Daedalic release biggest chapter yet of the menacing RPG
Hamburg, 13 th December 2013 – German adventurers Daedalic Entertainment continue to add major updates to the upcoming dark and devilish turn-based RPG Blackguards on Steam Early Access, today releasing the third chapter.
After a perilous time fighting their way through the arenas of Mengbilla, the Blackguards are one step closer to solving the mysterious disappearance of Lysander. Could this also be an opportunity for this motley band of misfits to clear the murder charges against them?
Launched via Early Access last month, Blackguards is being released chapter by chapter in regular intervals giving the community a chance to influence the development of the game prior to the launch early next year. Players who have already purchased an Early Access package will receive the third chapter through an automatic update.
Three different packages of Blackguards are available through Early Access, all of which include the final version of the game upon launch. Players are also able to buy additional extras exclusive to the Early Access, more information can be found here: http://store.steampowered.com/app/249650
A teaser trailer for the game can be viewed here: http://youtu.be/0CBGhGymP8Y
Blackguards will release in full in January 2014 on PC and Mac.
What happens when the only hope of a threatened world lies not with heroes in shining armour but in the hands of a band of misfits and criminals? Blackguards – the new turn-based RPG by Daedalic Entertainment explores this very question. The player takes on the role of a convicted murderer, who with the help of a team of more than questionable characters must save the world from a dark menace. During the wild chase throughout the South of Aventuria, the world of The Dark Eye, there is more to fight than vicious creatures – chapter by chapter a story full of intrigue and surprising twists unfolds. But when life and death are in the player’s hands, how far will they go to reach their goals?
The first turn-based RPG by Daedalic Entertainment unites the studios high standard of a suspenseful storytelling and unique characters with gripping battles in elaborately crafted 3D-environments. In taxing campaigns the player takes part in a dark story full of doubt, betrayal and loss.
Whether the player chooses to go into battle as a mighty warrior, a clever wizard or a skillful hunter, the first battle isn’t far away. Over 180 individually crafted battle maps full of interactive objects and strategically complex situations lead the player to exotic locations and put them through deadly trials.
For more preview code, assets and more information about Blackguards, please contact:
Johnny Atom Productions
T: +44 (0)203 176 0139
M: +44 (0)7971 073914
About Daedalic Entertainment
From its Hamburg offices Daedalic Entertainment develops and publishes high-quality computer- and videogames to a global market. The company’s focus lies in producing excellent entertainment-software with a strong narrative characteristic. With titles such as Chaos on Deponia, Harveys New Eyes and Chains of Satinav, Daedalic was able to set new standards in adventure-gaming and was awarded with 17 German Developer Awards (“Studio of the Year 2009”, among others), four German Computer Game Awards and a European Games Award. As a publisher, Daedalic brings unusual and extraordinary titles such as Torchlight II, Botanicula and Tales of Monkey Island to the German market. The foray into the turn-based RPG-genre is a first for the company, covering new grounds for Daedalic.