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  • Summary: In Jotun, you play Thora, a Norse warrior who has died an inglorious death and must face the challenges of Viking purgatory to prove herself to the Gods and enter Valhalla.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 19
  2. Negative: 0 out of 19
  1. Sep 8, 2016
    85
    It doesn’t always keep the hits coming constantly, but Jotun is most definitely one of the more beautiful and enjoyable adventure titles we’ve played, with enough continuing challenge to ensure that impressing the gods will be no short order.
  2. Sep 8, 2016
    80
    Jotun is a short game, and good players can probably plow through it in about 3 or 4 hours, but even with the ending behind me, I find myself dying to witness some images again and wanting to try different strategies. I want to hear Thora tell her tale again. Any good bedtime story that makes you want to hear it again right after it’s over is one for the ages.
  3. Sep 16, 2016
    80
    Jotun is an epic adventure game that surprise for the colossal scope of its battles and beautiful art style.
  4. Nov 23, 2016
    72
    A nice adventure, as it was originally on its PC version. The new features on this Valhalla Edition are not worth the wait.
  5. Sep 13, 2016
    70
    Jotun: Valhalla Edition is a throwback to retro gaming in terms of both art style and gameplay. While the minimalist design manages to offer quite a bit of variety, the lack of combat and exploration options becomes evident rather quickly. Still, anyone interested in Norse mythology mixed with retro gaming and old-school art design will enjoy Thora's ascent into Valhalla.
  6. Sep 1, 2016
    70
    Jotun is a stylistically impressive and complete game with great Norse imagery, interesting boss fights and solid gameplay.
  7. Sep 12, 2016
    50
    The team at Thunder Lotus is on the right track, but I hope their next effort focuses on adding more depth and intricacy to their work.

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  1. Jan 16, 2018
    9
    One of the best indie games ive ever played.
    What it held back from perfection was a poor level with lava and rocks and a lackluster final
    One of the best indie games ive ever played.
    What it held back from perfection was a poor level with lava and rocks and a lackluster final boss.
    The music with great environments and the anticipation of the next boss battle are gloriously done.
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