Having announced several new projects already this month, including some new IP and a Conquest RTS sequel, it turns out Britsoft developer Warthog is also working on an RPG called Fallen Kingdoms for PC and Xbox.
Set in a land ruled over by some sort of demonic undead chap called Undrath, Fallen Kingdoms stars a few plucky adventurers - rogues, wizards, citizens and others - who band together to rise up against the tyranny of Undrath and install a proper king, after the last one fell foul of the old "prophesied to mess it all up and plunge realm into age of darkness" chestnut.
Played from third-person with a spangly graphics engine that you can see in action in these screenshots, Fallen Kingdoms charts their journey across Aegion, features branching quests, no-load tech, a "Morality System" that determines the outcome of the game based on your actions, and an emphasis on believable combat; we're promised characters who will duck, weave, parry and strike in perfect synchronicity, which sounds pretty handy.
Fallen Kingdoms currently lacks a release date or a publisher, but we'd imagine it, Conquest and the other new Warthog games will be snapped up by somebody or other in the near future.
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