As­sas­sin’s tale keeps rolling on

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As­sas­sin’s Creed: Odyssey

The As­sas­sin’s Creed fran­chise shows lit­tle sign of slow­ing down as this, the 11th ma­jor in­stal­ment in the se­ries, proves.

Set in the year 431BC, the game plays out dur­ing a fic­tional his­tory of the Pelo­pon­nesian War.

Choose be­tween con­trol­ling a Delian League mer­ce­nary, or fight with the Spartans — and this time you can choose to play through the whole game as a fe­male char­ac­ter.

In-game mini chal­lenges feel more or­ganic but the usual men­ace of mi­cro­trans­ac­tions looms as a way to pay cash to level your way through the game.

Oth­er­wise, it’s more of the same. Odyssey’s graph­ics are glo­ri­ous

PS4, XboxOne, PC Breath­tak­ing

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