Posts Tagged ‘King’s Bounty: Warriors Of The North’

King’s Bounty Expandalone Expandanotalones

By Alec Meer on January 31st, 2014.

Modern tragedies:
1) That quadrophonic music never took off
2) Squirrels don’t make good pets
3) Dexys’ comeback album was boring
4) The wonderful King’s Bounty reboot has never had a proper sequel, instead just limping from samey standalone expansion to samey standalone expansion.

So, as much as my heart still performs the tiniest leap upon hearing that there’s a new expansion out, knowing it’s just a bolt on for 2012′s ambition-free Warriors of the North kills any anticipation. Sigh. Maybe I’ll try taming a squirrel again instead.
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Wot I Think – King’s Bounty: Warriors Of The North

By Alec Meer on October 30th, 2012.

Oddly the Valkyries are a whole lot less soft-porny in the game itself - it's just the title screen that gets over-excited about them

The fourth game in Katauri Interactive’s reboot of olden strategy/RPG hybrid King’s Bounty is out now. Warriors Of The North requires no knowledge of the earlier games, involving a new storyline and a new hero, and a whole lot of Norse mythology-inspired beasts and magic. More of the cheerful same or a new take on what’s become somewhat routine? Here’s what I think.
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Oh And Also: King’s Bounty: Warriors of the North

By Jim Rossignol on August 22nd, 2012.

My garden looks a lot like this.
I thought we’d mentioned this last week, but perhaps not. Anyway, King’s Bounty: Warriors of the North is another reason to return to the beautiful RPG/TBS hybrid lands of King’s Bounty, this time in the cold of The North, and if there’s one thing The North does well, it’s warriors: “The Mighty Olaf, son of the Konung of Northlings, has dedicated his life to battling the undead who have infested the northern lands of Endoria.” I might have dedicated my life to something similar, had I not been a soft Southern pansy. There still doesn’t seem to be a release date for this, but there is a fancy new trailer of all-game footage, which you can see below. Lovely, lovely.
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Pay Up: King’s Bounty Games Released On Mac

By Adam Smith on April 5th, 2012.

Now arriving at Apple Airport, flight KB1999.

For non-Mac folk who care not about this news, the first footage from Warriors of the North, next in the King’s Bounty series, is below. As for me, I had no idea the Macficionados among our readership had been deprived of the strategic silliness that is the rebooted King’s Bounty series for so long. Back in 1990, when the original game graced the never-bettered DOS, it was also available on the Apple II, although the history of our hobby being so inexact at time, I can’t be sure that release was simultaneous. A bit of research might help but that’s not what I’m here for. My task at present is to inform you that King’s Bounty: The Legend and King’s Bounty: Armored Princess are now available on Mac.
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Next Spring, Winter Comes To King’s Bounty

By Adam Smith on October 6th, 2011.

please let it be as silly as i expect it to be
When people decide to give their games massive names, do they not realise how difficult it is for me to make puns about them? There’s no way I can fit Kings Bounty: Warriors Of The North and any kind of wordplay onto a single line, it simply cannot be done. I should be consulted in naming committees. Henceforth, I’m going to refer to this next in the commendably daft RPG-strategy series as King’s Bounty: Northlands, or KB: Nordic Edition. That’s what it seems to be anyway, with a new hero called Olaf who is the son of the “Northling King”. I’m guessing it’s another expansion-type thing rather than a full sequel, but there will be all new locations, units and skills, as well as valkyrie companions who are described as “gorgeous”. Perhaps that’s one of them in the screenshot above. Gorgeous, is she? You decide. It’s out Spring 2012.

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