Posted on February 27, 2008, Shawn Sines Ubisoft Boasts Huge AI Programming Team
Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed although controversial has been very successful. One of the reasons for this, is the the game AI. A recent blog entry of veteran game developer Rob Fermier (a.k.a. Xemu) on GDC 08: Crowds in Assassin’s Creed gives us a clue as to why the AI was executed so well.
On the number and role of developers working on Assassin’s Creed:
50 software engineers at the peak. AI was 15-20.
In an industry where a developer from Gorilla, a fairly large company, feels 7 is a lot to handle, Ubisoft’s team is quite an impressive lineup. Get the word from the devs on the latest developments in game AI on AiGameDev.com