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    My E3 interview with Patrice Desilets, discussing Assassin's Creed and Ancestors!

    Note: the picture quality is slightly blurry as I was using a new camera and had some autofocus issues that I tried to lessen in post. Apologies, and hope you all enjoy this very special interview!


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    0:00 - Has Patrice played any of the recent AC games?
    5:10 - Was there ever any talk about Patrice helming AC again when he returned to Ubisoft?
    7:00 - The Ancestors reveal in Croatia
    9:40 - Patrice's thoughts on Panache and crowdfunding
    11:20 - Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey
    13:26 - The "episodic" nature of Ancestors
    15:56 - When will Ancestors be playable?
    17:14 - The challenges of a game spanning multiple eras
    23:01 - Patrice's pitch to AC fans, and reflections on the creed.
    24:42 - Altair or Ezio?


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    Assassin_M's Avatar AC Expert
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    Wow. Well, I was excited for this game before but now I think AC might be replaced...or why replaced, the more the merrier. Historical open world fantasy, I feel like i'm a child again.

    Great interview, man, as always.
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    ​Great people do great work
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    I cant wait to hear more about this game, i love me some history.
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    Great to hear those answers. He always speaks so enthusiastically on these things, and it's nice to see his spirit for his work is still boundless.
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    Ubisoft just need to pay the man whatever he wants so he can come back and save this franchise!!!
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    Originally Posted by D.I.D. Go to original post
    Great to hear those answers. He always speaks so enthusiastically on these things, and it's nice to see his spirit for his work is still boundless.
    Indeed! I love his passion and how infectious it is.
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    Great interview. And that Gameinformer spread was such a good read, did a brilliant job of detailing his run-ins with Ubisoft and the on-going lawsuit. With regards to 1666, this part in particular was interesting
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    Wonder if Ubi'll ever relinquish control over the game.
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    I really want to see Patrice's take on the American Revolution, as well as some other time periods
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    2 hours were enough to realize what a piece of **** AC3 was and he said "lol nope".

    At least we know the game would have been massively different with Patrice and most probably better.
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