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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is $35 at Amazon and Best Buy

By Grace Curtis, Wednesday, 23 December 2020 12:42 GMT Christmas gets closer and closer, and Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla gets cheaper and cheaper. The latest title in the landmark franchise made a big splash when it came out last month, and now it costs less than ever.Just last week we reported that the Viking sandbox had been reduced to £40 in the UK. Now US prices have gone down even further – to just $35 at Amazon and Best Buy for the PS4 and PS5 editions. Physical Xbox copies have sadly sold out, though you can still get $15 off a digital copy…

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Director John Carpenter is really enjoying Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 27 November 2020 14:30 GMT Guess you could say he has a real thing for it.Film director John Carpenter is no stranger to video games, but it seems that the Hollywood legend is rather taken by Ubisoft’s latest Assassin’s Creed title.In a post on Twitter, the horror legend said that the recently-released Valhalla is “a return to excellence in the franchise,” before going on to say that the title’s open world is “beautifully designed.” Carpenter also says that the gameplay is “great.”The director has been pretty open about his love of video games. Back in 2017,…

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla review roundup – All the scores

By Alex Calvin, Monday, 9 November 2020 16:48 GMT Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s release is just a knife’s edge away, so we’ve rounded up all the reviews for Ubisoft’s latest huge open-world action-adventure to see what the critical consensus is.Having headed to Ancient Egypt and Ancient Greece, this new Assassin’s Creed title is set around the Viking invasion of Britain, with players taking on the role of either a male or female Eivor as they – as all series heroes do – become tangled in the war between Assassins and Templars.Our review isn’t live just yet, but will be going up…