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 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. “The challenge…

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  • Far Cry 4 head has 'personal game pitch' greenlit by Ubisoft

    … with a bunch of people from AC3 and AC4 to go off and do something new after [Far Cry 4]," Hutchinson told CVG in a recent interview. "The challenge then is to keep costs down and make something that competes at a high level, without saying 'we need a thousand people for a new IP!'" Hutchinson's project came about via Ubisoft Montreal's internal…

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

    …’ War; a battle that waged between Great Britain, Spain and France and led into the American Revolutionary War that is prominent in AC3. This of course leads to the story popping in multiple historical figures and even a handful of significant events, all of which is weaved into a seamless narrative that is among the better ones I have seen from…

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  • ‘Assassin’s Creed Rogue’ Video Talks Ties To ‘Unity’ & ‘Black Flag’

    … it may be a double-edged sword for the player. As fans know, the total absence of American Assassins in AC3 was a major plot point, but until now, has gone largely unexplained (since there were certainly active in Black Flag, set decades before). Shay’s ‘betrayal’ may have made that possible, bringing him face-to-face with some established characters…

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  • Comments of the Week

    … Just saved you the price of a game there." - FishyGinger Bosh. "That's the trouble with downloading 16th century Chinese missions - half an hour later you wanna do it all over again." - Paul Skinback That's just rubbish. But I liked it. "The reaction to Watch Dogs really is one of extremes. Over hyped and over praised on release, over criticized…

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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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