Written by AndrewH
Back during GDC 2015 we went hands-on having a great 3D side-scrolling action platformer called Trial By Viking that’s planned for release onto numerous platforms including Android. We actually played this game in those days with an old school Nintendo controller. Back when we originally reported on this game, we didn’t have any kind of definitive release time frame or date as to when this game would land on Android, that it would be not far off. Today we get to change that as well as show the brand new trailer for Trial By Viking.
[UPDATE#1: Wednesday, August 19th – 6:29 AM – PST] We have been keeping a close eye on Last Life Games upcoming game Trial by Viking. The sport is looking great, and will also be making it’s method to Android, among other platforms a while the coming year. As this is a game that’s being developed by a one-man team, any additional help is surely appreciated. To that end, a Kickstarter campaign for the game has just gone live. If you’re thinking about helping bring this game into the world. All you need to do is go here at the end of the article to support the Kickstarter campaign. When the game is Greenlit on Steam, you will find the opportunity of getting the sport for platforms. Hit the hyperlink below for more information information.
For those of you who missed our previous article with this game, Trial by Viking has players assuming charge of a viking in a realm of Norse Gods. Although the core of this game is definitely an action platformer, you will also need to solve puzzle to be able to progress further along in this game. On top of all this, there also is actually RPG elements layered over everything as well. This will are available in the form of a decision making narrative (made by Erik Braa who’s a great voice actor that has done work in Ori and also the Blind Forest, Telltale’s Walking Dead, and League of Legends) much like what you will find in a Telltale Game.
You really are a proud viking working as an agent of Odin in the worlds from the gods. You have been taught your whole life to follow the term of Odin, but right and wrong aren’t always so monochrome. Does Odin go too far to prevent an already destined future? – Trial By Viking
Trial by Viking has been produced by a one-man studio that is actually quite impressive considering the visuals and all the content coming with this game. That also means that it takes longer for any game to be developed if you find just one person working on it. So, with that said, Trial By Viking is currently slated for release sometime in February 2016, except if tips over and also the game is prepared before this.
In the meantime, you should check out the new trailer (pre-beta footage) for Trial By Viking with the video below. When more details are freed, we’ll post an update.
Developer Website: Last Life Games
KickStarter:?Trial by Viking