With the rise of performance capture as the choice for depicting actors in video games, the weight of the performance’s importance has grown. Actors are an integral part of the experience and add to the games feeling of realism and immersion. It is always interesting to hear the perspective of actors on the characters they play, especially when the actors have backgrounds in other mediums.
Sony has a released a interview featuring the principal cast of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, including Matt Ryan (Edward Kenway), Mark Bonnar (Blackbeard) andRalph Ineson (Charles Vane), all three of which share details about playing their respective characters in the game, and their thoughts on its storyline.
Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is being developed by Ubisoft Montreal (alongside six other Ubisoft studios) and will be published by Ubisoft for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, and PC between late October and mid-November.