Assassin’s Creed is one of the biggest entertainment properties in the world. A sweeping narrative covering the Crusades in medieval Jerusalem to the pirate-infested oceans of the Caribbean and the bloody battles of the French Revolution, Assassin’s Creed brings to life the most dramatic periods and influential figures in human history. Through incredible concept art and extensive interviews with key Ubisoft developers and artists, Assassin’s Creed: The Complete Visual History reveals the creative process behind the entire Assassin’s Creed franchise to date, including the games, DLCs, comics, and collectible products. This visually rich overview spans every major character and every iconic historical setting—from the enigmatic Altaïr to Syndicate’s renegade assassin, Jacob—to form the most comprehensive collection ofAssassin’s Creed artwork ever assembled. Written by gaming journalist Matthew Miller, Assassin’s Creed: The Complete Visual History is the ultimate word on the series and a must-read for anyone interested in discovering the artistry behind a major gaming franchise.
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About the Author
MATTHEW MILLER is a writer and editor for Game Informer magazine and website, where he has covered games since 2004. He lives just outside of Minneapolis, MN, with his wife and two exuberant dogs. RAPHAËL LACOSTE has served as art director on Prince of Persia and Assassin’s Creed, winning a Visual Effects Society award in 2006 for his work on the iconic “Two Thrones” cut scene from Prince of Persia. Seeking a new challenge, Raphaël turned to the film industry, where he worked as a matte painter and senior concept artist on feature films such as Terminator Salvation and Journey to the Center of the Earth. In 2009, Raphaël returned to the world of gaming, working as a senior art director for Electronic Arts Montreal and, currently, for Ubisoft as brand art director of the Assassin’s Creed franchise.