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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Footage of Eivor Gender Selection Revealed

While we’ve known that Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will let players choose and swap between main character Eivor’s gender throughout the campaign, a new video has shown how that process will work.As discovered by @AccessTheAnimus, this video shows how Eivor’s gender selection is handled in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. It is presented as a “DNA stream selection,”Read More

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Multiple Assassin’s Creed Games Reportedly Scrapped or Minimised Female Lead Roles Before Release

A new report on Ubisoft’s history of internal abuse and sexism includes allegations that plans for leading female characters in multiple Assassin’s Creed games were scrapped or minimised due to a perception that games won’t sell without a strong male lead.In a wide-ranging report by Bloomberg – much of it focused on the company’s executivesRead More

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Won’t Restrict Romance Options Based on Eivor’s Gender

One of the big announcements reveals for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla from the Ubisoft Forward event is how players can change the protagonist Eivor’s gender at any point during the campaign. But when it comes to romance, a Ubisoft representative confirmed that Eivor’s gender will not limit or change any of the available romance options thatRead More

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Launches November 17

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is coming to Xbox One on November 17 letting you live the life of a Viking raider in 9th century England. Those who purchase the game on Xbox One can also upgrade to the Xbox Series X version at no extra cost using Smart Delivery. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla follows the thrilling sagaRead More

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Gets November Release Date

Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla will be released for Xbox One, PS4 and PC on November 17. We know the game will also be a launch title for Xbox Series X and PS5, presumably meaning those consoles will arrive on or after November 17.Shown off at today’s Ubisoft Forward event, a gameplay deep-dive showed work-in-progress footage showingRead More

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Raiding, Drinking, and Stomping in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Hands-On Preview

I guide my longship along the waterways of East Anglia, one of the regions of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s Anglo-Saxon map. Ahead is the shoreline of Beodericsworth, which will soon be the stage for one of this Viking-themed entry’s flagship features; raiding. With the blow of a horn, my crew begin bailing out, charging up theRead More

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s Upgraded Animus Allows You to Change Eivor’s Gender and Bring Layla Into the Open World

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will introduce new narrative elements for the Animus that provide lore justifications for new gameplay possibilities, namely the ability to switch the gender of the player character at will, as well as bring modern-day protagonist Layla into the historical open world.A recent hands-on demonstration of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla I took part inRead More

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The Evolution of Assassin’s Creed: From the Holy Land to Valhalla

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, the upcoming twelfth (core) entry in Ubisoft’s historical murder series, is set to be a very different experience than the first game was in 2007. What was once a regimented stealth adventure set in key cities of the Third Crusade is now a vast, country-spanning action-RPG with Vikings, character abilities, settlement management,Read More

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Boss Fight Gameplay Leaks

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla has suffered yet another leak ahead of the Ubisoft Forward conference this weekend, this time in the form of a lengthy boss fight.The new footage now circulating follows Eivor as they encounter and defeat Cordelia, one of the daughters of King Lerion. If that sounds familiar, you probably know these characters fromRead More