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Why are Viking video games so popular right now?

Why are Vikings not just enduringly popular but arguably the most popular they’ve ever been? Quite frankly, my puny brain was not capable of solving this conundrum, so I turned to an expert for the answers.

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LordoftheCritics37d ago

They've had better translations/representations in games and movies lately.

Kaozz197937d ago (Edited 37d ago )

Short answer: That "topic" hasn't been beaten to death. Yet. Anyone remember when Zombie games came back.

roadkillers37d ago

I remember. Anyone remember when every game was trying to have the same grey tone during the PS3/360 generation?

Terry_B37d ago

Viking Culture-based Art/media saw a rise in general, it's not just video games. See the success of music bands/projects like Wardruna, Danheim, Heilung as examples. There are also tv series like Vikings, Movies as well as Books about the topic.

I think it has some political reasons that many, especially in Europe want to learn more about Viking, Germanic Tribes History and Culture these days.

aaronaton37d ago

??? There only has been one good Viking game to come out over the past years, and it definitely didn't come from Ubisoft.

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