Of Orcs and Men Announced

By Rebecca Smith, 7 years ago
You are an elite Orc soldier, member of the legion of Bloodjaws. This legendary league of warriors is embroiled in a brutal war; on one side stand the Orcs and Goblins, on the other stands their persecutor, Humankind. Not all Orcs die on the battlefield, but they suffer a worse fate when they are captured and enslaved. Their Goblin comrades suffer persistent persecution and slaughter at the hands of humans.

You are a veteran warrior who has fought many violent battles. Newly appointed by the Orc commander, you are sent on a mission to kill the Emperor. This man has spread propaganda throughout the human race causing the masses to loathe the "green-skinned people"; he is the man who is solely responsible for the bloodshed. His death could completely change the course of the war in upcoming RPG Of Orcs and Men.

The Orc hero will be accompanied by a Goblin. Their skills complement each other; the Orc relies on his power and immense strength, while the goblin can harness "darker powers" and excels in stealth situations. Both characters will have their own skill trees to develop as the game progresses.

From the filthy alleys at the foot of the Great Wall, to the depths of the Empire of Men, your two infiltrated heroes will face the greatest dangers through their epic quest. They will commune with the Wizards, fight the assassins and soldiers of the Empire of Men, and oppose the powerful Sisters of Laments.
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This game will be the first Xbox 360 RPG outing from developer Cyanide Studios. Spiders, who has previous RPG experience with http://www.trueachievements.com/Faery-xbox-360.htm, is sharing development duties, with publishing duties being handled by Focus Home Interactive.

Of Orcs and Men is due to be released in Spring 2012.
Rebecca Smith
Written by Rebecca Smith
Rebecca is the Newshound Manager at TrueGaming Network. She has been contributing articles since 2010, especially those that involve intimidatingly long lists. When not writing news, she works in an independent game shop so that she can spend all day talking about games too. She'll occasionally go outside.