AstroViking is a horde-survival shoot em' up with RPG elements! Forge your own superpowered Viking with 60+ upgrades and take on an endless swarm of aliens!
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March 19

The Entropy Update (Blog #4)

We're back with more progress! After 7 months of work on this update, we're finally nearing the home stretch. So many things have been added by this point that this update might as well be a full on re-release of AstroViking.

It’s taken a long time to get this far, and we’re very grateful for the your patience. Our core team is only 4 people, so major improvements take a huge amount of time to finish.

Without further ado, here are the biggest new features we've added to the game:

  • An all-new arena for classic mode, Niflheim! This arena will replace the old one. Instead of being boxed inside that abstract space area from the current Steam release, you'll be fighting on a blizzard-stricken frozen lake floating in outer space:


  • The Expanse, a new area for completing tutorials and testing your weapons before moving into the actual combat arena:



  • New VFX for the Vortex and Dash. Practically everything visual has been reworked throughout the game, but your abilities have been especially polished:


  • New pause screen. Instead of just a black overlay with the word "Paused", we stepped it up a notch with a neat vaporwave visual effect which looks like a paused VHS tape. Add in some spicy visuals and we've got ourselves a really cool pause screen:


  • A loading screen with randomly selected tips. Replacing our simple black loading screen is an actual stylized loading bar:


  • Ragnarok mode rework. Ragnarok mode will be getting an easier unlock condition as well as a new arena specifically for it. The menu art for selecting Ragnarok mode is also pretty cool now:


  • New skill tree. We've reworked the skill tree with the introduction of status ailments. From now on, you can simply jump into one of 6 paths, each with their own branches, right from the start. Now there's an EXPONENTIAL number of ways to build your character, and we've even introduced a progress bar to show you how close your run is to a "maxed out" character:


  • FULL CONTROLLER SUPPORT, FINALLY!. Yes, it's finally coming. The game is fully playable in every sense with a controller. Menus, equipment selection, gameplay, and even the leaderboard all support controller-based navigation. DualShock 4 controllers even have fully integrated LED support!

Thank you guys for all of your support. This update will be out sometime soon, for real this time. Let us know what you think of the new content in the comment section, we'd love to hear from all of you.


- The Artii Games Team

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Reviews

“Fast paced and challenging, AstroViking is a top-down bullet hell with RPG elements that feels just all kinds of right.”
Nerdier Tides

“A cheerful and bright arcade scrolling shooter that will happily kill your time.”
Steam Curator: Indie Champions

“...dynamic upgrade system that gives the player plenty of enjoyment and replay value. Definitely yes!”
Steam Curator: IndieGems

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Introducing the all new, ultra-hardcore Ragnarok mode!
Can you survive against an onslaught of foes with minimal upgrades?

About This Game


AstroViking is a wave-based survival game with arcade shoot em' up elements!
Play as a superpowered viking warrior and fend off hordes of aliens in an endless battle!


With a massive selection of upgrades, forge your own ultimate warrior!
Mix and match from a skill tree of over 60 nodes to evolve into an overpowered god! Amplify your bullets with piercing needles, multi-shot, super speed, damage, gigantic size, and more! Customize your dash attacks and vortex lure to build your own character class from the ground up!


Classic arcade action meets horde survival!
Stay on your toes with fast-paced shoot em' up action, built to capture the hyper-addictive gameplay of 90's arcade machines. Combined with Zombie horde mode inspirations and a Vaporwave art-style, AstroViking is a fresh twist on the classics!


Compete online against the world in a global test of survival!
Earn divisional rankings and badges for your best records as you climb the leaderboard! Players are globally ranked for every wave they survive. Outlast the competition and beat down your rivals!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 8.1
    • Processor: Intel Celeron CPU N2840
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Internet is required in the game's initial setup, but afterwards, internet is no longer required.
    Minimum:
    • OS: macOS High Sierra
    • Processor: Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 6000
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Internet is required in the game's initial setup, but afterwards, internet is no longer required.
    Minimum:
    • OS: tested on "Manjaro"
    • Processor: Intel Celeron CPU N2840
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Internet is required in the game's initial setup, but afterwards, internet is no longer required.

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