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Viking: Battle for Asgard (PlayStation 3)

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In Viking: Battle for Asgard, the player takes control of Skarin, a Norse warrior recruited by Freya, Goddess of war. He is the chosen champion to fight the goddess Hel, daughter of Loki, Norse god of mischief. She had been banished from Asgard, the gods' kingdom Asgard after defying the rule of Odin, and plans to release Fenrir, a wolf-god who said to bring about Ragnarok, an apocalypse that will bring down Asgard and the gods. The game takes place in the mortal world of Midgard.

There are over one hundred different combat and melee moves that will lead to dismemberment of opponents in battles which can number into enemies up to the hundreds at a time. Skarin can also call upon dragons to attack his enemies or transform his enemies into werewolves to turn against his opponents.

Skarin can also free captured warriors to help him in quest to destroy Hel and her warriors, including giants, shamans and Hel's own warrior champions. Skarin can slaughter wave after wave of enemies or can target certain individuals to demoralize the enemy armies. There are different island with a large amount of freedom. Different cities and settlements can be raided and the missions on each island finish off with a large-scale battle with huge armies.

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4Players.de Mar 20, 2008 80 out of 100 80
Extreme Gamer Apr 07, 2008 75 out of 100 75
videogamer.com Apr 09, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Gameswelt Apr 03, 2008 69 out of 100 69
IGN Mar 24, 2008 6.3 out of 10 63
GameDaily Mar 25, 2008 6 out of 10 60
GamingExcellence Jun 19, 2008 6 out of 10 60
UOL Jogos Mar 04, 2008 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Game Informer Magazine May, 2008 5.5 out of 10 55
Gamers' Temple, The Apr 08, 2008 40 out of 100 40

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Big John WV (25261) added Viking: Battle for Asgard (PlayStation 3) on Jun 04, 2008
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