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Niche Spotlight – Arthurian Legends

Arthurian Legends

Today’s Niche Spotlight is Arthurian Legends, a retro-inspired first-person action game by Scolaro Games.

Defend the realm of Albion from bloodthirsty Saxons, evil wizards, demonic beasts, the undead, and other horrible creatures. Fight with an arsenal of swords, axes, shields, crossbows, and other medieval weapons. Acquire runes so you can freeze enemies, or melt them with fireballs.

You can find the launch trailer below.

Arthurian Legends is available on Windows PC via Steam for $11.99. 

You can find a rundown (via Steam) below: 

Darkness descends upon Albion 

In a time before Camelot, magic coursed through the veins of Albion and for generations the people learned to harness this power, and as with all things in nature they understood there was a balance. For a time the people were united in peace, ’til the day the once-righteous king of Albion, Uther Pendragon, cast blame upon magic itself for the death of his queen, and thus decreed magic to be of “The Old Religion”, banishing it’s practice and followers from Albion forever…

A darkness now spreads across Albion, the crops are dying and the water is turning foul. The people are plagued with hunger and disease, fewer by the day have the strength to fend off the growing hordes of Saxons invading from the east. It is feared the Saxons are aided by dark magic, by those who were exiled by Uther’s blood-lust, Masters of the Old Religion.

A Perilous Journey 

Alone, against an army of Saxons, demonic beasts, possessed knights, exiled mages, the undead and worse. Thy journey will take thee ‘cross foul and treacherous terrain, from dark forests, forts and swamps, to the frigid wilderness and frozen caverns, to castles, crypts and caves. Along the way lay many hidden secrets full of items, magical runes and powerful ancient relics to aid thee in thy journey.

Wrought With Magic & Mayhem 

Slice the hell out of Saxons / demonic beasts / whatever. Smash them with thy shield, cut off their heads, make them explode in a magnificent shower of blood and guts, or simply give ’em a good old-fashioned fist and/or spiked club to the face. Conjure balls of fire and engulf thy foes in flames, freeze them and shatter their frozen corpses, cast thunderous storms of lightning to strike down any who stand beneath their tormenting clouds, and many more ways to bring thine enemies to ruin.

Features
►Three chapters across a variety of environments.
►Arena & Horde game modes in addition to the main story.
►Wield over 10 different weapons.
►Magic runes can freeze your enemies, conjure fireballs, cast lightning storms and more.
►Discover secret areas full of items, player-enhancing ancient relics, and hidden levels.
►Gruesome combat, stab Saxons, spiders, skeletons, demonic beasts and knights in the face, freeze them, set them on fire, cut off their heads or make them explode in a magnificent shower of blood and guts!

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Frank Streva

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Niche Gamer’s resident indie expert. Digs through the Steam new releases so you don’t have to. Massive fan of miniature and board games as well.




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