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  The Kingdom strategy series is coming to retail with the Kingdom Majestic bundle!
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03/27/2020
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

 Royalty returns in a new retail package! 

 

The announcement trailer is here

Paris, March 27th, 2020 – The Kingdom franchise is hitting retail under the name of Kingdom Majestic, coming out 18th of June 2020 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch! This compilation features the 2016 game «Kingdom New Lands» and the 2018 «Kingdom Two Crowns» and will include all content released for both titles since their original launches.

A critically acclaimed and massive commercial success, the Kingdom franchise is beloved for its innovative gameplay based on a minimalistic 3 button mechanic, stunning pixel art, and an evocative soundtrack. Veteran rulers also know that feeling of cold sweat caused by the creatures of the night threatening your kingdom from dusk to dawn !For these reasons and many more, the Kingdom franchise won the Gamescom Best of Indie Arena award and was picked by Destructoid as one of their favorite games of the show.

 

The publisher Microids - under its new games label «Microids Indie» - is joining forces with publisher Raw Fury to bring Kingdom Majestic to market! Playable in both single-player and split screen co-op mode – online on PS4 and Xbox One and offline on all platforms – Kingdom Majestic is being unveiled today with a trailer and the compilation’s content.

 

«The Kingdom series has once again proved to us that pixel art and 2D still can bring some freshness and innovation. Strategy games aficionados will be delighted as Kingdom embodies the best of the best of what indie devs have to offer.» says Vincent Dondaine, VP of the Microids Indie label.

 

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About Kingdom:

You are a monarch and your goal is to grow your burgeoning kingdom while protecting your loyal subjects and your crown from the Greed!

During the day, you’ll travel the land atop your mount to recruit troops, order the construction of new buildings, and fetch your precious gold. At night, hordes of Greedlings will attack from both sides of your kingdom to break down your walls and steal your crown.

Kingdom’s gameplay revolves around the management of funds which is vital for any type of action a player can undertake like recruiting new subjects, assigning them tasks, building or enhancing any structure, and unlocking new mounts, NPCs, and lands to explore. 

 

 

The Kingdom Majestic bundle will be available in two editions: Standard and Limited.

 

The Limited Edition will be available in Europe and will include:

 

  • The games
  • A lenticular in 3D
  • A sleeve
  • Artworks which can be combined to represent a map
  • The games original soundtrack
  • A double-sided cover

 

The Standard Edition will be available in the United States and will include the full game and a reversible cover, soon to be unveiled.

 

Rulers !

Do you have what it takes to keep your prosperous kingdom afloat and prevent the Greed from stealing your crown?

 

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Kingdom Majestic is the first title published under the «Microids Indie» games label created at the end of 2019. The label’s goal is to help indies and small studios to bring their game to market thanks to the Microids know-how in terms of publishing, marketing, communication and sales.

By betting on indie studios creativity, Microids wants to expand its reach and offer new experiences to its existing community! The French publisher is proud and happy to kick start its new label with this beautiful partnership.

 

 

 

 

Find Microids on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Discord and Linkedin

Or at : http://www.microids.com/

Watch all our videos on Youtube

 

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Press contacts:

 

 

Célia BERARD

[email protected]

Doriane IOP

[email protected]

 

About Microids

Microids is a French video game publisher. Founded in 1985, Microids’ editorial strategy now focuses on 4 major areas: adventure games, racing games, retro gaming and games inspired by iconic titles. By collaborating with renowned studios and authors (Pendulo Studios, Eden Studios, Benoît Sokal, Paul Cuisset, Philippe Dessoly and Pierre Adane), Microids has become a major player in international video games. Taking inspiration from legendary titles, including Asterix & Obelix, and Titeuf, Garfield, Fort Boyard, XIII and Blacksad, Microids reaches a wide audience and creates original adventures which give gamers the chance to play as some of their most beloved characters.

 

About Raw Fury

Raw Fury is a boutique indie (un)publisher founded in 2015 by Jonas Antonsson, Gordon Van Dyke and David Martinez. We don’t care about genres or mechanics. We care about experiences and emotions. We want to help developers make magic.

 

About Kingdom

Kingdom is a side-scrolling micro strategy game with a minimalist feel wrapped in a beautiful, modern pixel art aesthetic. It all started with Thomas van den Berg aka noio, wanted to learn animation. His first goal: animate a horse. From this task spawned new goals, such as putting somebody on top of the horse, and giving them things to do and interact with. The person became a monarch. The land became populated with people, one thing kept leading to another, and soon Kingdom was born. Since 2015, over 6 million players have built their kingdoms, protected it from the greedy creatures looking to steal your coins and crown, and explored the mysterious forests for artifacts. Kingdom Two Crowns is the latest entry in the series.