Now that the game is on store shelves and impressing people's pants off, Nicolas Collings - an artist at Ubisoft - has been able to share some of his work from the game.
Men, women, faces, weapons, armour... there's a nice variety of content on display, all of it showing just how many polygons go into the heroes, villains and random bystanders of the Assassin's Creed universe.
Here are a few highlights, with plenty more at the link below. It's always nice seeing this stuff, especially for series like Assassin's Creed that are sorely lacking a good "coffee table" art book. Those at work or with small children around, be warned: there is exposed male junk.
Assassin's Creed Brotherhood Characters [ZBrushCentral - Thanks Joel!]