Viking: Battle for Asgard (Xbox 360)

Mature
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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 Some important treasure is located in caves, explore them to gain the advantage
Viking: Battle for Asgard Xbox 360 Chests contain gold or special items
Viking: Battle for Asgard Xbox 360 Shop menu
Viking: Battle for Asgard Xbox 360 Start screen

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Critic Reviews

Atomic Gamer Mar 31, 2008 85 out of 100 85
Gamervision Apr 07, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Planet Xbox 360 2008 7.6 out of 10 76
Game Informer Magazine May, 2008 7.25 out of 10 72
GameSpy Mar 26, 2008 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
videogamer.com Apr 09, 2008 7 out of 10 70
GameDaily Mar 25, 2008 6 out of 10 60
USA Today Apr 17, 2008 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 60
GameSpot Apr 01, 2008 5 out of 10 50
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Jun, 2008 D+ 33

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Big John WV (25261) added Viking: Battle for Asgard (Xbox 360) on Jun 04, 2008
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