Viking: Battle for Asgard

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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.


Viking: Battle for Asgard Xbox 360 Start screen
Viking: Battle for Asgard Xbox 360 Inventory screen
Viking: Battle for Asgard Windows Main menu
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TeamXbox Xbox 360 Mar 25, 2008 8.2 out of 10 82 PlayStation 3 Apr 03, 2008 77 out of 100 77
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Lawrence Xbox 360 Apr 17, 2008 6.8 out of 10 68
XboxAddict Xbox 360 Apr 28, 2008 6.8 out of 10 68
GameZone PlayStation 3 Apr 03, 2008 6.5 out of 10 65
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Jolt (UK) PlayStation 3 Apr 25, 2008 5.9 out of 10 59
Gamer 2.0 Xbox 360 Apr 02, 2008 5.2 out of 10 52


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