Assassin's Creed 2 Summary
Charles Randall, who was Assassin's Creed 2's combat designer, has drawn attention to the very familiar feel of a young Ezio de Auditore in Middle-earth: Shadows of Mordor, but 'doesn't imply theft'.
He asked why there are AC2 "code and assets" in Shadow of Mordor, and that he 'knows his code when he sees it'. Randall at least hopes he gets a "special thanks".
It's been a few years since the original Assassin's Creed released, and there's been four major new titles since then. Obviously it's time for a bundle. Ubisoft usher in the Assassin's Creed Heritage Collection.
They bill it as a "high value compilation" starting with the original haystack-diver Altair in Assassin's Creed all the way through to frontier-exploring Connor in Assassins' Creed III.
Composer Jesper Kyd who has produced quite the resume in terms of scores for video games judges what projects he'll work on if it grants opportunity to "create something original, not who's developing it."
Having said that though he'd "love to work with BioWare" once again, having partnered with them for MDK2. Kyd also said he was "humbled" by the "overwhelming reception" to his Assassin's Creed II score.
Ubisoft announced today that the Assassin's Creed Anthology, a collection containing every Assassin's Creed game for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, will be released exclusively at Amazon in the UK on 30th November, 2012 for £119.99.
Ubisoft has confirmed that Assassin's Creed is now well on its way to being scripted for film, and that they'll "maintain control of key elements" in its creative direction. They've partnered with new Regency.
X-Men actor Michael Fassbender is attached to the series as previously revealed by Ubisoft Motion Pictures, which was created in January 2011. They're also working on a Rabbids TV series.