Mike Loades – Historical Consultant

294117_236637323041559_2466351_nMike has worked extensively as a historical consultant for numerous television history documentaries, both in development and in production.

He has also been in demand in the video-games industry and worked for Ubisoft as a consultant on Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, a game set in the Great Age of Piracy. He gave presentations and press conferences at the launch of the game, appearing both at the pre-launch announcement at ComicCon in San Diego and subsequently at the official launch in Genoa, Italy. His remarks were widely reported by the international press.

He has been employed by The Smithsonian Channel as a fact checker for historical documentary series.

He advised, researched and developed the outlines for mini-history-docs embedded in the Age of Empires IV video game – subsequently writing and directing nineteen short films for them.

In the past he has also consulted on publishing projects such as the ‘I Was There…’ series (Random House) and ‘The Worldwide History of Warfare’ (Thames and Hudson) and has consulted on a number of development projects associated with the tourism industry.