A fantasy voyage through the great mythologies, Loki allows the player to take on the role of one of the four 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.
User reviews: Mostly Positive (43 reviews)
Release Date: Oct 2, 2007
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A fantasy voyage through the great mythologies, Loki allows the player to take on the role of one of the four 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 realize 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.
  • An epic adventure across four 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 four 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 a weapon's power.

System Requirements

    Minimum: Windows XP/Vista 32/64-bit, Pentium4 2GHz/AthlonXP 2000+, 512 MB RAM, 64 MB DirectX 9 compatible (GeForce4 Ti/Radeon 9000), DirectX 9 compatible, DirectX: 9.0c or higher (included), Hard disk space: 7 GB, Multiplayer: LAN/broadband Internet for online play and 1 GB RAM
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
15.7 hrs on record
Posted: March 13
★★★☆☆

Loki: Heroes of Mythology is a hack & slash RPG. The Norse God of Mischief is on the loose across the world, so local heroes must each travel across their lands and help their own Gods safeguard the world.

Pros: This game has plenty of dungeon crawling. With each of the four character, you have an entire campaign set in a different part of the world, interacting with different Gods and different enemies and creatures. There is a large variety of weapons and armors, and different levels of rarity very similar to the Diable series. Graphics are ok if you're zoomed out, and you heal quickly enough when idle that you can jump right back into action after a few seconds of rest.

Cons: The game is basic, story is bland and so is the voice-acting. Crafting is pretty good, or at least it would be if it was of any use: Why would you dissassemble your Two-Handed Hammer's magical handle if you'll throw it away as soon as you start getting the Spiked Hammer a few levels later? Why would you recycle for material your old weapons and armor if you can't even sell the material, which will be outdated as soon as better material becomes standard a few levels later? The game lags terribly whenever you're walking along an invisible wall (whether a ledge or an actual wall). Game gets quite repetitive after a while. You'll find equipment for classes other than your own (exemple: finding an Aztec Shaman armor while playing the Norse Campaign), which doesn't make sense seeing you can't transfer inventory between the different characters, and the characters will never set foot in the other campaign settings. The advertisement in Steam would have you believe this plays in 3rd person mode, but you actually play in isometric view (image #11 is the only accurate representation of the game).

Verdict: It's an ok game. I'd even say Loki: Heroes of Mythology is a great way to just get the hack & slash crave out of the way when you're done with other Diablo clones. Unfortunately, that's as far as I'll recommand it, as the lack of intriguing story or puzzle (of any form) prevents it from being more than that.
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43 of 49 people (88%) found this review helpful
14.6 hrs on record
Posted: January 31, 2014
the map is divided in areas separated by load screens, and if you die(and you will), you dont lose anything but a little bit of time, for you'll respawn in the entrance of your current area.

combat is difficult and it takes quite a while to progress through areas if you plan on killing everything. or you can just rush to the next if you have enough potions, since there is no fog of war and a giant marker on the map pointing to the quest goal.

since you can choose whether or not monsters will respawn when you enter the game, you can progress as slowly as you can, killing a little bit at a time, which is great if you cant play for 2-3h in a row.

all and all, if you ever see it on a 75% sale, its worth trying. wont be as good as torchlight, diablo or titanquest, but might give you some hours of fun.



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35 of 45 people (78%) found this review helpful
19.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 11, 2014
Okay, it's a nice game. I can call Loki "beat'em'up-RPG". It's really atmospheric, there are lots of different enemies, weapons and skills. About minuses... Storyline is crap, non-customizing characters, monotonous gameplay a little bit.
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35 of 58 people (60%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
3.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 24, 2014
After playing this nonsense for a few hours I checked the Steam page and did a doubletake. I swear it looks like a completely different game than the one I'm playing. I guess anything could be made more exciting if you zoom the camera in on action shots. When you actually play Loki you'll notice that you spend almost the entirety of it a mile away from the action, watching your hero slay countless foes in repetitive drab backdrops in the hopes of getting a hold of that phat loot.

If I had a grain of sand for every hour that I've spent with games like Diablo 2, I could create my own Sahara in the backyard. Naturally I'm easy prey for games like Loki. Eventually my better sense prevails and I realize that I'm playing with hot garbage.

The biggest problem with Loki is that you're staring at a giant middle finger while playing. It's in the background and it almost feels like if you alt-tabbed at just the right moment you'd see it. That middle finger doesn't appear until you start leveling up. Getting a level up is usually a good thing in Action RPGs. You become stronger, you gain new abilities, and you can proceed to take on new challenges. In Loki however the monsters level up with you, and they tend to do so at a better rate. The gear you find doesn't in any way compensate for this rapidly growing disparity.

I have no idea what happens 5, 10, or even 20 hours into Loki. Does that middle finger grow in size? Does it disappear for awhile and then come back with a vengeance? Or is it like a heart beat? Pulsating and thumping every second as a reminder that you're spending time with something that hates you almost as much as it hates fun? I don't know and I really don't care to find out.
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16 of 23 people (70%) found this review helpful
13.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 24, 2014
Loki is an isometric perspective action role playing game. There are different classes to play each entrenched in one of four mythologies; Norse, Greek, Egyptian or Aztec.

Character controls and the interface are functional, but lack polish and feel.

Individual enemies are extremely well drawn and animated.

