‘Valhalla’ Is The Best ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Game Since ‘Black Flag’ — So Far

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'Assassin's Creed: Valhalla' Credit: Ubisoft There was this moment pretty early on in Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla where I climbed up a frozen waterfall in Norway and went searching for treasure in an icy cave. The game notified me that this area was not accessible yet, but I forged ahead. I figured if it was really serious about the area not being accessible, it would kick me out or something. Knock me straight out of the animus and back into the present or just kill me off.

Nothing like that happened, and I was able to find a special power that lets me charge enemies and deliver a series of crushing blows to their faces after pinning them to the ground. It’s actually a power ...read more...