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

Assassin’s Creed Origins – interview with composer Sarah Schachner

Assassin’s Creed is known for it’s eclectic, atmospheric soundtracks – featuring the work from the likes of Jesper Kyd, Lorne Balfe, Brian Tyler and Austin Wintory.  Assassin’s Creed Origins brings back Philadelphia-born multi-instrumentalist and composer of TV, film and video-game scores, Sarah Schachner. Schachner worked with Brian Tyler on the soundtrack for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black … Continued

Assassin’s Creed Origins – What’s coming post-launch?

When Assassin’s Creed Origins touches down on October 27th and players dive into the enormous open-world of Ancient Egypt, it’ll just be the start. Ubisoft has plans for free post-launch content aplenty, as well as substantial expansions for those who buy the game’s Gold Edition or Season Pass. Let’s go on a video journey into … Continued