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I certainly didn't start my career with plans to become a blogger and editor at one of the world's most active Apple websites. When I was a child dreaming about a future career path, computer science barely registered on the "What I want to do when I grow up" list since only corporations owned roo...

August 6th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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"Before we knew about the Desmond story and Animus link, we had a huge co-op component in there," Assassin's Creed 3 mission director Philippe Bergeron has revealed. "But it just became too hard to do: the engine couldn't support it, and then the metaphor we had above it didn't support it."It's par...

February 4th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Major cities in the United States suffer from a severe shortage of hay piles, but free-runner Ronnie Shalvis still makes an impressive Altair as he parkours around a concrete jungle. If you're a fan of peeking behind the curtain, there's also a making-of video right here.

September 6th 2012 at 2:15am 0 Comments
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Digging your stealthy Chameleon X-1 gamepad / mouse combo clicker? Look out, it's about to get a bit stealthier -- Shogun Bros. tells us that the dual analog rodent is sporting some fresh digs to ape the style of Assassin's Creed Revelations, complete with antique decorated leather mouse buttons....

January 2nd 2012 at 5:14am 0 Comments
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In an interview with the Guardian, Assassin's Creed creative director Alexandre Amancio explains Ubisoft's mindset when creating Revelations and the caution his team is taking with Altair, Ezio, Desmond and their combined Body Mass Index. "Well, Assassin's Creed has been going since 2007 -- the...

July 24th 2011 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Paul Allen doesn't give many interviews, but Microsoft's famously eclectic co-founder recently decided to sit down with 60 Minutes' Lesley Stahl, to discuss his juicy new memoir, The Idea Man. It's a book peppered with old stories of Allen's early days as a programmer, when he and Bill Gates would...

April 18th 2011 at 9:38am 0 Comments
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[Destructoid] Kotaku has been sent an image of the Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood's placeholder box art, presumably by a rogue GameStop employee. Ubisoft confirmed the image as legit, officially revealing the next title in the Assassin's Creed series starring Ezio Auditore de Firenze, and in turn c...

May 5th 2010 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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It was just a few weeks ago that we lost Dr. Henry Roberts, the pioneer whose company created the Altair 8800, and while this project isn't exactly a tribute to the man it is at least a sign that his legacy lives on. Bob Alexander had always wanted an 8800 of his own, but now that he could afford o...

April 27th 2010 at 9:18am 0 Comments
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Not to be confused with Assassin's Creed 2: Discovery, Assassin's Creed: Altair's Chronicles is now available on the WebOS platform. The previous Gameloft-developed iPhone port of the poorly received DS title was a bit easier to stomach due to a drastically reduced price, and the same applies here...

January 26th 2010 at 2:30pm 0 Comments