A fantasy voyage through the great mythologies, Loki allows the player to take on the role of one of the 4 heroes of the game, each drawn from a different mythology : a mighty Norse fighter, a fierce Greek warrior, a powerful Egyptian magician or an Aztec shaman who masters the secrets of the spirit world.
Whatever hero the player adopts, he must come to the aid of the gods he worships. He will come to realise that behind the chaos that is threatening his world lies Seth, the Egyptian god of darkness and evil, who has returned from the kingdom of the dead. The hero must therefore undertake an epic journey across the various epochs and myths. He will fight a multitude of monsters of all shapes and sizes, and even overthrow a few gods, on his way to preventing Seth establish his wicked reign.
The Loki solo mode makes for a great gaming experience, but there is nothing better than setting off on an adventure with a few friends.
Join in with Loki’s multiplayer modes, which allow for an incredible variety of adventures on LAN or online.
- Co-op: Up to 6 players can advance through the game.
- Duel: One-on-one duels (PvP) in a dedicated arena.
- Battle: 2 teams of up to 4 players each fight it out in a dedicated arena.
- Challenge: 20 different challenges against some of the game’s monsters – can be played with up to six players.
- Ladder: An online ranking system allows players to see where they stand compared to other players.
- Closed mode: Online heroes, used in multiplayer games, can be saved on the Cyanide GameCenter meaning that a network character can be guaranteed not to have been modified locally and then uploaded to the server. This enables "honest" combats for the greater pleasure of all concerned.
- An epic adventure across 4 great mythologies – Aztec, Egyptian, Greek and Norse – allowing the player to live through many of the key episodes that mark these cultures (the siege of Troy, Ragnarok, ......) and setting him in the path of the most prominent figures within each episode (Achilles, Thor, Akhenaton.....)
- Choose from 4 different heroes with radically different attributes and powers. Each hero has a vast array of spells and skills to help him through his quest.
- More than 100 monsters of all shapes and sizes
- Dare to take on mythological creatures that struck fear into the hearts of our ancestors (Fenrir the giant wolf, the Minotaur in his labyrinth, .......)
- Innumerable story lines through random generation of decors and items, so that nobody lives the same experience and allowing the game to be played many times without the hero ever having the same set of weapons, armour or spells.
- Weapons, being made of two parts (loosely "handle" + "cutting edge") and from different materials, can be customised at the village forge to change characteristics. Magic runes, found along the way, can multiply the a weapon's power.
- Live through the adventure with friends in cooperative multiplayer mode or fight in single combat against friend or foe in PVP mode on a battleground.
Can you survive for the final showdown ?
Loki will be released for Windows PC in September 2006, in the meantime, visit the official Loki website.
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