Developer Panache Digital Games has confirmed that Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is putting in an appearance at The Game Awards 2018 later this week. In case you're scratching your head, that's the new game from Patrice Desilets, the producer of the first Assassin's Creed.

From the look of things we'll be getting some brand new gameplay, which should be worth a look as we haven't seen anything on the game since 2017. Ancestors was originally announced back in 2015.

If you haven't read much about the title so far, Ancestors will 'bring players to Explore, Expand and Evolve to advance their clan to the next generation in the harsh, ruthless, yet beautiful land of Africa starting 10 million years ago.'

Desilets originally departed Ubisoft back in 2010 during the development of Assassin's Creed Brotherhood for THQ Montreal. However, after Ubisoft snapped up that studio three years later, Desilets found himself back at his former company, where he spearheaded a new project titled 1666: Amsterdam.

Unfortunately, the former Assassin's Creed lead again departed Ubisoft, although he maintained at the time that it was not his decision. He later founded Panache Digital Games, at which point he gained the rights back to 1666; however, that project failed to materialise.

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey has yet to attract a release date.

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