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Cornik22
05-17-2013, 04:02 PM
Enjoy! ;)

Original designs for the assasin/pirate flag
http://i44.tinypic.com/69kpsn.jpg

Kenway deep diving with the help of his diving bell
http://i42.tinypic.com/16i4j5.jpg

Different swords
http://i41.tinypic.com/4vg5qh.jpg

A shipwreck near a waterfall
http://i41.tinypic.com/a3cm5i.jpg

Nassau, the pirate haven.
http://i42.tinypic.com/2wgr591.jpg

Battle of Nassau (1718)
http://i42.tinypic.com/jl1egz.jpg

Mutiplayer character
http://i39.tinypic.com/30kr2g3.jpg

Kenway in the Jackdaw with the Aquila dlc skin
http://i44.tinypic.com/34hamu9.jpg

shop5107FB585
05-17-2013, 04:21 PM
Battle of Nassau was actually 1720.

MasterAssasin84
05-17-2013, 04:26 PM
Enjoy! ;)

Original designs for the assasin/pirate flag
http://i44.tinypic.com/69kpsn.jpg

Kenway deep diving with the help of his diving bell
http://i42.tinypic.com/16i4j5.jpg

Different swords
http://i41.tinypic.com/4vg5qh.jpg

A shipwreck near a waterfall
http://i41.tinypic.com/a3cm5i.jpg

Nassau, the pirate haven.
http://i42.tinypic.com/2wgr591.jpg

Battle of Nassau (1718)
http://i42.tinypic.com/jl1egz.jpg

Mutiplayer character
http://i39.tinypic.com/30kr2g3.jpg

Kenway in the Jackdaw with the Aquila dlc skin
http://i44.tinypic.com/34hamu9.jpg


These are awesome !! but i have seen these before and i can tell you that Edward has been cut and pasted onto the Aquila because i recognise the Native American Assassin Symbol on the Mast and Robert Faulkner has been taken out .


http://images.wikia.com/assassinscreed/images/f/f7/Aquila_Edge_Artwork.png

rob.davies2014
05-17-2013, 04:29 PM
Enjoy! ;)

Original designs for the assasin/pirate flag
http://i44.tinypic.com/69kpsn.jpg




i much prefer the version with the swords, I wonder why they decided to use the first?
The one of the ship by the waterfall is beautiful!

Cornik22
05-17-2013, 04:31 PM
I can tell you that Edward has been cut and pasted onto the Aquila because i recognise the Native American Assassin Symbol on the Mast and Robert Faulkner has been taken out .
You're right! Sorry for that, I didn't know!


Battle of Nassau was actually 1720.
There were several battles in Nassau. This is more thank likely Gobernor Woodes Roger's fleet recapturing Nassau from the pirates in 1718. I could be wrong, but makes more sense than the spanish invasion of 1720.

MasterAssasin84
05-17-2013, 04:37 PM
Oh my... sorry for that!

Dont feel bad lool !! i really like the Nassau at night picture over looking the Bay !!

Cornik22
05-17-2013, 04:43 PM
Oops, I forgot these.Edward in alternate clothing and the original clean artwork.

http://i41.tinypic.com/29wty4w.jpg

http://i40.tinypic.com/30rv23k.jpg

MadJC1986
05-17-2013, 04:53 PM
Oops, I forgot these.Edward in alternate clothing and the original clean artwork.

http://i41.tinypic.com/29wty4w.jpg



I don't think this is Edward.

Cornik22
05-17-2013, 05:08 PM
He is in fact Edward in Captain Drake's costume. Francis Drake was one of the first and most notorious privateers of the XVI century, and this is Ubisoft's homage to him.

Sushiglutton
05-17-2013, 05:16 PM
The wide variety and beauty of these settings is just too juicy :D!


He is in fact Edward in Captain Drake's costume. Francis Drake was one of the first and most notorious privateers of the XVI century, and this is Ubisoft's homage to him.

What about the moustache? Is that a part of the costume or a seperate feature?

Cornik22
05-17-2013, 06:15 PM
It's just to show an older version of Edward. I've seen him like that in other pics.

pacmanate
05-17-2013, 06:55 PM
The wide variety and beauty of these settings is just too juicy :D!



