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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Review

Yes, they have done it again. Another Assassin’s Creed game has been released, but will it be anything like the others or something completely different? With so many games in this franchise alone, one starts to wonder if it is just the same thing over and over again or are they actually making some completely different each time. Well, let us find out. Just stick with me a bit longer and we will determine if this game is better than the previous ones and if it is worth playing.

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey – Quick Overview

Developer

Ubisoft

Genre

Open World, Action Role Playing Game, Stealth Game, Action Adventure Game.

Age Restriction

18+

Game Graphics (Blood/Bodies)

Yes, the game does include blood spatter, blood, bodies and so forth. The creators of the game wanted it to be as realistic as possible, hence the 18+ age restrictions. Bones, skeletons, carcasses and so forth are also a part of the game.

Violence Rating

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey has a very high violence rating, seeing as the point of the game is using stealth to assassinate people, fighting wars, hunting and so forth. The violence rating is also high, because they try to make the game look as realistic as possible, which includes blood spatter, actual fight scenes and so forth.

Does the game include foul speech, drugs or weapons?

The game does not include drugs of any kind; however it does include the occasional alcohol drinking scene. Foul speech is basically nonexistent in the game, but weapons on the other hand play a very big role. Guns, swords, blades and other types of weapons play a big role in this game, as one has to fight and kill other people.

First or Third Person Shooter?

The game is a third-person shooter from beginning to end with no other views or camera angles available.

Parental Control

The game does not have any parental control settings due to the very high age restrictions. No parental guide either, as the game was not meant for younger players.

Is it an Online or Offline Game?

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is a completely offline game, with absolutely no online options available. The only times internet access is needed, is during install and updates.

Free or Purchased?

The Assassin’s Creed Odyssey game can cost you anywhere from $59.99 and up, or even lower, depending on the store you are purchasing from, the edition you choose, the packs that can be added and on what platform you intend to play on.

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What Platforms are the Game Available On?

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is only available on a few platforms, which includes:

X box One

PlayStation 4

Microsoft Windows, aka PC/Computer

Nintendo Switch

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey – PC Requirements

CPU: Ryzen 3 – 1200/ Intel Core i5-2400 3.1 GH/ AMD FX 6300 3.8 GHz or better/higher.

RAM: 8GB

Graphics Card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 (4GB)/ AMD Radeon R9 285 or higher/better. (4GB or more)

OS: Windows 7, 8.1 and 10. (64-bit only)

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey – Game Play

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is the latest game from the Assassin’s Creed franchise. It is based during the Sparta war which happened 431 BC. One can choose between two characters, the siblings Alexios and Kassandra, each with their own story. During the gameplay, you will have to complete missions and so forth to further the story. During dialog parts, aka the storyline of the game, you will be given options to choose from. Keep in mind, each option you choose will influence the rest of your storyline and the direction it goes.

During the game, you will also be able to assist the Spartans in their war against Athens, by killing their troops, or even lead members. Other side missions also play a role in the game.

As in AC Black Flag, you will be able to make use of ships, as a way of traveling between lands and so forth. Just be careful other ships may not look so kindly on you trespass in their waters. They might attack and start a war with you.

There are now three parts to the Skill tree system, Warrior (Uses swords, spears and axes), Assassin (depends on stealth and silent kills) and the Hunter (focuses on long range weapons such as the bow and arrow). Choose carefully the way you want to proceed, as the weapons you use will depend on it.

Everything leads to an amazing story being told through your gameplay, based on the choices you make. Fight wars, help the little guy, or become the most feared mercenary there is. It all depends on the way you want to play.

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey – Features

AC Odyssey offers a very large and stunning, open-world map, which includes lots of different places to visit.

Ships and boats are now a very big thing for the franchise, so it is only expected that very nice ships and boats are a part of AC Odyssey.

One is now given the option to choose a character, instead of being only the one that the game is based on.

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey furthermore, now includes a wider range of weapons, from swords to pistols. There are also more upgrades, sizes and so forth available for each type of weapon.

Different types of clothing and outfits are also available.

There are now much more combat abilities to use during a fight as well.

Instead of just a story to follow, you now get offered options during talks, strategies and so forth, which can influence the way the story, goes.

Pay your taxes. Yes you read correctly, with AC Odyssey, you have to pay taxes and do your best to not wrong people. If you were to wrong someone, they will send a mercenary after you.

Fights are not just one on one anymore. Large scale battles are now a big part of the game, as it is based during the war.

Get Armour. Armour is now a very important part, as without it, death will come easily.

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is set 431 BC, during the war of Sparta VS Athens.

Romance is now also a part of the game. Let your character fall in love with a non playable character no matter the gender.

The skill tree system is also now in place, where one can unlock new abilities the more skill they have.

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Pros

One is able to make dialogue choices, which affects the storyline, which means you get to help develop the story.

One can take part in the war; it is no longer single-handed combat alone.

Even with all the new features, abilities and so forth, one can still be an assassin which is what the franchise is all about.

Everything is made more realistic with each game, Odyssey in particular.

Ships are back, and in a massive way. Commanding a ship is in my opinion a very big part of the game.

Amazing graphics. The developers have outdone themselves once again, with details in everything, whether it is a building or the ship and even nature itself.

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Cons

The game no longer focuses on telling history as in previous games where it was about discovering the memories of an ancestor.

Each decision influences the storyline, which means there are many ways the game can play out. Because of this, one will have to replay the game over and over again in order to discover them all.


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WARNING!

 

Gaming can be a very addictive sport and precautions should be taken to avoid health issues, so here are a few quick tips to make sure you stay up and running.

Keep hydrated at all times.

Blood clots are real, and they can form when a person sits for long periods of time. So get up ever so frequently and stretch out all your muscles and get the blood flowing.

Take walks, runs and so forth to get the blood circulating, avoiding blood clots.

Keep an eye on what you eat; a healthy snack can always do you good.

Keep track of the time spent playing games, and make sure to spend time doing other things as well.

Energy drinks and kidneys are not friends so watch the intake.

 

More Assassin’s Creed Game Reviews

Assassin’s Creed

Assassin’s Creed 3

Assassin’s Creed Black Flag

Assassin’s Creed Rogue

Assassin’s Creed Origins

 

 

 

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Chris

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