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Description

Get ready for more nights of masochistic puzzle goodness, because the Lost Vikings need your help once again! The brothers (Erik the Swift, Baleog the Fierce and Olaf the Stout) are trying to get back home and you need to guide them through. Two brand new characters (Fang the Werewolf and Scorch the Dragon) also join the fray. Each character has their own special talents and they must be used in concert if you are to win.

Screenshots

Norse by Norse West: The Return of the Lost Vikings PlayStation Robot enemy
Norse by Norse West: The Return of the Lost Vikings DOS Small caves are not a big problem for Olaf. He shrinks on demand.
Norse by Norse West: The Return of the Lost Vikings SNES Do a little something -- and each character will get a new power to make the game much, much easier. For example, Erik will learn to shoot fireballs...
Norse by Norse West: The Return of the Lost Vikings DOS Title screen

Promo Images

Norse by Norse West: The Return of the Lost Vikings Screenshot
Norse by Norse West: The Return of the Lost Vikings Screenshot
Norse by Norse West: The Return of the Lost Vikings Screenshot
Norse by Norse West: The Return of the Lost Vikings Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "The Lost Vikings II: Norse by Norsewest" -- European SNES title
  • "The Lost Vikings II" -- European in-game title
  • "Lost Vikings 2: Norse by Norsewest" -- European title

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User Reviews

A sequel it was meant to be SNES A.T. (81)

Critic Reviews

Total! (Germany) SNES Mar, 1997 1.25 out of 6 95
Video Games SNES Mar, 1997 85 out of 100 85
Mega Fun SNES Jun, 1997 84 out of 100 84
Absolute Playstation PlayStation May, 1997 8 out of 10 80
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Jun 04, 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Power Play Windows Apr, 1997 79 out of 100 79
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SNES May, 1997 30.5 out of 40 76
IGN PlayStation May 12, 1997 6 out of 10 60
Computer Games Magazine Windows 1997 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Computer and Video Games (CVG) SEGA Saturn Apr, 1997 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Trivia

Password Message

All levelcodes spell out a word, often replacing a few letters with numbers. For example, SW1M means swim. But the most intriguing one is the message in the levelcodes of level 14 through 19.

B3SV R3T0 DRNK Y0VR 0V4L T1N3

Which spells out:

Be sure to drink your oval tine.

References to other Blizzard games

In the "Dark Ages" period of time in the SNES version, Eric mentions that he was sent to the Swamp of Sorrow, a prominent location in different Warcraft games. Also at one point, Rock 'n Roll Racing can be seen on one of the Tomators' monitors.

Title

The title is a parody of Alfred Hitchcock's classic movie "North by Northwest."

Voice-overs

The Windows CD talkie version features voice-over done by professional cartoon actors. (Eric the Swift is voiced by Rob Paulsen who voiced Major Glory in Dexter's Laboratory and Yakko Warner in Animaniacs, among other roles).

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