Ubisoft Announces Gods & Monsters at E3 2019

Ubisoft Announces Gods & Monsters at E3 2019

From creators of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey comes a new type of adventure action-RPG based on Greek mythology

Ubisoft Announces Gods & Monsters at E3 2019

During Ubisoft’s press conference at E3 2019 they unveiled a new IP called Gods & Monsters, taking inspiration from their previous Assassin’s Creed Odyssey title but with a completely different look and story. Set on the Island of the Blessed, players can create their own customisable character who can explore a vast world through jumping, using a blade or bow and arrow as well as glide down from high points using a special bird ability. There is also a telekinesis power giving players the ability to pick trees using their mind alone. While you’re free to run around how you wish, there is a stamina meter.

Some of these features might sound a little similar to The Legends of  Zelda: Breath of the Wild but Jonathan Dumont the creative director expressed in article on Kotaku that the forefront of the story comes from a completely different direction.

It’s flattering that we can be compared to that, but from a storytelling point of view it’s going to be a very unique adventure. The abilities will change, as well as the scope of how it blows up. It is influenced a lot more by Odyssey in that sense mechanically. The fact that we can choose and create our own character and customize it as well, there’s quite a bit that will make it its own.

Ubisoft have been developing this title since late last year and aims to be a full fledged action-RPG game of it own, set for February 2020 release with challenges, dungeons and puzzles. Expect to fight a number of mythical creatures including gorgons, hydras and cyclops. The narrative is quite different as it is told by the poet Homer, as he tells his grand children a story. It stars the bravest hero in history, a Phoenix who journeys to the underworld to battle monsters from myth and legend, with some powers from the gods to aid you.

You check out the cinematic trailer here:

Gods & Monsters will release on Xbox One, Playstation 4, Switch, Stadia and PC on February 25th 2020.


News Editor at Fextralife. Yuria is an avid PC gamer and Twitch streamer who enjoys online multi-player games and believes games should have amazing storylines not just great graphics.

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