Video Game Review: Assassin’s Creed: Rogue

Details: Played on PC for about thirteen hours. More information can be found at https://www.ubisoft.com/en-us/game/assassins-creed-rogue/

Score: 6.7/10

Assassin’s Creed: Rogue is an interesting game in that it was released at the dawn of a new console generation. Assassin’s Creed: Unity was released at the same time for next generation consoles and stole much of any thunder Rogue would have received. Rogue was also a lesser game technically and also because it felt redundant as it just took visual assets and gameplay mechanics that have been done to death in Assassin’s Creed 3 and 4. I enjoyed my time with this game, but it offers nothing new. As such, this is a game you can skip without fear of missing out on anything in important in the Assassin’s Creed franchise.

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Video Game Review: Assassin’s Creed Origins: The Curse of the Pharaohs

Details: Played through the game in about twelve hours. More information can be found at https://www.ubisoft.com/en-gb/game/assassins-creed-origins/ and https://store.ubi.com/ie/assassin-s-creed–origins—the-curse-of-the-pharaohs/5a9d712c88a7e30993e580c1.html

Score: 7.6/10

Curse of the Pharaohs is the last piece of downloadable content (or DLC) for Assassin’s Creed: Origins. There’s so much more to this downloadable content that it borders on being called an expansion rather than DLC. Curse of the Pharaohs introduces a few new beautiful areas to explore and a few new bosses to fight as well. The story goes more into the history of Egypt, but not of its protagonist, Bayek, unfortunately.

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Video Game Review: Assassin’s Creed Odyssey: The Fate of Atlantis, Episode 1: Fields of Elysium

Details: Beat it in about eleven hours. More information can be found at https://assassinscreed.ubisoft.com/game/en-us/home and https://store.ubi.com/us/assassins-creed-odyssey—the-fate-of-atlantis/5cae4a290c8ee4942c287a10.html?lang=en_US

Score: 6.9/10

Fields of Elysium is the first of three parts of The Fate of Atlantis, which is downloadable content (or DLC for short) for Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey. There are some new elements, but it’s mostly more of the same gameplay. The new areas are beautiful though.

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Video Game Review: Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey

Details: This is a review for the base game and all the free downloadable content that came with it. Played the game for about ninety hours. Official site is https://assassinscreed.ubisoft.com/game/en-us/home

Score: 8.6/10

The Assassin’s Creed franchise has always been a warm blanket to me. I’m familiar with the tone, the atmosphere, and the gameplay generally established in this series. Which is why I was very curious about how different things would be in Odyssey. The last Assassin’s Creed game I played what Syndicate, and things have become substantially more like a role playing game since then. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey feels a lot like The Witcher 3, and that’s a good thing. Odyssey is an adventure and I enjoyed that adventure very much.

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Video Game Review: Child of Light

Details: Released in 2014. Beat the game in about ten hours. Purchased the game through steam for about five dollars. Played on the PC. Official site is https://www.ubisoft.com/en-us/game/child-of-light/

Score: 6.7/10

Child of Light is a turn based role playing game. It’s pretty fun, if not short lived.

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