Assassin’s Creed: Origins

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Microtransactions Are Alive And Well, And We Made It That Way

Big budget, AAA games publishers like EA and Activision absolutely love micro-transactions. And from their perspective, we can’t even blame them. They’re making money hand over fist and that is exactly what they want. But that’s only in the short term. The micro-transaction revenues netted from Destiny 2 and Shadow of War typically end up being used to […]

First Play Impressions Of Assassin’s Creed: Origins

Assassin’s Creed, the game series that launched a thousand parkour-related broken bones, just released their newest title, Assassin’s Creed Origins. Ubisoft has been developing this prequel chapter for no small amount of time, and the early buzz for it after E3 was marginally better than the previous title, Syndicate. ‘Origins’ takes place in ancient Egypt, […]

The Hieroglyphics In ‘Assassins Creed: Origins’ Are Real & Readable

An interesting little story that made its way around Twitter and then got picked up by Polygon this week, it appears the devs for Assassins Creed: Origins actually did their homework to make the game as authentic as possible. Claire Manning, who has actually studied the Ptolemeic era of Egypt’s history, took to her Twitter account to […]

Assassin’s Creed Origins’ Difficulty Settings Prove The Franchise Is Dead

The latest addition to the Assassin’s Creed franchise will have the first difficulty settings in the long-time series, which has naturally incited a number of reactions from players. Now, Assassin’s Creed Origins has already changed the series in a variety of ways, including exploration elements and the lack of the “counter to win” gameplay. In an interview […]

Assassin’s Creed: Origins Doesn’t Feel Like An Assassin’s Creed Game

Playing through one of the early missions in Assassin’s Creed: Origins, I couldn’t help but wonder what the hell I was doing. I had god-like powers, a pet eagle I could somehow mineld with to gather information, two different types of bow, a mace, and a shield, and no counter attack moves what-so-ever. I wanted […]

The Absurd Assassin’s Creed And Final Fantasy XV Crossover Event Is Here

The ever-growing Final Fantasy XV universe continues to expand, this time with an “exciting collaboration” with Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed franchise, available as a free download from the Xbox Games Store and PlayStation Store. Yes, you read that right. Noctis is an Assassin now. Because, you know, that makes sense? The Final Fantasy XV: Assassin’s Festival in-game event will […]

Ubisoft Shows Off A Gorgeous New Trailer For Assassin’s Creed: Origins At Gamescom

Today, during Xbox’s pre-Gamescom press conference from Cologne, Germany, Microsoft and Ubisoft showcased a brand new cinematic trailer of Assassin’s Creed: Origins. The trailer is made with CGI, and it looks absolutely fantastic. Not that CGI trailers show us what the game will look like as a finished product, but they do a fantastic job […]

‘Star Wars: Battlefront II’ Was The Most Watched E3 Trailer On YouTube

Not exactly earth-shattering news coming out of E3, but kind of interesting to look at the numbers and see where everyone stood in terms of popularity and curiosity. During all of E3, YouTube kept a tally of views for all the related trailers happening along with the event, and the most-viewed trailer to hit the […]

Assassin’s Creed Takes Home The Prize For Most Talked About Game At E3

Despite being the newest entry in a lengthy franchise, people just could not get enough of Assassin’s Creed Origins this year. Part of that buzz was certainly boosted by the fact that Microsoft’s Xbox Conference was the most talked about of the E3 pre-show events. The large buzz around Microsoft’s show is easily attibuted to […]

Assassin’s Creed Origins Confirmed – For Real – At E3

We knew this one was coming. And honestly, putting it at the Microsoft show was not a bad idea on Ubisoft’s part. The official reveal trailer for Assassin’s Creed: Origins is finally here, and it is everything we expected. The name, the setting, the logo, the protagonist. The leaks were absolutely accurate, and to be fair, […]

Assassin’s Creed Origins Is Potentially Releasing On October 27th

There is another leak in Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed ship, and I’m really starting to wonder if they intend to make an artificial reef out of this wreck. Today’s leak reportedly reveals the release date for the game while offering further evidence that the game will be called Assassin’s Creed Origins. According to Reddit, the leak comes […]

Assassin’s Creed Origins Has A Few More Leaks Already

It’s barely been two weeks since Ubisoft announced their plans for the next installment of their mainstay franchise Assassin’s Creed. The news at the time was really just a logo, featured above, but why they decided to keep things so quiet is beyond us. The long-running rumor is that the latest game will be called Assassin’s Creed Origins […]