It is an ancient world of myth and legend. Powerful gods rule, and vicious tribes swear allegiance to them. One warrior stands free: Crom. He has given up battle in favour of his family. But the gods brutally decide to drag him back in to their fight, leaving Crom with only one option: Revenge. With a brutal combat system, stunning art style, and a deeply compelling story, Bloodforge empowers you to slaughter hordes of demonic soldiers, deformed worshippers, and the gods themselves, using ferocious Rage Kills, devastating Rune attacks, and furious Weapon Combos. Help seal Crom's fate - and the fate of the rest of the world - in this dark, visceral story of revenge, betrayal, and destiny.
The second game in the Arcade Next lineup on XBLA wants you to forget about stunt riding on dirt bikes, and instead wants you to fill your heart with rage and seek revenge on the gods for the murder of your beloved wife. If this premise sounds like you're getting a God of War on the 360, you wouldn't be that far off. However, if you thought you'd be getting the same level of polish and great gameplay, you'd be dead wrong. Bloodforge puts you in the shoes of Crom, a battle-hardened warrior who now seeks to spend the rest of his days with his loving wife, hunting wild game, and being as far from bloodshed as possible. Crom's world gets turned upside down when his home gets invaded, and through an illusion or two, ends up killing his own wife. Filled with hatred... Read Review