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Fans Finally Crack Made-Up Assassin’s Creed Language

Assassin’s Creed is a neverending series of mysteries and puzzles, the most enduring of which is the Isu language. While it was first introduced in 2009’s Assassin’s Creed II, it wasn’t until last year’s Assassin’s Creed Valhalla provided substantial clues that fans were finally able to crack the dead tongue.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s Hidden Ones Bureaus Hide A Great Series Callback

Between One-Punch Man, baseball man, and multiple nods to popular fantasy franchises, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is basically the Metropolitan Museum of Easter Eggs. But the best surprise—or at least the one that’s sure to delight series fans the most—doesn’t show up until late in the game.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s Glitch Kept Making Eivor Drunk, And Then It Got Weirder

Every time my viking hero Eivor dies in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, she returns to life drunk. This is a known bug that the developers appear primed to patch, but in trying to just bear with it last night, I somehow made it worse. Though, in this case, “worse” also means “better.” And now I’m conflicted […]

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Zack Zwiezen’s Top 10 Games Of 2020

When I first sat down to put together this list, I wrote down two titles and then sat and thought for a while about what else I played. I think this year has thrown my whole mind into a strange funk, because I couldn’t even name 10 games I had played, let alone loved.Read more… […]

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s Yuletide Festival Is Off To A Buggy Start

‘Tis the season for snowy weather, holiday parties, and drunk vikings. The latest update for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla adds a new holiday-themed event to the game and covers your settlement in snow. But while the new free update is a bit of festive fun, adding new armor and decorations, it’s also got some annoying…Read more… […]

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Ubisoft Waits A Month To Start Selling XP Booster For Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

What do you do when you launch an Assassin’s Creed game, include the option for your customers to pay $10 to level up faster, draw all kinds of negative reactions—many of them suspicious, wary—and then launch a new Assassin’s Creed two years later? Launch with that controversial paid booster again? Not quite. If…Read more… Continue […]

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Ubisoft Waits A Month To Start Selling XP Booster For Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

What do you do when you launch an Assassin’s Creed game, include the option for your customers to pay $10 to level up faster, draw all kinds of negative reactions—many of them suspicious, wary—and then launch a new Assassin’s Creed two years later? Launch with that controversial paid booster again? Not quite. If…Read more… Continue […]

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Ubisoft’s Game Subscription Service Is Now Available On Stadia

Ubisoft+, the $15-a-month service that gives subscribers access to premium versions of games like Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Immortals: Fenyx Rising, and Watch Dogs Legion, is now available as part of Google’s Stadia streaming platform. Finally an alternative to streaming Ubisoft games on Amazon Luna. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla 1.1 Update Addresses Game-Breaking Bugs

Ubisoft is releasing a big update tomorrow for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla across all platforms, aiming to balance combat, improve performance, and generally smooth out a game that’s not without its fair share of bugs. But the biggest blessing comes in the form of several planned fixes for broken objectives.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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So About That Batshit Ending To Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

Between the rideable wolves, anime references, and random American baseball players, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is full of surprises. But the biggest surprise, without question, comes at the end. Two of us (staff writer Ari Notis and weekend editor Zack Zweizen, who also reviewed the game for Kotaku) have finally…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Quick Resume Is Working For More Xbox Series X Games

Microsoft is slowly starting to roll out more Quick Resume support on Xbox Series X|S again, after it took the supposedly signature next-gen feature offline for some games right before the console’s launch last month. This is according to Xbox director of program management Jason Ronald.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How To Make Short Work Of Any Enemy In Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla isn’t a difficult game. If you venture at all off the beaten path, you’ll quickly accrue enough experience and gain enough Power levels to become an unstoppable Viking tank. Still, some boss fights—and other high-level enemies, like zealots—can be a pain. That is, unless you’ve equipped the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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I Hate That Everybody In Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Can Read

As granite-hewn Viking woman Eivor, I’ve done a lot of things in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: I’ve run across boundless landscapes. I’ve raided more churches than I can count. I’ve stabbed guys and thrown their bodies at other guys, who I’ve then proceeded to stab, thus beginning anew a process I like to call The Circle…Read […]

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Update Adds 60 FPS Option To All Next-Gen Consoles

The next Assassin’s Creed Valhalla update, dropping tomorrow, introduces an option to play the game in 60 fps across all next-gen platforms. While the game was already nearing that mark on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, the Xbox Series S previously hovered around 30 fps, making this a pretty big deal for the budget…Read […]

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Yep, That Was A Baseball Cameo In Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

The most fascinating characters in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla are the bit players. There’s the unmistakable nod to a popular anime. There’s the cadre of musicians paying tribute to the Prodigy, an electronic band whose frontman, Keith Flint, tragically passed last year. There’s Axehead. But the one who’s most likely to…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Beware This Weird Blindness Bug In Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

Like any massive open-world game, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla has its fair share of bugs. Most of them are slight (graphical hiccups, audio tweaks, things of that nature) or laughably irreverent (super-sized children), stuff you’d expect from a game of this size and scale. One, however, is worth raising the alarm about:…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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We reviewed (nearly) every game out now for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X

It’s been a long and strange November for the hobby of gaming, as both Sony and Microsoft launched big, fancy, expensive new consoles directly into the middle of both a global pandemic and a (somehow still ongoing) U.S. national election. The dust is still settling on the arrival of the Xbox Series X/S and the […]

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We reviewed (nearly) every game out now for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X

It’s been a long and strange November for the hobby of gaming, as both Sony and Microsoft launched big, fancy, expensive new consoles directly into the middle of both a global pandemic and a (somehow still ongoing) U.S. national election. The dust is still settling on the arrival of the Xbox Series X/S and the […]

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