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Austin Wintory Composed The Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Soundtrack

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Composer Austin Wintory is the man behind the score for Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, Ubisoft announced.

Wintory is the first video game composer to be nominated for a Grammy. That was in 2012 for the game Journey. If you want to give that a listen, there’s a sample on his BandCamp page. He went on to score games like The Banner Saga and the upcoming ABZÛ.

With Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, Wintory was challenged with creating themes that evoked that Industrial Age London setting, and captured the personalities of the main characters, Jacob and Evie Frye. Read More

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Ubisoft’s Upcoming Video Game Theme Park

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Ubisoft is creating a theme park based on its franchises, set to open in Malaysia in 2020.

Personally, I hope they’re going to have a permanent installation of the Assassin’s Creed obstacle course that I missed out on at San Diego Comic-Con. The theme park will be 10,000 square feet, and is being developed by Ubisoft Motion Pictures, along with RSG, a Malaysian theme park developer. An all-indoor complex, it will have “rides, shows, and other attractions,” according to a post on Ubisoft’s blog. Read More

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Video Game Pricing: Mysterious No More

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Many a time I’m sure you’ve rolled your eyes at a digital storefront (like I have) and exclaimed about the high prices of downloadable games. $60 for some data? You’re not even getting a box! Shouldn’t it cost less than it does in brick-and-mortar?

Turns out, the answer actually does have to do with physical copies of games, specifically the supply of them.
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