Assassin's Creed News (PC)

Raymond: Sequels "great way try out innovation" devs unsure of

Posted: 20.10.2011 by Technet2k

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Ubisoft's Jade Raymond, who's worked intimately on the original Assassin's Creed, has said sequels for existing IP are "great" for testing 'innovative ideas'.

The reason is because if a new idea or new tech "doesn't work" then there's still "tons of the other stuff" that fans will enjoy, and help the game recover.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 features always on internet DRM

Posted: 08.10.2011 by JonahFalcon

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S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 is fairly early in development, but GSC Game World has announced that it would feature the dreaded "internet always on" DRM that has been inflicted on various games, like Assassin's Creed and Command & Conquer 4 in the past, and for the upcoming Diablo III.

Former Assassin's Creed boss Patrice Desilets starts at THQ

Posted: 13.06.2011 by Technet2k

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Patrice Desilets was instrumental in the creation of Assassin's Creed franchise which exploded in popularity and sales, but now he officially works at THQ.

The former Ubisoft developer is finally free of his contractual obligations and so begins work at THQ's new Montreal studio. Only now is he revealing his new project.

Ubisoft gets injunction on THQ

Posted: 31.03.2011 by Technet2k

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Following the departure of Assassin's Creed creator Patrice DĂ©silets from Ubisoft Montreal for THQ, three other big talents have been 'poached' from Ubi.

This 'brain drain' had them worried enough to launch an injunction against THQ, which has been approved, to stop them pinching anymore developers.

Assassin's Creed chronicler wanted

Posted: 25.03.2011 by Technet2k

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Ubisoft Montreal is on the hunt for a writer to help them build a mighty Assassin's Creed encyclopaedia, to help keep tabs on all those Templar conspiracies.

The studio wants a real 'in the know' fan of Assassin's Creed to make sure no stone of lore is left unturned. Examples of encyclopaedia entries to be considered.