When i got this game i thought it would be decent. Lets just say i was VERY wrong. Lets see: Gameplay is very bad. Graphics are very mediocre (to me looks like a ps2 game). Plot of the game is stupid. This is just a really bad game. Dont even think about wasting your time with this game.
posted by Stiles818 (STUDIO CITY, CA) Mar 29, 2008
Member since Oct 2007
gamers (55%) found this review helpful
I was so excited about this game but it just feels boring to me. Any movie or game that has swords, magic, gruesome fight sequences, and evil demonic enemies get my entertainment buck without a question; but this game doesn't. I think the game's audio( or lack of it) makes it boring. When you are fighting two or three guys and the loudest thing you can hear is a bird chirping, it gives it a boring feel. Or if you walk by someone or a waterfall and you hear nothing, it takes you out of the experience. I'll keep playing it but i wish the game was more exciting.
The answer is YES. For the most part Viking: Battle for Asgard is what I have come to expect from a third person hack and slash game. There were only two glaring issues that made this a truly aggravating. The first is that if you hold the high ground in a fight you can't hit an enemy that is lower then you... This can cause your death at several points in the first portion of the game alone. I seem to recall something about "Holding the high ground" being a solid military tactic for several centuries. The second problem that made this game truly hated during game night was the auto targeting of enemies. There are several missions that require you to take out items to kill a particular enemy. But with the auto targeting this can be interrupted by another enemy coming into close proximity. With a timed re-spawn of these items this can cost you a life or six.... The graphics were nice, not spectacular but nice. The water effects could use some work but the rest is not bad. The sea really needed white caps on the waves. Basically to sum up the two negatives I ran into were enough to make me disenchanted with a title I was otherwise looking forward to.