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    It's cool Bmark.
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    Originally Posted by ze_topazio Go to original post
    In AC4 we saw part of the period known as the golden age of piracy, but piracy didn't end after that, pirates kept doing their business as always.

    The Harry Potter books were already massively popular before the movies and The Lord of The Rings books are a legend, popular since the 40's, the movies only reignited a new wave of interest on them, especially among younger generations, saying that barely anyone read them before their movie adaptations is absurd.
    Ok now that's just being very technical. What I was meaning to get across is that the VAST majority of the people who saw the movies, did not read the books. Sure several million copies of each series may have been read and loved up to that point. But Billions of people saw the movies. So ALOT of those people had to have never read the books. I never said they weren't popular, just how everyone and his brother loved the movies and only learned of each series from them. To say something is poplar in the literary world is a completely different scale in todays world than the world of Film and television. Books just aren't the primary source of entertainment anymore.

    And the Potter series wasn't even finished when the movies started rolling out, so sure the original book or two was popular, but only after that first movie did things REALLY take off and so many people started flocking to it due to the bandwagon effect. Making the books that came out after the film series began fly off the shelves like hotcakes. I highly doubt either series would be so pop culturally significant without the films, even The lord of the Rings, sure its been around forever and there was some cartoon adaptations in the 70s, but it only really took off and became almost universally understood and referenced after the films which were only recent.

    You could never just walk up to a random person and say "YOU.....SHALL NOT.....PASSSS!!!!!" or "He who should not be named" and have them understand you if it were not for those movies. Without them people wouldn't get it, and only a very select few would ever get the reference.

    Movies and Games are just wayyyyyy more popular than books these days. Its just that simple.

    and as for the pirates thing. Yes your right there were still pirates and there still are today, only the age of notorious pirates and the Golden Age of Piracy ended with the deaths of all the legends like Blackbeard and Bart Roberts. Sure they would still have pirates after that, but it would just feel silly since their significance historically had greatly diminished by then. I think it would just feel weird idk, and it would be a very repetitive theme seing as we literally just had a Pirate game that everyone criticized for not being a True AC.
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    we havent heard anything about unity either, or rather we shouldn't have.
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    Originally Posted by deskp Go to original post
    we havent heard anything about unity either, or rather we shouldn't have.
    Yeah. It seems they really wanted to keep this one under wraps. We aren't even supposed to know what we know now. I wonder why all the secrecy?
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    Originally Posted by Bmark94 Go to original post
    Yeah. It seems they really wanted to keep this one under wraps. We aren't even supposed to know what we know now. I wonder why all the secrecy?
    It's just a better marketing plan suited for the current situation with whats going on wth the franchise and otherwise in 2015
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    In eight days, five hours and fifteen minutes all will be revealed!
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    AC: Unity will probably get a port to last gen after a couple of months.
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    Originally Posted by steveeire Go to original post
    AC: Unity will probably get a port to last gen after a couple of months.

    Oh yeah, good idea. Port the current gen only game to the last gen consoles so they can enjoy a slideshow.

    Assassins Creed Comet is the last gen offering. The only way Unity is getting a cross-gen release is if they've cancelled Comet and started cutting corners on Unity to get it to work on last gen consoles.

    The only game with a chance of a port is Comet to current gen games.
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    If Unity gets a port, I will go nuts.
    Last gen needs to stop limiting current gen games.
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    How would porting back limit what we get now, its porting forward that should worry you.

    Originally Posted by Will_Lucky Go to original post
    Oh yeah, good idea. Port the current gen only game to the last gen consoles so they can enjoy a slideshow.

    Assassins Creed Comet is the last gen offering. The only way Unity is getting a cross-gen release is if they've cancelled Comet and started cutting corners on Unity to get it to work on last gen consoles.

    The only game with a chance of a port is Comet to current gen games.
    If ubisoft want to make money its a good idea, even by next xmas the next gen install base will not be big as last gen.
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