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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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Assassin's Creed Valhalla Gameplay Overview | Ubisoft Forward 2020
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 8
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 8
  3. Negative: 0 out of 8
  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. Nov 25, 2020
    10
    Amazing Assassin's Creed game! It has way more content than i could have expected. Recommended.
  2. Nov 14, 2020
    10
    About million times better Assassin's Creed game than Odyssey. Great comeback Ubisoft!
  3. Feb 24, 2021
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. amazing game Expand
  4. Dec 7, 2020
    10
    After playing it nearly 60 hours i can say that it's very nice game. Like seriously. Whoever is giving it low scores is just afraid thatAfter playing it nearly 60 hours i can say that it's very nice game. Like seriously. Whoever is giving it low scores is just afraid that "Cyberhype 2077" gets less attention. I personally like both games, but i just hate when something is extremely overhyped. Expand
  5. Nov 24, 2020
    10
    Runs extremely well on my PS5, where are all the professional reviews for this version?
  6. Jul 5, 2021
    7
    This is the best AC I have played.. I was very skeptic about purchasing it because I had played Odyssey and I didn’t enjoy it much. IThis is the best AC I have played.. I was very skeptic about purchasing it because I had played Odyssey and I didn’t enjoy it much. I particularly hated the leveling up grinding and the poor story. I didn’t even care for the protagonist and her/his attitude of I don’t give a **** one day I kill Spartans and the other I kill Athenians...Valhalla remedies both, I haven’t experienced any level gating grinding and the protagonist does care about what he is actually doing.. It is a huge improvement from the past AC game.

    I have to update my review, the game overstayed its welcome, beware that it is a never ending game. I actually quit out of boredom (after 80 hours of gameplay and realizing that I wasn´t even close to getting to the end of the story), games need to have a conclusion and this one seems to not understand that. It is like a 1000 page book, that you enjoy for the first 500, slug through the next 300 because you actually want to read the conclusion, but you finally quit because it becomes tedious and repetitive, and you want to eventually read other books in your collection...
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  7. Dec 23, 2020
    0
    I have not played Assassins for a long time, and decided to buy them because I like the theme of the Vikings

    Pros: Interesting
    I have not played Assassins for a long time, and decided to buy them because I like the theme of the Vikings

    Pros:

    Interesting introduction and the first hours of the game, cool voice acting of Eyvor-guy and in general - a pleasant main character

    Minuses:
    Outdated wooden graphics, looks frankly bad against the background of more modern games

    Absolutely pointless side quests that cause nothing but facepalm, and seem to be 10-year-olds

    Unfortunately - a stupid plot, interesting only at the beginning and becoming more boring further

    Tons of grind and constant artificial stretching of gameplay, even in story missions

    I tried to score on all the side missions and go strictly according to the plot, but at some point I just could not stand the meaninglessness of the actions that move the plot progress

    The whole game resembles stupid and meaningless crap, in the process I constantly caught myself thinking - "why am I now doing what I am doing, and why should I not give a **** about these characters"
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