Articles tagged assassin's creed

‘Assassin’s Creed’ Film Won’t Save Game-to-Movie Adaptations, and That’s Fine

For the most part, gaming culture is simply popular culture. There’s no hierarchy for entertainment.

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Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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Look at You, You Big Silly, Says ‘Assassin’s Creed 3’

Assassin's Creed 3 is an enormous, beautifully rendered sandbox game designed to kick sand in your face.

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‘Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China’ Tells Too Much Story

Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China is a game bursting at the seams with story, but not in a good way.

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Scary Transmedia Synergy Within the  ‘Gears of War’ Universe

Perhaps in this age of serialized television, franchise-driven films, and transmedia everything, the very idea of a stand-alone product is antiquated.

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The Narrative Pastiche of Games

Beyond the cinematic presentation of many games, their pacing and storytelling has more in common with novels and television than with film.

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Horror in Video Games: There’s Seeing—and Then There’s Realizing What You’re Seeing

My wife is right. The Necromorph known as a Slasher is extremely gross. But even though I played Dead Space for hours, I never noticed it.

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‘Project Legacy’: My First Facebook Game

Project Legacy is the surprisingly fun Assassin's Creed Facebook game.

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‘Clash of the Titans: The Video Game’ is ‘Clash of the Titans: The Director’

Clash of the Titans: The Video Game follows the original script of the movie, not the reworked script that found its way into theaters.

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Five Movie and Game Pairings

Certain combinations of these two different media benefit from the experience of each other.

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Locomotion, Parkour, and the Illusion of Competence in Video Games

The illusion of speed is magnified by the perspective offered to the player.

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Assassin’s Creed is largely a mystery game, but we'll only find answers to its complex conspiracy if we divert from the path that the game sets for us.

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Assassins Creed

While the word jihad is never spoken, its frightening theological implications as a physical struggle as well as its more disarming theological definition as a spiritual struggle are both on display.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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