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Hamburg, Germany - 18 th February 2014: Acclaimed German publisher Daedalic Entertainment today announce Untold Legends, new DLC for turn-based RPG Blackguards releasing 4 th Match 2014. The Hamburg based studio will also release a major update for the game that will implement balancing improvements.
Shedding light on the background and heritage of the former slave and arena fighter Takate, Untold Legends expands the story of Blackguards. From his home in the foothills of the rainforest of South Aventuria, players will learn how Takate became a slave gladiator and get the opportunity to carry out his revenge on the slavers who caused him a life of pain. In addition to new story elements, Untold Legends introduces new weapons, additional quests, more than 10 new battle maps as well as 25 previously unreleased music tracks.
Alongside the DLC, Daedalic will release Patch 1.3 for the main game, implementing improvements to the games balancing system as well as giving players further insight into their character’s hit chances and how these can be improved. Hit chances will be shown during all battles for all characters and is no longer dependent on Animal Lore or Warcraft talent, giving players the opportunity to weight the odds of their attacks. The patch will also give players the option to display a full battle log, including dice rolls, during combat enabling full transparency of events.
Players who purchased the Blackguards Contributors Edition through Steam will receive Untold Legends automatically for free. Those who purchase the Deluxe Edition will receive the 25 previously unreleased tracks for free when installing Patch 1.3.
Untold Legends will release on 4 th March 2014 through digital download portals for £3.99.
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.
Blackguards is available now on PC and Mac from digital download portals for the RRP £29.99 for the Standard Edition and £44.99 for the Deluxe Edition.
For review code, assets and more information about Blackguards please contact:
Johnny Atom Productions
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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 21 German Developer Awards (“Studio of the Year 2009, 2013”, among others), five 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.
About The Dark Eye
Released in 1984, The Dark Eye has been Europe's most successful Pen & Paper RPG system and has been the basis of number of videogame adaptations. The Dark Eye is licensed under Chromatrix GmbH.
The Dark Eye is a trademark of Significant Fantasy Media Rights GbR.