Revelation Games has announced the launch of their Kickstarter Campaign for Rise of the King. This is a third-person action-adventure game with survival elements, set within a medieval fantasy world and focused on a story-driven gameplay experience.
Rise of the King is a third-person action-adventure game aimed at creating a more immersive experience within the medieval fantasy genre. Survive the cold as you explore the northernmost region of Arnithon, a massive untamed frozen wilderness on your journey to investigate the disappearance of a missing boy. Build campsites, craft supplies, and hunt for food to stay alive.
Using a unique blend of survival and investigation mechanics, you will have use your head to track him down, look for clues, and talk to the locals along the way for information to find him. Critical thinking is vital to your success, interpret clues wrongly, and suffer the consequences from the unforgiving world around you. There’s no quest log or mini-map updater here. You’re on your own and your journal is your main tool to help you keep on track.
Combat in Rise of the King is designed to be a punishing but rewarding experience. Easy to learn, difficult to master. There are no health potions, powerups, or special abilities here to help you. Knowing when to strike, dodge, and counter while managing your stamina are vital to your success. Wolves can outnumber you, knock you down, or strip away your bow momentarily. Bears can pin you down and outrun you. Humans can pick up on your patterns and make adjustments.