What about the moustache? Is that a part of the costume or a seperate feature?

He gets that later on in the game according to a screenshot I posted in the screenshots thread. He has a mustache.

montagemik
05-17-2013, 08:35 PM
i much prefer the version with the swords, I wonder why they decided to use the first?
The one of the ship by the waterfall is beautiful!



The Design they used incorporates the full 'A' symbol - The second with swords doesn't .

Though i think the fact the existing design is the same as the 'Assassin's Tomb' locks is more than coincidence.

MasterAssasin84
05-17-2013, 08:40 PM
He is in fact Edward in Captain Drake's costume. Francis Drake was one of the first and most notorious privateers of the XVI century, and this is Ubisoft's homage to him.

Interestingly enough the spanish considered him a pirate and the English a hero, we have a man here who was not only Vice admiral of Queen Elizabeth the 1st's Navy but a Slaver and a Politician and an explorer ! and i think ubi's homage to him is totaly awesome ? and excellent find.

GreySkellig
05-17-2013, 09:05 PM
Enjoy! ;)

Nassau, the pirate haven.
http://i42.tinypic.com/2wgr591.jpg

Nassau looks like exactly the ramshackle shanty town I was hoping for.

MasterAssasin84
05-17-2013, 09:08 PM
Nassau looks like exactly the ramshackle shanty town I was hoping for.

A pirates heaven ! just imagine the fun we are going to have roaming Nassau !! !!

Rugterwyper32
05-17-2013, 09:25 PM
Nassau will be great. A chaotic pirate city, with buildings all over the place. I doubt pirates were good city planners, so it should be chaotic with buildings and shacks all over the place

silvermercy
05-17-2013, 09:58 PM
I love shanty towns! yaaay! In every game I played this year (bioshock, tomb raider...) those were some of my most favorite places.

GreySkellig
05-17-2013, 10:37 PM
Nassau will be great. A chaotic pirate city, with buildings all over the place. I doubt pirates were good city planners, so it should be chaotic with buildings and shacks all over the place

Hopefully the disorganized layout will make for some fun non-linear freerunning.


I love shanty towns! yaaay! In every game I played this year (bioshock, tomb raider...) those were some of my most favorite places.

It's a fun type of location. Disorderly and full of bustle, they feel so different from the typical careful, clean video game settings. I hope Nassau just looks and feels grimy in AC4.

silvermercy
05-17-2013, 10:49 PM
It's a fun type of location. Disorderly and full of bustle, they feel so different from the typical careful, clean video game settings. I hope Nassau just looks and feels grimy in AC4.
Yes, I think that's what AC's been slightly lacking so far. An overall feeling of grittiness... (Kinda like Dishonored and the upcoming Thief 4 I suppose)... So I'm very glad to have Nassau!

Rugterwyper32
05-17-2013, 10:57 PM
I think Nassau could get the grittiness right. First being a chaotic pirate town, and if the game goes past 1718 (which I'm sure it will) with executions around the place and Woodes Rogers trying to put the place in order. It has a lot of potential.

SixKeys
05-18-2013, 01:37 AM
I like the color scehme in the Nassau pic (hopefully the final game will have such vibrant colors), but from a freerunning POV it looks a lot like Boston and New York (wide streets, big gaps) which doesn't bode well.

GreySkellig
05-18-2013, 02:13 AM
I see where you're coming from. I've mentioned before that I liked the layout of AC3's cities, but either way even if Nassau doesn't run well, there's still densely-packed Havana, and Kingston is supposed to be loaded with trees to get from street to street.

Rugterwyper32
05-18-2013, 02:22 AM
I like the color scehme in the Nassau pic (hopefully the final game will have such vibrant colors), but from a freerunning POV it looks a lot like Boston and New York (wide streets, big gaps) which doesn't bode well.

The devs description of it was one of a chaotic city, with some wide streets and then some really narrow areas and the entire thing being all over the place. Which makes sense, if you ask me. I think they'll take artistic liberties with it and make a bunch of pirate shacks. Considering pirates were most likely not good city planners, that would make for something quite interesting, as it'd be a mess. A fun mess, at that. And taking this pic into account (which I'm assuming to be Nassau), stuff like this could end up adding to it

http://images.wikia.com/assassinscreed/images/2/2d/Blackflag011-1-.jpg

Trees, shacks at different heights, a main area which would be the area the British left and the pirates took over at first (which would be the one we see in that concept art) and the more pirate-y areas in the place.

