Publisher KK Softworks and developer Ice Lava Games announce The Viking Way
a Nordic action/RPG coming to
There's no video for this yet, but there are a bunch of screenshots on the
. This will
start off in Early Access, and they promise to announce a release date soon.
Here's a bit on the game:
Sailing and Exploration
Be prepared for a perilous journey on the sea. Optimize your supplies and ship
loadouts to survive through storms, icebergs, and reefs. Keep your mind and
weapons sharp to take on ravenous pirates at any time. Sail with a careful plan
and a bit of luck, new lands full of fortune and adventure await.
Embrace the high risk, higher reward trading system. As you discover new
settlements in different countries, learn each market’s unique supply and
demand. Build the most efficient trading route, avoiding major hazards and food
shortages on the sea to make sure you and your goods arrive in one piece. Take
settlements under your reign and develop for sustainable fortune.
Fleet and Army Management
Design your fleet units wisely for each trip. Upgrade cargo vessels with larger
storage space and faster sails. Fortify your battleships with powerful ballistic
and armors to protect your cargo. Recruit fearless warriors to ravage anyone in
Brutal Skirmish and Raiding
Engage in third-person, close-quarters visceral combat. Recruit warriors and
hero companions to expand Vikings’ imposing presence. Stay cold-blooded for
greed. Reap defenseless villages and monasteries, and bravely charge into
fortified cities and resilient strongholds. Use your sword, axe, spear, and
shield wall to pursue domination of power, wealth, and fame.
Groundbreaking Naval Combat
Intense naval combat requires you to fight smartly. Experience an innovative
combination of artillery firing at the range and detailed boarding action. Fire
repeatedly at a distance to weaken the enemy, then chase them down, ram them
hard, grapple, and board to annihilate them all and loot rare trading