All the details on Ubisoft's Viking RPG set in 9th century England
Here are eight reasons
to keep your eye on
Assassin's Creed Valhalla...
You play as Eivor: warrior, Viking leader and fan of pointy blades. You can choose from either a male or female version of Eivor.
THIS IS ENGLAND
Valhalla takes place in ancient England, circa 1873. Once your clan arrives from Norway, you must battle Saxons to claim land.
BUILD A HOME FOR
Base management plays a big role. Build barracks, kit your camp out with a blacksmith or even treat your clan to a tattoo parlor.
Ubisoft says combat is brutal. Eivor uses throwing axes to down foes from distance and can dual-wield different varieties of weapon.
The hidden blade returns... in plain sight. Now mounted on your wrist, Ubi says the blade doesn't mean Eivor is an assassin.
NO PLACE TO HIDE
The present day plot continues with the return of Layla Hassan. Ubisoft promises her story offers a "new type of experience."
HIT & ANIMUS
Make Eivor your own. Branching dialogue, upgrade paths and smooching via romance quests all return from Odyssey.
YOU GET A FREAKIN' BEAR
Well... maybe. There's a bit of art that suggests Eivor may have a bear buddy, which would be quite the upgrade on Odyssey's eagle.
Read the full article at