SixKeys
05-18-2013, 02:44 AM
The devs description of it was one of a chaotic city, with some wide streets and then some really narrow areas and the entire thing being all over the place. Which makes sense, if you ask me. I think they'll take artistic liberties with it and make a bunch of pirate shacks. Considering pirates were most likely not good city planners, that would make for something quite interesting, as it'd be a mess. A fun mess, at that.

It would be great if it was a bit like Constantinople. I liked that there were areas in that city that were clearly for the rich people, made of stone and marble with lavish decorations, and then there were areas for the poor which consisted mainly of creaky wooden houses built tightly together. I would love for Nassau to give me back those creaky old houses.

Assassin_M
05-18-2013, 04:02 AM
i`m not impressed....and neither should any of you :|

Be wary friends...the shyatan is everywhe-

Alright i`ll stop

Cornik22
05-18-2013, 12:13 PM
Fishing village
http://i42.tinypic.com/2nk45e.jpg

Carib native tribe
http://i39.tinypic.com/30l2p1h.jpg

MadJC1986
05-18-2013, 12:31 PM
Fishing village
http://i42.tinypic.com/2nk45e.jpg

Carib native tribe
http://i39.tinypic.com/30l2p1h.jpg

Nice!

Sushiglutton
05-18-2013, 12:32 PM
I feel more and more like the fifty locations will be like mini-maps seperated from eachother. When at sea we can us the seascope to check for places where we can go to shore. But the majority of Cuba, Florida etc will be blocked animus style. Each of these fifty locations will offer something unique (or at least there will be many different kinds of them). But they won't be connected on land.

This is just my theory for how it will work, but it's the only way that makes sense given the massive, massive map. I think it's real cool. The ocean will connect the different locations so it will still feel like one world. And a smorgasboard (sushi-buffet) of beautiful and exotic locations is real yummy :)!

pacmanate
05-18-2013, 02:01 PM
A pirates heaven ! just imagine the fun we are going to have roaming Nassau !! !!


Nassau looks like exactly the ramshackle shanty town I was hoping for.

I really hope they do it up like Tortuga :p Personally, imagining Nassau I can see it being night time, loads of music and drunks, camp fires everywhere, an orange glow wherever you walk.... *shivers* :p

catkiller97
05-18-2013, 02:42 PM
Fishing village
http://i42.tinypic.com/2nk45e.jpg

Carib native tribe
http://i39.tinypic.com/30l2p1h.jpg


its not ACBF its Raven cry - http://www.vg247.com/2013/04/05/ravens-cry-releasing-on-pc-360-in-october-to-fulfill-your-vengeful-pirate-needs/

pacmanate
05-18-2013, 02:45 PM
Stupid Raven Cry :@

dxsxhxcx
05-18-2013, 02:52 PM
it seems Raven's Cry will have row boats... :rolleyes:

ArabianFrost
05-18-2013, 02:55 PM
its not ACBF its Raven cry - http://www.vg247.com/2013/04/05/ravens-cry-releasing-on-pc-360-in-october-to-fulfill-your-vengeful-pirate-needs/

Poor guys. They are going to be annihilated. Their game's concept looks very nice,, but it seems that they wanted to take on a very expensive AAA game, with a seemingly small budget.

ArabianFrost
05-18-2013, 03:11 PM
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raven's_Cry

Raven Cry sure does borrow some elements from AC, but I like its multi-functional reaction system. It's not only dependant on notoriety, but also fear and how decreasing fear alludes people into believing they can kill you easily, therefore, they become more hostile.

Seems to focus on the grittiness of the world as well (same as AC4)

Tribal element looks to be connected to magic, giving the game a supernatural element, which isn't bad.

Plot is a bit meh. Who still wastes his life to have an act of revenge? People are already burned out on that.

