By: Eddie Makuch Building cross-generational games means developers must compromise, CD Projekt Red CEO Marcin Iwinski told Edge. The developer explained that these compromises may negatively impact gamers. “We’ve clearly said we’ll be next-gen only,” Iwinski said. “PC is a non-stop next-gen, that’s the cool thing about it. So I think a lot of people with big franchises and massive reach plans, they’ll have this dilemma, and … Continue reading Skyrim, Gears of War: Judgment updated
By: Martin Gaston Ubisoft has detailed the various preorder bonuses and special editions ofAssassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. In North America, customers who preorder Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag at GameStop will gain access to The Black Island Pack. This gives players an additional treasure-hunting quest at Black Island, access to the Black Ship, special silver flintlock pistols used by Captain Morgan for single-player, and additional … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag preorder bonuses and special editions detailed
By: Eddie Makuch Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is being built by eight different Ubisoft studios and according to a new claim, may have a developer headcount of nearly 1,000. Electronic Arts executive producer Giordano Contestabile recently tweeted, “Assassin’s Creed IV is made by 7 studios and (I hear) nearly 1,000 people. Is this new new AAA?” Asked to comment on this figure, a Ubisoft representative told GameSpot, “Ubisoft does … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed IV being built by 1,000 people?
By: Martin Gaston An image showing the logo of something called Assassin’s Creed: Rising Phoenix has appeared online. The background of the leaked image (spotted by All Games Beta) shows an environment with the logos for the Erudito Collective, the shadowy organisation seeking to unravel the other shadowy organisation, Abstergo Industries, in the series’ present-day storyline. Text in the corner on the image mentions Ubisoft Digital Arts, … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed: Rising Phoenix surfaces online
By: Eddie Makuch All mainline entries in the Assassin’s Creed franchise have starred male protagonists, including the just-announced Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. But could a future installment feature a leading lady? “It’s a bit of a tough question,” Black Flag game director Ashraf Ismail told IGN. Ismail explained that Ubisoft had planned out a story arc revolving around the Kenway family for a long time. This arc … Continue reading Female Assassin’s Creed lead ‘wouldn’t be surprising’ says Ubisoft
By: Martin Gaston Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag will be getting exclusive features for the PlayStation 4, Ubisoft has announced. Speaking to GameSpot at the game’s reveal event in London, creative director Jean Guesdon said that the PlayStation 4 version of the game would be essentially “the same game” as its PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 counterparts, “but we will also use some other features that … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag to get exclusive PS4 features
By: Eddie Makuch Five screenshots for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag have leaked ahead of the game’s official reveal. All Games Beta posted the images, which show off new hero Edward Kenway in a range of settings. The screenshots suggest Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag will feature naval battles, missions set in lush, tropical settings, and that players will wield pistols and swords. Yesterday, a trailer for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag screenshots leak