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  • Summary: Write your own epic odyssey and become a legendary Spartan hero. Forge your destiny in a world on the brink of tearing itself apart. Influence how history unfolds in an ever-changing world shaped by your choices. Features: * LEGENDARY SPARTAN HERO - Embark on your journey from outcast toWrite your own epic odyssey and become a legendary Spartan hero. Forge your destiny in a world on the brink of tearing itself apart. Influence how history unfolds in an ever-changing world shaped by your choices. Features: * LEGENDARY SPARTAN HERO - Embark on your journey from outcast to legendary Spartan hero.
    * ANCIENT GREECE AWAITS - Explore an entire country full of unexpected encounters in untamed environments and bustling ancient cities.
    * CHOOSE YOUR PATH - Your choices shape the world around you. Play in a living world that constantly reacts to your every decision.
    * FIGHT EPIC BATTLES - Charge into epic clashes between Sparta and Athens in battles pitting 150v150 soldiers against each other.
    * SAIL THE AEGEAN SEA - Recruit crewmembers and customize your ship as you explore and battle your way on the open seas.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 72 out of 85
  2. Negative: 0 out of 85
  1. Oct 1, 2018
    100
    Perfects everything Origins did and enhances them in ways you never thought an Assassin's Creed game could. Odyssey has it all.
  2. Oct 1, 2018
    92
    Assassin's Creed Odyssey becomes one of the best chapters of the saga to date. Its history involves from beginning to end and the recreation of Ancient Greece is simply sublime. Its mechanics are the result of everything learned in previous chapters and achieve an immersive gameplay. If you are a fan of the saga and you like RPG games, Assassin´s Creed Odyssey is an essential on your bookshelf.
  3. Oct 1, 2018
    90
    With Odyssey, Ubisoft has crafted the biggest Assassin's Creed to date. A colossal open world, action RPG, that can go toe to toe with the biggest names in the genre. If you're a fan of this kind of game, don't miss it.
  4. Oct 1, 2018
    85
    I feel like this game is just…a bit much. A bit much so soon after Odyssey, and a bit much where it literally takes almost 60 hours to complete all four main questlines and hit level 50. That’s without 100%ing the map in the least, which would take a few dozen more hours I’m sure. For some, especially the “dollar per entertainment hour value” crowd, that’s a good thing. For others, this may be a game that you may not finish by next summer, given how much time it requires. For me personally, it was a tad exhausting.
  5. Oct 4, 2018
    80
    Assassin's Creed Odyssey is a superb open world RPG. It can be a little rough around the edges, but there's a gameplay freedom to this particular adventure that's really a cut above what the series has attempted previously. With a gameplay loop that simply never stops giving, Ubisoft's recreation of ancient Greece is an amazing achievement, and in some ways, a genuine step forward for open world game design.
  6. Oct 1, 2018
    80
    Assassin's Creed Odyssey throws so much stuff at you, it's difficult to sift through it all. It's a beautiful game to look at and the story is intriguing, but it feels like a game that could have been a little more ambitious if given more time to develop. There's good ideas, from the branching story and character choice to the return of ship-based combat, but its ambitions also fray around the edges in a way that Origins didn’t.
  7. Oct 1, 2018
    60
    Assassin’s Creed Odyssey features a rich, lush world lessened by its repetitive activities. Though the main story is compelling, completing it requires you to participate in a massive amount of level grinding through less-than-stellar side quests. There’s plenty to do in this world, but a lot of it feels like busy work that fights to stay exciting or compelling. Odyssey is yet another open world game that misinterprets the meaning of more content.

