Child Of Light review

Child of light review

Child Of Light may have been pitched as an indie experiment – a project made with an almost rebellious small-team attitude within the walls of a big publisher – but this is a Ubisoft game through and through. And we don’t just mean the obligatory main menu nag to log into Uplay, Ubisoft’s social-network-cum-game-store, which… Continue reading

Revisiting Far Cry 2: heat, murder and malaria in gaming’s most oppressive locale

Far Cry 2

This is not the African continent of holiday brochures, its mustard-toned savannahs, iridescent watering holes and peaceful fauna welcoming to the most timid of tourists. This is not a nation captured in a National Geographic spread, where local people go about their business against a backdrop of endlessly beautiful nature. This is the Africa of… Continue reading

Black Flag’s creative director on why killing Desmond helped Assassin’s Creed to live on

Assassin's Creed IV - Searching For Map

Ubisoft Montreal’s Jean Guesdon worked as a designer on Assassin’s Creed II and as part of the team overseeing the larger franchise before joining Black Flag as its creative director. Here, we discuss the ways in which this pirate epic charts new ground in the post-Desmond era. Black Flag’s world opens up for exploration much earlier… Continue reading

Sylvain Trottier, associate producer on Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, on next-gen development and the “grandma test”

Assassin’s Creed IV- Black Flag 3

Sylvain Trottier, associate producer on Assassin’s Creed IV, is keen to make the differences between generations obvious – so much so that your grandma can tell the difference. In the new issue of Edge magazine, on sale November 21, we quiz him on Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, on next-gen development and on much, much more…. Continue reading