In Video Games

WHS appearing within video games. This only includes examples of 'realistic' portrayals of WHS, in the sense that the locations are recognisable with some attempt at authentic portrayal.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Ancient Thebes Serious Sam HD – Temple of Hatshepsut
Damascus Assassin's Creed - Ummayad Mosque
Florence Assassin's Creed II – Duomo, Ponte Vecchio
Historic Cairo Serious Sam 3 – Mosque of Ibn Tulun
Imperial Palace China: The Forbidden City - The game is set in 1775 in the Forbidden City.
Istanbul Assassin's Creed Revelations – Haghia Sophia, Topkapi Palace
Itsukushima Shrine Nioh
Nubian Monuments Serious Sam 3 – Abu Simbel, Philae
Old City of Acre Assassin's Creed – Hospitaller Fortress
Old City of Jerusalem Assassin's Creed – Dome of the Rock, Al Aqsa Mosque, Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Old Havana Assassin's Creed IV – Castillo de San Salvador de la Punta, Havana Cathedral
Paris, Banks of the Seine Assassin's Creed Unity – Notre Dame Cathedral
Pyramids (Memphis) Serious Sam 3 – Sphinx, Giza Pyramids; Assassin's Creed Origins – Sphinz, Giza, Bent Pyramid
Rome Assassin's Creed Brotherhood – Colosseum, Castel Santangelo
Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France Assassin's Creed Unity – Tour St Jacques (with historical church still attached)
San Gimignano Assassin's Creed II
Statue of Liberty Deus Ex
Tower of London Assassin's Creed Syndicate, Traitors Gate
Vatican City Assassin's Creed II – Sistine Chapel
Venice and its Lagoon Assassin's Creed II – St Mark's Cathedral, St Mark's Square
Versailles Assassin's Creed Unity, Versailles 1685
Westminster Assassin's Creed Syndicate – Parliament, Westminster Abbey
Works of Antoni Gaudí Wheelman: Barcelona including the Sagrada Familia


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