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Assassin’s Creed Origins developers pick photo mode favourites

Assassin’s Creed Origins Photo Mode enables players around the world to share their experiences in the vast and beautiful world of ancient Egypt, and the creators of the game have taken notice. Four members of the Assassin’s Creed Origins development team have selected some of their favourite shots from among the legions of captivating images out … Continued

Massive Turns 20: celebrate with free World in Conflict and a lovely chat with David Polfeldt

Founded back in 1997 in Ronneby, Sweden, Massive Entertainment has been at the forefront of video game development for the last 20 years. They created a number of acclaimed games including Ground Control and World in Conflict before joining Ubisoft in 2008. Since then, they’ve contributed to AAA games including Assassin’s Creed Revelations and Far … Continued

Rainbow Six Siege – making White Noise

With Rainbow Six Siege‘s Operation White Noise season launching this week, UbiBlog US’ Chris Watters met the team to find out a bit about the design of the expansion, and how it gives a hint at the thinking behind Year 3’s content. Alexandre Remy, Rainbow Six Siege Brand Director, explains that the goal with White … Continued

Far Cry 5 – How Ubisoft built a believable cult

In Far Cry 5, the countryside of Hope County has been seized by the cultists of The Project at Eden’s Gate, who are determined to “save” the county’s residents with or without their cooperation. While their methods are brutal and their beliefs are disturbing, they’re much more than cartoon stereotypes. Far Cry 5’s developers have … Continued

Assassin’s Creed Origins interview – Meet Abubakar Salim, the man behind Bayek of Siwa

Who’s that handsome fellow?  Why it’s Abubakar Salim, the charismatic, engaging actor behind Assassin’s Creed Origins protagonist, Bayek of Siwa. A few weeks ago I popped to London’s British Museum for BAFTA’s 10 Years of Assassin’s Creed event, where I met Abu to talk about his work on the game.  While he has plenty of experience in TV, … Continued