Assassin’s Creed

Assassin’s Creed Origins – Curse of the Pharaohs lets you explore a new world, fight undead royalty

Curse of the Pharaohs, the third major expansion for Assassin’s Creed Origins, takes Bayek to find a mysterious artefact in Thebes, where he immediately runs into much more than he bargained for. Instead of the mortal and deceitful Order of the Ancients, he finds undead pharaohs materializing in the streets and slaughtering civilians. The Pharaoh’s … Continued

Assassin’s Creed Origins – three takes on Discovery Tour

Last week, Discovery Tour arrived in Assassin’s Creed Origins as a free update for anyone who owns the game (or as a £15.99 standalone purchase for PC.) As we’ve mentioned before, Discovery Tour gives players the chance to explore the game’s recreation of Ancient Egypt as a living museum. Without the time pressures and combat … Continued

Assassin’s Creed Origins – get 33% off this Crazy Wednesday!

Still on the fence about Assassin’s Creed Origins? Despite the glowing reviews, the lovely awards, and great post-launch content? Perhaps, like early 2010’s singer-songwriter Jessie J, you’re all about the price tag. If so, you might be swayed by this week’s Crazy Wednesday offer at the Ubisoft Store, which – until midnight tonight – sees … Continued

Assassin’s Creed Origins – The Hidden Ones DLC now available

The first major DLC expansion for Assassin’s Creed Origins, The Hidden Ones, is available today for Season Pass owners – or separately on Xbox One, PS4 (£7.99) and PC. Four years after the events of Assassin’s Creed Origins, the Hidden Ones (the future Assassin’s Brotherhood) are stationed all across Egypt. Investigating a fracas between a … Continued

Assassin’s Creed Origins – new content detailed and dated!

Still enjoying Assassin’s Creed Origins? Lovely. Then, by ‘eck, you’ll be pleased to know your Ancient Egyptian journey need not end for a while yet. A raft of new content and three hefty expansions are set for release over the next couple of months, and we have all the details and dates for your diary … Continued

Assassin’s Creed Rogue Remastered comes to PS4 and Xbox One

In some ways, Assassin’s Creed Rogue is the series “lost game”. Released on PS3 and Xbox 360 at the very end of that console generation (around the same time as Assassin’s Creed Unity arrived on PS4 and Xbox One), the game completes the series’ North American trilogy and links the stories of Assassin’s Creed III, … Continued

Assassin’s Creed Origins developers pick photo mode favourites

Assassin’s Creed Origins Photo Mode enables players around the world to share their experiences in the vast and beautiful world of ancient Egypt, and the creators of the game have taken notice. Four members of the Assassin’s Creed Origins development team have selected some of their favourite shots from among the legions of captivating images out … Continued

Assassin’s Creed Origins interview – Meet Abubakar Salim, the man behind Bayek of Siwa

Who’s that handsome fellow?  Why it’s Abubakar Salim, the charismatic, engaging actor behind Assassin’s Creed Origins protagonist, Bayek of Siwa. A few weeks ago I popped to London’s British Museum for BAFTA’s 10 Years of Assassin’s Creed event, where I met Abu to talk about his work on the game.  While he has plenty of experience in TV, … Continued

Assassin’s Creed Origins – interview with composer Sarah Schachner

Assassin’s Creed is known for it’s eclectic, atmospheric soundtracks – featuring the work from the likes of Jesper Kyd, Lorne Balfe, Brian Tyler and Austin Wintory.  Assassin’s Creed Origins brings back Philadelphia-born multi-instrumentalist and composer of TV, film and video-game scores, Sarah Schachner. Schachner worked with Brian Tyler on the soundtrack for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black … Continued