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King's Bounty: The Legend PC

King's Bounty: The Legend (formerly Battle Lord) is a relatively complex title that combines many different game genres, although strategic and cRPG elements come to the fore. This production in many ways resembles the cult saga Heroes of Might & Magic.

Strategy | fantasy | turn-based | RPG elements

King's Bounty: The Legend Release Date PC


developer: Katauri Interactive publisher: Fulqrum Games / 1C Entertainment Official website

English language game language: English

Battle Lord is an adventure game with tactical turn-based battles and role-playing elements. In a fairy tale fantasy world of fearless knights, evil mages, wise kings and beautiful princesses the player controls a hero. Leading their character through the game world, exploring it, commanding armies in battle and accomplishing various quests can mean great reward or huge defeats.

Gameplay is divided into two major sections: adventure mode and battle mode. While playing in adventure mode the gamer controls their character in real-time. With several classes available at the start of a new game, the player moves through the adventure map seeking various treasures, fighting monsters and accomplishing quests tasked to him by the local stewards. Once in battle mode the gamer assumes the role of a war chief, leading his troops in tactical turn-based combat. Battles take place on land or sea, in dungeons or castles or even in some items! The hero himself doesn't participate in the combat, but can assist his troops by casting spells or summoning different creatures.

Classic real-time (adventure) meets turn-based (battles) gameplay

Rich fantasy setting, storyline with a lot of twists and an unexpected ending

Three types of characters to choose from – Warrior, Paladin and Mage. Each of them with unique characteristics and abilities

Huge game world with dozens locations and battlefields – both on the surface and in the dungeons

The game world isn't static - enemies don't just sit and wait for the hero to arrive, they pursue their own aims and try to get into the player's way

Last updated on 30 September 2008

Game mode: single player  

Media type: 1 DVD

User score: 8.4 / 10 based on 2183 votes.

Pre-release expectations: 7.9 / 10 based on 52 votes.

PEGI rating King's Bounty: The Legend

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty. Game contains depictions of violence.

King's Bounty: The Legend System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Recommended:
  • Pentium 4 3 GHz
  • 1 GB RAM
  • graphic card 256 MB (GeForce 7600 or better)
  • Windows XP/Vista
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