Game release: “Valhalla Hills” (PC)

I promised to cover more genres, so here you go with some news about Funatics‘ and Daedalic Entertainment‘s classic build-up RTS game Valhalla Hills.

I’ve always admired colorful strategy games, especially from Germany, like the Anno series, and I’ve always tried to get into the Settlers games as well. But due to time management and adventure game interests, I’ve never been able to play most of them. Valhalla Hills could be different, as it looks rather lovely despite not being the most graphically impressive game (which is actually good, because my PC should be able to run it), and the current playtime doesn’t seem to go into the 50-100 hours (upcoming DLCs excluded).

The recent digital release of the game (the retail one was already available in German stores on November 19 and in UK stores on December 4) promises old-school resource management and house building, as it is to be expected from the developers of The Settlers 2 and Cultures, both being about cute-looking people walking around their villages, gathering wood, producing food, but also fighting. So what better way than to celebrate this with vikings who are rejected from the doors of Valhalla and now have to find their way in through the backdoor? This is achieved by entering various portals on different, procedurally generated islands, bringing experience along with them. As there’s always snow covering the mountains, this might be the perfect game for long cold winter evenings.

At the moment there’s a 10% launch discount that will last until Wednesday, December 9th, 1:59 PM GMT. But if you want to dip into other features like two upcoming DLC packs, an artbook, a wallpaper, soundtrack, developer video and 5 special in-game items, then the Two Horned Helmet Edition might be the better choice.

Buy the digital standard version on
GOG
Steam

Buy the digital Two Horned Helmet Edition version on
GOG
Steam

Buy the retail version on
Amazon Germany
Amazon UK

Official Website

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About nufafitc

Being an avid gamer, cinemaniac, and bookworm in addition to other things the internet and new media present, I'm also very much into DIY music, rock and pop in particular. Writing short or longer pieces about anything that interests me has always made me happy. As both an editor for German website "Adventure-Treff" and UK website "Future Sack", I like to write reviews and news about recent developments in the movies, games and book industry.
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