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The best Assassin's Creed games ranked

This entry shines thanks to its incredible take on Rome and the addictive allure of building up a school of assassins. It doesn't reach the heights of AC2, but this is a worthy send-off for Ezio. 

6. Assassin's Creed Brotherhood

Year: 2010

Another Assassin's game blessed with a wonderful setting. Origins' depiction of Ancient Egypt is one of the most impressively rendered video game worlds of the last decade. 

5. Assassin's Creed Origins 

Year: 2017

A consistent and engaging action-adventure that's stood the test of time thanks to its lively setting and brilliant lead. The always Jovial Ezio is hands-down the best character in the series. 

4. Assassin's Creed 2

Year: 2009

Arguably the peak of what Ubisoft has achieved with Assassin's Creed. With an almost impossibly sprawling world and well realized RPG elements, this gorgeous Anicent Greek tale lets you loose in as vivid a world as Ubi has ever created.

3. Assassin's Creed 

Year: 2018

Turns out pirates make perfect video games characters. A superbly executed swashbuckling sim, Black Flag's calming Caribbean setting and stellar ship combat meant 2013 was a vintage year for AC. 

2. Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag

Year: 2013

The newest Assassin's Creed game also turns out to be the best. Wisely shedding certain stealth elements in favour of full-blown RPG features, like settlement-building, this vast Viking adventure boasts brilliantly weird one-off quests and the best combat in the series. 

1. Assassin's Creed Valhalla

Year: 2020

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