After Assassin's Creed Syndicate, the storied franchise took a year off to recuperate and reassess its identity. The result was Origins, a game that broke from series tradition, and paved the way for the massive Assassin's Creed Odyssey. The franchise has come a long way. But has it traveled in the right direction?
In the video above, Mike Mahardy returns to the franchise to see how it has evolved, and whether it's on the right track to finding its identity. He explores a brief history of the series, touches on almost every game, and details how the games' identity crisis became the foundation for a global phenomenon.
We'll be covering Assassin's Creed Odyssey over the coming weeks - to read our full review, head to GameSpot. To see more video features, head over to our YouTube channel.