Vikings - Wolves of Midgard

Fear the wolves. They are cold, they are hungry - and they will stop at nothing to survive…

Ragnarok. Legend has it that when the coldest winter descends, the Jotan will return to take their vengeance against the Gods of Asgard. The world is on the road to perdition and the fate of Midgard hangs in the balance. But when the Fire and Frost Giants begin to merge their armies, they encounter the clan of the Ulfung – the Wolves of Midgard. Bloody, but unbowed following the destruction of their village, this notorious band of ostracized Viking warriors are determined to seize their destiny and save the world. As clan chief, you must save Midgard from complete annihilation, and spearhead the charge to vanquish the fiendish creatures of the Fimbulwinter.

Fantasy Meets Norse Mythology

Travel the realms of earthly Midgard, freezing Niflheim and boiling Balheim, either as a fierce Viking warrior or merciless shieldmaiden.

The Deadly Fimbulwinter

Withstand the deathly colds and protect yourself from exposure to nature’s wrath in order to survive.

Tribute To The Gods

Collect blood from fallen enemies and sacrifice it at the altar to gain gifts from the Gods to enhance your powers.

Berserker Rage

Let your anger take hold by activating Rage Mode to overwhelm your enemies in bloodthirsty combat.

The Art Of Combat

Perfect your skills with each weapon to unlock their true potential, including swords, bows and spell-powered canes.

The Power Of The Gods

Make the abilities of the Gods your own by equipping power-infused amulets, like the Talismans of Thor or Loki. Put your new skills to the test by competing in the Trials of the Gods to earn further rewards.

Teamwork

Team up with a friend and journey to the Shores of Midgard together in an epic two player online co-op mode. Choose between four difficulty levels to suit your skills and talents. Do you dare attempt the unrelenting hardcore mode?
Minimum Requirements
OS: Windows 7/8/10 64Bit Versions
Processor: Intel Compatible 2.1 GHz Dual Core
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: GTX460 2GB or compatible
DirectX: Version 11
Storage: 10 GB available space
Recommended Specifications
OS: Windows 7/8/10 64Bit Versions
Processor: Intel Core i7 or better
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 or better
DirectX: Version 11
Storage: 10 GB available space
Minimum Requirements
OS: 10.12
Processor: 2.4 GHz Intel i5
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 660ti (4GB) or AMD 7870 (4GB)
Storage: 7 GB available space
Minimum Requirements
OS: Ubuntu 14.04
Processor: 2.4 GHz Intel i5
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 660ti (4GB) or AMD 7870 (4GB)
Storage: 7 GB available space
  • Brutal action-RPG, combat system and setting are cool, but there's no complex character development, end game nor an exciting story.

  • In the end, Vikings: Wolves of Midgard is good. It retains most of what makes the genre so appealing, and the other changes, like environmental dangers, amplify the formula instead of watering it down. It doesn't move the genre forward, though, and the lack of a custom preset combined with spotty performance on middle-of-the-road hardware will make some people see this as rather unpolished. For those who want something new in the genre, Vikings is worth a shot.

  • Quotation forthcoming.

  • I don’t think anyone will consider Viking: Wolves of Midgard’s hack & slash play as anything novel but some of its other innovations are very welcome. The environment forcing you to take some time to recover is a nice little feature but the town building aspect is what I enjoyed the most. It sounds like a simple enough addition but the impact on character progression and the relevance of loot and materials should not be overlooked. What you do during a mission, or rather bring from one, actually matters beyond a few gold coins in your inventory. Fun? Fun.

  • CD-Action

    It’s not a title you need to play to stay up to date with gaming trends. It’s a typical representative of the hack’n’slash genre, solid in every aspect but not unique in any. If you enjoy such games, walking the wolves in Midgard will be fun, because the essence of the genre was conveyed proficiently. [06/2017, p.73]

  • Is Vikings: Wolves of Midgard the kind of game that you can have a run at and finish in around the 12-15 hours it’ll take to finish its campaign? Absolutely. Just don’t expect it to be able to keep a grip on you once the end credits have thawed out.

  • Straight-up Nordic fighting game, which offers core hack’n‘slash and a pleasant atmosphere of the Nordic mythology.

  • It's not the most complex or nuanced of games, but the boss battles are great and the combat is brutally compelling. [Issue#261, p.70]

  • Vikings – Wolves of Midgard is a very conflicted game. On one hand, you have a well-executed, fast-paced, action-packed hack’n’slash gameplay. On the other hand, the game is ridden with frustrating and annoying mechanisms (inventory handling, leveling up restricted to altars etc.), and filled with bugs which may directly influence the experience (eg. force still command although the enemy may be out of melee range). Unfortunately, in this case the cons outweigh the pros by a wide margin, and we cannot recommend it to be your priority purchase.

  • Vikings: Wolves of Midgard has its ups and downs: it works amazing with the small details, but sometimes it feels too repetitive and does not risk much.

  • Vikings: Wolves of Midgard offers minimal incentive to continue playing past the first hours, and it’s main redeeming point is its four player cooperative experience.

  • Vikings: Wolves of Midgard just doesn’t do enough to stand out from games such as Diablo 3 or Path of Exile. While the core of the game is relatively solid and the amount of polish is nice. The game still falls into a classic trap of ARPG’s repetition. The core combat becomes boring very quickly and the level design, progression and enemy AI, flat out doesn’t do enough to keep the combat engaging. Narratively, Ragnarok should be a great story, full of action, drama and betrayal. In its implementation in Vikings however, the game somehow manages to take a story about Giants, mythical creatures, Gods and the world ending and makes the entire thing an apathetic experience. At the end of the day, Vikings is good, it’s just not that good.

  • Vikings: Wolves of Midgard has everything to cement its mediocrity: lots of annoying "Kill " challenges, a badly written story peppered with silly jokes, and cooperative mode that no one seems to play.

  • LEVEL (Czech Republic)

    At first glance refreshing, but at second it’s only a deadly-repetitive fighting game, the basis of which works in some way, but can not offer anything extra. [Issue#274]

Vikings - Wolves of Midgard
$29.99 $13.50
Title: Vikings - Wolves of Midgard
Genre: Action, RPG
Released: 24 March 2017
Developer: Games Farm
Publisher: Kalypso Media Digital
  • Online Co-op
  • Single-player
  • Steam Achievements
  • Steam Cloud
  • Steam Trading Cards
  • Shared/Split Screen
  • Full controller support
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