New details about Assassin’s Creed Odyssey have emerged right before Ubisoft’s E3 conference. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey will allow players to choose a female or male character. Kass…
That's great! I always like games that let you decide. I could never get how people played Mass Effect as a male, cause Shepard for me is female...
Male shep was so boring, femshep FTW!
Fem-Shep is considered cannon by Bioware. Just saying!
Seeing as the male Shepard is modeled after an actual real person and the female change every game and wasn't official until the 3rd, I would say femshep was an afterthought.
Thank God they give u a choice before people rage on this female thing too....jhez
My femshep stays the same in 3 games, and I remember mine is always better than default femshep
Male Shep FTW... : )
@MrAmazing Don't spread misinformation. Shepard is male, end of story.
TrueShep is the better character BECAUSE he's not much of a personality compared to FemShep. Let's not forget the core mechanic of Mass Effect: Roleplaying. I think most who say they prefer FemShep started with the later games in the series and don't appreciate true roleplaying, just personality simulation.
u said my mind. femshep is awesome. def more bad ass
I'll be playing as Kass
It would be really unique and innovative if both male and female characters had different quests and outcomes.
Female Shepard was just a much better voice actor, IMHO. I've played both across three platforms, but I only did male one time, all the rest were female just because she was much better.
Mass Effect's roots are in roleplaying so i'm willing to bet the character of Shepard had a lot of thought put into him so that he wouldn't be so standout-ish. FemShep was added at the very end of the development process and you can tell this by the fact that she didn't have an actor's likeness until ME3. Because it was a last minute job there is more personality in the character than suitable for RPGs. Some people like this and i won't knock them for it as i too have enjoyed my playthrough as FemShep, but i don't like it when people think she is the definitive experience when not only is Shepard canonically male but he represents the series true foundation. I find that the experience is more wholesome when there is a balance of yourself and another personality in one great character.
lol! me too. Lesbian sex is just so hot in haha.
It's because you don't appreciate Mass Effect in the way it should be appreciated; a good roleplaying game. FemShep is anti-RPG (no thanks to BioWare tacking the female option on late in development), but a good character for a single-player action adventure nonetheless. I do appreciate the choice but i'm wondering how they'll address the premise of a female warrior in Ancient Greece. It's like female soldiers in non-modern conflicts.
I'm so excited about this! Looks like she gets her own story, instead of bouncing between in the same way that Jacob and Evie did. Definitely playing as Kassandra!
I'll be playing as Kassandra as well!
I'll be playing as Alexios because everyone is gushing about Kassandra
Rebel much lol glad there's a choice. . people are getting way to emotional about inclusion nowadays. It's almost like people would moan less if they included a hedgehog over a female. . .
More leaks for Assassin's Creed Odyssey!
Loved the girl in Syndicate so love having this choice
As a feminist, this is frickon awesome
Modern day feminism is adorable.
Hey, at least it makes you taste what you ate 4 hours ago.
The cutest part is we get to alter history in our videogames for the better of woman and their rights
Frinker You whine until people get tired and just agree your opinions are more important than others so you'll shut up and let them actually get on with their projects. So very noble.
Yesssss! Finally I can play as a female protagonist! Reminds me of Origins far as the setting & gameplay. Glad to know this is releasing this year will pick up a copy on Black Friday.
I was glad seeing this option to play as a female character as well.
Game is so beautiful.
Love the gender choice, also best conference so far.
Nah it was garbage
Not in my opinion.
Yeah, it was best publisher conference so far.
I literally kept saying wow during the Skull and Bones gameplay.. The Division 2 keeps looking amazing and so did Assassins Creed.
Honestly im kinda annoyed with all the "super heroish" and magic that they included. While its a fiction - AC is supposed to be loosely based on history. The first few games didnt have all this crap.. the glowing in fire, dropping 50 feet and living. I just kinda want AC to be.. somewhat realistic. Its gone so far off path from the 1st game... And skulls and bones, i wasnt overly impressed by. However, ill keep an eye on it. The division 2 looks good, though.
Bioware is that you?
