Völgarr the Viking Announced

By Michelle Balsan, 2 years ago
You may be wondering, if you read the title before clicking (you did, didn't you?), what exactly Völgarr the Viking is. As it turns out, Völgarr is an arcade action platformer that is set to feature "simple controls, high challenge, and meticulous design."

Völgarr logo


Care to know a little more about the title? Here are some quick notes from publisher, Crazy Viking Studios

• Classic hardcore arcade action
• Seven worlds to explore across 30+ maps
• 40+ unique traps and enemies, including several screen-filling bosses
• Thousands of frames of handcrafted pixel animation
• Orchestrated soundtrack
• Meticulous control design with full customization
• Achievements and Leaderboards
• Multiple paths through the game (including a 1CC Path of the Valkyrie mode) and multiple endings

Völgarr Screen


Völgarr the Viking is set for release on Xbox One in Q3 2014 and will cost $9.99 or your regional equivalent.
Michelle Balsan
Written by Michelle Balsan
Michelle is the Assistant Manager of the Newshounds at TrueAchievements and has been a member of staff since 2010. When not contributing to gaming websites, she makes her living as a mild-mannered librarian. She can be compelled to play just about anything if there's a co-op component, and has been playing games with friends and siblings since the Atari 2600. As it's reportedly healthy to have hobbies outside of gaming, she also roots for some of the most difficult sporting franchises to root for, the New York Mets and New York Jets, but offsets that by rooting for the New Jersey Devils. She's also seen pretty much none of the movies you have, but she's working on that.