Valhalla Hills: Out Now
Hamburg, December 2nd, 2015 | Today at 6 pm CET, the final version of Valhalla Hills will be digitally available on Steam and GOG, among other platforms.

With the official digital release of Valhalla Hills a new type of adversary, the mountain dwarves, will also be implemented in the game to give our sturdy Vikings some more trouble - but the newly available defense towers will give settlements an edge and help keep villages safe.

See all the patch notes here.

During Early Access, the developers received a lot of helpful press and player feedback and continuously improved Valhalla Hills and the gaming experience. This cooperation definitely paid off: Valhalla Hills has been nominated in four categories at the German Developer Awards, among the nominations are Best German Game and Best Game Design.

Also, right in time for the release, Daedalic Entertainment and Funatics present a brand new trailer:

Watch the release trailer on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZDMFwrBYpc&feature=youtu.be

Download trailer here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/hhpg3xtky3kxj9n/Valhalla%20Hills%20Release%20Trailer.mp4?dl=0

You can find new screenshots here.

The official release will be complemented by a feature livestream of the game. This evening, 5:30 pm to 8 pm CET, everyone’s invited to join Thomas Häuser and Timo Schiller and watch the Dev-stream on www.twitch.tv/valhallahills.

This stream will also be open for questions from gamers and press alike.

About Valhalla Hills

Valhalla Hills is a modern strategy game inspired by classic game designs like "The Settlers II" or "Cultures".

The player has to lead the exiled Viking heroes to the highest peak of a mountain, where a magic portal leads the way to Valhalla. But the Vikings need to do one thing first: survive!

The player has to face the dangers and challenges of the harsh mountains and find a way to the peak. Since the Vikings wouldn't last long in the mountains, they have to take care of clothing, food and shelter and defend themselves against ghostly mountain dwellers and wild beasts. These sturdy people have their own head and since a good keg of mead is a solid reason to slack around, all this is easier said than done. However, another threat looms, coming from out of the mountain...

Features

Developed by Funatics, the creators of Cultures and the Settlers II
Exactly what strategy simulation fans were waiting for!
Developed with the Unreal 4 Engine
The first game created in this style since "The Settlers"
Many exciting extras like individually naming your Vikings

Valhalla Hills on Steam: http://store.steampowered.com/app/351910/
Valhalla Hills on GOG: https://www.gog.com/game/valhalla_hills

About Daedalic Entertainment

Daedalic Entertainment, based in Hamburg, publishes and develops computer and video games for all platforms. The studio focuses on interactive literature and character and narrative-driven games like adventures and RPGs. Daedalic Entertainment has a staff of more than 120 employees, including the Writer's Room, a team of writers unique to the German media industry.

Since May 2014, Daedalic Entertainment is part of the Bastei Lübbe group of companies. Since August 2014 the studio also established Daedalic Entertainment West, based in Düsseldorf. With titles like Goodbye Deponia, Daedalic won the German Developer Award 21 times („Studio of the Year“ 2009 and 2013, among others). With Chaos on Deponia the studio from Hamburg won the German Games Award as "Best German Game 2013". And for six times, Daedalic Entertainment won the German Video Game Award and the European Games Award.

Titles like Silence, The Devil’s Men and Ken Follett's The Pillars of the Earth show that Daedalic wants to raise the bar higher for the whole adventure genre. Blackguards earned them a place among RPG creators. As a publisher, the studio releases unique and outstanding titles like Divinity: Original Sin, Valhalla Hills and Bounty Train.

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About Funatics Software

Funatics Software is among Germany's most experienced and by now also among the oldest development studios. Since their founding in 1998, Funatics gathered experience through all the fields of game development. They brought board-games to the PC, developed for Windows, NDS and PSP and supported other projects. Accordingly, Funatics did both, various commissioned projects and development of original ideas, nationally as well as internationally and always at top-notch quality levels.

The first title under Funatics' label was the adaptation of the board-game classic 'The Settlers of Catan'. It is, even by today's standards, considered the best board-game adaptation of all time. With 'Zanzarah – The Hidden Portal' Funatics developed an action-adventure earning critical acclaim and awards nationally as well as internationally. In close cooperation with Ubisoft and Blue Byte several installments of the strategy-series 'The Settlers' have been developed. Within the last couple of years, Funatics released various successful strategy games like "Cultures Online", "Ufo Online: Fight for Earth" and "Panzer General Online" which were browser games and partly iOS ports.

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