4 Norse Mythology Games To Play Before Assassin’s Creed Valhalla – Screen Rant

With the next Assassin's Creed video game release still months away, here are a few other Norse mythology-inspired titles to keep gamers busy.

The latest installment in Ubisofts acclaimed Assassins Creed franchise, Assassins Creed Valhalla, is just around the corner. Set over a thousand years after the last game in the series, Assassins Creed Odyssey, Valhalla will allow players to take on the role of Eivor, a raider during the Viking invasion of Great Britain. If previous games in the Assassins Creedfranchise are any indication, players are in for a fantastical adventure featuring notable historical figures, epic battles, and even mythological creatures.

Though Ubisoft has been commended for spacing out installments in the formerly annual franchise in order to give the Assassins Creed developers some breathing room, November may still feel far away to some gamers. Luckily, the wonderful world of video games boasts a variety of Nordic-influenced games, more than enough to keep players busy until Assassins CreedValhalla drops November 17.

Related:4 Greek Mythology-Inspired Games to Get You Pumped for Hades

With that in mind, here arefour different Norse mythology-inspired games to check out before Assassins Creed Valhalla releases.

After a decade of highly successful games set in Ancient Greece, Santa Monica Studio moved the titular god Kratos and his son Atreus to ancient Norway in 2018s God of War. Set in the realm of Midgard, the Viking term for Earth, Kratos faces a variety of foes from Norse mythology, including dark elves, draugrs, and Valkyries. Though the newestentry differs greatly from the original God of War games in several ways, the near-open world environment and more varied combat system is sure to please fans both new and old.

A beautiful puzzle-platformer from indie studio Daedalic Entertainment, Munin tells the story of the titular Raven, who must solve a variety of puzzles on foot after her wings are stolen by the trickster god Loki. Based on one of the two ravens that served the god Odin, each of the nine chapters in Munin is based on one of the nine worlds in Norse mythology. Though the game has received some criticism for some bugs and the occasional frustrating puzzle, Munin has an undeniable charm, and is sure to please fans of similar artistic puzzle games like The Bridge and Gorogoa. Bonus points for the nerds in the back row: the studios name, Daedalic Entertainment, comes from the Greek mythological figure Daedalus, the father of the better-known Icarus, who met his end after flying too close to the sun.

Continue reading here:
4 Norse Mythology Games To Play Before Assassin's Creed Valhalla - Screen Rant

Related Post

Comments are closed.