Viking: Battle for Asgard

Bulging with Norse power and ready to raid

Dec 6, 2007

A longboat packed full of hairy, sweaty Vikings gagging for a spot of raping and pillaging might not have been a pretty sight back in the day, but believe us when we tell you Battle for Asgard is more welcome than a refreshing mug of meadand moregorgeous than a busty beer wench.

For instance, utilising a novel lighting system, Viking%26rsquo;s islands resemble a dreamy landscapeof fantasy.Rolling hills, verdant valleys, sprawling settlements, snowy peaks -it reminds us of Fable with its chunky, oversized warriors and fairy tale trappings, while the impressive amount of troops the engine can render at once puts even Dead Rising%26rsquo;s zombie fest to shame.

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