Assassin’s Creed: The Fall Developer Diary

by Ben Reeves on Oct 22, 2010 at 10:15 AM

It’s almost hard to walk into a comic book store nowadays and not give yourself a paper cut on video game-related books. Some of them are good and some of them are anything but. We’re hoping that Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed tie-in, called Assassin’s Creed: The Fall, is the former. The series looks to bring all the historical and political drama fans expect, while introducing the franchise to an entirely new setting, 19th century Russia.

Assassin’s Creed: The Fall follows Russian assassin Nikolai Orelov’s journey to steal an ancient artifact of immense power from the Templars. Along the way, Orelov encounters historical figures such as the ruthless Tsar Alexander III. Just like the games, there will be a modern tale running in parallel to the historical one, as a troubled young drifter named Daniel Cross copes with unsettling visions of his ancestor’s past.

The first of the three issues releases on November 10th, but check out this video featuring comic creators Cameron Stewart and Karl Kerschl as they talk about this exciting project.