RPG Earthlock: Festival of Magic Coming To New Consoles

By   /   Mar 10, 2014

Kickstarter project Earthlock: Festival of Magic received the go to extend its development on the new wave of consoles. It will now target all platforms, Wii U, Playstation 4 and Xbox 360, outside of its PC release.

This roleplaying game (RPG) sets itself in the colorful world of Umbra. Its soft colors open up with bright deserts, shining coastlines and massive cities.

There are some pretty nice twists upon the normal RPG designs. For instance, there is a form of farming, like with Harvest Moon, for instance, but not at all in the simple setup as there.

Instead, growing things in Earthlock: Festival of Magic is required to gain ammunition to use in battle. Additionally, growing your own set of consumable items to help you will be present too.

In said combat, the turn-based party element gets a little tweak as well. Instead of the normal multi-member premise of similar titles, this mechanism will work with one warrior and one protector linked together.

This means that during encounters, there will always be one character on the forefront dealing out the most direct damage, while another sits to the side and offers support. To diversify the dynamic, different characters can be linked together.

Monsters will be visible in the field at all times, with no random encounters. It does, however, try to retain a classic overworld feel for its map, visually.

Earthlock: Festival of Magic was approved through Steam Greenlight in the massive list of games back in October 2013. It’s been in development since 2011 at Snowcastle Games in Norway.

Currently, the developer is running a Kickstarter campaign to raise $150,000 for what is said to be “Volume 1” of Earthlock: Festival of Magic. With still over 30 days on the clock, it’s already one third of the way there.

Featured Videos

Hot Right Now

Video Game Remasters

Untold Stories of Video Game Remasters – the Good, Bad, and Ugly

In today’s video, we discuss something subjective – are video game remasters good or bad? And...

by   /   Sep 9, 2016
Video Game Villains

Top 10 Invincible Video Game Villains Who Just Won’t Die, No Matter What

We all are accustomed with video game villains and the story usually concludes with the fall of...

by   /   Aug 18, 2016
Panasonic 3DO

Top-10 Retro Consoles You Never Knew Existed

Video gaming has come a long way! While we are well-acquainted with the likes of Xbox Scorpio and...

by   /   Aug 17, 2016
Insanely Priced Retro-Games

Top-10 Insanely Priced Retro Games

It goes without saying that video gaming is a luxury and an expensive hobby. While most of the...

by   /   Aug 17, 2016
Video Games Past

Why Some Video Games Should Let Go of Their Past

We all have favorite video games franchises that we so dearly love the way they are and yet we also...

by   /   Aug 8, 2016
Load More