Mikel Reparaz | Editor

E3 2018 – Lionel Raynaud talks shorter stories, player choice, and the future of AI

As Executive Vice President of Creative for Ubisoft’s Canadian studios, Lionel Raynaud has a hand in overseeing, shaping, and guiding the development of some of Ubisoft’s biggest franchises, including Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, and Rainbow Six Siege. During Ubisoft’s pre-E3 corporate event, he spoke about how Ubisoft’s design strategy is shifting to face the future, … Continued

E3 2018 – Transference – Exploring a corrupted consciousness in VR

Transference is, at its core, a psychological thriller. Co-created by Ubisoft and SpectreVision, a production company co-founded by Elijah Wood, it invites players to explore the fractured minds of a family trapped in a simulation. As you do, you’ll be confronted with sudden scares, uncover disturbing memories, and experience the creeping dread that something terrifying … Continued

E3 2018 – Assassin’s Creed Odyssey – What You Need to Know About Living A Mercenary’s Life in Ancient Greece

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s Ancient Greek world is the biggest and most dynamic in franchise history, and we’ve explored, climbed, and stabbed our way through a small slice of it. Created by Ubisoft Quebec, the studio behind Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey pushes the franchise in exciting new directions – and in the demo playable … Continued

GDC: Looking back on 10 years of Assassin’s Creed

Assassin’s Creed Origins was the culmination of 10 years of learning, innovation, and evolution that grew the Assassin’s Creed series from a single game into a massive multimedia franchise. Origins’ creative director, Jean Guesdon (who also directed Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag), has been with the franchise almost since it began, joining the original Assassin’s … Continued

Ghost Recon Wildlands Year 2 content begins April 10th

Ghost Recon Wildlands is getting a second year of post-launch content, both for its campaign and its Ghost War PvP mode. In the coming months, four major updates – titled Special Operations – will be released for free, with each themed update adding new missions, items, rewards, and community-requested features. Special Operations I launches on … Continued