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Bad North is a stylised strategy fighting game. You control an army defending an island and must train and develop your forces efficiently. The simple visuals and knife-edge Viking combat along with the jeopardy of losing precious troops make this a lot of fun.

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DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 31/10/2018, updated in 2018

Out Now: Android, Mac, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS

Content Rating: PEGI 12

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Fighting, Strategy (Action, Puzzle and Simulation)

Accessibility: 21 features

Components: 2D Overhead, Blocks and Grid

Developer: Raw Fury (@RawFury)

Costs: Purchase cost, In-Game Purchases and In-Game Pass

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