The Tyranny of King Washington

Assassin’s Creed is an inherently silly series. It’s a sci-fi with pretensions of being a historical action-drama that produces, with poe-faced seriousness, a narrative which posits all of history has been a never-ending conspiratorial war between Assassins and Templars, who are fighting over relics of an ancient, omnipotent precursor race. It’s utterly daft, which makes … Continue reading The Tyranny of King Washington

Assassin’s Creed: Origins – The Curse of the Pharaohs

And so we come to the end of my time with Assassin's Creed: Origins. The Curse of the  Pharaohs is the final major piece of DLC for Ubisoft's adventure through Ptolemaic Egypt about one angry man and his love for stabbing lots and lots of people. Like The Hidden Ones before, it serves as an … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed: Origins – The Curse of the Pharaohs

Assassin’s Creed: Origins – The Hidden Ones

When it comes to downloadable content, the Assassin's Creed franchise tends not to do too badly, in my opinion. There are certainly some entries that have embraced the plague of pathetic balance-breaking microtransactions - Black Flag immediately springs to mind with its option to purchase upgrading material rather than plunder it in-game like an honest … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed: Origins – The Hidden Ones