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Explore ancient civilizations (and their diseases) in this delightful coloring book

A coloring book starring prehistoric tooth extractions, plague rats, and ancient colon contents could be just the right stress reliever for this holiday season. Coloring books are supposed to be soothing — but this one is also scientifically accurate. Called “Adventures in Archaeological Science,” the 12-page book delves into what microbial archaeologist Christina Warinner calls the “archaeology of the invisible”. Warinner, the […]

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey teased ahead of E3

Ubisoft has confirmed rumors that its next installment in the action stealth series Assassin’s Creed is called Odyssey and is very likely set in ancient Greece. The developer’s official Assassin’s Creed Twitter account put out a short, six-second teaser video this afternoon featuring what looks like a Spartan soldier kicking an enemy off a cliff. […]

How Assassin’s Creed: Origins achieved amazing historical accuracy — and why that’s key

In its most ambitious project yet, Ubisoft recreated ancient Egypt in Assassin’s Creed: Origins — and it did so superbly, remaining as historically accurate as possible. Here’s how, and why that accuracy adds to the experience. Ubisoft’s latest entry into its hit franchise Assassin’s Creed was the incredibly well-received Assassin’s Creed: Origins. Completely reworking combat […]