They may have had something special with the setting, but overall, AC does everything better, negating the setting of Raven Cry as a selling point. It would be very difficult for the game to survive depending only on its mediocre gameplay mechanics

Tl; dr the game would flop more than a Chinese gymnast.

dxsxhxcx
05-18-2013, 03:16 PM
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raven's_Cry

Raven Cry sure does borrow some elements from AC, but I like its multi-functional reaction system. It's not only dependant on notoriety, but also fear and how decreasing fear alludes people into believing they can kill you easily, therefore, they become more hostile.

Seems to focus on the grittiness of the world as well (same as AC4)

Tribal element looks to be connected to magic, giving the game a supernatural element, which isn't bad.

Plot is a bit meh. Who still wastes his life to have an act of revenge? People are already burned out on that.

They may have had something special with the setting, but overall, AC does everything better, negating the setting of Raven Cry as a selling point. It would be very difficult for the game to survive depending only on its mediocre gameplay mechanics

Tl; dr the game would flop more than a Chinese gymnast.

so is ok for AC to use revenge as an excuse (with Ezio and to an extent Connor) but other games don't? Sure, revenge plots aren't the most original thing in the world but AC did the same in the past (literally... lol)

even Watch Dogs has revenge as (one of) the character motivations

http://images.eurogamer.net/2013/articles/1/5/5/6/9/8/3/136094748285.jpg

ArabianFrost
05-18-2013, 03:29 PM
so is ok for AC to use revenge as an excuse (with Ezio and to an extent Connor) but other games don't? Sure, revenge plots aren't the most original thing in the world but AC did the same in the past (literally... lol)

Who ever said I excused AC of that? AC2's story was very generic until the Assassin element surfaced and the direction change from revenge to investigating why the hell this is happening and what the apple has to do with all of this.


As for AC3, no one ever knew what Connor wanted. Sometimes it was FREEDOM, sometimes it was LEE (even after he knew that Georgie did it, negating revenge as a motive), sometimes it was revenge for his "people" and at times it was about Connor and Haytham's interactions and how he strives to unite both factions.

AC1 probably had the most believable plot. No revenge and none of that other crap.

lothario-da-be
05-18-2013, 03:31 PM
Ravens cry probably won't sell wel because of AC4. Even wen its a better game.

prince162010
05-18-2013, 10:41 PM
This is my work,what do you think؟ :cool: :D

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/601682_485172644885823_1043407837_n.jpg

Melodia1756
05-19-2013, 02:31 AM
Beautiful art!!!!!! - but a blonde assassin?? Is it time for a less than brilliant assassin?? Bet Haytham got his smarts from his Mum! ;)

guardian_titan
05-19-2013, 03:53 AM
Beautiful art!!!!!! - but a blonde assassin?? Is it time for a less than brilliant assassin?? Bet Haytham got his smarts from his Mum! ;)

What's hair color got to do with intelligence? It's a bad stereotype that blondes are the least intelligent. There are plenty of intelligent blondes. People just made it up out of jealousy of the fairer haired. That same jealousy is often why people dye their hair blonde (or other colors). With hair dye these days, there are times you can't even tell what a person's real hair color is. So how do you know the "blonde" bimbo in front of you really is a blonde? No different than why some cultures are considered savages when they're not. Look at the Mohawks for instance. Or any Native American tribe for that matter. There are many stereotypes that are often undeserved such as those for the overweight, the poor, the elderly, the young, women, those who wear glasses, religion, etc. I've met some people with black, brown, and red hair that are pretty stupid so drop the hair color stereotype, please. It's a stereotype and a rather undeserved one at that. I'm glad Edward's blonde. It's a nice change in pace from the brunet Altair, Ezio, Haytham, Connor, and Desmond. Probably throw in Aveline, too. Now we just need a redheaded assassin. :p

***

As for the pictures themselves, the game's certainly looking impressive. Makes me wonder how customizable Edward will be. Armor? Color swaps? Cape? We know armor skins are returning due to preorder bonuses, but will the default outfit be customizable or just color swaps? Hoping for a hood toggle. I love the hood, but there are times I just want to see my assassin's hair when he's not at his base ... and it not be a glitch. Also curious how customizable the Jackdaw will be. The crew is an obvious one as are cannons. Naval ram is likely also a returning addon. But do we get to add sails so we can go faster? Change the ship color beyond the preorder skins? See and decorate Edward's cabin? Do we get to go below deck? E3 really can't come fast enough. :(

ProletariatPleb
05-19-2013, 04:01 AM
2 pirate game to look forward to YAY. And I'm hoping Raven is better and not full of cutscenes every 5 minutes.

