Tag Archives: Ubisoft

On The Border: An interview with Jill Murray

The Border House recently sat down with Jill Murray, a Scriptwriter for Ubisoft Montreal whose most recent shipped title is Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation, and is currently working on Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. Murray got into games at the … Continue reading

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Oh Far Cry 3, We Weren’t Meant To Be

*Pretty much spoiler free, but trigger warning for racism and rape* In a blatant disregard for my backlog of unfinished and untouched games, I bought Far Cry 3 this week.  I don’t even know why — I am not a … Continue reading

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Writer Jill Murray Talks Race and Class in AC3: Liberation

Above: AC3: Liberation Story Trailer. Assassin’s Creed 3: Liberation, the first Assassin’s Creed game to star a female assassin, comes out in a week. Over the weekend, Daniel Kaszor at the Financial Post’s Post Arcade blog published an interview with … Continue reading

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Assassin’s Creed 3 Multiplayer Trailer Makes Me Cringe

Last week, Ubisoft posted a trailer for the multiplayer mode of upcoming game Assassin’s Creed 3. Predictably, it features whites and Native Americans, both men and women, killing each other with rifles, hammers, daggers and the like. Standard procedure for … Continue reading

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Ubisoft Hired a Mohawk Cultural Consultant for Assassin’s Creed III

Time’s Techland blog has an interesting article about how the Ubisoft Montreal team went about creating and developing Connor, Assassin’s Creed III‘s Mohawk protagonist. It is nice to read about how the developers recognized that their own lack of knowledge … Continue reading

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Beyond Good & Evil HD!

The fantastic news that Beyond Good and Evil will be released in HD (in 2011) hit the internets today.  Kirk Hamilton of Gamer Melodico got a bit of a hands-on at the Ubisoft’s Digital Day press event.  Being the excitable … Continue reading

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E3 2010: Keynote Highlights and Strict Gamer Binaries

After day one of E3 2010 there had already been lots of interesting announcements. The major keynotes and press conferences are now over, and it’s been interesting, but also often frustrating, to see directly from the publishers and developers what … Continue reading

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Open Thread: The Prince of Persia Movie

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time opened this past weekend in the US. The movie is based very loosely on the critically acclaimed 2003 Ubisoft game of the same name and stars Jake Gyllenhaal as the Prince (named Dastan … Continue reading

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Considerations on Females as Game Consumers

I decided to share this video here at the Borderhouse I found accidently while looking for other things. I thought the drawings were quite nice and it brings some interesting discussions. A friend of mine also saw the video and … Continue reading

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