X360, PS3 Saturday, November 10, 2007 | 2:56 AM

Images of Viking: Battle For Asgard

Images of Viking: Battle For Asgard

Sega diffuses some new images of its videogame Viking: Battle For Asgard in preparation for the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. I really like the brutality within the hero and his adversaries which creates an explosive cocktail of really impressive battles.


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Commented on 2007-11-10 03:17:38
I say, show me some gameplay, would like to see the FPS on this one, no doubt with this many characters on screen and with the detail they are in, their animations are going to be basic and repetitive.
Commented on 2007-11-10 03:43:28
I'm hating how publishers like Capcom and Sega are starting to focus exclusively on western themed games. They used to be THE two companies I could always count on for original and often quirky games.
Commented on 2007-11-10 04:02:17 In reply to synce
Posted by synce
I'm hating how publishers like Capcom and Sega are starting to focus exclusively on western themed games. They used to be THE two companies I could always count on for original and often quirky games.
Don't worry about that, i'm sure they're just "expanding" their publishing arsenal. I don't think they develop them anyway, they just distribute them. I know the people behind Viking and Trojan: Total War are British.

As long as there's a Japanese market, Japanese developers will continue to make the most creative and even weird games. ;)
Commented on 2007-11-10 04:14:27 In reply to Sheps
Posted by Sheps
I say, show me some gameplay, would like to see the FPS on this one, no doubt with this many characters on screen and with the detail they are in, their animations are going to be basic and repetitive.
From the trailer, it looks like the gameplay is 60fps. It was all rendered in-engine.
With that i do believe this game will accomplish for me what ninety-nine nights couldn't.
Commented on 2007-11-10 06:33:12
Fable meets Lotr?

Also Sega lost a lot of the dev teams that produced those quirky games sadly (they went independent if you remember, ie Smilebit, Sega Sports/2K, etc)
Commented on 2007-11-10 11:00:26
3rd and 5th pic remind me quite of Prince Of Persia: Warrior Within and thats only good thing. Damnit I hate microsoft for not making it backward compatible...
Commented on 2007-11-10 15:52:21 In reply to Tinks
Posted by Tinks
Fable meets Lotr?
More like conan meets dynasty warriros ...
Commented on 2007-11-10 19:04:34 In reply to synce
Posted by synce
I'm hating how publishers like Capcom and Sega are starting to focus exclusively on western themed games. They used to be THE two companies I could always count on for original and often quirky games.
And I thank god, that they now make games with balls.
Commented on 2007-11-11 00:08:07 In reply to ManThatYouFear
Posted by ManThatYouFear
More like conan meets dynasty warriros ...
Eww, gross!
Commented on 2007-11-11 00:43:22 In reply to JimmySunderland
Posted by JimmySunderland
Eww, gross!
exactly
Commented on 2007-11-12 08:33:50
Hm, those screens dissapoint me a bit.
But well wait and see, I hope it's gona be a good game, 'caus I really love the thematics on the game...
WALHALLAAAAAA!!!!!!
Commented on 2007-11-12 15:00:58
Spartan: Total Warrior was ace, and this is the same team.

Synce; The fact that the 360 sells sod all in japan, plus being the most successful high end platform means everyone wants in on the western cake. Unless the PS3 sees an enormous upswing, this is really what we have to look forward to from now on.

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