You can’t play as a female assassin in ‘Assassin’s Creed,’ but you can in ‘Sunset Overdrive’

Ubisoft got a lot of flack last week after it made excuses for cutting the ability to play as a female character in its next Assassin’s Creed game, and now the developer Insomniac is taking a shot at it too. In a video about its upcoming game Sunset Overdrive — one of the most exciting Xbox One titles showcased at E3 last week — Insomniac answers a question about whether the game allows people to play as female characters with a big, “Of course.” And, it shows off a female character in a white cloak that looks more than a little like the Assassin’s Creed outfit.

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