Assassin’s Creed: Origins Review
With the long gap between Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (2014) and the latest release Assassin’s Creed Origins in 2017, eventually, acclaim that was presented upon Ubisoft’s navigation of the beginnings of the Brotherhood made it all worth the wait.
With brand new combat mechanics, new setting, educational Discovery Tour mode, evolved moment, and the protagonist in Bayek, Assassin’s Creed: Origins completed lots of expectations. The similar thing could be said of the Expansion packs of the game such as The Curse of The Pharaohs and The Hidden Ones.
About the Game
Assassin’s Creed Origins revolve around Action-Adventure and Stealth elements like previous titles and supports Single-player mode, offered by Ubisoft. It is the 10th marvellous title in the long-running series of Assassin’s Creed and serves as the successor to Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, released in 2015. The game was released for PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, and Xbox One.
The game takes place in the Egypt setting near the end of the Ptolemaic period (498 to 47 BC) and re-explores the mysteries and secrets of real-world’s fictional history events. The storyline of the game navigates the origins of the century-long war between the Brotherhood of Assassins, who battle for peace and promote liberty, and The Order of the Ancients (forerunners to the Templar Order), who want peace through force.
In the game, the player steps into the shoes of the Medjay named as Bayek and his beloved wife Aya, as they struggle to defend the Ptolemaic Kingdom’s people during the time of widespread upheaval, known as the Pharaoh who efforts to maintain his rule while expanding his kingdom. His sister begins marshalling forces to release a counter-coup against Ptolemy and the recent attacks into the Kingdom by the Roman Republic controlled by Julius Caesar lead to fears of an invasion. The role of the player as the protagonist brings him and his wife Aya into contact with the mysterious forces exploring these challenging events and into struggling to become the first Assassins.
How to Play
It is an Action-Adventure Stealth video game played from a third-person viewpoint. During the game, the player struggles to complete quests in linear scenarios with a variety of objectives to advance through the storyline, while earning experience points and acquiring new skills. The player can freely roam the Open World landscapes on camelback, horseback, boat or foot to manipulate the locations to unlock new weapons and complete a series of side-quests, when outside of quests.
The game presents the Eagle vision mode, which provides the player with a fantastic ability to scout an area by highlighting objects and enemies, has been changed by a Bonelli’s Eagle, known as Senu. Now, the player is capable of taking control of Senu and scout an area in Adventure, highlight foes which will then be vanished when they come back to controlling Bayek, the game’s protagonist.
The Hidden Ones
The DLC pack takes place four years after the events of the main title and takes the player to the region of the Sinai Peninsula, where the player needs to investigate the clash between Roman Forces and the Rebel faction.
Introducing the new Educational mode, enabling the player to select between exploration of Ancient Egypt to learn about daily life and its history, or embarking on an epic tour curated by Egyptologists, goldenslot and historians.
The Curse of the Pharaohs
Act as the 2nd expansion pack, taking place in Thebes, an ancient curse that is threatening the world due to grave robbers angering the lords.