For a few years now, the subject of Vikings and Scandinavian myths has become a fever in the gaming world. Some believe the formula jumps on the series’ success VikingsOthers think the topic is so rich that its approach is almost synonymous with success.
today is Voxel It brings a list of 10 games that tackle the topic on both consoles and PCs. paying off:
The Lost Vikings
Our list starts with the iconic Blizzard game released in 1997 for PC, SNES, and Mega Drive. The game was one of the first games to address the warriors of the North and provided a story that places the three heroes in different periods of our history.
Although considered a very old game, it was recently added to the Blizzard Arcade Collection. Plus versions The Lost Vikings, The collection also brings other company classics, such as Rock and Roll Racing e Black Thorn.
Vikings: Wolves of Midgard
Have you ever imagined what it would be like Diablo With a northern theme that puts you in control of Vikings? You no longer need an imagination, such as a summary Vikings: Wolves of Midgard This is exactly that.
The game features a hack and slash gameplay and an isometric camera similar to the classic Blizzard. The player controls a Viking, who must deal with the approach of Ragnarok, the apocalypse in Norse mythology.
After leaving the benchmark a bit, we have an indie game: Jotun. In it, you control Thora, a warrior who dies a tragic death that prevents her from entering Valhalla. However, the protagonist receives a mission from Odin to enter the spirit realm: to defeat a series of Titans.
Although it has a simple look, the game brings with it a great challenge and an entertaining plot, although it seems limited, until the last moment of gambling.
With strong inspiration on Hades, Rogue like is the newest title on our list. Your goal in it is to stop Ragnarok and save your people from imminent extinction.
Great attraction Vikings’ revenge It is the ability to choose the god of the north to follow his path and inherit his powers and abilities. For example, if your god is Thor, then your main weapon is the famous lightning bolt hammer.
The most different game on our list is a strategy title where you need to develop and expand your territories. Northgard Follows the molds of devoted titles of genre such as Age of Empires e Cans, But introducing elements of Norse mythology.
Another curiosity is that instead of fighting most of the time, it’s in Northgard The main goal is to do everything to keep the inhabitants of your village happy. Therefore, it is necessary to know how to deal with scarcity of resources and solve everyday problems, among other tasks of the “Vikings Mayor”.
Viking: The Battle of Asgard
Before that God of War They migrate from Greek mythology to the north, Viking: The Battle of Asgard It was considered a “replica” of the Sony game, but with a vikings theme. The third person adventure is hacking and crushing against hundreds of creatures of the most varied sizes.
The plot brings up the story of Goddess Hill’s conquest of Midgard. The Scarin warrior is sent to lead the Viking Corps in battle against the Warrior Phalanges, and to release the armies imprisoned by Hill’s servants.
Helpblade: A Senoa Sacrifice
One of the most popular games of recent years will not be excluded from our list. In it, you can take control of Senoa, a warrior who, having lost her lover in an attack by the Vikings, sets off to Heilheim (the realm of the dead) in search of him.
It creates the engaging story and non-standard gameplay Helpblade: A Senoa Sacrifice A unique experience. It is worth noting that the game will continue later this year for Xbox and PC.
God of War (2018)
Throughout his career on PS2 and PS3, Kratos crossed Olympus in the face of a gods and creature from Greek mythology. However, since its arrival in the PS4, its history has changed radically.
Now, in addition to the company of his son, the protagonist faces the challenges of Norse mythology. The next game will be called in the franchise God of War: Ragnarok And it will be attended by deities like Odin, Thor and Loki, all very popular in games with the story of Vikings.
Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla
Who knew that even the popular Ubisoft franchise would explore the Nordic theme, and place the Vikings within the famous killer clan? Yes, and as much as the idea sounds a little crazy, is the result not successful?
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Puts the player in control of Ivor, a Vikings seeking revenge on his murdered family, while extending his dominance to other lands in Europe.
The survival game is a sandbox where you need to build and develop bases to face the various enemies and creatures in the kingdom that took its name from the game.
The game does bring some curiosity, like a very realistic and random climate change system to the challenges at its base. These same elements made the game so much fun that it quickly became apparent among the signs.
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