Assassin’s Creed Started Out As A Prince Of Persia Concept
Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed series is one of the most recognizable in the games biz today, but you might be surprised to learn that it actually started out life as a Prince of Persia spin-off, called Prince of Persia: Assassins. Early Prince of Persia/Assassin’s Creed Concept Art.
This is interesting, but I’m not at all surprised. Considering the two games came from the same company and the incredibly similarity in gameplay style between the two, I can only imagine that AC was influenced by PoP.