Playing With History: The Mad Mythology Behind Assassin's Creed Odyssey

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s virtual version of Ancient Greece is odd. Which I mean as a compliment. I’ve been terrifically impressed by how Ubisoft have managed to straddle both a representation of the ‘real’ Ancient Greece and to seamlessly include within that a variety of Mythological elements. The two, after all, go hand in hand, with many mythological moments – such as the sacking of Troy – being near indistinguishable from unbelievable events that really happened, I’m looking at you the Battle of Thermopylae.

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Orionsangel31d ago

It's mind boggling how large this game is. I've been playing it for months and still discover new locations and items.