‘Rune: Ragnarok’: Sailing, Hunts, Raids and an Open World in Which to Do It
An interview with Rune: Ragnarok’s project director
Rune: Ragnarok takes place during the end times, but something has gone wrong. In Viking mythology, Ragnarok is meant to be both an end and a new beginning. In the game, though, the world is stuck in mid-Ragnarok. You’ll play as a new character, one you get to create and customize down to which god they align with and which tattoos they sport.
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds dev invests in gaming capital firm ESDF
Bluehole is hard at work trying to get PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds out of Early Access on Steam and on Microsoft’s Xbox One console, but that doesn’t mean the company isn’t juggling other ventures. The studio is actually one of the financial backers of upstart capital firm ESDF, which specializes in funding gaming projects. ESDF revealed its first project, the revival of the Rune series from developer Human Head Studios, in August.
Rune: Ragnarok is Human Head’s return to Norsemythology after 17 years
Human Head Studios is back with a sequel to one of its first games. The company announced Rune: Ragnarok today, which is the followup to its 2000 PC action-adventure Rune. Like the original, Rune: Ragnarok will take place in a world of Norse mythology. This updated take will have a heavier focus on role-playing elements while also giving players an open world to explore.