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Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla’s Free Roguelite Mode is Available Today

It’s been a minute since I stepped away from Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla, which, despite having really enjoyed the game and even buying the season pass, was soured when I couldn’t complete the final quest due to a bug. But almost two years removed, the game’s frequent free content updates (on…

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Assassin's Creed: Valhalla's Free Roguelite-Inspired Mode is Available Today

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is Adding a Roguelite and Story DLC for Free

It’s now two years after the viking fantasy’s release, and it is still chugging along; Ubisoft just announced a bunch of free Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s DLC including a roguelite mode, and the final story arc for Eivor Varinsdottir. Today during the Assassin’s Creed 15th Anniversary Celebration, Ubisoft revealed the concluding roadmap…

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Assassin’s Creed Ezio and Eivor Took The Wrong Animus To Fortnite

Assassin’s Creed own Ezio Auditore and Eivor Varinsdottir are now part of Fortnite‘s multiverse. Announced earlier today by developer Epic, the characters from the Ubisoft series are officially joining the likes of Spider-Man and Marshmello later on this week, each with their own pickaxe and costume alternatives, as well as emotes…

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The Relegation of Female Eivor in Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla Makes Even Less Sense Now

I know Funko Pops aren’t exactly the place we should be looking at to judge how a company views its own products, but bear with me here. The Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla Funko Pops were unveiled today at Funko Fair, the digital event where the collectible manufacturer reveals upcoming figures. And…

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Kenneth Shepard’s Top Five Games of 2020

As I did last year, I’m only ranking five games as my favorites in 2020. Why am I not doing the standard ten games? Because I only have enough love in my heart for five games at a time. Unlike your parents who deflected when you asked who their favorite…

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A Bug is Preventing Players From Completing Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla’s Final Quest

Despite my complicated feelings with some of its reveals, I did really enjoy a majority of Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla. Pretty much anything that didn’t require me to climb and deal with the game’s weird imprecise parkour mechanics was a good time. Whether that was going through its episodic vignettes across…

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A Late Game Twist Complicates Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla’s Gay Representation

Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla and I were getting along so well, but now I’m not sure how I should feel about the 90 hours I spent playing it. This is because a reveal in Ubisoft’s take on Norse mythology completely recontextualizes everything about protagonist Eivor. And I guess the simplest way…

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Orlog, Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla’s Best Mini-Game, is Getting a Physical Version

Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla is a huge ass game full of time wasting open world nonsense, but you want to know what is actually pretty dope and doesn’t feel like a waste of my time whatsoever? Orlog, the dice-based mini-game that you can play with various people you meet in the…

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Eivor is the Heart That Keeps Me Going in Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla

As I’ve established here on this website, Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla has basically been my go-to PlayStation 5 game over the past week, despite having never played a game in the series before launch day, November 12. If that wasn’t odd enough, I’ve put about 30 hours in and am still…

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My Quest to Blow A Horn of a Different Kind in Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla

There are a lot of circumstances that resulted in me playing my first Assassin’s Creed thirteen years after the whole thing began, but there was one in particular that pushed me to buying Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla: I need a Bioware-adjacent RPG experience in 2020, and it doesn’t look like I…

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Ubisoft is Removing Ableist Language from Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla

Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla has come under fire for some ableist language in one of its character descriptions, referring to a burn victim as “disfigured” in-game. The use of the term was pointed out on Twitter by Courtney Craven, the founder of Can I Play That?, a site dedicated to issues…

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Soma Traitor Choice Guide – Stench of Treachery Quest Answer

Partway through the Grantebridgescire arc of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Eivor is made to do a bit of detective work, and deduce who the traitor is among Soma’s inner circle. There’s quite a bit at stake here, especially if you’re invested in Soma as a character, so you’ll want to nail…

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Books of Knowledge Guide – Locations & Abilities

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla sees the vikings of Norway venturing into England for some lovely pillaging, and they discover plenty of new curiosities along the way. One of these new curiosities are Books of Knowledge which contain information on unique abilities for Eivor when located and uncovered. Here’s how and where…

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Flytings Guide – All Correct Answers

There’s a fair bit that Assassin’s Creed Valhalla doesn’t tell you from the jump, and one of these things is Charisma. It’s a hidden statistic that can be used in conversations to win other people over, effectively like the convincing conversation mechanic from Fallout. To increase your Charisma rank, though,…

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Settlements Guide – How to Level Up, All Upgrades List

Settlements are a big part of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. In the early hours of Valhalla, Eivor and a band of stoic vikings leave their home of Norway for rural England, and it’s here that they establish a new settlement as a home away from home. All throughout Ubisoft’s huge game,…

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Jomsviking Guide – Recruiting and Customizing Your Jomsviking

Jomsviking were an elite band of mercenary vikings, and they actually function as a link between players in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. You can recruit, customize, and deploy your own Jomsviking, which can then be recruited by other Valhalla players. It’s a lot easier than it sounds, but there’s definitely a…

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Leofrith Boss Guide – Kill or Spare Leofrith?

Leofrith is an elite servant of the opposing King Burgred, a battle-hardened warrior ready to go toe-to-toe with Eivor. In one part of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, you’ll have to face off against Leofrith in a climactic boss fight, and the soldier can be a real tough opponent if you’re not…

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Skills Guide – Best Skills to Purchase, Earning XP

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is a gargantuan game and it has a skill tree to match. If you’ve played the more recent Assassin’s Creed games like Odyssey and Origins, you’ll be pretty familiar with how skill points are earned and spent. If you’re a newcomer to Ubisoft’s RPG series, then fear…

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Gender Selection Guide – Let the Animus Choose?

Eivor leads the charge in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, gathering together a motley crew of vikings to wage a bloody war against England. As with Assassin’s Creed Odyssey though, you can pick the gender of your Eivor, but crucially, you can change the gender of your playable character at any point.…

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Silver Guide – How to Earn Silver Quickly

Silver is the main currency of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. You’ll need it to purchase items and equipment from various merchants scattered around both England and Norway. It’s a great idea to have plenty of Silver on hand for emergency supplies and anything else that’s thrown your way. Thankfully, there are…

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