“Disciples: Liberation” is released, giving players the opportunity to explore the breathing, vivid world of Nevendaar – and journey through the mystery and political intrigue of this dark fantasy strategy RPG.
Launched by publisher Kalypso Media and developer Frima Studio, Disciples: Liberation is now available on the PlayStation Store, PC and Xbox – with players now able to enjoy the game’s 80-hours of gameplay filled with the Elven Alliance, powerful magic, battles, Undead Hordes, dragons, Legions of the Damned and forged alliances.
Players follow the story of Avyanna, a child of two worlds – yet part of none – on a quest to explore a war-torn world. Starting as an unknown and petty mercenary, her quest will lead players through sorrow and bloodshed before she eventually gains control of a mighty army, ready to challenge fate. Along the way, she will be challenged to make many a difficult choice, from selecting companions to navigating romantic encounters.
It’s up to the player to decide what sort of leader she will become. With her army, which can be recruited from over 50 units, players will fight complex turn-based battles against beastly creatures, in which only shrewd tactics will lead to victory. Avyanna’s motto will serve players well: ‘Regret later. Act now.’
Kalypso Media Producer Florian Treppke says, “Players can now seize their destiny, align with factions, choose companions and discover how their choices will make a difference in not only the gameplay but on Avyanna herself and Yillian, with the ultimate goal of liberating the fate of Nevendaar.”
Frima Studio Game Designer Eric Latouche teases, “While Avyanna begins as a petty mercenary, she doesn’t stay a mercenary for long. Players will discover how as a Nephilim, she possesses Twilight powers, so-called for the ability to conjure both the dark and the light. This grants her access to a long-forgotten angelic city named Yillian.”
Louis Lamarche, Frima Studio Creative Director adds, “For those who have followed along in our journey, they may know we’ve previously mentioned the five endings led by her choices.
Well, we’ve held something back for players to discover only after they play through the game. We’re looking forward to feedback as all gets revealed!”
80+ hour single-player campaign: experience a dark fantasy epic over three acts, with more than 270 quests and objectives, and 5 unique endings
Explore a war-torn overworld: journey through 4 diverse environments – from luscious woodlands to fiery volcanic plains and icy tundra – and unearth the secrets hidden within the land
Journey together: join forces with 4 in-game factions – from proud elven clans to remorseless undead hordes, each with their own motivations and gameplay incentives
Write your own story: pick from 4 uniquely skilled classes and define your place in the world, recruiting others to take up arms for your cause
Build a base: take on quests for precious resources and use political savvy to build a place of planning and sanctuary
Fight for your life: recruit 50+ units and build an army best suited to your play style whilst honing both steel and spell in intricate-turned based combat
Challenge deadly bosses: pit your party against horrific monsters and beasts, each requiring a unique strategy
Choice is everything: let your decisions guide your fate and directly influence what sort of leader you become
Fight your friends: put forth the ultimate challenge and battle for supremacy in 2-player online skirmishes
About the Kalypso Media Group
Kalypso Media Group GmbH is an independent publisher, developer and marketer of interactive entertainment software with 150 employees at 10 locations in Germany, England, France, Japan and the USA.
Kalypso Media Group includes Kasedo Games, the digital label of Kalypso Media Group, as well as five development studios: Realmforge Studios (Dungeons series), Gaming Minds Studios (Railway Empire, Port Royale), Claymore Game Studios (upcoming Commandos game) since March 2020 and Nine Worlds Studios (Tropico 7) in Munich since 2021.
With the acquisition of a majority stake in the French Bulwark Studios by Kasedo Games and the new foundation of Nine Worlds Studios in 2021, Kalypso Media now unites a total of 5 development studios in the group of companies.
Specialising in the development of strategy games for a global audience on all modern platforms, Kalypso Media Group’s IP portfolio includes full rights to the Tropico series, Commandos, Port Royale, Dungeons, Sudden Strike and Railway Empire, among others.
Kalypso Media’s most recent releases are Port Royale 4, Tropico 6 – Nintendo Switch™ Edition, Commandos 2 – HD Remaster for Nintendo Switch™, Spacebase Startopia and Disciples: Liberation. Recent releases from Kasedo Games include City of Gangsters, Filament and the console and tablet versions of Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus. More at www.kalypsomedia.com.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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