Action RPGÃ‚Â’s, like the little cousin
of full-blown Japanese RPGÃ‚Â’s. We westerners have really taken hold
of this genre, which has seen incredible growth with recent titles
like Fable and Jade Empire. And now thereÃ‚Â’s a new player coming to
the homes of action RPG fans. Lighthouse Interactive will be
bringing AVENCAST: Rise of the Mage to the world this
Below we have the newly revealed box shot, so youÃ‚Â’ll know what to
look for whilst perusing the barren PC gaming aisle. Seriously, that
aisle in the big box stores looks so sad and forlorn lately. All
expansion packs for The Sims and a handful of other titles. In
addition to pictures for learning what to look for at stores this
October, we also have a fact sheet so you know what youÃ‚Â’ll be
In AVENCAST you start off as a young adept in the world of
Avencast. Using the classic trifecta of Action RPG combat, spell
casting, long range weapons and melee combat, players take on the
usual mix of fantasy inspired beasties and plot points. As monsters
descend upon your world it is up to you to discover the origins of
the creatures. Lighthouse Entertainment promises some sort of truth
will be revealed that could shock and awe. Ever since KOTOR it seems
that some sort of twist is mandatory for action RPGÃ‚Â’s, and
theyÃ‚Â’re really not. Hopefully this is more of a Six Sense twist
than a The Village one.
Read on below for the latest fact sheet on AVENCAST: Rise of the
Cast Lethal Spells
from Different Skill Trees Ã‚Â– Surrounded by vicious foes,
unleash a mighty soul magic spell. The pure agglomeration of
energy alone produces a warp in the surrounding atmosphere
before the catastrophic nova demolishes your enemies. Blood
Magic (elementally charged blows with varying speeds, ranges,
and damage properties) and Soul Magic (covers all kinds of
ranged magic spells allowing better area control) Ã‚Â– both allow
players to summon reinforcements during combat.
Ã‚Â– While brawn and agility will win most battles, acumen and
strategic thinking are necessary to survive challenging quests.
System Ã‚Â– Chain together spells and easily execute lethal
attacks using an innovative system that favors skillful gameplay
over dull mouse clicking. Unleash your heroÃ‚Â’s potential as you
bring your own player skills to each intense battle.
Personification & Character Development - Acquire new
equipment, armor, weapons and spell casting skills to craft a
Nightmarish Monsters with Advanced AI Ã‚Â– Each with versatile
combat strategies, attacks, and defensive moves dependant upon
the playerÃ‚Â’s behavior and attack strategy.
3D Engine Ã‚Â– Stunning graphics enhanced with advanced visual
effects make for an impressive display of devastating spell
Many Hours of
Exciting Gameplay Ã‚Â– Set in diverse worlds with both indoor and
outdoor environments to explore.
Attractive to a
Broad Range of Players Ã‚Â– An Action RPG at its core, but
dynamic gameplay and adventure-like quests make AVENCAST
attractive to a broad range of game players.