A Singular Ambition
HIGH A fascinating blend of strategy and history rare for console gaming.
LOW The real-time tactical combat is often slow and laborious.
WTF Why are some of the most helpful menus tucked behind DS4 touchpad presses?
The most exciting piece of information I took away from last week’s Ubisoft preview event for Assassin’s Creed: Origins wasn’t the revamped control scheme or changes to the core gameplay the series is known for. No, for me it was the announcement of the Discovery Tour, an open-world and combat-free deep-dive into the history of Ancient Egypt.