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‘Odyssey’ is a near-perfect ‘Assassin’s Creed’

Ulises Duenas // December 4, 2018

Evolution is often necessary in games, especially when a formula becomes stale. While "Odyssey" is far from the typical "Assassin's Creed" game in terms of story and gameplay, it's still a game that fits...

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‘Odyssey’ is different, yet satisfying new take on ‘Assassin’s Creed’

Ulises Duenas // October 9, 2018

At a glance, "Assassin's Creed Odyssey" looks like a copy of the previous game, "Origins," but set in Greece. While they're extremely similar in a lot of respects, "Odyssey" does enough things differently...

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Arts in Review Podcast: Fans of “Assassin’s Creed” series prepare for release of “Odyssey”

This week, we are talking about the history of the "Assassin's Creed" video games and our personal perspectives on the franchise. In anticipation of the new game, now released, "Assassin's Creed: Odyssey."...

Students analyze video games’ benefits

Christine Lee // May 6, 2014

Chico State psychology students found that playing video games has positive effects.Playing video games contribute to a person's cognitive, motivational, emotional and social abilities, according to their...

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