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New Action RPG Vikings – Wolves of Midgard Announced

Tropico publisher Kalypso Media, and Air Conflicts developer Games Farm has this week unveiled their latest new IP, Vikings – Wolves of Midgard, a brand new IP that’s set to pit action RPG fans against the most legendary mythological conflicts: Ragnarok.

This new mythological action RPG will have fans battling it out against the Jotan as they take control of the clan of the Ulfung – the Wolves of Midgard, a bloody and brutal clan of warriors hell-bent on seizing their destiny and saving the world following the destruction of their village. Players take the role of clan chief and save Midgard from total annihilation and vanquish the creatures of the Fimbulwinter.

The game itself will feature a beautiful world based on the mythology and history of the Vikings. A handful of screenshots for the game have been released, which you can see at the end of this post.

Vikings – Wolves of Midgard is set to launch on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC in Early 2017. Along with a single-player campaign, players can also team up with a friend with the game’s online co-op mode.

Features of Vikings – Wolves of Midgard:
  • Fantasy Meets Nordic 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?
  • The Clan of Wolves: Restore and rebuild your village and lead your clan to glory. Upgrade buildings such as weaponsmith,

    armourer

    , runesmith, and mead hall to unlock more content and better equipment.
  • Legendary Weapons: Gather the scattered fragments of mythical weapons and armors to take on the most fearsome creatures of the realms.
  • A Class of its Own: Become even more powerful in the next life by attempting New Game+, and push your Viking warrior or shieldmaiden to their limit.
  • Destructible Environments: Utilize your surroundings by burying your foes under falling rocks or pushing them off high cliffs.