Now that the game is on store shelves and impressing people's pants off, Nicolas Collings โ€” an artist at Ubisoft โ€” has been able to share some of his work from Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood.

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!]