This game is rated PEGI 12
Our review includes potentially triggering words:
Horrors and Wounds.
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For The King Review
Posted: 7 months ago, last updated 6 months ago.
For The King is an unusual blend of play. It's turn based, meaning you, other player, and enemies take turns to move and attack. You choose which sort of attacks to attempt or bring in special focused moves. Each play through, the maps, quests and world events are different. It's a challenge to see how far you get, although eventually you will die and start again.
Also unusual is the ability to split up your party. This enables you to search larger areas, but means not everyone will be able to help if you encounter a fight. You also need to carefully work on gaining better weapons and upgrading your abilities.
The co-operative play, along with the simple weapon-slot battle system makes it accessible to players new to role-play and strategy games. Some patience is needed early on while you learn the ropes, perseverance enables you to progress well. You can also gather herbs to heal wounds or set up safe camps or brave the horrors that nightfall brings.
Content Rating: PEGI 12
Release Date: 19/04/2018
Platforms: Mac, PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One
Genres: Action, Adventure, Role-Playing and Simulation
For The King
|Xbox One||£19.99||–||Free |
Xbox Game Pass
Xbox Game Pass
Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.
You will need Nintendo Online (must be 18 to purchase, but can be any age to use) to play online with Nintendo Switch.
You will need PlayStation Plus (must be 18 to subscribe, then create sub-accounts for younger players who need be set as 13 or older) to play online with PlayStation 4.
You will need Xbox Live Gold (must be 18 to subscribe, then configure family accounts for younger players) to play online with Xbox One.
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