A TURN-BASED TACTICS GAME SET AT THE DAWN OF THE VIKING AGE
ABOUT THE GAME
Norse is a Turn-Based Tactics game for PC and console. Set at the dawn of the Viking Age, we follow a young warrior named Gunnar on a journey of revenge throughout Norway. Our goal, to build up our own settlement, to make allies and grow strong. And, ultimately, to wreak vengeance on the traitor Steinarr Far-Spear, who betrayed Gunnar’s father Jarl Gripr and butchered his people.
Written by award-winning and Sunday Times bestselling author Giles Kristian, Norse is set in a fully realised historical world, driven by a compelling narrative thread, and brimming with memorable characters.
Go into battle with your chosen band of warriors, all with their own backgrounds, personality traits and life experience.
Govern your settlement at the Tinget assembly by passing judgements, settling disputes, dispensing punishments, and rewards, and initiating major village projects.
Interact with key workers such as the Blacksmith, the Shipbuilder, the Hunter, and the Seamstress, building personal relationships that affect village management.
Earn the gods’ favour with the help of the Volva (seeress) if you prove to be a warrior worthy of her talents.
Enjoy real-time movement and turn-based combat with never-seen-before features such as Glima (Viking martial arts).
Scout the forests, fjords, and mountains, encountering friends, potential allies, and dangerous enemies.
Trade with other clans, earning their trust and strengthening alliances for the battles ahead. Or attack their settlements and take what you want! The choice is yours.
Loot or craft a vast range of items. Unlock new abilities and technologies that will give you an advantage over your enemies.
An irresistible story that will draw you ever deeper into a rich world of Norse adventurers at the dawn of the Viking Age.
Created with Unreal 5, Norse will be produced for Windows, PlayStation, and Xbox. There is no Launch Date set yet.
The Skald of Norse
Giles Kristian is an international Prize-winning and Sunday Times bestselling author. His novels have sold over a million copies and have been translated around the world.
He co-wrote the international no.1 bestseller Golden Lion with Wilbur Smith, and his Viking novel, God of Vengeance, was a Times Book of the Year. Lancelot, his re-imagining of the Arthurian myth, was a Times and Sunday Times bestseller and is currently in development for TV.
His latest novel, a thriller called Where Blood Runs Cold, won the Wilbur Smith Adventure-Writing Prize.