Why World War I Usually Gets the Shaft in Gaming (Until Now)Dan Crabtree9/14/13 2:17pmFiled to: World War IValiant Hearts: The Great WarUbisoftUbisoft MontpellierHistoryKotaku Core5027EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkIn the last thirty years, there have been (by my count) 59 games, mods, or betas featuring a setting from World War I, otherwise called The Great War. World War II, otherwise called the Second World War, boasts something like 257 of the same.Ubisoft Montpellier announced last week that it would be doing its part to close the gap with a stylish Ubi-Art title (redundant, I know) called Valiant Hearts: The Great War. Although it reportedly focuses on the doomed love affair between a French maid and a German soldier during World War I, Valiant Hearts' real star is what looks like a stout German Shepherd. Players will control five different characters whose stories all intersect with the dog, notably the lovesick German soldier and the father of the French maid. And yes, there's an American, so there will be explosions in tow.