Read more: Far Cry 5: Lost on Mars review, Game Assassin's Creed Unity Brasidas wins the Assassin’s Creed “holy crap, that guy was real?” historical character award, since his badass entrance in Odyssey and even more heroic death seem like something only a video game developer could come up with. As the first entry to the Assassin's Creed series, this game introduces the characters during the Third Crusade to the Holy Land.

He was always going to struggle in a series already heaving with serious, bearded men, and this only highlights how much better, and more charismatic, his female counterpart is. It depicts a centuries-old struggle, now and then, between the Assassins, who fight for peace with free will, and the Templars, who desire peace through control and order. It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s...Freddy Abberline in one of his many hilarious disguises.

When Assassin’s Creed Odyssey was announced there was immediate hope that Aspasia would show up in the game, and show up she did. For detailed information about this series, visit the Assassin's Creed Wiki. Half the fun in any of the franchise's many games is wondering which half-remembered icon from history class might show up next, and each game has delivered on that promise in a variety of ways. Mashable, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Played by Adrian Hough. The game is set in a fictional history wherein Assassins fight for peace with free will while the Templars desire peace through control. He deepens and grows as a person throughout his Caribbean adventure, eventually renouncing his old life to become an Assassin, but he never loses his love of swashbuckling on the high seas. Probably drank his way through the last half of the game though. There's good in him—although it's often fogged by the work he does—and his Bond-like charm and ruthlessness make him a joy to play as. Main games of Assassin's Creed are set in an open world and presented from the third-person perspective where the protagonists take down targets using their combat and stealth skills with the exploitation of the environment. The man could fight.

Evie is more professional and straight-laced than her wild brother Jacob, but she doesn't fall into the trap of Altaïr and Connor by letting her devotion to the Creed define her.

Pericles may be the leader of Athens, but it’s clear from the start that Aspasia is the one who actually holds the reins. But before looking forward, let's take a step back. Updated as of Assassin's Creed Odyssey, we rank the good, bad and the boring of Ubisoft's series. Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood also gave fans a top notch (and completely made up) throwdown between Caterina and the game’s primary lady villain Lucrezia Borgia.

Ben Franklin might set a franchise record for being the historical character who shows up in the most non-sequel Assassin’s Creed games.