Iron Oak Games' rogue-like RPG, For The King, is set for a PC release in April with a console release slated for next year.
Published by Curve Digital, For The King mixes a blend of strategy, JRPG combat, and rogue-like elements. The game features both a single player experience as well as the ability to play cooperatively both online and locally. Things take place in the gorgeous, hexagonal kingdom of Fahrul where players must strategically explore and battle their way through the fairytale, low-poly landscape in a bid to discover and survive.
“For The King is a passion project for us and very much an homage to the RPG genre,” said Colby Young, Game Designer of IronOak Games. “Early Access has been great for the game, allowing us to listen to fans and make the game as strong, polished and fun as possible. Now with its full release, and our new publishing deal with Curve, we can’t wait for more players to experience For The King.”
Iron Oak Games says each playthrough in For The King is made unique with procedural maps, quests, and events. Players must brave the relentless elements, fight the wicked creatures, sail the seas and delve into the dark underworld. The game's turn-based combat features a unique slot system for attacks and special abilities while herbs can be gathered to heal wounds and cure ailments. Much of the game is inspired by tabletop RPGs.
“The office is full of board game players and we frequently play them in our downtime," says said Jason Perkins, Managing Director of Curve Digital. "To have a title which encompasses this passion is thrilling - we can’t wait for the title to be fully released.”
For The King will leave Early Access for its full launch on Steam in early April. Next year's console launch is targeting Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch.