We got to pick Game Director Ashraf Ismail’s brain on Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag. In this 15 minute interview we cover everything from combat, exploration, sea combat mechanics, and controls. Stay tuned for our multiplayer coverage and an interview with Lead Game Designer Tim Browne very soon as we go hands-on with the paranoia-inducing multiplayer for the game. If you weren’t sure about Assassin’s Creed IV or thought it might be more of the same, you might want to check this out.
Ron Burke is the Editor in Chief for Gaming Trend. Currently living in Fort Worth, Texas, Ron is an old-school gamer who enjoys CRPGs, action/adventure, platformers, music games, and has recently gotten into tabletop gaming.
Ron is also a fourth degree black belt, with a Master's rank in Matsumura Seito Shōrin-ryū, Moo Duk Kwan Tang Soo Do, Universal Tang Soo Do Alliance, and International Tang Soo Do Federation. He also holds ranks in several other styles in his search to be a well-rounded fighter.
Ron has been married to Gaming Trend Editor, Laura Burke, for 27 years. They have three dogs - Pazuzu (Irish Terrier), Atë, and Calliope (both Australian Kelpie/Pit Bull mixes).