Assassin's Creed News (PC)

Original Assassin's Creed "an amazing toy," also the "purest" says creator Poll

Posted: 31.07.2012 by Technet2k

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Patrice Desilets, creator of Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed series, has hailed the original game as being "pure" because it didn't hold the player's hand unlike Assassin's Creed II and its "rules".

He believes the first is strong because of "a bunch of stories" you can tell from inside your own head. The player defined the adventure, where the sequel dictated it to us by comparison.

Michael Fassbender pegged to star in Assassin's Creed flick

Posted: 09.07.2012 by JonahFalcon

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Actor Michael Fassbender has been pegged to star and co-produce the movie adaptation of Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed. Fassbender appeared in X-Men: First Class, Shame, Haywire, and Prometheus.

Early concept art shows female star for Assassin's Creed

Posted: 03.05.2012 by Technet2k

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Back in November 2004 there were some early concept works with a female protagonist for Assassin's Creed, showing off some initial but discarded ideas that were floating around Ubisoft.

All were produced by Khai Nguyen, and some featured co-op gameplay, a female lead and even child protection. There's also an early rendition of the hidden blade.

Author sues Ubisoft over Assassin's Creed for 'memories through ancestors'

Posted: 18.04.2012 by Technet2k

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American author John Beiswenger wrote a novel called Link which published in 2002, in which a person in a lab experiences memories through the eyes of his ancestors.

That sounds somewhat familiar doesn't it? That's the problem asserts Beiswenger, because Ubisoft has pinched a piece of his own storyline for the Animus in Assassin's Creed.

Report: Sony Pictures close to securing Assassin's Creed film

Posted: 21.10.2011 by Technet2k

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Ubisoft has been dangling the Assassin's Creed film rights in front of various movie studios, causing a bidding war between the major houses like Universal.

However it seems Sony Pictures is the frontrunner and is 'close' to nailing an agreement. Ubisoft Motion Pictures is handling the negotiations for the IP.