At next month's E3 conference Ubisoft will unveil the first playable demo for Assassin's Creed 3. The next installment in the renowned stealth-based adventure game will take place during the American Revolution in the cities of Boston and New York.
We're right at the apex of excitement and terror, said Alex Hutchinson, Ubisoft's creative director.
A new video from the company gives players an inside look into the development studios, taking fans through the process of crafting Assassin's Creed. Players get a one-on-one introduction to the minds behind Ubisoft's historical fiction adventure. From the props used to create sounds in the game to mechanics, fans are sure to learn a thing or two about Assassin's Creed.
Ubisoft staff members revealed that the animals in Assassin's Creed will pose new challenges and interactions to gamers. Previously, horses were the only creatures found in the series, and the new wildlife will react to players' characters based on their actions.
The team also changed up the controls and animation found in the game when working on the demo. Each time players move through a different environment, they will see a new animation.
One of the most intriguing insights touched upon in the video is the use of real live actors to create the gameplay mechanics.
[We're] getting real actors to suit up and do real acting, giving the characters real authenticity, said David Wilkinson, cinematics director for Assassin's Creed 3.
The video displayed actors engaging in combat with a green screen backdrop.
We're just making little movies, Wilkinson added.
The annual E3 developers' conference will take place from June 5th to June 7th at the Los Angeles Convention Center, where fans will be able to experience the AC3 demo for themselves among other soon-to-be-revealed titles. Without giving too much away, check out the video for yourself below.
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