The ancient Egypt of the latest Assassin’s Creed game is a sprawling expanse of lush vegetation and vibrant wildlife. Some players apparently are satisfied with simply taking in the beauty though and instead keep hunting for bigger, and bigger challenges to overcome, like punching an elephant to death.
Today on Highlight Reel we have animal nightmare glitches, lucky window kills, grabby passengers and much more!
Earlier this week, news broke that scientists had discovered a previously undetected open space in Egypt’s 4,500-year-old Great Pyramid of Giza. The new Egypt-set adventure game Assassin’s Creed Origins actually won’t need an update adding the chamber, because as the game’s creators explained to me, they already…
Oh boy. If there’s one thing I missed last year on Fine Art it was the lack of an Assassin’s Creed feature, since they’re always made up of some of the most beautiful video game art you’ll see in the business. So it’s great to have the series back in 2017 with Origins.
Since the release of Assassin’s Creed Origins on PC, some users have been complaining that the game’s CPU usage has been immense, sometimes pushing 90-100%. That’s not normal, and it’s led to accusations that the game’s new DRM is the culprit.
Today on Highlight Reel we have desynchronization, Mario runs, exploding Nazis and much more!
A barrage of fake user reviews has hit the Metacritic page for Assassin’s Creed Origins, all of them positive, and all of them gibberish.
Sometimes in Assassin’s Creed Origins, you’ll have to cross a body of water and you won’t have a boat. Fortunately, there’s this guy who really, really wants to let you use his.
For the last 15 years or so, we have witnessed the rise of a great evil: the video game mini-map. Recent events have given me hope that the dark era of the mini-map may finally be coming to an end.
Which would you rather avoid in the latest Assassin’s Creed game, animals twisted into human shapes, or humans with no faces? It’s a tough call.
I’ve added a few more tips to our Assassin’s Creed Origins tips post, including how to change Bayek’s hair (crucial) and how to make his eagle do a barrel roll (extremely crucial).
Here’s cosplay superstar Leon Chiro as Bayek from Assassin’s Creed Origins, on a shoot that took him to an actual desert in Kuwait.
There’ve been hints in the past that Assassin’s Creed and Watch Dogs exist in the same fictional world. A fun new easter egg in the new Assassin’s Creed Origins sure offers more support for that theory.
It’s finally Friday, and there are three huge video game releases and the new season of Stranger Things to possibly check out. Here are some tips to help you decide how to spend your weekend.
Assassin’s Creed Origins is an overwhelming game, full of upgrade trees and sidequests and all manner of optional stuff. It can be a lot to deal with. I’m here to help.
Basically the same video game.
There are microtransactions in Assassin’s Creed Origins, as there have been in the last two big installments of the series. The game’s publisher, Ubisoft, says that most of what you can spend them on can be obtained just by playing the game, though it’s a little more complicated than that.
For all its extraordinary visual splendor, Assassin’s Creed Origins is ultimately an ordinary video game. That’s not such a bad thing, particularly if you like looking at pretty vistas and watching numbers go up.
Kotaku’s editor-in-chief Stephen Totilo and, uh, whatever-I-am Tim Rogers played Assassin’s Creed Origins for 30 minutes. We made some jokes and had a pretty great time.
We’re streaming Assassin’s Creed Origins. Join us in virtual Egypt as we play on the PS4. We’ll be avoiding spoilers and just showing the basics.