In: Culture28 Dec 2009
High quality fan films can enrich video game lore as much as yaoi fanfiction damages it by filling plot holes and visualizing pieces of the game’s back story we only hear about in passing. Take for example the loss of Altair’s ring finger on his hidden-knife-hand. From playing Assassin’s Creed, we know he lost it [...]
This. This is why I love PC gaming. That in 2009 there’s a market big enough to justify a fifth game in a ruthlessly authentic series about captaining Nazi submarines. Ubisoft officially announced today (though we’ve known about it for a little while now) that Silent Hunter 5 is in development, and will be out [...]
Here’s some more screenshots for Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed 2. And yes, in one of them, he is flying.
This being E3, there’s been a lot of impressive stuff on show. But nothing as impressive as seeing somebody play Ubisoft’s RUSE on Microsoft’s $20,000 touch-screen “Surface”.
In: Gaming News1 Jun 2009
Ubisoft and Paramount Digital Entertainment have announced that the upcoming motion capture 3D-film adapted from the crazy-popular Tintin series is getting its own game. Stephen Spielberg is directing the film and, according to the press release, is directly involved along with producers Peter Jackson and Kathleen Kennedy in crafting the tie-in game. It’s being developed [...]
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot predicted today not just a coming generation of consoles and a gaming revolution in set-top boxes, but a bigger gaming play by Apple than just the iPhone. Yves Guillemot crossed his name off the list of people who have yet to predict that Apple will become a bigger player in gaming [...]