Posts Tagged ‘1C’

New King’s Bounty Recieves Bountiful Praise

Turn based combat is awesome

Yesterday we were being a little conspiracy-ist theory about what 1C: Ino-Co were working on alongside Majesty. We suddenly realised we may have been missing something – 1C are publishing the forthcoming King’s Bounty: The Legend, a reboot of the proto-Heroes of Might and Magic game. Except it’s not it – the developers aren’t 1C: Ino-Co, but rather Katauri Interactive, which is basically what The Space Rangers 2 team did next. And, to be honest, coming from the Space Rangers 2 team is I need to get a bit excited about something – but that it’s just received the press award from the recent Russian KRI show is another promising sign.
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The Once and Future King? Majesty returns.

Standing on the shoulders of giants?

In much welcome news – in our interview, Ex-Civ4 veteran Soren Johnson noted it’s a shame a spiritual heir for the game doesn’t exist – Paradox Interactive announces a sequel for Majesty, planned for in 2009. Only shame is that original developers Cyberlore aren’t involved, which is perhaps predictable, as they don’t exist in the same state anymore. Instead, the task falls to 1C: Ino-Co, who you may know from the recent fairly-fun Fantasy Wars. Blues have lobbed up the grabs, but there’s a little more on why Majesty was neat, some examination of 1C: Ino-Co and its trailer beneath the cut.
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Coming In From The Cold: Cryostasis


505 Games send word that they’re going to be publishing the new Russian shooter Cryostasis later this year. The game is a horror FPS set in Arctic ice-cap, in which your character finds himself exploring the North Wind, an “old nuclear ice-breaker trapped in an icy grave.” As always, there’s a twist:

Alex is no ordinary meteorologist as he possesses a unique ‘Mental Echo’ ability that allows him to relive the final memories of the dead and change their actions in the past, changing their future.

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