This Is How We Made A Hero

LONDON (9th April, 2008)– SEGA Europe Ltd. today announced that“The Making of Viking: Battle for Asgard™”, a 10 minute featurette on the development of the game is now downloadable for free on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®. Developed by The Creative Assembly, creators of the award-winning Total War™ series, Viking: Battle for Asgard is their second console game, but first title to hit this generation of hardware. The‘making of’ consists of all 5 developer diaries released during the development of the game, and is filled with interesting background information on the game, as well as exclusive footage.

Viking: Battle for Asgard throws the player into the middle of a fierce struggle taking place within the realm of the Norse Gods. The Goddess Hel has been banished for defying Odin, Lord of Asgard. Angry at her fate, Hel has raised an army of resurrected Viking warriors to wipe out all of humanity in the mortal realm of Midgard, seeking to bring about Ragnarok - the apocalyptic battle that will destroy Asgard and the Gods themselves. The task of stopping Hel and defending the future of mankind falls to Skarin, a promising but deeply flawed young warrior, ignorant of the true reason for his favour with the Gods…

Viking: Battle for Asgard released across Europe on March 28th, 2008 for the Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.

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