A man enters a machine called the Animus that lets him relive the memories of his ancestor, a 12th century assassin named Altair.
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Was originally envisioned as a Prince of Persia spinoff called Prince of Persia: Assassin where you played as the Prince's bodyguard when he was a child. UbiSoft though didn't like the idea of a Prince of Persia game where you didn't play as the Prince so the game was turned into a new IP instead. See more
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Aside from the failure and the hatred, I envy you very much.
Referenced in The Wardrobe