With the E3 hype train returned to the depot for the next nine months, we’ve been left with an awful lot to digest, but my main takeaway was the predictable – and yet satisfying – official reveal of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. Despite my reservations about the franchise’s return to an annual release, I am none the less terrifically excited to see the series visit Ancient Greece.
Taking place in 431 BCE – at the dawn of the Peloponnesian War – Odyssey’s setting has the distinction of making my prediction of where and when Assassin’s Creed would be heading to next shockingly accurate. Not to blow my own trumpet, I had the location right and was only 34 years out on the when. Now that we’ve all watched the E3 trailer and gameplay footage, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at the setting of the latest Assassin’s Creed game that seems to feature very little of the Assassin Order.