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Assassin's Creed Odyssey: Legacy of the First Blade - Episode 2: Shadow Heritage

Ubisoft
Jan 15, 2019 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
Weak

OpenCritic Rating

63

Top Critic Average

29%

Critics Recommend

IGN
7 / 10
Destructoid
6.5 / 10
God is a Geek
7 / 10
Push Square
7 / 10
Gameblog
4 / 10
NoobFeed
75 / 100
Expansive
5 / 10
Polygon
Unscored
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Critic Reviews for Assassin's Creed Odyssey: Legacy of the First Blade - Episode 2: Shadow Heritage

Legacy of the First Blade's second episode, Shadow Heritage, is a familiar but engaging next chapter of Odyssey.

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Yet, Shadow Heritage is more Assassin's Creed Odyssey and I'm absolutely going to take it as we wade through an AC-less 2019.

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Shadow Heritage is slightly more fun to play than Hunted was, but some weird narrative decisions undo a lot of the character progression from the main campaign and totally expose the illusion of player choice

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Shadow Heritage is another fine addition to Assassin's Creed Odyssey.

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With this second episode, The Legacy of the First Blade knifes all the roleplay Ubisoft spent dozens of hours to build in a three-hour short and highly questionable story. Even the great battleships and a brand new weapon wil not save Assassin's Creed Odyssey from this wrongly twisted cliffhanger that might disappoint most adventurers out there.

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NoobFeed

Unknown Author
75 / 100
NoobFeed

Episode 1 of Assassin's Creed Odyssey Legacy of the First Blade was stale and uneventful, leaving players underwhelmed. Fortunately, Episode 2 Shadow Heritage does a better job of not only raising the stakes of what's to come but ends on a high note. The varied mission structure, new weapon, and cliffhanger ending improve on the issues left behind by Hunted while also setting up for the finale.

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Expansive

Unknown Author
5 / 10
Expansive

Two words can sum up Shadow Heritage, messy and forced.

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When the writers of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey decided to suddenly turn Kassandra into a housewife, they betrayed the person they’d spent so much time and care creating. They made her into a cutout for a hackneyed plot.

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