Posts Tagged ‘Viking: Battle For Asgard’

Fiery Freebies: Renegade Ops, Gunstar Heroes, Viking

That damn Brendan’s always flaunting the fact that he had a childhood, that he didn’t just floop fully-formed out a pod. Oh hark at you, Mister ‘Renegade Ops makes me feel all young and boisterous again and not at all like what grows if you spill nutrient paste down the back of the radiator.’ Yeah, well, the rest of us can also enjoy shooting tanks and helicopters and soldiermen in top-down Jungle Strike-ish shooty action, you know. And we can do it for free, as Sega are giving away Renegade Ops along with Gunstar Heroes and Viking: Battle for Asgard right now.

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Wot I Think – Viking: Battle for Asgard


Viking: Battle for Asgard has been available on the Xbox for over four years now. Which of course means the game can be defined as a ‘classic’. As such, it recently qualified for PC port status. I can tell you’re pleased by this turn of events. Your cackle becomes a lot throatier when you’re pleased. You sort of laugh through your phlegm. It’s adorable. But does this saga from Sega live up to its illustrious name? Read on to find out Wot I Think.
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The Creative Assembly’s Viking Heading For Steam

Fight! Fight! Fight!
Sussex-based strategy captains The Creative Assembly aren’t just making strategy games these days, no sir, they are also making some action-led games. One of these was their 2008 hack ‘n’ slash console game Viking: Battle for Asgard, which is now headed for Steam. SEGA studio Hardlight tweeted the news, revealing that the game will appear on PCs next week. It will apparently receive a graphical overhaul for PC, which is probably for the best.

There’s no PC-specific trailers yet, so you’ll have to forgive the blurry old console one that I’ve dug up to post below.
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