Assassin's Creed Odyssey Review: Exciting Story with RPG Elements
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is arguably the answer to fans’ disappointment with several Assassin’s Creed series that Ubisoft has released. Somehow the Assassin’s Creed series has its own magnet. Even several Assassin’s Creed sequels such as Assassin’s Creed Unity and Assassin’s Creed Syndicate which are full of bugs, are also selling well in the market. It can be seen, several Assassin’s Creed series that have ever been released have always had quite high sales. This time, Ubisoft tried to take the theme of Ancient Greece. The time setting in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is earlier than the Origins series. The main protagonists of this game are a pair of brothers, namely Alexios and Kassandra which you can choose. This time, Buddygame will discuss one of the newest Assassin’s Creed games that takes place in ancient Greece. If you have never tried this one game, you can read this article to the end.
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Plot: 400 Years Before AC: Origins
This game takes place in 431 BC, which is 400 years before the events of Assassin’s Creed Origins. This series tells of fictional events that occurred during the Peloponnesian War in which the battle between cities in ancient Greece. This time you will play two brothers named Alexios and Kassandra who you can choose between the two. The two brothers were mercenaries who fought for the Delian League led by Athens or the Peloponnesian League led by Sparta. The storyline of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is about the two protagonists’ efforts to restore their divided family after they and their siblings were thrown from an abyss when they were young and left behind by their father who was ordered by the fortune teller Sparta.
During the battle of Thermopylae, King Leonidas who led the Spartan army won the battle against the Persians. However, Leonidas is informed by captured enemy soldiers that the existence of the mountain pass has been revealed to the Persian army which is moving to surround the Spartan army this morning. Then, the story continues into the centuries ahead where Layla Hassan along with Victoria Bibeau find the Spear of Leonidas and look at trying to see the DNA of Alexios and Kassandra who have blood descended from Leonidas.
Apparently, after being abandoned by their parents, the two brothers are still alive, but living separately. They live and grow on the streets and make them strong. They collect money from mission after mission they live. They both have a big ambition and mission which is to unite their family. However, when they wanted to find the mother, they discovered that there was a great war in Greece involving two factions, Sparta and Athens. A hidden organization called the Cult of Kosmos with mysterious technology is able to predict the future and also show the past. Thus, the two brothers became involved with the interests of the Cult of Kosmos. That’s the outline of the story of Assassins Creed Odyseey. How about the graphics and also the gameplay.
Realistic Graphics with Beautiful Details and Lighting
Like the previous series, Ubisoft always manages to mix the atmosphere of the city background story in every Assassin’s Creed game. You will see a bustling city view and also good details. Between the fertile land and the bustling city, there is also a volcanic mountain and a vast blue sea. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey has succeeded in presenting detailed graphics with a very good level of realism and also super cool entertainment. In addition, the dynamic weather makes this game seem more dramatic.
In this series, you will feel the RPG elements that are thick in the style of Mass Effect or Dragon Age games. Here you will involve several choices that determine the storyline with multiple endings. Not only that, you can navigate a very wide world freely. The gameplay mechanism offered by Assassin’s Creed Origin when viewed closely is similar to The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. So some often compare the two, moreover you can do many things such as swimming in the sea and also riding.
Conclusion: Your Game Worth to Buy
Ubisoft is a game publisher and developer with many fans and haters. Why is it like that, this can be seen from several games that make the fans disappointed. However, behind these shortcomings, Ubisoft is a company that cares about its consumers and listens to all their complaints. This can be proven by several sequels with many improvements such as Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. We highly recommend the sequel this time. Especially for you fans of action RPG games a la The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Well, Assassin’t Creed Odyssey can make your list of games worth buying.