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Viking: Battle for Asgard

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 3
65
3.4
Windows
...
3.9
Xbox 360
69
3.6
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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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Viking: Battle for Asgard Xbox 360 Buy new moves in the Arena.
Viking: Battle for Asgard Xbox 360 Free other Vikings in order to increase your army. You will need them for sure
Viking: Battle for Asgard Xbox 360 A giant approaches ...
Viking: Battle for Asgard Xbox 360 Freya saves you from certain death to become her champion

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Gameplanet Xbox 360 Apr 11, 2008 8.5 out of 10 85
EmpireOnline.com Xbox 360 Mar 27, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamervision Xbox 360 Apr 07, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Fragland.net Xbox 360 May 01, 2008 78 out of 100 78
VicioJuegos.com Xbox 360 Apr 08, 2008 76 out of 100 76
ActionTrip Xbox 360 Mar 31, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Console Monster Xbox 360 May 16, 2008 64 out of 100 64
Gamers.at Xbox 360 Apr 15, 2008 57 out of 100 57
Game Informer Magazine Xbox 360 May, 2008 5.5 out of 10 55
1UP Xbox 360 Mar 25, 2008 D+ 33

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