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  • Summary: Build your own Viking Legend. Become Eivor, a Viking raider raised to be a fearless warrior, and lead your clan from icy desolation in Norway to a new home amid the lush farmlands of ninth-century England. Find your settlement and conquer this hostile land by any means to earn a place inBuild your own Viking Legend. Become Eivor, a Viking raider raised to be a fearless warrior, and lead your clan from icy desolation in Norway to a new home amid the lush farmlands of ninth-century England. Find your settlement and conquer this hostile land by any means to earn a place in Valhalla. England in the age of the Vikings is a fractured nation of petty lords and warring kingdoms. Beneath the chaos lies a rich and untamed land waiting for a new conqueror. Will it be you? Write Your Viking Saga. Blaze your own path across England with advanced RPG mechanics. Fight brutal battles, lead fiery raids or use strategy and alliances with other leaders to bring victory. Every choice you make in combat and conversation is another step on the path to greatness. Lead Epic Raids. Lead a crew of raiders and launch lightning-fast surprise attacks against Saxon armies and fortresses. Claim the riches of your enemies' lands for your clan and expand your influence far beyond your growing settlement. ENGAGE IN VISCERAL COMBAT. Unleash the ruthless fighting style of a Viking warrior as you dual-wield axes, swords, or even shields against relentless foes. Decapitate opponents in close-quarters combat, riddle them with arrows, or assassinate them with your Hidden Blade. Grow Your Settlement. Your clan's new home grows with your legend. Customise your settlement by building upgradable structures. Unlock new features and quests by constructing a barracks, a blacksmith, a tattoo parlour, and much more. Share Your Custom Raider. Recruit mercenary Vikings designed by other players or create and customise your own to share online. Sit back and reap the rewards when they fight alongside your friends in their game worlds. A Dark Age Open World. Sail across the icy North Sea to discover and conquer the broken kingdoms of England. Immerse yourself in activities like hunting and drinking games or engage in traditional Norse competitions like flyting – or, as it's better known, verbally devastating rivals through the art of the Viking rap battle. [Ubisoft] Expand
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  1. 90
    Is Assassin’s Creed Valhalla the best entry in the series yet? Some would be tempted to say so. While the map size might overwhelm some players, it remains an easy game to mainline with the right navigation mode turned on. In fact, the quick load times help to make this an even easier task than in previous generations. This is an iteration of Assassin’s Creed that has a bit of everything from the previous games, as refined as we have seen to date.
  2. Nov 19, 2020
    90
    Valhalla is equipped with a number of gameplay systems that clearly echo the last two games and while positive tweaks and light refinements have been made, the overall experience feels overly familiar by now. What Valhalla lacks in originality, however, the visceral and fun combat makes up the deficit and that speaks volumes to me as a longtime fan. Packed with enough content on the disc and planned future DLC, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is another hefty and captivating entry in Ubisoft’s long running historical franchise.
  3. 90
    Assassin's Creed Valhalla on PS5 is the definitive version of Ubisoft's epic Viking title. With a sharper resolution, silky-smooth frame rate and a reduced number of bugs and glitches, Sony's new console offers a more seamless and enjoyable platform to experience this mammoth, engrossing open-world game on.
  4. Nov 23, 2020
    80
    Assassin's Creed Valhalla really comes together on PS5. Near instant load times combined with silky smooth performance make it a joyous open world excursion, complete with an engrossing main story. What's more, the countless bugs that plagued the PS4 version of the game have, for the most part, been squashed. This is Ubisoft's best ever attempt at an open world RPG in the vein of something like The Witcher 3, and while it is still a little rough around the edges, Valhalla leaves its mark as a top tier entry in the Assassin's Creed series.
  5. Nov 25, 2020
    80
    Assassin's Creed Valhalla is still a good game that borders on greatness, and the new generation is the place to go for the best experience. With a higher level of stability and some wonderful vistas to explore, alongside the continuous qualities in terms of control and combat, Assassin's Creed Valhalla is an impressive title to kick off the new generation.
  6. Dec 15, 2020
    80
    There are two competing experiences here: that as as Assassin, and that as a Viking, that either on its own feels like it might have been a triumph and better than this good but not great Assass-king hybrid we have.
  7. Dec 3, 2020
    80
    Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla effortlessly plants its banner as the best open world RPG available for the new consoles. This Viking epic flexes its gore-soaked, tattooed muscles when it comes to world-building, and medieval England wows with its enchanting untamed vistas. It’s also portioned out at a steady pace and, if not for the repetitive, limited combat, Valhalla could have ranked even higher among our favourite games in the series.

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  1. Dec 19, 2020
    10
    I really like this game. Odyssey and Origins didn't impress me, okay Origins was fine, but Odyssey has weak story, but Valhalla is better thanI really like this game. Odyssey and Origins didn't impress me, okay Origins was fine, but Odyssey has weak story, but Valhalla is better than both of these. So, if you didn't care for Odyssey i would suggest trying Valhalla. Expand
  2. Dec 2, 2020
    10
    Norway and England look both incredible. Contrast between them makes both of them special in their own way. I love architecture in England,Norway and England look both incredible. Contrast between them makes both of them special in their own way. I love architecture in England, old bridges, towers, etc. Graphically stunning. Power level goes up really fast, if you actually loot chests and stuff. No grind or bs like that. Well done Ubisoft. Expand
  3. Nov 14, 2020
    10
    About million times better Assassin's Creed game than Odyssey. Great comeback Ubisoft!
  4. Dec 2, 2020
    10
    It's so annoying that this game has been out like 30 days and some people already talk about what they wanna see in NEXT Assassin's CreedIt's so annoying that this game has been out like 30 days and some people already talk about what they wanna see in NEXT Assassin's Creed game. Like jesus christ, who cares what's next. How about enjoy this one? I personally don't even care, if there's going to be next one or whatever it will be. It will come out earliest November 2022 anyway. Right now is time to enjoy this amazing Ac game that is one of best by the way. Expand
  5. Dec 2, 2020
    10
    Я провел около десяти часов, и игра пока отличная, да, было несколько ошибок, но теперь они исчезли с патчем. Люди, которые говорят, что этоЯ провел около десяти часов, и игра пока отличная, да, было несколько ошибок, но теперь они исчезли с патчем. Люди, которые говорят, что это рескин или копипаст, лгут себе и всем остальным и явно не играли в игру. ubisoft включил эту работу, и это ни в коем случае не является изменением. мир прекрасен, а история интригует. и я, например, люблю жестокие бои. Expand
  6. Nov 30, 2020
    10
    And one of the most important video games of 2020 is finally here and it's a good one. In fact, one of the best map designs of Ubisoft, ever.
  7. Dec 7, 2020
    0
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. I would like to like this game. But I can't due to game breaking bugs. Which I encounter many. And updating the dev. I only get " we are working on it" shame on me thought to have bought it before its in a better status. I am really disappointed. but not surprised. When it works it is really fun game. But as for now--- nope Expand

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