A console version of the PC title Jotun
just about five months ago. The game is a passion project for its developers, including William Dubé, Creative Director of Thunder Lotus Games. Over two years ago, Dubé quit his job as a mobile game designer to launch Jotun's Kickstarter
. What happened next was a surprising success. The game topped its initial funding goal of $50,000 CAD to get it off the ground. Backers were especially drawn in by Jotun's
Fast forward to September 2016, and Jotun
will finally be coming to consoles in the form of Jotun: Valhalla Edition
. The original Jotun
tells the tale of Thora, a Viking warrior who died an inglorious death, and must prove herself worthy to enter Valhalla, a great hall where fallen warriors reside.
To redeem herself, Thora is tasked with felling five epic jotuns, which are giant Norse elemental creatures. Thora's tale is told in traditional action-adventure style over nine levels, featuring authentic Icelandic voice acting and a soundtrack full of original compositions created just for Jotun
contains the bonus Valhalla Mode, which is a boss rush mode that will challenge players with harder versions of the jotuns faced in single player.
Jotun: Valhalla Edition
is coming to Xbox One on September 9th.