Game details

Game:
When Vikings Attack
AKA
Genre:
Fighting
Sub Genre:
N/A
Release Date (US):
November 6th, 2012
Release Date (UK):
November 7th, 2012
Players:
Online Players:
N/A
Developers:
Clever Beans
Publisher:
Sony Computer Entertainment
Rating:
PEGI 3
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PSVita:
0 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Scream out the battle cry, unite your neighbourhoods and send the Vikings packing.

About When Vikings Attack

Fend off a battalion of Viking invaders, bewildered after landing in modern-day Britain 1200 years too late.

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PSU Review Score
8.5
Avg. user review score:
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Summary

Great value for money, solid multiplayer content and addictive gameplay.

We like

  • Instant pick-up-and-play appeal and accessibility. Fights are fast-paced and fun.
  • Excellent replay value with co-op and strong multiplayer modes.
  • Visually entertaining and creative with nice cel-shaded backdrops and tons of quirky projectiles to chuck.

We dislike

  • Weapon variety is visually impressive but they're largely just projectiles that have the same effect.
  • Auto-target mechanic takes away some of the challenge.

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When Vikings Attack is a multiplayer-focused PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita game from Clever Beans that succeeds in delivering an entertaining take on the brawler genre thanks to its simple yet engaging gameplay and solid multiplayer options. Revolving around the concept of a Viking invasion that takes place in 70s Britain and threatens to disrupt the traditional way of life of many civilians, When Vikings Attack puts you ...

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