Since 2013, Vikings, from creator and sole writer Michael Hirst (Academy Award® winning film Elizabeth and the Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominated series The Tudors), has told the remarkable tales of the lives and epic adventures of the raiders and explores of the Dark Ages. Now fans will have the opportunity to enter the world of Vikings like never before, as Hugo Games A/S (OAX: HUGO), a mobile interactive entertainment developer and publisher of mobile games, today announced that it has partnered with MGM Interactive to release the first game based on the worldwide television hit drama series.
Available for iOS, Android and Steam in 2018, Vikings: The Game, will be a player vs. player strategy game featuring characters from the TV series including Ragnar, Lagertha, Floki and Rollo. Providing an immersive gameplay experience combined with impressive graphics and a memorable soundtrack, Vikings: The Game will appeal to fans of the show and newcomers alike.
“We are proud to team with MGM Interactive to bring the Vikings phenomenon to mobile gamers,” said Henrik Kølle, CEO in Hugo Games. “Fans of the show have come to expect drama, action, and intensity during each episode and the new Vikings game will deliver those same elements and more.”
The Vikings television series is an international Irish/Canadian co-production by World 2000 and Take 5 Productions. HISTORY broadcasts domestically in the U.S. MGM Television brought the series to the network and MGM serves as the worldwide distributor outside of Ireland and Canada. Vikings is produced in association with Corus Entertainment. The series also airs on HISTORY in Canada.