Plariume, recently announced the latest addition to its stellar library of titles.Nords: Heroes of the Northis an MMO title that is set in thefascinating fantasy world of Shingard, where players must lead an army ofelves, dragons, Northmen and Orcs into battle against the evil Ice Queen!
Availableto play on Facebook, this game has been strongly influenced by Norse mythologyand combines this will classic narrative to good effect. In a fantasy worlddeeply divided and defined by historically faction battles, those who were onceenemies must come together in unison to defend their realm against a commonfoe.You are responsible for making this happen, as you look to save the Kingdom andunite its people for the future.
Inbasic terms, this is a modern-day MMO strategy games that combines all of theclassic elements of action, adventure and story-telling. As a player yourprimary goal is to manage your Kingdom, constructing buildings and purchasing upgrades by wisely utilising your three resources to their fullest potential. These are ale, mushrooms and fish, each of which can be used as currency tointeract with others and achieve individual task goals. Through quests, playerswill also be directed and guided with regards to gameplay, ensuring that theyremain on track against the machinations of the evil queen.
At the beginning of the game, you will be prompted to select either a male or afemale champion as your character. You can select from any of the three racespresent, namely the Northmen, the elves and the Orcs. While this decision mayseem relatively innocuous, it will play into how units and buildings from eachplayer’s Kingdom will appear. The champion you select will also be outfittedwith upgraded gear, which in turn upgrades all other units that are under yourcommand at any given time.
In terms of gameplay, there is a world map feature that can be used to targetalternate areas and prepare a conquest. You can send your troops in to conquerthese regions, gaining resources and men in your quest to defeat the queen.These areas can be anything from settlements and battlegrounds to otherplayer’s strongholds, and it is here that a defining aspect of gameplay isrevealed. More specifically, these battles can be viewed in the game’s unique 3-Dmode, which is an innovative feature new to Plarium games.
When aligned to Plarium’s popular and signature MMO strategy gameplay, the capacityfor three dimensional interaction and battle animation elevates this game ontoan entirely new level. Also including othercutting-edge RPG features and the renowned voice of Family Guy actor Patrick Warburton, Nordsoffers considerable depth and diversity to players from around the world.