer Sarah Schachner On Assassin's Creed Unity's Soundtrack
on November 04, 2014 at 02:30 PM
Sarah Schachner is a rapidly rising star in the soundtrack world thanks to her work on the Ubisoft franchises Assassin's Creed and Far Cry. We recently spoke with her about the soundtrack to the upcoming Assassin's Creed Unity. What's your background in music? Were you musical as a child...
Designing The Future Of Assassin's Creed
on September 05, 2014 at 02:00 PM
We hope you've enjoyed our month of coverage on Assassin's Creed Rogue and Unity , and we're closing things out with a look to the future. While visiting Ubisoft Montreal for our cover story, we spoke with the creative director and brand content manager for the series, Jean Guesdon, about...
The Five Biggest Narrative Missteps In Assassin's Creed
on March 05, 2014 at 04:49 PM
I was obsessed with Assassin’s Creed’s fiction, going as far to create a blog that dissected the mysteries and conspiracies embedded in this fascinating lore. Game Informer’s readers put it under the microscope as well, opening my eyes to an array of different potential futures for...
The Unexpected Joy Of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
on December 28, 2013 at 01:14 PM
Much of my time in Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag unfolds as such: I return to my ship, and a smile creeps across my face when my crew uproariously celebrates my return. I open my map and pinpoint an area of the seas I haven’t charted yet. I point my ship in that direction and set sail....
Quitting Assassin's Creed (For The Moment)
on November 04, 2013 at 04:24 PM
I only played the beginning of the first Assassin's Creed title before losing interest. I don't remember turning away from it in disgust; I probably just got absorbed in something else more interesting at the time. I was slightly surprised, then, when I became excited for Assassin's Creed...
Five Things We Want To See In Assassin’s Creed
on October 25, 2013 at 05:54 PM
I haven’t yet played Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, other than some brief time with multiplayer at E3 earlier this year. Nonetheless, I’m a big fan of the franchise, and I’m always excited to hear about what Ubisoft is going to do next. With that in mind, here are five things...
Opinion: Why I’m Happy About Watch Dogs’ Delay
on October 16, 2013 at 06:35 PM
Confession: I silently celebrate when some games are delayed. I sighed with relief when I heard Ubisoft’s ambitious open-world hacking game, Watch Dogs, was delayed earlier this week . I’m not some Grinch who finds joy imagining the game missing from a hopeful gamer’s Christmas stocking...
Video Recap - Ubisoft's E3 Press Conference
on June 11, 2013 at 01:40 PM
To spare you an hour of executives reading scripts and Aisha Tyler trying her hardest to be entertaining, we wanted to share our gut-reaction impressions of Ubisoft's E3 2013 press conference. Game Informer's Kim Wallace and Kyle Hilliard were slightly underwhelmed, but some interesting game...
The True History Of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
on March 22, 2013 at 06:30 PM
We speak with Colin Woodard, the historian who literally wrote the book on the golden age of piracy. His insight offers plenty of hints about what to expect in the upcoming game. Colin Woodard is no stranger to the world of pirates. His 2008 book, The Republic of Pirates , is a thorough and fascinating...
How Wind Waker and Red Dead Redemption Informed Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
on March 06, 2013 at 02:00 PM
While the gut reaction when seeing an Assassin's Creed game set during the golden age of piracy is to assume the team looked to the Pirates of the Caribbean for inspiration, but the team at Ubisoft Montreal is going for a much more grounded approach for Black Flag. With inspirations ranging from...
Exploring The Open World Of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
on March 04, 2013 at 03:29 PM
Last year at E3, Ubisoft surprised the world with the reveal of full-fledged naval combat in Assassin's Creed III. While beautiful and entertaining, commanding a boat was limited to relatively brief and isolated missions. With Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, the team at Ubisoft Montreal is blowing...
Why Pirates? Assassin's Creed IV's Developers Explain The New Setting
on March 04, 2013 at 09:40 AM
By now you've probably heard that the next installment of the Assassin's Creed series will put you in the role of Connor's grandfather as he builds up a pirate crew and sails the Caribbean sea, but why? With a universe that can take you to any point in history, what was so attractive about...
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