Assassin's Creed 3 has been a long time coming. After a short detour into an entire trilogy devoted to Ezio, the hero from the prior numbered title, the series is bringing its dangling plot threads to a close. Lead writer Corey May talked to Shacknews about expectations, twists, and providing closure to Desmond's story.
Earlier this year, fans thrashed the creators of the Mass Effect trilogy over an ending that, they felt, failed to deliver on the games' initial promise. Next month, another ambitious trilogy, Assassin's Creed, will conclude. Is Corey May, the lead writer of Assassin's Creed 3, bracing himself for a similar backlash?
Andrea Rene interviews Lead Writer Corey May about key aspects of the story in the single-player campaign. They talk about the newly debuted Homestead region along with details about the Peg Leg naval quest line involving Captain Kidd's treasure. Andrea also talks with Corey about Desmond and his involvement with the First Civilization and what we can expect to see from his storyline.
On this episode, we discuss Kojima's new chapter in the Metal Gear Solid saga and speak with the lead writer of Assassin's Creed 3.
In the second segment, we're joined by a special guest, Corey May of Ubisoft. Corey has been the lead writer for Assassin's Creed, Assassin's Creed II, and Assassin's Creed III. Matt Bertz, Matt Helgeson, and Andy McNamara pick his brain about his work on AC, as well as his views on the game industry as a whole.