Today Paradox Entertainment and Obsidian Games announced Tyranny, a brand new RPG at Game Developers conference, and it seems to be a definitely interesting one, coming for PC, Mac and Linux this year.
“Tyranny, the grand war between good and evil is over –and the forces of evil, led by Kyrosthe Overlord, have won. The Overlord’s merciless armies dominate the face of the world, and its denizens must find their new roles within the war-torn realm. Players interact with the population of the populace to inspire loyalty, disgust, or fear as they roam the world as an officer in Kyros’ forces, empowered to act as both judge and executioner.”
Below you can read a batch of bullet points describing the game’s main features:
•A branching narrative with a unique story in an original setting:The Battle between good and evil has already taken place, and evil stands victorious.
•Choices matter -a different player experience every time you play it -As an Officer in the Overlord’s army you wield a vast amount of power in the occupied lands of the Tiers. Will you use that power to inspire stability and loyalty, or will you be a feared oppressor?
•Challenging, classic RPG combatwith modern mechanics and presentation
•A rich original setting -a completely new and original fantasy world with rich lore and many paths to follow
If it sounds interesting, check out the first screenshots below, and a teaser trailer: