Visit the worlds from Norse mythology and travel the realms of earthly Midgard, freezing Niflheim and boiling Balheim, either as a fierce Viking warrior or merciless shieldmaiden. Withstand the deathly colds and protect yourself from exposure to nature's wrath in order to survive. Collect blood from fallen enemies and sacrifice it at the altar to gain gifts from the Gods to enhance your powers. Control your rage, or let your anger take hold by activating Rage Mode and use it to your advantage to overwhelm your enemies in combat. Improve your skills with each weapon to unlock their true potential, including swords, bows and spell-powered canes. Make the abilities of the Gods your own by equipping power-infused amulets, like the Talismans of Thor or Loki. Put your new skills to the test by competing in the Trials of the Gods to earn further rewards. Take a friend along on an adventurous journey to the Shores of Midgard in an epic two player online co-op mode. Choose between four difficulty levels to fit your skills and talents. Do you dare attempt the unrelenting hardcore mode Rebuild your village and become one of the ruling Viking clans of Midgard. Gather the scattered fragments of mythical weapons and armors to take on the most fearsome creatures of the realms. Become even more powerful in the next life by attempting New Game+, and carry your Viking warrior or shieldmaiden to the limits. Use physics to your advantage; hurl your enemies off cliffs, and utilize the destructible environment to cause even more damage to your foes.