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Renaissance Rome in e-game

Saint Peter’s Basilica half-built and the Colosseum in ruins: developers at the French firm, Ubisoft, have rebuilt 16th-century Rome for the latest installment of the video game phenomenon, Assassin’s Creed — Brotherhood — to be released next month.

india Updated: Oct 16, 2010 01:56 IST
AFP

Saint Peter’s Basilica half-built and the Colosseum in ruins: developers at the French firm, Ubisoft, have rebuilt 16th-century Rome for the latest installment of the video game phenomenon, Assassin’s Creed — Brotherhood — to be released next month. They used 16th-century maps and records, and consulted historians, to recreate Rome as it looked at the time.

First Published: Oct 15, 2010 21:12 IST