War of the Vikings Review (Strategy Informer)

From "The idea of close-combat multiplayer melee games always sounds very exciting, but the technical and mechanical implementation of this genre provides a number of serious challenges to game devs which they often meet with varying degrees of success. It is crucial in games like this that there are no noticeable latency problems, that collision detection is pristinely accurate, that carrying and dodging functions smoothly, and so on. War of the Vikings is Fatshark's latest attempt at taking on those challenges in an Anglo-Saxon themed universe, and considering just the fundamentals they have done a pretty good job. It's violent, bloody, unforgiving, and, as expected from this type of game, the fighting is, very much so, up close and personal".

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