Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Blackguards

GOG.com begins the Battle of the Games, The Witcher 2 80% off

GOG (PC) Battle of the Games Announcement - Screenshot 1 (Heroes of Might and Magic II)

Purveyor of yesteryear GOG.com has begun a new promo that offers gamers a chance to vote on which titles they want to save their cash on, the Battle of the Games. Two trios will be posted, and the set with the most votes will be discounted by 75% for 24 hours and the other by 60%. New games will be posted each day at 5:00 a.m. CST until April 21. To kick things off, The Witcher and The Witcher 2 are 80% off, Heroes of Might and Magic I, II, and III are each 75% off, and Blackguards Special Edition is 50% off.

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Blackguards makes a break for it on GOG, Steam for Mac and PC

Blackguards (PC) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Blackguards, adventure-gaming maven Daedalic’s foray into the role-playing world, is now available on GOG and Steam for Mac and Windows PC. A new entry in The Dark Eye universe, Blackguards has players take on the role of a convicted murderer and lead a group of criminals and outcasts against a new sinister power that threatens the land. Players must not only fight against these forces of evil but also wild beasts and monsters as well as the law—they are criminals, after all. The action-heavy title features over 180 battle maps and a turn-based combat system.

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Steam’s Early Access version of Blackguards now available for OS X

Blackguards (Mac, PC) Mac OSX Early Access Announcement - Screenshot 1

Daedalic has launched their upcoming role-playing game Blackguards on Steam’s Early Access for Mac. The first four chapters are now available for download, and new chapters will be added leading up to the game’s official release on January 24. As part of the program, gamers who participate are able to submit feedback to the developers regarding the areas open for play, which will enable them to make any necessary last-minute tweaks before launch.

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Daedalic delays RPG Blackguards until January

Blackguards (PC) Closed Beta Announcement - Screenshot 3

Deponia developer Daedalic Entertainment has announced that their upcoming role-playing game, Blackguards, has been delayed until early next year. Originally scheduled to launch in November, the studio has revealed that they will be bumping the release date back to January in order to “optimize performance, implement new features and also polish the visuals,” according to senior producer Kai Fiebig. Daedalic is on a bit of a tear in 2013, with the release of both Memoria and Night of the Rabbit earlier this year and Goodbye Deponia this Friday.

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Daedalic announces upcoming closed beta test for Blackguards

Blackguards (PC) Closed Beta Announcement - Screenshot 1

Adventurer developer Daedalic Entertainment, who just wrapped up their Deponia series, is branching out into the role-playing genre with the upcoming Blackguards. They are now looking for gamers to join in and assist with their development efforts as part of an upcoming closed beta test. The test is scheduled to run from September 4 until October 2, and players can inquire about joining by emailing betatest@daedalic.de. Note that players must be at least 16 years old. Also, everyone who participates will be credited in the game.

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