Here’s Why Assassin’s Creed Unity is Set in French Revolution Era

By   /   Aug 1, 2014

We all know that Ubisoft decided to turn around the setting of their upcoming Assassin’s Creed game from what they are usually about; this time Assassin’s Creed Unity is based around the French Revolution of the 18th century. However, did you ever wonder why exactly did they choose this specific era out of a shitload of other options?

In a UbiBLog interview that was held at the Comic Con 2014, Alex Amancio the creative director was talking to Gary Steinman where he explained their choice.

In his opinion, Assassin’s Creed Unity, being the first AC game for the latest generation was supposed to reiterate the core values of the series. This in turn is expected to be a game set in a large urban center, ‘arguably the most beautiful scene in the world’ and be ‘rich in history’ – the France of 18th century is all that.

He also went on to say that the core of the game’s story is not the revolution itself but the protagonist Arno, and the French Revolution from the perspective of his life. Objectives will overlap but at the heart it is a ‘redemption quest’ for Arno.

Check out the video above to know more about the setting of Assassin’s Creed Unity.

Featured Videos

Hot Right Now

Next Batman Arkham

Next Batman Arkham Could be Batman Arkham Insurgency, Announcement in March?

Warner Bros. is about to make an important announcement on March 8, 2017. There's no official...

by   /   23 hours ago

The AMD Ryzen CPU Hits The Right Marks, Just Needs Right Price

The AMD Ryzen CPU was demoed recently and what a demo it was. AMD showed that the upcoming AMD...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Death Stranding leak

New Death Stranding Leak Revealed The Name Of Norman Reedus’ Character

Hideo Kojima rocked the internet with the reveal of Death Stranding trailer at The Game Awards...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Video Game Remasters

Untold Stories of Video Game Remasters – the Good, Bad, and Ugly

In today’s video, we discuss something subjective – are video game remasters good or bad? And...

by   /   Sep 9, 2016
Video Game Villains

Top 10 Invincible Video Game Villains Who Just Won’t Die, No Matter What

We all are accustomed with video game villains and the story usually concludes with the fall of...

by   /   Aug 18, 2016
Load More