Assassin’s Creed Odyssey description
Published during October 2018, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is a RPG game revealing a living legend and embarking players on a beautiful odyssey in order to unveil secrets of the past and change the course of fate in a visually enhanced setting in the Ancient Greece.
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Story
The story of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey starts with the Peloponnese War in 431 BC, a fight generated by conflicts between Athens and Sparta. Leonidas, the king of Sparta, is the famous grandfather of Alexios and Kassandra, the two main characters of the game from which players will choose one in the beginning in order to discover the story from their perspective. These adult protagonists will be seen working as mercenaries for a living, as they have been cursed by their families and banished. The beginning of the character’s journey, anyway, will start with some orders that the heroes will take, which will change their lives completely, representing the beginning of the Odyssey and the appearance of the opportunity to become a hero of Sparta. Unlike earlier releases in the Assassin’s Creed series, the storyline in Odyssey is dynamic and non-linear, as decisions of the player will be the ones influencing both the script and the course of events in the game, each choice having a certain effect and influence in the life of the protagonist and of his world, as well as on the selected characters around, with whom developers have offered the option to interact by talking, joking and even flirting. For the first time in the game history of the series, players will be given the chance to choose dialogues.
Furthermore about the story of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, there will appear several historical and mythical characters such as Pericles, the defender of the independence in Athens, Herodotus, Socrates or even the father of medicine in modern times, Hippocrates.
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Mechanics
There will be a third person perspective of the player in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, a unique perspective upon an open world vast in diverse landscapes, rich regions, ell and detailed designed, different seasons and density of population in various areas of the realm. The great variety of regions with several types of organizations and roles are contributing to the complexity of the virtual world, while traveling and exploring it will be easily made either by sailing a beautifully designed and modifiable ship called Adrestia, on the back of a mountain called Phobos, or by foot, using an ingenious parkour system that will allow players to avoid or efficiently face obstacles in the way in an instant and epic manner.
Further during the gameplay, each member chosen in the team will need to be well evaluated according to his abilities to help and improve hero’s potential in combats with enemies. Eliminating enemies on land will be possible by finding their hidings and directly fighting them, while a more quiet solution would be using a legendary artifact, more exactly Leonidas’ spearhead, which is a much more powerful blade. Supernatural abilities of Kassandra and Alexios will also be used in taking enemies down, and they will constantly grow and improve for better performances in duels and combats of large scales. Characters will be able to run, hide or fight, according to what players will decide, when stealing or breaking the laws will attract other mercenaries chase them, while performing side tasks, killing more enemies and undertaking optional activities will also be other sources of experience points. After having a significant number of such experience points, skills will get more complex and ill part in three different specializations – hunters, killers and warriors, offering a wider range of tactics for combat and more freedom of player decisions according to hat attack strategy they prefer more. Gaining more and better equipment will also be a plus in making heroes more powerful.
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Modes
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is offering multiple platforms to play on, yet only one gaming mode, which is single player, most probably in order to make sure that player’s focus will mostly be on enjoying the storyline, the graphics and sounds of the game and on completing quests, tasks and spectacular combats for better progresses, instead on other aspects such as competition or team work.
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Technical Issues
As for the technical performance, developers have done great. Very few bugs are encountered by players, yet nothing major that would make the game collapse.
Available on: Xbox One, Play Station 4, Switch, PC
Game Platform: Steam
Publishment year: 2018
Gengre: RPG, Action, Adventure