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Everything We Learned About Assassin’s Creed Odyssey After Playing It

The next Assassin’s Creed is going to turn heads. That won’t just be because it’s set in ancient Greece, nor simply because it lets you play as a man or a woman. It’s also changing the series’ combat yet again, offering more options for stealth, and even fleshing out the modern-day stuff that’s been lacking […]

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Ubisoft’s Personal Gaming Assistant Is A Great Idea That’s Not Quite There Yet

Ubisoft’s personal gaming assistant, previously only available in Canada, is now out worldwide. Its name is Sam, a nod to Sam Fisher of Splinter Cell fame, although Michael Ironside doesn’t do the voice (sorry, Stephen). Embedded in the Ubisoft Club app, Sam sounds like any other AI that might reside on your phone,…Read more… Continue […]

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Assassin’s Creed Origins, Six Months Later

Half a year ago, Ubisoft released Assassin’s Creed Origins. It was in some ways the most ambitious Assassin’s Creed game ever made, and in other ways noticeably less ambitious than its predecessors. In the months since then, Origins has become considerably more interesting.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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How Multiple Ubisoft Studios Make So Many Assassin’s Creed Games

There has been one major new Assassin’s Creed game every year since 2007, except for the two years they skipped and the one year when they made two. It’s never been a secret that Ubisoft rotates teams, but it’s never been as clear how they do it until a talk given by the head of […]

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April is the first month beyond Ubisoft’s DLC roadmap for Assassin’s Creed Origins.

April is the first month beyond Ubisoft’s DLC roadmap for Assassin’s Creed Origins. With it, the company has announced a tool called the Animus Control Panel that will let players tweak 75 settings in the game. Ubi PR tells us it’s “only planned for PC at this time.” That’s a wrap on new Origins content, […]

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Assassin’s Creed Origins’ Papyrus Mysteries Are Some Of The Series’ Best Sidequests

Ubisoft games are understandably knocked for having a lot of filler content. Often, though, one of their gargantuan open-world epics will hide a wonderful line of sidequests. It’s taken me some time to appreciate an extraordinary set of them in Assassin’s Creed Origins, a set that helps show off areas of the game…Read more… Continue […]

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The Best Video Game Trees, According To Someone Who Makes Them

Fun fact: there’s an entire company dedicated to helping game developers create believable trees. SpeedTree offers developers a huge library of trees as well as tools that let them quickly make their own, and its tech has appeared in everything from The Witcher 3 to Forza to Destiny. Which video game trees are the…Read more… […]

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Assassin’s Creed Origins’ New Expansion Goes Full Crazy, And I Love It

Assassin’s Creed tries to be a series about history, but over the last decade it hasn’t been afraid to get a little loose with that. We’ve had a tyrannical King George (Washington), and a bizarre hunt for Jack the Ripper, but it’s the series latest dalliance with fiction—Curse of the Pharoahs—that’s become my…Read more… Continue […]

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The Faster A Video Game Treasure Chest Opens, The Better 

About one hour into my Assassin’s Creed: Origins playthrough, I came upon my first treasure chest in an out-of-the-way cave near Siwa. As I walked up to it, I pressed the E key and braced myself for that everlasting example of minor gameplay annoyances: the chest-opening animation. But it never came.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Assassin’s Creed Origins’ first expansion accidentally came out a week early.

Assassin’s Creed Origins’ first expansion accidentally came out a week early. Its newest one, the bigger Curse of the Pharaohs, has been delayed a week to March 13. A new official video shows the mystical expansion, hyping a new city, an elaborate new enemy system and even seven new character skills. Looks impressive.Read more… Continue […]

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Assassin’s Creed Origins new non-violent educational mode will feature 75 historical tours that rang

Assassin’s Creed Origins new non-violent educational mode will feature 75 historical tours that range from five to 25 minutes in length, according to a new official Q&A. They’re set in the game’s open world and cover mummies, cultivation, the Library of Alexandria and more. Discovery Tour will be free for Origins…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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“Fixed various issues with flying boats” – That’s from the patch notes for Assassin’s Creed Origins’

“Fixed various issues with flying boats” – That’s from the patch notes for Assassin’s Creed Origins’s next patch, 1.21, which will hit on January 30. The patch also promises changes to make the game’s recently-added Horde mode easier.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Newly Discovered Audio Message In Assassin’s Creed Origins Was Supposed To Be There All Along

A game as popular as October’s Assassin’s Creed Origins is usually wrung free of major surprises by the time it’s been out for four months. That’s why some fans were startled last week to discover that Origins contains a previously unknown, new audio message from the Isu, a mysterious ancient civilization that is part…Read more… […]

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