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  1. Nov 25, 2018
    10
    Juegazo me a sorprendido muchísimo tras el pedazo juego que fue Origins tenías mis dudas respecto a este pero es brutal excelentes gráficos,Juegazo me a sorprendido muchísimo tras el pedazo juego que fue Origins tenías mis dudas respecto a este pero es brutal excelentes gráficos, sonido, banda sonora y ambientacion Grecia es hermosa y gigantesca además la historia , personajes y la enorme cantidad de cosas que hacer hacen de este juego de los mejores de la saga en mi opinión habiéndolo jugado a todos ellos. 100% recomendable Expand
  2. Oct 3, 2018
    10
    Just when I thought you couldn't get any dumber, you go and do something like this...AND totally redeem yourself!!! It does not feel like theJust when I thought you couldn't get any dumber, you go and do something like this...AND totally redeem yourself!!! It does not feel like the past Assassins Creed games. Instead it feels like a new RPG made by Ubisoft. It is a complete open/interactive world where you can do whatever you want. If you are person with a slight creative mind, you will have a great time. This world is your Oyster. Expand
  3. Oct 2, 2018
    10
    Played around 15 hours so far .
    As soon as you start off your story you will know this is a game not for the faint hearted ,the scale of this
    Played around 15 hours so far .
    As soon as you start off your story you will know this is a game not for the faint hearted ,the scale of this game becomes apparent within the 1st few hours .
    Yes it’s now pretty much an RPG ,does that really matter ?to some it seems to .
    For me this is the perfect game to get stuck into for the next couple of weeks ,probably months .
    If you like orgins you will love this ,stunning map(62% bigger than origins ) from land to ship battles ,great combat ,more advanced than origins .if you like RPGS and open world games then this is perfect for you.easy 9.5 out of 10 from me
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  4. Jan 25, 2019
    8
    One thing I've always looked for upon a release is immediate user reviews that give a game a 0-5 score. First off, it's vary rare that any ACOne thing I've always looked for upon a release is immediate user reviews that give a game a 0-5 score. First off, it's vary rare that any AC game will ever deserve below a 6.5 score and most of that has to do with bugs or the fan base feeling as if the game has fallen away from form. However, this game doesn't deserve those types of scores no matter how you view it. The RPG elements are enjoyable, The combat has improved from Origins, the new Exploration mode makes me want to invest more time into travelling throughout the world when normally I would just want to just follow the quest guidelines. Overall, no, this doesn't feel like a true Assassins Creed game but it is very enjoyable. I'm hoping after these next two years off UBI takes the best of what we loved at the beginning of the series and combines it with the new RPG elements. It takes away that slight linear feeling the original games had. I do miss the overall style of the original games in gear design. I haven't felt like an Assassin since the EZIO series and I wish we could bring that feeling back. Overall I'm enjoying this game about 20hrs in. The story is more enjoyable than Origins, slight frame rate drops can occur and some of the NPC voicing is laughable but this game deserves a solid 7.5/8 score overall. Expand
  5. Oct 16, 2018
    5
    Before I make my review I want to make clear that I am an Assassins Creed hardcore fan. I own all the books, statues, games etc. I loveBefore I make my review I want to make clear that I am an Assassins Creed hardcore fan. I own all the books, statues, games etc. I love Assassins Creed it is my favorite series of all time. Now to the review.
    This game is not Assassins Creed, not in the terms we have come to expect. It instead seems to focus on a piece of Eden "very powerful weapon/tool" in the Assassins Creed universe, but makes no mention of Assassins or Templars. The series seems to be stepping more and more away from the genre that made it successful and into a full on RPG, which is fine. Except in order to make an RPG successful you need a great leveling system and an amazing story. Only problem is that every quest in the game is the same. Go to X and kill Y soldiers or go to Y and get X loot. It is repetitive to the extreme. The story is small and seems distant to all the repetitive quests. This game goes back to what made Black Flag so successful and that is the open seas and sea battles. That again seems distant and forced as it seems 90% of quests and story is on the main land.
    Do not get me started on the micro transactions. I spent $140 on the ultimate edition but am still trying to figure out what that bought me aside from the base game and some gear that is level 1 and is to expensive to upgrade unless you use real money to buy crafting materials. I have spent an additional $70 on maps, and boosters. Things that should have come with that $140 ultimate edition. Yes boosters are required in this game unless you want to spend hours getting one level past 25. Some people might say but leveling is part of an RPG. True it is... but not like this.

    This game is just Origins with a new coat of paint, but terrible story.

    This is the worst Assassins Creed game I have ever played and it hurts me to say that about my beloved series. The only reason it gets a 5 is because of the name Assassins Creed.
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  6. Oct 9, 2018
    2
    So Assassin's Creed Odyssey is basically Origins with Greek skin and MUCH, MUCH more micro transactions. Grind is unbearable and you can seeSo Assassin's Creed Odyssey is basically Origins with Greek skin and MUCH, MUCH more micro transactions. Grind is unbearable and you can see right away that it's done on purpose to force you to buy digital money for exp boosters and such. I couldn't believe my eyes... i want my money back for the first time with AC game. Game looks pretty but that's about all positives i can think of. Expand
  7. Feb 10, 2019
    0
    Spartan with no shield. Yeah 0. Huge map but everything is repetitive. Mediocre story that makes no sense. You won't feel like an authenticSpartan with no shield. Yeah 0. Huge map but everything is repetitive. Mediocre story that makes no sense. You won't feel like an authentic spartan at all. Expand

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