[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]
th January 2013 – Acclaimed German
publisher Daedalic Entertainment today announce the upcoming
Blackguards is now available to Mac users through
the Steam Early Access.
The first four chapters of
Blackguards is available via the Steam Early
Access program, giving the community the chance to influence the
game’s development prior to release later this month.
Three different packages of
Blackguards are available through Early Access,
all of which include the final version of the game upon launch.
Players are also able to buy additional extras exclusive to the
Blackguards Standard Early Access Edition –
£18.99: Includes each Early Access chapter of
Blackguards for PC at the earliest availability as well as the
final version of the game at launch for PC and Mac.
Blackguards Early Access Deluxe Edition -
£26.99: Includes the Standard edition and a 150-page
digital art book of the game, bonus developer interview videos and
six exclusive wallpapers.
Blackguards Early Access Contributor Edition -
£29.99: Includes the Deluxe edition and the first
Blackguards DLC, a copy of point & click adventure
Chains of Satinav as well as the buyers name featured in
the game credits.
*The bonus items won’t be available until the final
Blackguards on Steam Early Access:
Blackguards will release in full on 24
th January 2014 for PC and Mac.
What happens when the only hope of a threatened world lies not
with heroes in shining armour but in the hands of a band of misfits
Blackguards – the new turn-based RPG by
Daedalic Entertainment explores this very question. The player
takes on the role of a convicted murderer, who with the help of a
team of more than questionable characters must save the world from
a dark menace. During the wild chase throughout the South of
Aventuria, the world of The Dark Eye, there is more to fight than
vicious creatures – chapter by chapter a story full of
intrigue and surprising twists unfolds. But when life and death are
in the player’s hands, how far will they go to reach their
The first turn-based RPG by Daedalic Entertainment unites the
studios high standard of a suspenseful storytelling and unique
characters with gripping battles in elaborately crafted
3D-environments. In taxing campaigns the player takes part in a
dark story full of doubt, betrayal and loss.
Whether the player chooses to go into battle as a mighty
warrior, a clever wizard or a skillful hunter, the first battle
isn’t far away. Over 180 individually crafted battle maps
full of interactive objects and strategically complex situations
lead the player to exotic locations and put them through deadly
For review code, assets or more information on Blackguards
or any other Daedalic game, please contact:
Johnny Atom Productions
T: +44 (0)203 176 0139
M: +44 (0)7971 073914
About Daedalic Entertainment
From its Hamburg offices Daedalic Entertainment develops and
publishes high-quality computer- and videogames to a global market.
The company’s focus lies in producing excellent
entertainment-software with a strong narrative characteristic. With
titles such as Chaos on Deponia, Harveys New Eyes and Chains of
Satinav, Daedalic was able to set new standards in adventure-gaming
and was awarded with 17 German Developer Awards (“Studio of
the Year 2009”, among others), four German Computer Game
Awards and a European Games Award. As a publisher, Daedalic brings
unusual and extraordinary titles such as Torchlight II, Botanicula
and Tales of Monkey Island to the German market. The foray into the
turn-based RPG-genre is a first for the company, covering new
grounds for Daedalic.
About The Dark Eye
Released in 1984,
The Dark Eye has been Europe's most successful Pen &
Paper RPG system and has been the basis of number of videogame
The Dark Eye is licensed under Chromatrix GmbH.
The Dark Eye is a trademark of Significant Fantasy Media