How Assassin’s Creed Unity Navigates the French Revolution’s Politics

Assassin’s Creed Unity’s creative director explains how the game engages with the French Revolution’s controversial, often lopsided-looking political ramifications. “[Just] as the French revolution … understood itself through antiquity, I think our time can be understood through the French revolution,” said Scottish poet Ian Hamilton Finlay, in a December 2001 Jacket interview. Indeed, the French Revolution is[…]