Hyenas! War elephants! Boat battles and scary masked faces! We’ve got six or so weeks to go until Assassin’s Creed Origins – no, you’re counting – so it was about time we found out a little more about what we’ll be doing in Ancient Egypt. Thankfully, the new trailer doesn’t disappoint. The word Origins kind of gives it away but, as the beginning of the franchise, this is where it all starts. Every bladed air assassination stems from new hero Bayek’s antics so there better be some seriously good justification for all the hood wearing and leaps of faith. Speaking to Origins’ narrative director Matthew Zagurak, it quickly becomes apparent that Ancient Egypt has been hiding some secrets until now. A dangerous power is hiding behind the scenes with a distinctly familiar agenda…  

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