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Northgard

Rating Summary

Based on 18 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

76%

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Based on 18 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PCFeb 22, 2018

Developer: Shiro Games

Genres: Simulation, Strategy

After years of tireless explorations, brave Vikings have discovered a new land filled with mystery, danger and riches: Northgard.The boldest Northmen have set sail to explore and conquer these new shores, bring fame to their Clan and write history through conquest, trading, or devotion to the Gods.That is, if they can survive the dire wolves and undead warriors roaming the land, befriend or defeat the giants, and survive the harshest winters ever witnessed in the North. FEATURES: Build your settlement on the newly discovered continent of Northgard Assign your vikings to various jobs (Farmer, Warrior, Sailor, Loremaster...) Manage your resources carefully and survive harsh winters and vicious foes Expand and discover new territory with unique strategic opportunities Achieve different victory conditions (Conquest, Fame, Lore, Trading...) Play against your friends or against an AI with different difficulty levels and personalities Enjoy dedicated servers and grind the ranks to reach the final Norse God rank!

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Northgard Reviews

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Northgard is a surprising, elegant RTS that's laden with a very dull story.

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Northgard is a must-play game for fans of the genre and could serve as a very good starting point for the newcomers who are just discovering RTS games for the first time.

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Northgard is simple in all the right ways, challenging not because of complexity but complacency – it's harsh, but rarely unfair. Every system clicks together to create tense, satisfying matches where every decision matters.

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The game can be quite the challenge until you really get the hang of all the various systems, being able to manage what your people do and who they fight is incredibly addictive. It's also really thrilling whenever you manage to pull your clan back from the brink of disaster. If you're a fan of strategy games then it's definitely worth giving Northgard a try.

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