Motion capture has become an inreasingly important part of video game development, with an increasingly cinematic presentation demanding more and more realistic animation from games companies.
And in recent years, this trend has changed yet again - with the voice actors increasingly performing their own motion capture work as well, lending real personality to roles like Nathan Drake
- fully embodied by star Nolan North
For Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
is embracing this same attention to detail - using real life stars to bring their incredible characters to life.
This latest video introduces us to three of the main cast; Matt Ryan
who voices new hero Edward Kenway, Ralph Ineson
who plays Charles Vane and Matt Bonnar
- providing the voice and movements of Blackbeard
. Check out the video for a look at them in motion capture suits and some words on working with this new technology and story.