عنوان مقاله [English]
Nowadays, the creators of computer games represent a variety of events and themes. Reconstruction of ancient civilizations and the use of historical and mythological capacities are among the topics that have been considered in many games. Myths are one of the main cultural elements of any civilization. Understanding the mythological culture of any civilization will lead to more familiarity with the attitude of its predecessors toward the phenomena of existence. The language of mythological works is symbolic. As the category of symbols and symbolism has always been reflected and discussed in many branches of the humanities; given the capabilities of computer games in reflecting symbols and myths, this category can also be considered and recognized in this new artistic medium. One of the most successful computer games that has realistically reconstructed ancient civilizations is Assassin’s Creed: Origins. The game received many positive reactions with the reconstruction of the ancient and great civilization of ancient Egypt. One aspect that has been reconstructed in this game is the attention to gods, myths, motifs, and symbols. For the first time in the country, the present study examines and symbolizes the symbolic elements and myths of Egyptian civilization based on images taken from this computer game in a descriptive-analytical manner. The purpose of this study is to study the symbolism of mythological elements in an internationally successful computer game and to analyze the various methods used in this game to reflect these civilizational and mythological capacities. Finally, from the sale of this game at the international level, it can be concluded that mythological fields and cultural symbols have a wide potential for use in computer games, And by analyzing the elements of this game, it is possible to produce computer games based on the rich mythological and civilizational capacities in the Iranian-Islamic civilization.