Black_Widow9
05-19-2013, 04:18 AM
I'm just going to throw this out there since E3 is headed our way. ;)

Please make sure when you guys are posting any new images/screens/etc that you give a link to the actual content. This will save any unnecessary action/time and ensure that if it is indeed valid and not a leak that everyone gets to feast their eyes on it.

Spider_Sith9
05-19-2013, 04:59 AM
so is ok for AC to use revenge as an excuse (with Ezio and to an extent Connor) but other games don't? Sure, revenge plots aren't the most original thing in the world but AC did the same in the past (literally... lol)

even Watch Dogs has revenge as (one of) the character motivations

http://images.eurogamer.net/2013/articles/1/5/5/6/9/8/3/136094748285.jpg


Who ever said I excused AC of that? AC2's story was very generic until the Assassin element surfaced and the direction change from revenge to investigating why the hell this is happening and what the apple has to do with all of this.


As for AC3, no one ever knew what Connor wanted. Sometimes it was FREEDOM, sometimes it was LEE (even after he knew that Georgie did it, negating revenge as a motive), sometimes it was revenge for his "people" and at times it was about Connor and Haytham's interactions and how he strives to unite both factions.

AC1 probably had the most believable plot. No revenge and none of that other crap.

I agree with dx. You sounded like you just tried to save your hide. Ubi seems to love the Revenge crap.

MasterAssasin84
05-19-2013, 12:59 PM
Has anybody seen this image before because i dont if i am being completely unobservant but its new to me lol

http://media.officialplaystationmagazine.co.uk/files/2013/05/ACIVBF_Screenshot_Havana_RushToAssassinate.jpg

x___Luffy___x
05-19-2013, 01:04 PM
Has anybody seen this image before because i dont if i am being completely unobservant but its new to me lol

http://media.officialplaystationmagazine.co.uk/files/2013/05/ACIVBF_Screenshot_Havana_RushToAssassinate.jpg

i think it was posted in the new trailer thread. it looks awesome.

MasterAssasin84
05-19-2013, 01:06 PM
i think it was posted in the new trailer thread. it looks awesome.


Ive nerver seen this ! it looks awesome.

Kaschra
05-19-2013, 02:38 PM
Beautiful art!!!!!! - but a blonde assassin?? Is it time for a less than brilliant assassin?? Bet Haytham got his smarts from his Mum! ;)
Let me punch you in the face :)

Sorry, I'm sick of these stupid Blonde jokes...

MasterAssasin84
05-19-2013, 02:43 PM
Let me punch you in the face :)

Sorry, I'm sick of these stupid Blonde jokes...

Did not think an Assassins hair was relevent :nonchalance: takes me back to the Connor issue LMFAO!

Assassins M hit the nail on the head this aint a Barbie game lol ...

Kaschra
05-19-2013, 04:33 PM
Did not think an Assassins hair was relevent :nonchalance: takes me back to the Connor issue LMFAO!

Assassins M hit the nail on the head this aint a Barbie game lol ...

Eh, it's more because my hair is blonde too and I just can't see these dumb blond jokes anymore xD

MasterAssasin84
05-19-2013, 04:39 PM
Eh, it's more because my hair is blonde too and I just can't see these dumb blond jokes anymore xD

Oh right lol ! No comment from me lol

TinyTemplar
05-19-2013, 04:45 PM
This is my work,what do you think؟ :cool: :D

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/601682_485172644885823_1043407837_n.jpg

For a moment I thought that it's modern-day assassin on the first picture ;)

STDlyMcStudpants
05-19-2013, 11:17 PM
Nassau, the pirate haven picture...sweet baby jesus!!
Give me give me give me

ProletariatPleb
05-19-2013, 11:21 PM
Nassau, the pirate haven picture...sweet baby jesus!!
Give me give me give me
That's a picture from a different game, lol.

pacmanate
05-20-2013, 01:18 PM
Nassau, the pirate haven picture...sweet baby jesus!!
Give me give me give me

You can have it, if you buy Raven Cry

Mr_Shade
05-20-2013, 01:26 PM
I'm just going to throw this out there since E3 is headed our way. ;)

Please make sure when you guys are posting any new images/screens/etc that you give a link to the actual content. This will save any unnecessary action/time and ensure that if it is indeed valid and not a leak that everyone gets to feast their eyes on it.
Reminder to all..

pacmanate
05-20-2013, 01:57 PM
There are leaks?!