The terrain feels blocky and awkward, almost as if it was an afterthought.

There is no smooth transition between zones, and the zones are all square tiles with portals linking neighbouring zones. Moving between one square tile zone and the next brings up a loading screen.

The game balance in early game is among the worst I have ever experienced. Your character will keep dying and respawning at the zone entrance.

Loki has a nice design concept which has been extremely poorly implemented. This is a lack-lustre attempt to create a "me too" game to cash in on the Diablo / Diablo 2 franchise success. The quests, storyline and mythology are the strong points, but these are let down by poor gameplay mechanics and lack of balance.

As an alternative consider playing any of the ARPG games in the Blizzard franchise (Diablo, Diablo 2, Diablo 3) or consider Titan Quest and it's add-on Immortal throne. Sacred and Sacred 2 are also alternatives worth consideration. Other alternatives include Spellforce, Spellforce 2, Dungeon Siege, Dungeon Siege 2.

Loki is not a bad game, but it lacks much of the finesse, polish and playability of the top games in this genre current at the time of its release. In other words Loki is not to be considered a good game, but rather a mediocre attempt to imitate games that are good. That said, Loki is not the worst game in this genre, but certainly could be contrived as making a half-hearted attempt at achieving that accolade.

Worth picking up when it is on sale at good discount, but Loki is not a game you will be tempted to re-play too often or remember with fond nostalgia.

4/10
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24 of 41 people (59%) found this review helpful
29.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 13, 2014
The game is too long (at least 75h to get to loki which requires you to basically run same areas 3 times) and the character movement is a bit sluggish. Sometimes the game gets bugged and you can not move your character. Still it is a ok game.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 14, 2014
This is a fantastic game. I loved the original Sacred games (Sacred 1 and 2) and these brought back some good memories. I am deeply in love with mythology which is basically what gives this game my full recomendation. If you like RPGs in general, you will like this game. If you like point and click games (Like Diablo or Sacred) then you will like this game. If you do not like any of which I just listed then this game is not for you. If you love feeling like a badass and meeting a few badass gods, then go ahead and play! There is a demo for people who are still unsure.

Also, this game has a sword of stupidity

10/10

it's ok.
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6 of 10 people (60%) found this review helpful
30.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 11, 2013
I have played about 10hrs of this game & think it's kinda lame when u look @ how the maps are drawn out.
@ 1st i was gonna compare this to " Titans Quest" but it's nowhere as good as TQ.
I played this game for an hr or 2 within the 1st yr it was released & didn't think much of it then.Since then my view of the game hasn't changed much other then i like how u can disasemble/assemble & something else with the weapons & armor.
the game controls can be "clunky" & unresponsive.

If there isn't a 75% + sale I would NOT recommend buying this game.
The music is good & i'll look in the folders to see if i can listen to it when i want to.

I score this game a 6/10
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8 of 17 people (47%) found this review helpful
56.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 2, 2012
Ένα ατελείωτο σφαγείο με φρενήρεις μάχες και πολλά εκπληκτικά αντικείμενα δύσκολο να βρεθούν μα όχι ακατόρθωτο.Σοβαρότητα και τρελό replayability για δυνατούς παίκτες.Και πολλά bugs ! Μην τα χάσετε ! ΛοοοΛ.
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
6.9 hrs on record
Posted: March 29
I purchased two copies of this game so as to play multiplayer with friends. Multiplayer lags horribly if you are not host, even with a properly configured lan. The singleplayer is not worth playing either. Please check out the demo before buying.
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1 of 5 people (20%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
340.1 hrs on record
Posted: January 21
i love the concept and structure of it but when i really started to play it, i wanted to puke because the way they managed just was horrible. there are hundreds of bugs some crash your game instantly, they dont even bother fixing. unless you like ♥♥♥♥ed up games, its not worth the money
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17 of 38 people (45%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 14, 2011
Pre-Release Review
Never ever pay money for this game. I was expecting something along the lines of a less well executed version of Titan Quest - but what I got was a frustrating, slow, ugly, and low quality game. The value isn't there, and I regret the 2 or 3 dollars I spent on it.
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2 of 10 people (20%) found this review helpful
Posted: December 31, 2012
少年的经典,至今忘不掉,虽然通关了,但是还是入手,准备永久收藏。 顶一个
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13 of 39 people (33%) found this review helpful
19.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 21, 2014
Glad to have this game on steam. This is on off my favorite games back when it came out
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10 of 35 people (29%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 31, 2013
decent.
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9 of 34 people (26%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: January 24, 2014
Plays kind of like a diablo game with graphics that look like something between Diablo 2 and 3. Combat is a little bit lacking, but that might be because NOTHING EXPLAINS how to play. I don't generally mind games that 'make you work for it a bit', but there should be SOME kind of introduction to the game mechanics even if it's just a written guide. I played through the forest area only for the game to crash to desktop. This shall sit unplayed in my library...
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8 of 35 people (23%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: February 28, 2014
Crappy game. Only for the action/RPG-starved fans.
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6 of 34 people (18%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 10, 2014
Game was one big level grind. I do not recommend.
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5 of 37 people (14%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: January 10, 2014
horrible
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11 of 56 people (20%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 21, 2013
its a steaming pile of horse ♥♥♥♥, lacks any tutorial and it doesnt have any sense of direction on what you are meant to be doing. The inte
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