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Ubisoft livestream teasing Far Cry Primal (Ice Age Far Cry)

Guys, there aren't going to be dinosaurs because Ubisoft Editorial decreed around five years ago that all their major ~$15+ million dollar projects should drop all fantasy and any heavy sci-fi themes (like, beyond the extent of what you see in Tom Clancy or Assassin's Creed where it's generally modern day).

If you look at Assassin's Creed, Watch_Dogs, Tom Clancy, or even things like For Honor, they all follow this.

Im sure its been posted but are we sure its not this again??

This is Osiris. It was canned because it was about fighting mythical creatures and gods and that's a no-no for a big budget at Ubisoft.
 
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Let just say that you will most likely never get a non-anachronistic dinosaur game simply because people want to have a Tyrannosaurus, Stegosaurus, and famous sauropods at the same time and place.
 

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Guys, there aren't going to be dinosaurs because Ubisoft Editorial decreed around five years ago that all their major ~$15+ million dollar projects should drop all fantasy and any heavy sci-fi themes (like, beyond the extent of what you see in Tom Clancy or Assassin's Creed where it's generally modern day).

If you look at Assassin's Creed, Watch_Dogs, Tom Clancy, or even things like For Honor, they all follow this.
Then what do you call Blood Dragon?
 

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Guys, there aren't going to be dinosaurs because Ubisoft Editorial decreed around five years ago that all their major ~$15+ million dollar projects should drop all fantasy and any heavy sci-fi themes (like, beyond the extent of what you see in Tom Clancy or Assassin's Creed where it's generally modern day).

If you look at Assassin's Creed, Watch_Dogs, Tom Clancy, or even things like For Honor, they all follow this.



This is Osiris. It was canned because it was about fighting mythical creatures and gods and that's a no-no for a big budget at Ubisoft.
Ahh thats what that turned out to be huh. I figured it may have been a POP/aac style game.

Im playing Far Cry 4 at the moment.. not sure how they'd make it a game set in a primal age haha. But it could be cool.
 
Then what do you call Blood Dragon?
Probably a game that didn't have a $15mil+ budget, like Child of Light, etc... ?
Correct.

With a low budget you have way more flexibility.

That said this is also probably a downloadable title, but I still think they'd shy away from dinosaurs given what they do.

Blood Dragon was also originally conceived as as a drug trip DLC so they had some more flexibility on that end before it became its own mini thing, as you'd wake up and it was all fake.
 

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This is Osiris. It was canned because it was about fighting mythical creatures and gods and that's a no-no for a big budget at Ubisoft.
Wasn't this a Prince of Persia spiritual successor game and wasn't it cancelled because Ubisoft still has a silly notion that PoP and AC are too similar and would confuse consumers?
 
Wasn't this a Prince of Persia game and wasn't it cancelled because Ubisoft still has a silly notion that PoP and AC are too similar and would confuse consumers?
IIRC, it was a new IP called Osiris that got turned into Prince of Persia and then back into a new IP called Osiris and then eventually killed.

They did reuse some concept art lacking the monsters/gods in Assassin's Creed later since it looks similar aesthetically.
 

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Guys, there aren't going to be dinosaurs because Ubisoft Editorial decreed around five years ago that all their major ~$15+ million dollar projects should drop all fantasy and any heavy sci-fi themes (like, beyond the extent of what you see in Tom Clancy or Assassin's Creed where it's generally modern day).
 

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Why would you shy from dinosaurs after the bank they just made this year. You'd be the only AAA game in town. Hell this game seems more risky than something with dinosaurs
 

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Guys, there aren't going to be dinosaurs because Ubisoft Editorial decreed around five years ago that all their major ~$15+ million dollar projects should drop all fantasy and any heavy sci-fi themes (like, beyond the extent of what you see in Tom Clancy or Assassin's Creed where it's generally modern day).

If you look at Assassin's Creed, Watch_Dogs, Tom Clancy, or even things like For Honor, they all follow this.



This is Osiris. It was canned because it was about fighting mythical creatures and gods and that's a no-no for a big budget at Ubisoft.
I don know black flag had that giant blue head looking for a body to inhabit and that was 2 years ago
 

Sesha

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Guys, there aren't going to be dinosaurs because Ubisoft Editorial decreed around five years ago that all their major ~$15+ million dollar projects should drop all fantasy and any heavy sci-fi themes (like, beyond the extent of what you see in Tom Clancy or Assassin's Creed where it's generally modern day).

If you look at Assassin's Creed, Watch_Dogs, Tom Clancy, or even things like For Honor, they all follow this.



This is Osiris. It was canned because it was about fighting mythical creatures and gods and that's a no-no for a big budget at Ubisoft.
This was before Jurassic World became the 3rd highest grossing movie of all time. Also, Ark Survival Evolved is one of the biggest games on Steam, and Horizon got a great reception at E3. Dinosaurs are in, now. They may have changed their minds.

I mean, this is Ubisoft, but it's still possible.
 

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Guys, there aren't going to be dinosaurs because Ubisoft Editorial decreed around five years ago that all their major ~$15+ million dollar projects should drop all fantasy and any heavy sci-fi themes (like, beyond the extent of what you see in Tom Clancy or Assassin's Creed where it's generally modern day).

If you look at Assassin's Creed, Watch_Dogs, Tom Clancy, or even things like For Honor, they all follow this.



This is Osiris. It was canned because it was about fighting mythical creatures and gods and that's a no-no for a big budget at Ubisoft.
Do you have a link to this?
 

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wow......from lunch to leaving work we basically got 4 inches from the original image.....uuuhhhhh this is going to go till 7 at night isn't it?
 

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next time someone makes a game about any other historical period i'm gonna go in and shitpost about how it needs steampunk zeppelins piloted by nazis and vikings or else it's a massive missed opportunity that squanders the fact that it takes place in "history"
 

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I'm excited about the prehistoric setting, but knowing it will be just another Ubisoft open world game is quite a bummer.
 

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Guys, there aren't going to be dinosaurs because Ubisoft Editorial decreed around five years ago that all their major ~$15+ million dollar projects should drop all fantasy and any heavy sci-fi themes (like, beyond the extent of what you see in Tom Clancy or Assassin's Creed where it's generally modern day).

If you look at Assassin's Creed, Watch_Dogs, Tom Clancy, or even things like For Honor, they all follow this.



This is Osiris. It was canned because it was about fighting mythical creatures and gods and that's a no-no for a big budget at Ubisoft.
Man modern games are boring.
 
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How do we know there's no dinosaurs?
Because they need to sell you the DLC season pass with them in.

I think I'm done with Ubisoft games. They need to change the gameplay of the titles to freshen them up now. I can't take any more tower, plant and animal collectathons.
 

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This and horizon sound kinda similar.
I don't know about that. We don't know much about how Horizon is actually structured as a game, and presumably this will be structured very much like every other Far Cry game. But aside from that, Horizon is a post-post-apocalypse, very far in the future with a definite sci-fi bent to it with technology and robot dinosaurs. This looks straight up set in the ice age, primitive humans and mammoths/saber tooth tigers/wolves.