Mr_Shade
05-20-2013, 02:04 PM
There are leaks?!
No.. But people are posting images from completely the wrong game.. LOL

Cornik22
05-20-2013, 02:46 PM
It looks like Nassau will be something similar to Tortuga in POTC. Awesome!

http://i40.tinypic.com/abdoz.jpg

http://i42.tinypic.com/9qzo8z.png

pacmanate
05-20-2013, 03:03 PM
Please tell me that isn't Raven Cry

Mr_Shade
05-20-2013, 03:16 PM
Which is why links should be posted....

MasterAssasin84
05-20-2013, 03:20 PM
Who ever said I excused AC of that? AC2's story was very generic until the Assassin element surfaced and the direction change from revenge to investigating why the hell this is happening and what the apple has to do with all of this.


As for AC3, no one ever knew what Connor wanted. Sometimes it was FREEDOM, sometimes it was LEE (even after he knew that Georgie did it, negating revenge as a motive), sometimes it was revenge for his "people" and at times it was about Connor and Haytham's interactions and how he strives to unite both factions.

AC1 probably had the most believable plot. No revenge and none of that other crap.


Yeah i agree with this , George Washington Burned Connor's Village killing his mother yet Charles Lee was his greatest enemy ? i sometimes think to myself would it have not made much more sense for George Washington to be the Templar Grand master in the main story rather than relying on DLC to depict good Georgie boy being corrupted by the power of the Apple.

I think its a matter of Connor getting the needle because Charles Lee forced him up a tree and nearly strangled him to death lol !! ....

That aside i do dissagree with AC2'S storyline being Generic IMO AC2 was one of the best storylines in the franchise, it was very unique because 1 name a game that explored the history of Rennaisance politics and the fact that Ezio's life was about to change so dramaticaly was very interesting... little did he know that his quest for Vengence was going to lead into the center of the war between the Assassins and Templars and the burden of responsibility that was about to be bestowed upon him.

ArabianFrost
05-20-2013, 03:21 PM
Beautiful art!!!!!! - but a blonde assassin?? Is it time for a less than brilliant assassin?? Bet Haytham got his smarts from his Mum! ;)


Please tell me that isn't Raven Cry

I believe the one posted by OP is AC Nassau artwork, but the one by Cornik22 is Raven's Cry. If you ask me, I prefer the blue-orange tint of Nassau (BF3 anyone?), as long as it doesn't become as intrusive as the Venice tint.

SidSpykr, expect to remove some filters from Nassau.

MasterAssasin84
05-20-2013, 03:23 PM
I believe the one posted by OP is AC Nassau artwork, but the one by Cornik22 is Raven's Cry. If you ask me, I prefer the blue-orange tint of Nassau (BF3 anyone?), as long as it doesn't become as intrusive as the Venice tint.

SidSpykr, expect to remove some filters from Nassau.

I like this one Cornik posted... but is this from AC4 ?

http://i42.tinypic.com/2wgr591.jpg

catkiller97
05-20-2013, 03:42 PM
^ Raven Cry

that pic can be seen in VG247 Raven Cry news - http://www.vg247.com/2013/04/05/ravens-cry-releasing-on-pc-360-in-october-to-fulfill-your-vengeful-pirate-needs/

Mr_Shade
05-20-2013, 03:49 PM
Think this thread needs a start over - so many misleading posts by some people, it's hard to see what people have considered AC4 and 'the other' game...


Links -to your sources= good - posting without them = bad


Even people posting them are confused..

MasterAssasin84
05-20-2013, 04:43 PM
I think the remotest image that represent the Pirate era in the Caribbean is being considered concept art for for AC4 !

Mr_Shade
05-20-2013, 04:48 PM
indeed..

I can see people complaining 'WTH the game looks nothing like the artwork!! Ubi lied!!! waaaa'

Locking thread - someone feel free to remake = WITH genuine ACIV artwork only please [with links to sources]