The PC version of the 2004-released Xbox action strategy game Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes is now available via Steam at a 15 percent-off launch discount price of $16.99, developer Blueside announced. On July 1, the price will change to $19.99.
Here is an overview of the game, via its Steam page:
Return to the battlegrounds of Bersia in Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes, the sequel to the Xbox cult hit Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders, updated into HD for modern PCs. Command new units across seven new campaigns, each featuring a new playable character.
Medieval mayhem returns! Orcs and ogres, vampires, and knights—command them all in this epic conflict of steel and strategy!
Enhanced for Modern PCs
- Full controller support (a gamepad is recommended for optimal experience) plus an all-new mouse and keyboard mode.
- Revisit classic battlefields in widescreen HD (including ultrawide support).
- Rock on and ride out, accompanied by a high-powered metal soundtrack.
Bigger, Badder, and Better than Ever
- A massive new game in the Kingdom Under Fire saga.
- Seven new playable characters, each with their own story-driven campaign.
- Lead from the front as a half-vampire count, an ogre warlord, or graceful dark elf.
- Command new forces, including powerful elemental creatures.
- Call in airstrikes and artillery and watch the battlefield burn.
- Conquer fifty complex new missions, plus an endless range of random battles.
Become a Master of War and Wield the Battlefield as a Weapon
- Defend the high ground and ride down into your opponent’s ranks.
- Lay traps and ambushes in forests, or smoke your foes out with fire arrows.
- Call in air units to pummel foes with cannon fire or their own plummeting hulls.
- Pay heed to the elements. Wind and rain can change the course of a battle.
- Cast powerful magic and call on artillery. Scatter your troops to avoid reprisal.
Master Seven New Heroes, Both Light and Dark
- Lead the charge as spectacularly powerful new characters.
- Lash your enemies as a half-vampire, or crush them as a massive ogre.
- Crush your foes with powerful new combos
- Build your army with monstrous new troops and powerful support units
- Assign allied commanders to your forces, each with their own abilities and magic
- Lead, fight, hunt. Master the tactical map and remember: One hero can only go so far.
Reforge Your Soldiers in the Fires of War
- Explore the continent across two different eras of the explorable campaign map.
- Build your perfect army. Lead regiments of humans, elves, orcs, and more.
- Loot, level, and grow powerful. Evolve your troops into new forms and master their skills.
- Re-write the rules of battle with powerful combat magic, supportive and destructive.
- Command the elements with Fire Wraiths, Ice Maidens, Thunder Rhinos, and Earth Golems.
The battlefield calls to you once more, commander. Your troops stand ready.