Tag Archives: Assassin’s Creed
Sat, Oct 20, 2012 | 20:28 BST
Assassin’s Creed 3 – it’s okay if the “truth” is uncomfortable, as long as it’s factual, says Hutchinson
Assassin’s Creed 3 creative director Alex Hutchinson has said he doesn’t mind if the “truth” told in the series is uncomfortable, as long as it’s backed up by facts.
Fri, Sep 21, 2012 | 14:26 BST
Ubisoft has sent over an updated release schedule, and while it mainly focuses on the PS3 Essential titles releasing next week, there’s a few date confirmations in there as well.
Fri, Aug 24, 2012 | 05:06 BST
Fusible has turned up a huge pile of Ubisoft domain registrations for something called Assassin’s Creed: Initiate. The publisher isn’t saying a blessed thing about the registrations, so speculate entirely at will. $5 on a social tie-in with Assassin’s Creed 3, like the awesome one for Brotherhood which let you train your recruits, but don’t forget Ubi is big on cross-media opportunities like novels, short films and comics, too.
Assassin’s Creed 3 hits PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in late October, PC in late November, and Wii U on a magical day of wonder when Nintendo’s console finally becomes a thing you can buy.
Thu, Aug 09, 2012 | 01:11 BST
Assassin’s Creed 3 comes out in late October, but start getting excited now; Ubisoft is, as evidenced by some mysterious happenings on Twitter. Some spoilers of past games through the break.
Tue, Jul 31, 2012 | 19:33 BST
Patrice Désilets has said the first Assassin’s Creed was the best game in the series as it’s “pure,” free of manufactured plotting. Dave Cook asks whether or not games have the strongest narrative when the player’s doing the writing.
Tue, Jul 31, 2012 | 14:00 BST
Assassin’s Creed creator Patrice Désilets has explained why he feels the first game in the saga is the purest and why he feels it surpasses other entries in the series.
Thu, Jul 26, 2012 | 20:43 BST
Ubisoft is determined to keep merchandising and licensing from diluting the Assassin’s Creed universe. UbiWorkshop’s Christophe Grandjean talks the transmedia revolution.
Fri, Jul 20, 2012 | 21:09 BST
Assassin’s Creed III creative lead Alex Hutchinson said yesterday during a Ubisoft press conference, that it was time the story of series protagonist Desmond Miles ended.
Thu, Jul 12, 2012 | 10:27 BST
Ubisoft has released a new Assassin’s Creed digital comic via the App Store titled, The Fall. The story follows “master assassin” Nikolai Orelov and offers further insight into the Assassin’s Creed universe. There’s the choice to view the panels in colour or black and white; a handful of screens are available through the break.
Assassin’s Creed: The Fall is available now exclusively for iPad and costs 69p.
Wed, Jun 13, 2012 | 20:02 BST
Ubisoft has released the Frontier demo for Assassin’s Creed III, which was shown during E3 last week. The video, posted below, also contains narration from the game’s creative director Alex Hutchinson. For good measure, there’s also an interview from Toby “Tobuscus” Turner below where he speaks and raps with Hutchinson, and ComDev Gabriel Graziani as well. It’s a bit odd, as you would expect from him. Game’s out in October on PS3 and Xbox 360, with a date TBA on PC. The game will also release on Wii U during its launch window.
Wed, Jun 13, 2012 | 13:02 BST
Wed, May 30, 2012 | 00:49 BST
Thu, May 24, 2012 | 06:37 BST
Who’s excited about Assassin’s Creed III’s playable E3 2012 demo? Ubisoft is! See the development team chat about how hard they’ve worked on the preview build, which will be the open world adventure’s first mass hands-on debut.
Wed, May 09, 2012 | 17:56 BST
Mon, May 07, 2012 | 08:32 BST
More news you’re very unlikely to care about. Ubisoft’s to pack up the first two Assassin’s Creed games into a “welcome pack” with all relevant DLC for Japanese release. Did I mention Britain’s on holiday today? It’s out on June 19 for ¥2,940. Whatever. Andriasang has an amazing packshot.
Fri, May 04, 2012 | 22:08 BST
Benjamin Franklin was a rather randy fellow. Most Americans know this already, but our brethren on the other side of the pond will experience just how salacious he was when Assassin’s Creed III is released.
Thu, May 03, 2012 | 07:14 BST
Ubisoft has released a pile of early concept artworks for the first Assassin’s Creed, dating back to November 2004, revealing some of the early ideas the team toyed with and discarded.
Wed, Apr 18, 2012 | 08:27 BST
An author is taking Ubisoft to court over claims the publisher infringed some of his copyrights in relation to Assassin’s Creed. Link author John Beiswenger is taking the action after he claimed the book used a system in where people could access gain access to ancestral memories. The Assassin’s Creed series uses the Animus as a key aspect to its story.
Wed, Apr 04, 2012 | 22:04 BST
“People on the internet suggest the most boring settings. The three most wanted are WWII, feudal Japan and Egypt. They’re kind of the three worst settings for an AC game. Writer Corey May really wants to do India. I would too. I’d really love to do the Raj.” – Assassin’s Creed 3 creative director Alex Hutchinson to OXM.
Tue, Apr 03, 2012 | 18:28 BST
Ubisoft has said Desmond’s story is far from over in Assassin’s Creed, as in the third installment of the series, players are going to “experience more” of Desmond’s story “than [they] ever have before.”