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How ‘Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’ makes sense of stories about Vikings, pirates and George Washington

Note: This piece contains significant story spoilers for “Assassin’s Creed Valhalla” and numerous other titles in the series. The most amazing thing about “Assassin’s Creed Valhalla,” a game about Vikings, is how it somehow articulately ties together the stories of pirates, ancient Egyptian curses and George Washington. It seems alien to describe an “Assassin’s Creed” […]

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The PS5 makes being Miles Morales feel super

Through the long history of the Marvel Universe, Spider-Man has been prefaced by plenty of adjectives — Amazing, Spectacular, Sensational — to signify his excellence. Playing as supercharged Spider-teen Miles Morales on the brand-spanking-new PlayStation 5, the latest “Spider-Man” gaming experience invokes another: Ultimate. Setting aside the excellent (if short) story and entertaining series of […]