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Between Legacy and Modernity: Creating an Homage Game to the 15-Year-Old 'Assassin's Creed' Franchise


Our industry regularly leverages the power of nostalgia, with several remakes and remasters released on iconic franchises. In that global industrial trend, 'Assassin's Creed Mirage; is a unique case that's worth analyzing.In the context of the 15th anniversary of the 'Assassin's Creed' brand, the Bordeaux team created a love-letter to AC fans, going back to the roots to propose a brand-new game focused on our legacy pillars: parkour, assassination, and stealth. This enables the game to play the nostalgic chord while proposing a brand-new AAA experience within the franchise.This presentation aims at explaining how to build an homage game that is neither a remake nor a remaster but a completely new proposition aiming at bringing fan favorite feature to the standards of and AC game releasing in 2023.

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