The possible saving grace for this game with me is the tease of Greek Mythology at the end. Overall this very much felt like a reskinned version of Origins. I wish Ubisoft would have allow for another year off break for the series.
It's going more on the RPG with powers and skills, you decide outcomes to events rather than it being straight linear, and the minotaur at the end makes me giddy for the potential that this might be more mythical than before. Then again, the whole thing could just be a simulation and not true genetic history.
I hope the different gender changes the way the game plays out even if it's just minor things.
Does this need an article? The England one had a playable female character... People go nuts over the dumbest shit.
I'm certain there are gamers who enjoy playing as their own gender, so, yeah, it's good news for them after a game that had a male protagonist. Not all news is for every gamer, sometimes it's for certain gamers only.
Nice having the option.
Too bad the option cant just be an option but has to become a statement for a movement as usual.
Yeah, I hear ya, bud.
Where did they get the money for a female character model as well?!?!?! /s
This makes no sense because there were NO female spartan warriors. Why this "inclusion" compulsion?? Why this SJW nonsense has to have infect even historical events just for the sake of it. (I am talking about Sparta, Greece, and not the game if you were planning on making a smart comment about that). If they are so desperate of having a female in leading role just make it in modern times, but don't violate history.
Don't try and argue history... Video game devs don't give a flying fvck about it. I think they modeled the game more after that movie 300 than actually reading history. Its sad because I am also a history enthusiast but atleast young Spartan women did participate in their own agoge and were considered tough... But I mean in this trailer we saw a minotaur and a battle that had no phalanx in it... It's pretty safe to say you either turn off your brain(and historical knowledge) or just don't buy it.
This is my bummer about it.. its been roughly based on history. And now they are just doing their own thing. I want AC to be somewhat realistic and history based. ;(
Yeah and Minotaurs and Medusa didn't exist either yet they are in the game. Not a defender of SJW crap but here it doesn't bother me because the AC games are more sci fi games set in historical time periods, plus as stated there is a minotaur in the game so I think we can do away with the idea that women weren't Spartans
Considering the AC games are historical fiction that depicts the unseen dark corners of history I don't mind the option to play as a woman, it's a compromise I'm fine with if we really really really need female representation for some reason but I think people need to be concerned about how this game doesn't look like an Assassin's Creed game
Yeah I mean... Just pick the male character or don't buy the game. People seem to really get up in arms over characters gender or lack of customization but I really don't care. I've always gone with generic guy characters so I'll have no issue. I just really hope the game gives us actual phalanx on phalanx warfare and not that "everyone for themselves" open battle like in 300 that we saw on the beach.
She looks absolutely stunning. The game itself looks amazing, far better than I was expecting, far more colourful than Origins (which was already great), but this female protagonist already jumped into my top 5 favourite playable characters. Strong, sexy, relaxed, smart, and just gorgeous. Absolute perfection. Only thing I REALLY hate about what was shown, is that there was no (or very little) blood during the fights, which looked ridiculous. They shouldn't be self-censoring themselves, cause this is physical contact with brutal weapons, and that isn't clean, and it shouldn't be portrayed as such. That completely takes you out of the experience.
So? Hoping someone screams SJW so you can get clicks I see. How is this remotely noteworthy when I have played female protagonists in games for a long time?
It's noteworthy to a lot of female gamers, actually. It might not mean much to the majority of the gaming community, but there are those that enjoy this news the same as there are members of the gaming community who take news of the protagonist being only female as being bad news and being undesirable.
Why does this matter? As long as it makes sense for the game & it's a good game.
Not the first time that's been the case. The bigger deal is how great the game looks! I'm looking forward to this one 😁
Kind of annoyed that this even has to be a topic worth bringing up. "It's a female character, lets raise awareness." oh wait a minute, "There's a choice you can be a male or a female."... welcome to gaming in 2018 everybody, such innovation, are we having fun yet? I think I liked gaming a lot more when something like this...actually didn't matter.
So did AC Sydicate
Doesnt really make sense as women werent allowed to be in the Greek armies as far as i know....
Hmm, is that true? If so, fair point. Of course let's be honest, these games are quasi-realistic at best.
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