Dolby Digital is the name for audio compression technologies developed by Dolby Laboratories. It was originally named Dolby Stereo Digital until 1994. Except for Dolby TrueHD, the audio compression is lossy. The first use of Dolby Digital was to provide digital sound in cinemas from 35mm film prints. It is now also used for other applications such as HDTV broadcast, DVDs, Blu-ray Discs and game consoles.
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    • Far Cry 4 head has 'personal game pitch' greenlit by Ubisoft

      Far Cry 4's Alex Hutchinson is the latest key Ubisoft creative to have a personal game pitch greenlit for development. The creative director, along with some of his previous Assassin's Creed staff, will form a team to work on "something new" now that their respective triple-A projects have been completed.

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    • Far Cry 4 creative director given approval for new IP

      Far Cry 4 has been released into the hands of the players, and now creative director Alex Hutchinson has been given permission to venture out and begin work on a brand new creation of his own. “I’ve got clearance along with a bunch of people from AC3 and AC4 to go off and do something new after [Far Cry 4],” Hutchinson told CVG.

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  • Assassin’s Creed Rogue Review – Generation Loss (PS3)

    … if you’re a fan of the series and have been keeping up with who’s who over the last few years. Familiar faces and names will pop up throughout the tale, and for me it made the game worth playing, even if it just added to my 10-hour long déjà vu run through the main story. Sitting in between the timelines of AC4 and AC3, Rogue is a treasure trove…

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  • Comments of the Week

    … Zoom "That old saying comes to mind... Give enough monkeys enough typewriters and one of them will eventually find a cave on Venus." - JeffersonRP96 Wait a minute, you weren't supposed to know about the monkey DLC. "looks like zoolander with swords." - DavidG But... actually, you're right. "I had friends come over and try out my DK2…

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  • The State of Gaming: Assassin’s Creed

    …. At least I hope so. Right then, so let’s get started. Previous Assassin’s Creed Games It’s crazy to think that in the nearly 7 years of Assassin’s Creed’s existence, there have already been 6 main games in the original AC, AC2, AC Brotherhood, AC Revelations, AC3 and AC4 Black Flag, 2 minor games in Liberations (which was originally exclusive to PS…

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  • How Making an ‘Assassin’s Creed’ is Like ‘Directing an Aliens Movie’

    … of the industry’s most story-driven franchises in Assassin’s Creed to one of the most free-wheeling. But it’s a change he clearly welcomes. Hutchinson will be familiar to followers of the Assassin’s Creed series, having acted as creative director on Assassin’s Creed 3. In the world of AAA game development he’s about as outspoken as most creative leads…

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